About Mungunui Lodge

Established in 1987, Mungunui Lodge offers premium hunting grounds with big game including some of the largest Red Stag in the southern hemisphere. Based in the heart of the Waikato, our Waitomo based operation features some of the best terrain the district has to offer including privately owned native and views of the Tasman Sea.

Our hunting areas are varied, consisting of several streams, heavily wooded gully's with open glens surrounded by picturesque and pure New Zealand scenery.

Brad Raosh

Hunt trophy redstag and fallow buck

New Zealand consistently offers the biggest Red Stag Trophy’s in the world making it the ideal destination for your next hunting trip.

Hunt big red stags, 350 to 500+ inch with heavy antler and main beam length. Premium time for hunting red stag at Mungunui Hunting Lodge is April, but can still be hunted in March through to July. Fallow buck upto 280 inch, can be taken during this time as well.

Hunt experience

At Mungunui Hunting Lodge professional hunter Mat Hall will guide you on a one on one party hunt exclusively on the private hunting area. Hunts are generally conducted by foot early mornings and evenings using spot and stalk techniques with a 4wd ATV for hunter and animal pick up back to lodge at end of hunt. On most hunts upto several big redstags and fellow bucks are cited with shots averaging 100-200 yards

The lodge runs on a powerful solar & wind system with all amenities over looking the hunting area, and Tasman ocean and mountains beyond.

Tony Johnston fallow 273sci
Phil Schlenker
jim Kesteloot 420sci
Dennis Hitzemann
clients at Mungunui
Phil schlenker fallow buck
Jimmy Grayam 527sci
Kip Slaugh good goat

Local attractions

The lodge is well placed providing convenient access to activities for non hunters & bad weather days. The world famousWaitomo Glow Worm Cavesare only a 30 minute drive from the lodge, and offer spectacular cave tours. There are also a variety ofcafes,restaurants and activitiesin the near by Waitomo visitor area.

Contact Us

For all booking and general enquiries, please feel free to contact us via phone, email or by the contact form below.