We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Basic Instincts Hunting and Fishing

Features Animals

Basic Instincts Hunting and Fishing
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
All photos (51)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent100%
  • Very good0%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
5 Jun 2016
“Father and Son hunting experience - awesome”
2 Jul 2015
“Great first time hunting trip”
We provide Hunting or Fishing experiences and Cultural/Ecological adventures for novices through to experts. With 35+ years experience in professional hunting, ecological research and outdoor education and training, the Team from Basic Instincts we...more
South Rd, Rotorua 3162, New Zealand
+64 274 976 888
Improve This Listing
Reviews (7)
Filter reviews
6 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
See what travellers are saying:
Updating list...
Reviewed 5 June 2016

A fabulous, exciting and well planned day with the owners, Gary and Josh. It started with a cup of tea brewed over an open fire, and some basic lessons as both my Son and I were total novices. Then shooting at targets with two different...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank JOGray2013
Reviewed 2 July 2015

I contacted Basic Instincts and we arranged a morning of fly fishing and an afternoon of pig hunting, both which I had never done before. The fly fishing guide was really experienced and very friendly. We managed to catch a good size rainbow trout and...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank elliotpower
Reviewed 17 March 2015

“Josh is very professional and very friendly to deal with, highly recommend. We had no hunting experiences at all but we had the most exciting day with Josh, everything was well planned from lovely BBQ lunch to playful training to real hunting. If you have...More

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank Aaronzhou
Reviewed 13 August 2013

I sent my husband and his best mate to NZ for a day hunting trip. When organizing the trip the Director Zoe was very accommodating and helpful to assist me with their day out. The trip was a success. Zoe even took the liberty of...More

Date of experience: July 2013
1  Thank M S
Reviewed 9 August 2013

I had the best experience with Basic Insticts Hunting! They are more than just a business, they are good people who made my dream a reality. I made the long trip back to the US with my dream Red Stag & memories with new friends...More

Date of experience: April 2013
3  Thank Tracy F
Reviewed 5 May 2013

This is the story of one of the best trips in my life (and not just hunting trips). Initially I was about to describe the whole experience with Basic Instincts when I realized after writing the first page that this would only interest me and...More

Date of experience: October 2012
5  Thank SandroZecevic
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 88 nearby hotels
Treetops Lodge & Estate
201 reviews
6.38 miles away
Fairy Springs Motel
118 reviews
7.99 miles away
Best Western Braeside Rotorua
598 reviews
8.07 miles away
Kerry's Motel
14 reviews
8.38 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 284 nearby restaurants
The Factory Smokehouse & Grill
219 reviews
8.57 miles away
Stratosfare Rotorua
1,411 reviews
7.93 miles away
The Brook Bar and Bistro
85 reviews
8.06 miles away
BurgerFuel Fairy Springs
45 reviews
8.07 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 205 nearby attractions
Mamaku Blue
128 reviews
3.99 miles away
388 reviews
2.73 miles away
Paradise Valley Springs Wildlife Park
953 reviews
3.88 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Karen F
24 July 2015|
Response from Josh W | Property representative |
Hello Karen, great to hear from you, Josh from Basic Instincts Hunting and Fishing here. We have multiple hunting options available in both the North and South Islands with Deer, Pigs, Goats, Thar, Wapiti, Chamois, Ducks... More