BROADSOUND HUNTING SAFARI'S AVAILABLE SPECIE'S
This animal has the largest antlers of any deer species in the world when comparing antler mass to body mass. Typical antler is a 3 x 3 configuration though its not uncommon to find animals with multiple extra points.The Rusa in Central Queensland produce exceptional trophy quality. Every season the average antler length consistently measures above 35”. Trophy's up to 42” have been taken in the past.
The red deer (Cervus elaphus) is one of the largest deer species in Australia. They take on a unique look in Central Queensland and closely follow the Sambar in body size. Antlers typically measure 35 - 40 inch in length and from 12 to 20 points in total. 6 x 6 Stags are common and readily available!
The big and graceful Sambar attain a height of 102 to 160 centimetres (40 to 63 in) at the shoulder and may weigh as much as 546 kg (1,204 lb), though more typically 100 to 350 kg (220 to 770 lb). The large, rugged antlers are typically rusine, the brow tines being simple and the beams forked at the tip, so that they have only three tines. The antlers are typically up to 110 cm (43 in) long in fully adult individuals.
Persian fallow deer are physically larger than fallow deer weighing 40 - 100 kg (90 - 220 lb). They are extremely rare and not to long ago were almost extinct but numbers have recently increased. The beautiful coat closely resembles that of a Chital Deer.
Widely recognized as the most beautiful deer species found anywhere in the world today. Broadsound Safaris have an abundance of Chital in there area that are available for trophy hunting. Trophy antlers start at 28” and can measure up to 34”
Broadsound Safaris have excess to one of only a small number of hunt able free range herds to be found anywhere in the world. Hog deer are very elusive and getting a mature stag can be very challenging. Trophy's start at 12” but can reach 18” plus in exceptional animals.
These are the smallest of the 4 recognized subspecies of Rusa deer. Broadsound Safaris has its own private herd of these animals where very good to exceptional trophy's are consistently taken each year. Trophy antlers start at 26” but can measure up to 32”.
Hungary fallow bucks have been breaking records for the last 80 years and indeed today nearly all the record fallow bucks have been taken. A combination of great genetics and years of careful game management are responsible for the production of magnificent trophy bucks each season. These bucks are 140–160 cm (55–63 in) long, 85–95 cm (33–37 in) in shoulder height, and typically 60–100 kg (130–220 lb) in weight.
The European Fallow coat is most commonly tan or fawn with white spots on the flanks (but 4 colour varieties do exist). They are an attractive deer species, with bucks standing up to 90cm at shoulder and weighing around 90kg. Antlers of adult fallow bucks (over 3 years) are flattened and palmate with numerous points which increasing in size with age. They reach up to 70cm (28 inch) long.
A mature Banteng Bull is considered to be the Premier Game Animal in the South Pacific. Full grown Bulls will top 1500 pounds and pound for pound are the most powerful bovines in the world. Mature Bulls have big deep chests with small rear ends that closely resemble the Indian Guar. Trophy class animals will have horns that measure from 14 to 20” with large bases often measure in excess of 14” in circumference.
The water Buffalo are a highly regarded and sought after trophy for people around the world! They range in weight from 700 – 1000 kg (1500 – 2,200 lb ), but weights of over 1,000 kg (2,200 lb) are common . The horns can measure up to a record of 3.1 m (10 ft) tip-to-tip and they are an extremely tough animal often found on the wet plains in Northern Australia.
Camel's are big and tough and live in harsh terrain! The average life expectancy of a camel is 40 to 50 years. Big Bulls can weigh over a 1000 kgs and they have a mouth full of formidable teeth and tusks.. The skull makes an impressive trophy that will leave a grizzly bear looking tame!
These animals are big & tough. Because of high hunting pressure good trophy's are not readily available but good Boars can sometimes be taken by chance in the more remote areas.
These animals originate from domestic stock which have gone wild. Mature Bulls can weight over 2000 pounds and can take a lot of punishment. In some areas of Australia they are considered at lot more challenging to hunt than the Water Buffalo. Mostly they are found in rough terrain and thick bush where they hide out by day and only venture out to feed on good pasture by night.
These are a beautiful old world breed of goat that have long been extinct in the wild. They are a striking animal typically black in colour with white facial marking, white belly & socks plus a white rump patch. Broadsound Safaris have there own private herd where trophy's with horn lengths of 30” plus are regularly taken.
Goats were first introduced into Australia in 1788. Since then they have become feral and are now cause major environmental damage in certain parts of Australia every year! They reach weights of 50kg and horn lengths of 3O inch's are common.
Dingo are native to Australia and are the largest terrestrial predator available here. They also play an important role as an apex predator but regarded as a pest in rural area's where they feed off livestock and can over populate in certain areas.
Fox take on a lush fur coat after they moult and the males weigh on average between 4.1 and 8.7 kg (9.0 and 19.2 lb). In the wild, the typical lifespan of a fox is one to three years, although individuals may live up to ten years. Typically, they live in small family groups but the males tend to become solitary.