IntroductionThis area is open year round and is under the ballot system for helicopter access (late April-June). Tahr numbers concentrated on the true left of the Perth River.
About this hunting block
Most of this site is in the Adams Wilderness Area and is open year round for foot access.
This site is included in the ballot system for helicopter access (late April-June).
Helicopter access: Restricted to designated landing site only during ballot period
Landing site: NZTM2000 E1408850-N5198507
Road access point: Whataroa road end
Foot access: Difficult, via Perth river and Scone Hut
Block specific information
Permissions: DOC hunting permit required
Map: Topo50 BW17
Tahr numbers concentrated on the true left of the Perth River and frequent the scrub areas. Low numbers can also be found in Adverse Creek and round the Great Unknown. Foot access into the upper Perth is possible from Scone Hut but is difficult and is best attempted when the river is low.
Large camp on river flats which could be exposed. Both sides of the valley are accessible to hunt. Suitable for groups of 4. River water supply.
No huts in this area.