About This Hunt
DESCRIPTION OF HUNT
A great package for a first-time hunter to Africa, or a guy that has been over and wants to improve his trophy quality! This package has a nice balance of big and small plains game to test any hunter.
The Gemsbuck and Springbok are true to our area, Springbok are usually hunted in open areas and shots are taken at a great distance. They are not tough animals but hard to hit at a distance in tall grass. A special trophy once harvested. Also is the South Africa National animal.
When hunting Gemsbuck and Wildebeest you must know that you are in for a challenge! Both male and females have horns and also both prefer to live in big herds. Getting close to them is not easy. Shot placement is key when harvesting these great animals. Their vitals sit low on both, also their spines sit very low on the neck.
We will start early in the morning by searching for the big herds on the back of a 4×4 land cruiser. Once we spot some at a distance we will get off and do a stalk. If there is a good representative of the species and once the hunter and guide are happy we will try and harvest the animal. Getting close to big herds like this is very exciting and a hunt not to forget.
Warthog roam across southern Africa and are usually in small groups. Old males tend to walk alone. The most success we have is from blinds at waterholes. Pigs drink every day and spend a lot of time at the water. You could also get lucky by running across one while on a stalk but that is uncommon.
Last but not least, we have the Kudu. The Grey Ghost and one of Africas top plains game! Kudu are very clever, they have great eye site and some of the best senses of smell but their strongest trade must be the way they camouflage themselves by just standing still and letting you pass by. We hunt them in high fenced areas as well as free-range spots. they occur naturally in our area and we produce some of the best Kudu hunting in the world. Bulls between 50”-60” are expected. Getting close to a big Kudu bull on foot can be an overwhelming experience, to say the least, and a must for any true hunter. This outfitter will give you a 110% experience of Africa, not only giving you the chance to harvest good trophies but to help you understand our culture, food, people and trackers. It’s the whole experience!
March 1, 2019 – October 30, 2019
ANIMALS IN PACKAGE
- Blue Wildebeest
HUNTING PACKAGE INCLUDES
- Luxurious accommodation at our lodge with hot showers and comfortable beds.
- You will receive 3 meals a day. Most of the meat prepared for lunch and supper will be of the animals harvested!
- There is an open bar with most soft drinks, beer, wine, and hard liquor.
- Daily laundry and cleaning service.
- Services of a professional hunter, trackers, and a skinning team to take care of your trophies once harvested.
- 4×4 land cruiser to help with the hunt.
- A cooler box with refreshments on all hunting vehicles.
HUNTING PACKAGE DOES NOT INCLUDE
- Trophy fees for game wounded or lost
- Accommodation expenses prior to and after the hunt
- Hotel and accommodations prior to and after the safari
- Charter flight from and to Oliver Tambo to Outfitter
- Transport by road to and from Oliver Tambo to Outfitter
- Airport taxes and transport cost
- Import and permit fees required by other countries
- Shipping of trophies and taxidermist bills
- Any other sightseeing than the hunt experience
- Local and International calls and internet
- Medical expenses and insurance
- All DVD and recordings
WHAT TO BRING ON AN AFRICAN SAFARI
Good quality sunglasses – preferable polarized.
Safari shirts, T-shirts and long-sleeved cotton shirts
More formal clothes for your stay at prestigious city hotels
Underwear and socks
Good walking shoes
Warm winter jacket
Warm anorak or parka, scarf, and gloves for the cold winter months ( May – September)
Light rain gear for summer months ( Late November to April)
Camera equipment and plenty of batteries
If you wear contact lenses, we recommend that you bring along a pair of glasses in case your eyes get irritated from the dust
Binoculars – essential
Malaria tablets if applicable
Moisturizing cream & Suntan cream
Insect repellent e.g. Tabard, Rid, Jungle, etc.
Basic medical kit
If on chronic medication bring enough for the safari
Tissues or “wet wipes”
Visas, tickets, passports, and money
Waterproof/dustproof bags/cover for your camera
Please note that bright colors and white are not advised while you are on safari
The cuisine is of high quality. You will be served with the best cuts of game meat combined with chicken and beef. This gives you a taste of truly South African cuisine.
After a hard hunting day, we enjoy drinks at the fire and share stories of our past hunting experiences.
Things to do:
Spa on the site
Site seeing on the property
Relaxing at the swimming pool
FILMING AND VIDEO PRODUCTION
To remember your great safari experience we have professional cameramen in the area that can help you to capture that unforgettable moment with you for a lifetime. Your DVD can show your family the beauty of Africa and also your day to day activities. We will refer you to two companies who will edit and compile a video and then send it to you.
We offer fully Halaal food on request. We have a specially trained Halaal chef that can come into the camp and provide you with every need. He will combine the best of Africa with the best of Asia and the Middle East.