If you are planning on going on an African safari, the last thing you would want to do is spoil the trip right out of the chute by forgetting some essential things.

Make yourself a list of things to do and check everything off as you go along. There are some important things to consider before you head to Africa.

Please read through the "Your Safari" section, where we provide you with all the necessary info you'll need.

Medical guidelines for hunting in South Africa

Hunters considering a hunting safari in South Africa may have questions about the medical care, hospitals, facilities and physicians available in the country. The medical care of South Africa can be described as excellent, provided, as in all countries, that the payment of medical bills is guarant ...

Skinning your Trophies

A hunter who hopes to obtain a brilliant trophy is spending a lot to come to a foreign hunting ground. He may just as well do the most important part as the textbook prescribes. That is, handling the actual skin, scull and horns correctly so that the trophy may come to its full potential. The outfi ...

Effective shot placement & tracking

Hitting the target on the aimed spot and aiming at the correct position is paramount to the success of any hunt. This of course means that the hunter has to be able to do fairly accurate (if not state of the art) shooting, combined with some refined knowledge about the vital organ positioning in the ...
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Photography

They shoot, mostly finding their target. They sometimes miss their targets. They very often end with breathtaking trophies‚ to show for their efforts. Wildlife photography is an extremely popular sport-cum-art ‚ much more, if all participants are counted, than hunting! The joy of it is that you ...
Bow hunting in south africa

Bow Hunting

During the sixteenth century, firearms slowly replaced the faithful old bow and arrow as the most effective long range weapon in the military and hunting scene. Although some archery clubs prevailed during the centuries, most of them have faded by the end of the nineteenth century. But early in the ...

Your firearm and caliber needed

When a hunter is planning a South African hunting expedition, one of the first questions that is usually asked, concerns the weaponry that will be needed for such a safari. To straighten out what exactly is meant by words like ‚medium caliber‚ or what models of rifles one's talking about, the fo ...

Cites

Aimed at the preservation of nature's wildlife treasures, the CITES regulations was formulated and, by international agreement, became one on the cornerstones of wildlife conservation worldwide. It regulates trade of endangered species and stipulates which animals should be considered as very rare a ...

Veterinary control in South Africa

Internationally, any country into which an import is aimed, have the final say about the conditions regarding the import, or if the import is allowed at all. This means that the hunter (who hopes to obtain a special hunter's trophy which he would want to take back home) should in the first instanc ...
south africa hunting legislation

Legislation

Safeguarding the hunter from abroad Since 1981, the hunting, outfitting and hunting industries became the object of new legislation to safeguard and protect the touring hunter. This legislation ensures that the overseas client experience a standard of expertise and service that one may expect from ...

Conservation

Conservation in South Africa South Africa today have one of the most up-to-date conservationist policies in the world. First world standards apply in a geographical area that yields the wild open spaces that is associated only with wild Africa. While about six million hectares of land is used as p ...
africa hunting history

History of Hunting

South Africa Herodotus, the great historian of old, reports that in the year 700 BC, the Egyptian Pharao challenged those brilliant sailors, the Fenicians, to try and sail around the southern landmass on which Egypt was build (Africa). A few boats, reports the historian, did depart from the Red ...
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Visiting South Africa

Why Visit South Africa Most Southern African Countries will entertain its tourists on a wildlife experience that will be remembered for life (and probably be the start of a series of re-visits). South Africa, however, may rightly be proud of the exceptional blend of attractions for it's tourists, ...

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Custom Hunting Safaris

On our custom African hunting safaris we charge a daily rate and then an additional cost per trophy animal taken. The duration of the safari as well as the number of trophies taken is at the discretion of the hunter.

Hunting Packages

Our South African hunting packages contain no hidden costs. The only safari related cost which it does not include is the dipping, packing and shipping(to your home country) of trophies as well as taxidermy work.

Big Five

Hunting for the Lion, Leopard, Buffalo, Rhino or Elephant is the most exciting and challenging hunts in Africa. Big Five Hunting Safaris are conducted primarily in South Africa but we also venture to Zimbabwe and Namibia.

Plains Game Hunts

Plains game hunts are offered in various concession areas in four varied regions in South Africa. A large diversity of different plains game species and packages are on offer. We can also customise a package to your needs.