NOTE: One day hunt per hunter per year!

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The 2018 Woodhill Deer application forms are available.
The 2018 Take A Kid Hunting application forms are available.

7 May

Applications close for the winter ballot hunt. This hunt is held on Saturdays and Sundays from early June through to Mid September.

10 May

Ballot of Applications. Successful applicants will be notified in writing (email) of the date of their hunt. The list of successful applicants will be available on this website shortly after the draw.

If you are unable to hunt on the weekend of your ballot due to another commitment please notify us with the return of your ballot acceptance.

End May

Ballot acceptances and notification of up to two hunting companions ASAP - or before the end of May, if really necessary.

Successful applicants will be required to pay $160/permit (block) - see Current news for explanation.

NOTE: that this is only a week before the first hunt, so there may not be time to get the permit to you if you leave it to the last minute.

9 June

Winter hunting commences. Applicants will receive their permits up to two weeks prior to their hunting day. In some special cases hind permits may be issued to a specific individual in your party.

29 June

Applications close for the "Take A Kid Hunting" day. This is open to children aged 12 to 18 who are capable of safely handling and firing a centrefire rifle under licensed adult supervision. Once your child has been successful in this ballot they are ineligible to apply again.

6 July

Ballot of "Take A Kid Hunting" day. Successful applicants will be notified in writing of the date of their hunt. The list of successful applicants will be available on this website shortly after.

16 September

Winter hunting season closes..

22 September

"Take A Kid Hunting" day.

1 October

All kill/sighting returns must be completed and returned. Failure to return the form will make you ineligible for the following season's hunt.

 

Woodhill Forest is primarily an Operational Production Forest. Please be aware that contact with forest operations is possible at any time, and that those operations take precedence over all other activities.