Discover the thrill of Axis deer hunting in Hawaii where the stunning landscapes will captivate you as much as the hunting does. Whether you are exclusively visiting the islands for a hunt or seeking a unique experience while exploring as a tourist, we have you covered. Our year-round hunting opportunities span across multiple islands, encompassing over 130,000 acres of pristine private land. The terrain varies from sea level to an impressive 8,000 feet, offering diverse habitats for various species. At our Outdoors International, we pride ourselves on delivering exceptional free-range Axis deer hunts on large properties that are managed for trophy quality. With easy transportation between the islands, it’s not uncommon for our guests to embark on hunts targeting multiple species across different islands.
Axis Deer Hunting in Hawaii
Axis deer in Hawaii are completely free ranging, and incredibly “switched on”.
They’re like hunting whitetail deer on crack! Axis deer hunts have been described as a triple threat; they can see from far, they can smell from far, and because their numbers are so high they have eyes everywhere. Don’t worry though, when you’re axis deer hunting in Hawaii, you’ll be hunting with guides have been hunting these axis deer their whole lives and are experts at the game!
Your guides have hunted the islands all of their lives. This makes them especially good at tracking and finding these animals. The believe strongly in the idea of “ohona” or family! The treat you like family the minute you talk with them to the moment you leave. Guiding for this hunt does vary as the accommodate large groups and individuals. If you would like to bring family this is a great hunt to do that on. Your guide will take care of your animal and will help get your trophy ready to be shipped as well.
In Maui, you can hunt both Axis deer and Polynesian wild boar. Maui bucks impress with a pretty decent average antler size, and our hunters often see 20 to 30 deer per day.
Explore the hunting paradise of Moloka’i, where we offer Axis deer, Blackbuck antelope, and Polynesian boar hunts. Expect an extraordinary experience as you encounter incredible numbers of Axis deer.
Hunting on the Hawaiian island of Lana’i is an unparalleled experience, making it one of the most distinctive hunting destinations worldwide. Spanning an impressive 90,000 acres, Lana’i boasts the highest density of free-range Axis deer found anywhere on the planet. Hunters are in for a treat, as they can expect to witness hundreds of deer per day during their expedition.
There are two primary hunting terrains on the island: the expansive, level expanse known locally as “the Serengeti,” and the rugged, forested mountainous regions along the shores. The former provides an excellent spot-and-stalk hunting experience, while the latter offers an enticing challenge for those seeking a more adventurous hunt.
For hunters preferring long-range shooting, the island offers strategically placed shooting benches that provide a great vantage point for targeting game. This option allows hunters to exercise their skills and precision while admiring the island’s beautiful surroundings.
In addition to the remarkable Axis deer hunting, hunting enthusiasts can also pursue mouflon sheep on Lana’i. These opportunities make the island a haven for hunters, combining varied terrains with abundant game to create an unforgettable hunting experience.
At Outdoors International, we understand the importance of meticulous planning and seamless logistics for a successful hunt in Hawaii. Our team of seasoned professionals is dedicated to providing you with a memorable and stress-free experience. From assisting with permits and licenses to arranging comfortable accommodations and reliable transportation, we and our outfitters take care of every detail, allowing you to focus solely on your thrilling adventure.