biggest trophy Goats available in Australia today are found on North
Golbourn Island, which is 1.5 hour's flight east of Darwin.
This hunt is normally taken in conjunction with our Buffalo hunt. However,
they can be taken by serious Goat hunters wanting to take a really huge
set of Goat horns home.
We land right on the island and hunt directly from the aircraft. The
island is generally flat and sandy. There are simply thousands of Goats
on the island. There is a Suziki 4WD on the island.
The hunting is by driving until we locate the goat herds. After we spot
the goats, we glass them to assess trophy potential and make a final
stalk on foot. After shooting a big trophy we then drive back to the
aircraft carrying our trophy with us.
rifles are scope sighted 308W, 270W or 30-06. A 300 Magnum or 7MM Magnum
are the maximum caliber suitable for these tough but light framed goats.
Medium weight soft point ammunition is the best medicine for these tough
Soft soled walking shoes and lightweight camouflage cotton clothing
are most suitable. Good binoculars are essential.
weather on North Golbourn Island is warm to hot, but the cooling sea
breezes blowing directly from the Arafura Sea make the hunting a pleasurable
are no facilities on the island, which is remote and has no permanent
population. We carry all of our food and water onto the island with
us when we charter in for the hunt early in the morning.