River South Safaris, New Zealand valued at $6,900
River South Safaris invites you to Mackenzie, New Zealand for a Big Game hunt. This hunt is four days, five nights for 2, 3 or 4 hunters. The hunter to guide ration is 2:1. The trip will be taken between March and June of 2017 or 2018. You will choose your New Zealand safari by selecting the date and trophy animals you wish to hunt within 45 days of the banquet event.
This hunt affords the attendees with luxury accommodations at the Rivers South Safaris Lodge. Included are three authentic New Zealand meals per day and New Zealand beer and win in moderation. Additional hunters may be added or the trip may be extended at $450 US per day. Non-hunters may be added at $250 US per day. Any game animal may be added.
Hunters will be picked up at the Christchurch Airport and transported to and from the lodge. Rivers South will provide assistance with New Zealand temporary firearm import permits. They will also assist with securing your U.S. Customs and Border Patrol Form 4457. The rifle import fee is approximately $50.00 NZ. They have rifle rental available at the lodge if you choose not to bring your own firearm. Accommodations needed before or after the hunt, and airfare to Christchurch, New Zealand is not included.
Trophy fees, taxidermy, expediting or import fees of animals harvest or wounded are not included. After the hunt Rivers South will assist in choosing a USDA Certified taxidermist, if needed, and a trophy import broker. Field preparation of all trophies for taxidermy is included. Gratuity is not included, so hunters are encouraged to remember to tip their guides.
Rivers South requires a deposit of $2500 US per hunter to lock your date. This amount is applied to your final bill at the Lodge. The deposit can be paid in two installments and is non-refundable. It is suggested that hunters purchase travel insurance to protect their investments.
The best season is March through June for Red Stag; Tahr and Chamois is best during April thru July. Additional hunters and guests may be added. The winning bidder must obtain their certificate register their information after placing the winning bid for this hunt.
The 17th annual Four Corners Safari Club banquet/fundraiser will be Saturday, March 4th, 2017 at the Sky Ute Casino. Doors open at 4:30pm.
Corporate tables $800 (seats 10)
The clock’s ticking. Make sure you get your tickets!