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CHATHAM ISLAND

RAM, BULL AND BOAR HUNT

Includes Airfare from LAX/SFO
8 Day, 3x1, Fully Guided
$8,500 per hunter

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Hunt. For Pitt Island and Chatham Island Ram, Wild Bull and Boar that may be eligible for or make the SCI record book.

Ranches. Are all privately owned and comprise of mostly open country with some bush in the gullies. The land is hill and very exposed with steep cliff faces running to the ocean. The highest point of the islands are less than 500 feet.

Access. Is by a combined use of fourwheel drive vehicles, ATVs, fishing boats and small planes and all are subject to weather.

Accommodation. Is a combination of self contained houses to lodges where there is phone/fax/internet however there is no cell service as the signal is a bit weak over 500 miles of ocean.

Fishing.A half days ocean fishing for mostly blue cod and grouper on a private charter boat is included in your package.

INCLUDED

-Air fares from Los Angles or San Francisco
-Pickup/return Christchurch Airport
-Visit to taxidermist
-1 Trophy Pitt and Chatham Island Ram
-1 Trophy wild bull and 1 wild Boar
-Half day ocean fishing
-1 guide per 2-4 hunters
-All charter flights and transfers
-Fri-Fri via AKL/Tues-Tues Via CHC

NOT INCLUDED

-Air travel within the US and to NZ or
extensions in NZ
-Firearms licence $25NZ to be paid at the
airport to the NZ police on arrival (not
required for bow hunters or those using
our rifles
-Non Hunter rate $250USD per day
-Tour guide and vehicle hire rate $750USD per day
-Additional accommodation nights and or upgrades
-Tips approximately $100 per day
-Upgrades and additional animals as per our rate sheet
-Additional accommodation nights and/or upgrades
-Bird Shooting
-1 x 1 Upgrade $1,000
-Hard Liquor
-Tips approximately $100 per day
-Additional Trophies ($500 each)
-Non-hunter ($3000) includes air fares -Additional baggage over 20kg ($3 per kg) -Firearms and ammunition -Additional days ($500 each) -Bird shooting ($500)

Taxidermy work. Guides don't normally turn lips and ears or salt skins. The taxidermist in Christchurch will do this plus salt, dry and pack hides, skulls, antlers and horns, do the documentation and ship to your taxidermist in the U.S.

Taxidermist will also mount all animals and ship to you within twelve months. Expediting fees of approx $600 to $800US for each animal which has about a 4 month turn around.

Itinerary:
You will leave the USA on a Saturday but due to travel time and crossing the date line you will arrive in New Zealand early on a Monday morning.

Day 1 - Tuesday
Breakfast on plane, arrive Auckland early morning after a 12-hour flight from LAX or SFO either transfer to NZ303 an International 737 flight to Christchurch or, clear Immigration/customs and pick up firearms licence from NZ police in Auckland. Transfer to domestic terminal and fly 1 hour 20 minutes to Christchurch where you will be met and taken to taxidermist to have a hunt briefing followed by a city tour and lunch. Then checkin with Air Chatham by 12pm, fly two hours to the island where you are met and transferred to first nights accommodation, sight in rifles and or bows.

Day 2 thru 7 - Wednesday-Monday 6 full days hunting, The hunt itinerary is totally weather dependant as your hunt includes either flying or boating to the remote Pitt Islands along with this we also seek calm seas for our half days charter boat fishing.

Day 8 - Tuesday
Pack fish and trophy heads transfer to the airport then fly two hours back to Christchurch. Visit taxidermist, go shopping (if time permits), driven to airport farewell drink (if time permits), fly to Auckland, then on to LAX or SFO, crossing the date line and arriving LAX or SFO midday on that same date, catch connecting flight, and home that evening.

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To schedule your hunt or to find out more contact:

Phil Wilson: 916-813-3006
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