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Ribbonwood Station Hunting & Accommodation



If you plan a hunting trip anywhere globally, you should consider visiting New Zealand and Ribbonwood Station in the South Island’s Mackenzie Country.

Red deer, Fallow and Tahr, Chamois and wild Arapawa Sheep abound in this alpine wilderness. Fantastic local guides know every nook and cranny and will ensure you have an enjoyable time, staying in comfortable accommodation, meals provided and excellent facilities for all members of your party. Contact us now to arrange the hunting trip of a lifetime!

Come hunting with us.

What We Provide 



We will pick you up from one of our preferred Christchurch city accommodations and transport on the two and a half hour journey to Ribbonwood Station


On Station Accommodation

We have a 4-star hunting lodge and cottage available on the station, so no need to move to far. 



We have plenty of locally produced cuisines and hearty meals that keep the energy up and ready for that next hunt.


Guns & Ammunition

We have a range of guns and preferred ammunition onsite which are covered under the New Zealand health and safety standards, so there is no need to travel with your guns.


Professional Guides

We have fantastic guides that will help get the best out of your time here on Ribbonwood Station.

Hunting Solutions

We Plan, We Support,
We Deliver

When you book with us, we make sure your hunting experience at Ribbonwood Station is first class and a lifelong memory. Our guides are passionate about hunting, and they will pass on their experiences to you, be it in the hunting zone or sharing stories back at the lodge over a cuppa.

Our Station

Ribbonwood Station is located 13 miles (21 km) from the small South Island town of Fairlie, the “Gateway To The Mackenzie Country”. It’s a scenic 2.5-hour drive south of Christchurch International Airport and on the main route to Tekapo and Queenstown. We are easy to find and we are sure you will enjoy staying at a working high country station. It is very peaceful, has beautiful scenery and is a perfect location to escape from the city and enjoy nature! The property is 5000 acres with access to over 50,000 acres of hunting zone.


Red Stag

This is the ultimate hunt and a magnificent display on the wall in your home. Here at Ribbonwood Station, we have adopted an extensive wild game management programme, so you will potentially see an abundance of Stags every day from spikers through to 300-500 SCI and the occasional 500 trophy class.  


Fallow Deer

We have plenty of Fallow Deer at Ribbonwood Station. Fallow Deer are widespread across New Zealand. The Fallow Deer offers attractive trophies from 200" to 240" SCI.



A Tahr (Hemitragus jemlahicus) is a large goat-like animal, native to the central Himalayan ranges of India and Nepal.

In New Zealand tahr are found in the central Southern Alps in the immediate vicinity to Ribbonwood Station

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