Personal & Professional

At the end of every hunting year we look at how we can best maximise the hunting opportunities for our hunters and maintain and achieve the very best in personal and professional Safaris for our clients.

Genuine & Honest

Our aim is to give you a genuine, honest, New Zealand hunting adventure along with great New Zealand food and hospitality. We want you to leave us and New Zealand satisfied that we have met your expectations and much, much more.

Knowledge & Experience

As a husband and wife team we draw from knowledge and experience we have gained from many of our own international safari, experiences from around the world including Alaska, Africa, Mongolia, Argentina and others.

What We Offer

  • Top Class Hunt Packages

    We offer one of the most challenging affordable free range foot hunts for a mountain game animal in the world.

  • Fair Chase, Free Range

    Experience what has become known as "The Famous Chris Bilkey Tahr hunt", Fair Chase, Free range; Tahr hunted on foot on our privately managed property.

  • Meet the Challenge

    Hunters class this as one of the most rewarding foot hunts you can do in the world today.

About Track & Trail Safaris

Chris & Peg Bilkey offer a hunting experience in what would have to be one of the most beautiful pieces of New Zealand country side there is to see in the South Island.

You will experience spectacular views, and reward yourself with great achievements as you climb and hunt on some of the very best private Tahr & Red Stag hunting country to be found in the world.

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Why We're Different

With Chris's two decades of guiding experience around the South Pacific, he would have to be one of the most experienced, passionate and professional all round hunting guides in the South pacific.

Chris as your guide has worked hard to maintain his professional standard by holding a National Certificate in Firearms Safety and Appreciation and also holding a National Certificate in Bush Safety and Appreciation and an up-to-date knowledge of comprehensive First Aid for your safety.

While hunting with us you will experience true New Zealand hospitality in a lovely home environment with totally one on one attention. Join us at the days end in front of a warm fire for a heads up on the day's events and be prepared to enjoy some garden fresh home-made food with a theme on New Zealand cuisine and anything else you may like prepared by your host, a chef at heart with 20 years experience in the hospitality industry.
Unwind in your own private bed room & bathroom. We are well placed for the non-hunter too. Step out our back door and wander in some of the most beautiful well established bird sanctuaries, natural bush and flora river walks, all within 10 minutes walking distance to the beautiful setting of the Geraldine village which offers many interesting shops and cafes to the visitor of New Zealand.

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Contact us today to start your great New Zealand hunting adventure!