Glazebrook Station lies at the heart of a majestic 23,000 acre property, protected by the steep faces that rise from the pristine Waihopai River valley in the heart of New Zealand’s high country. This premier sporting property offers an isolated and unspoiled experience in an authentic high country station, with plentiful modern conveniences at a new lodge. Traditional high country farming continues, Glazebrook is a working cattle and sheep station since 1887. In addition the property supports an abundance of trophy-quality free range red stag and fallow deer, and chamois that make their home on the snow-capped mountain peaks.
Famous vineyards of New Zealand’s Marlborough District lay down river from Glazebrook Station on the way to the village of Blenheim.
Constructed in 2007, the lodge at Glazebrook Station consists of a main sporting lodge with comfortable living area, bar, dining facility and kitchen. The chef prepares warm, hearty meals with regional and local fare, while guests gathering in the living room share their daily adventures. There are Four private chalets adjoining the main lodge all are well appointed with comfortable beds, ensuite baths and relaxing reading areas. Wireless internet service is available in every room. Modern luxuries and comfort, with attention to detail and being surrounded by spectacular views of the rugged New Zealand mountains go together to make the lodge at Glazebrook Station a distinctive destination.
Abundant free range red stag and fallow deer roam the hills and valleys of Glazebrook Station, and chamois make their home on the snow-capped mountain peaks. There are also wild boar, goats, hares and game birds on the property and brown trout in the crystal clear Waihopai River. The free range animals are representative of their breeds, and some excellent trophies can be taken. This is not casual hunting however. Glazebrook’s game estate is the true test of a hunter. You will need to be fit to spot and stalk a red stag on the steep scree slopes of high country New Zealand, but it’s an experience you will never forget.
From the northern hemisphere fly into Auckland International Airport. Then on to Blenheim, where you will be met, taking about one hour. Trans Tasman flyers have the option of flying direct to Wellington after which it is a mere 20 minute flight across Cook Strait.
Big game hunting, spectacular brown trout fly-fishing, and nature-based activities like hiking are available right from the door of this spectacular lodge