About hunting in Africa
For the hunter seeking a wide variety of game animals, beautiful country, century-old hunting traditions, and the spice of danger, hunting in Africa is an experience unmatched anywhere on Earth. Whether you choose to hunt plains game in southern Africa or take on Cape buffalo and elephant in the wilds of East Africa, a hunt on the African continent will create memories that will stay with you for a lifetime. More than a dozen countries in Africa offer hunting in some form. The countries in southern Africa, especially South Africa, Namibia, and Zimbabwe, are visited by the largest numbers of hunters. Hunting in these countries is accessible and affordable and provides an outstanding experience, especially for the first-timer. East Africa, especially Tanzania, Ethiopia, and Mozambique, holds large wilderness areas and good numbers of dangerous-game animals such as lions, buffalo, leopards, and elephants. Safaris in this region are true to the tradition of the luxury tented safaris of the mid-twentieth century. Safaris in western and central Africa appeal to experienced African hunters in search of very challenging game such as bongo and giant eland. Most hunting in Africa is conducted “safari-style,” where hunters drive around the hunting area in open-topped vehicles searching for game or tracks of game. When game is sighted, hunters stalk on foot, or when fresh tracks are spotted, hunters disembark to follow on foot, sometimes for many hours. There are a few exceptions, such as leopard hunting, which is usually conducted from a blind over bait. With such a wide variety of terrain, countries, and game animals to choose from, hunting in Africa holds something for everyone.
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Eastern Cape Safari South Africa
The Eastern Cape province is home to an array of wildlife species, differing vegetation biomes and spectacular mountain ranges. Being a malaria free area allows for easy movement through out the province, providing hunters with a great opportunity to see all that the Eastern Cape has to offer. With access to various concessions totaling over 150,000 acres of both high fenced and free range opportunities, we cater for both rifle and bow hunters. Promoting ethical and sustainable hunting is vitally important to us while ensuring our guests experience the real thrill of the hunt, which is why our hunting is done through walk and stalk.
Trip duration: 1 - 10 days
Trip available on: 15 November 2015 1 December 2020
8 days / 3 animals Safari in 5* lodge South Africa
The area is enormous and has a very varied biodiversity. The daily driving distance entirely depends on the species you wish to hunt, but most of the hunting is within a 30-60 min. drive. The hunt is usually done as a mix of driving in open safari jeeps to find the game, and stalking. These arrangements are done in close coordination with your PH (Professional Hunter) who always accompanies you during the hunt, and is there solely to assist and help in any way possible. Furthermore you will be accompanied by highly qualified Trackers that can find even the smallest of tracks left behind. A typical day starts at around 5.30, with a big continental breakfast followed by a quick drive to your designated hunting area where you, together with your PH and Tracker will start your hunt. As the heat starts to rise, and the animals stop being active, its time for a mid-day break. You either drive back to The Elephant Lodge, or you rest under a three whilst lunch is prepared. After an energizing meal and well deserved break you start up again, and continue until sunset – or when you wish to return to The Elephant Lodge. If you at any point want to stop for the day, or otherwise have any preferences, this is your prerogative. Nett price for 8 days stay including 7 days hunt 1:1 and 3 animals (Kudu bull up to 54", 1x Impala, 1x Blesbuck) Trophy guarantee/refund for animals not delivered. Kudu $2.000 refund, Impala $360 refund, Blesbuck $396 refund. Trophies can without charge be substituted for any other trophies according to the price list and will be credit according to above mentioned values.
Trip duration: 8 days
Trip available on: 1 January 2019 30 December 2019
Limpopo Plains Game Hunt 1x1 South Africa
In Limpopo Province we hunt on and from our own ranch near the town of Lephalale (formerly known as Ellisras). The ranch is nestled in a beautiful valley, surrounded by the Waterberg Mountains. In addition to our own property; we have exclusive hunting rights to several other game ranches in our immediate vicinity. Terrain varies from rocky mountains to sandy thorn veld and densely wooded areas. Limpopo Province is arguably the most popular hunting destination in South Africa and our areas consistently produces excellent trophies. If you're looking for big kudu - Limpopo is the province and we have the areas and track record to get them for you. The hunt is conducted on a 1x1 basis.
Trip duration: 7 - 10 days
Trip available on: 1 January 2019 31 December 2019
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