The Team at Manuka Point Lodge
Don W.C. Patterson, Professional Hunter and Outfitter. Don is one of the most respected leaders in the New Zealand safari industry and proud owner of Manuka Point Lodge.
Marianne Patterson’s, (Will Patterson’s wife), Lodge hostess ensures you have everything you need during your stay.
Ben Patterson, owner and pilot of Wilderness Wings can fly you any where you wish to go including outstanding scenic flights over our beautiful Southern Alps.
Julie Patterson, hostess is amply qualified to assist you with all lodging requirements and proudly adds a personal touch to every person’s Manuka Point Lodge experience.
Will Patterson, professional hunter, knows the exclusive hunting areas intimately and was simply born to hunt.
Dave Reese, Professional Hunter. David has an extensive hunting background and is close family (Don Patterson’s first cousin). David absolutely thrives on hunting.
OUTFITTERS – A FAMILY AFFAIR
Don and Julie Patterson, owners and outfitters of Manuka Point Lodge, invite you on a unique New Zealand trophy hunting experience.
The soul of the hunting experience is your outfitter, and Don and Julie create the atmosphere that ensures a season of success. Pampered at the Lodge, and expertly guided on the hill, it is no wonder that Manuka Point Lodge guests are regularly repeat visitors. Trophy heads from Manuka Point are showcased throughout the world, and running through the centre of every safari is the word “quality”. Respect for tradition and care of their guests are the cornerstones of every hunt they plan. Now entering his third decade as a big game hunter, Don is a member of: Safari Club International, Dallas Safari Club, New Zealand Deerstalkers Association, New Zealand Professional Hunting Guides Association (Immediate Past President), International Professional Hunters Association, Game and Forest
Foundation, and is an official SCI scorer. He was twice awarded the SCI New Zealand Best Trophy (all species), adding to his long list of outstanding achievements and awards.
Julie, your hostess, is Kiwi Host qualified, which ensures your every need will be taken care of. You can expect exceptional hospitality and total commitment to your hunting experience.