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  • South African Hunting Packages - 5 Day Crocodile Hunting Package
    18 000 acres and all provide an exceptional hunting experience Our primary focus is ensuring that you take the trophies which are included in your safari We make a determination of which camp to use based on current conditions prior to the starting date of your safari Our success rate is very close to 100 In all cases the camps and lodges we use are luxury with en suite bathrooms electricity stylish decoration and sumptuous food places where even a lady would feel at home and comfortable Each of the camps and lodges we use feature on our website in the areas and camps section We can provide an extensive list of references in your area who have hunted with us and who can bear testimony to the quality of accommodation A typical day on safari Hunters A typical hunting day starts just before dawn at which time coffee and rusks are enjoyed A selection of breakfast cereals yogurt and juice is also available at this time We then embark on the morning hunt We normally hunt until about 11 00am at which time we return to camp for brunch a full meal which is a combination of breakfast and lunch Some time is then devoted to relaxing in camp The hunt is resumed at about 14 30 and continues until sunset The method of hunting employed depends on the preference of the client and can consist of either walking and stalking or hunting from blinds or special vantage points from which we glass and ambush animals The option of hunting from one of our well equipped vehicles is also available should you have any medical problems or are limited by not being able to walk long distances Your Professional Hunter will discuss these options with you after arrival All of these options are always available It is not necessary to let us know which method you prefer prior to your arrival Observers Observers are welcome to accompany the hunters on safari or relax in the camp Should the observers in your group be interested in visiting some of the highlights in the area while the hunters are in the field this can be arranged at an additional charge of 80 per observer per day The additional cost is incurred because we have to send a dedicated guide to attend to the observers On a typical safari observers normally prefer to accompany hunters which does not incur any additional charges Hunting Package Itinerary Day 1 Arrival Lowveld You will be met upon arrival at OR Tambo International by your professional hunter or hunters They will be holding a sign with your name on as you enter the arrivals lounge From here we travel to the hunting camp which is located in the Lowveld The afternoon is devoted to sighting of rifles and time permitting the first afternoon hunt Overnight Lowveld Camps Lodges Meals Full Board Day 2 4 Hunting Lowveld The days are devoted to hunting the Lowveld region The

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  • South African Hunting Packages - 7 Day Bushveld Plains Game Hunting
    Despite being somewhat different warthog trophies are very popular with safari clients They can weigh up to two hundred and fifty pounds and it is advisable to always use enough gun when hunting warthog Hunting areas camps lodges The hunting areas range in size from 3 000 to 18 000 acres and all provide an exceptional hunting experience Our primary focus is ensuring that you take the trophies which are included in your safari We make a determination on which camp to use based on current conditions prior to the starting date of your safari Our success rate is very close to 100 In all cases the camps and lodges we use are luxury with en suite bathrooms electricity stylish decor and sumptuous food places where even a lady would feel at home and comfortable Each of the camps and lodges we use feature on our website in the areas and camps section We can provide an extensive list of references in your area who have hunted with us and who can bear testimony to the quality of accommodation A typical day on safari Hunters A typical hunting day starts just before dawn at which time coffee and rusks are enjoyed A selection of breakfast cereals yogurt and juice is also available at this time We then embark on the morning hunt We normally hunt until about 11 00 at which time we return to camp for brunch a full meal which is a combination of breakfast and lunch Some time is then devoted to relaxing in camp The hunt is resumed at about 14 30 and continues until sunset The method of hunting employed depends on the preference of the client and can consist of either walking and stalking or hunting from blinds or special vantage points from which we glass and ambush animals The option of hunting from one of our well equipped vehicles is also available should you have any medical problems or are limited by not being able to walk long distances Your Professional Hunter will discuss these options with you after arrival All of these options are always available It is not necessary to let us know which method you prefer prior to your arrival Observers Observers are welcome to accompany the hunters on safari or relax in camp Should the observers in your group be interested in visiting some of the highlights in the area while the hunters are in the field this can be arranged at an additional charge of 80 per observer per day The additional cost is incurred because we have to send a dedicated guide to attend to the observers On a typical safari observers normally prefer to accompany hunters which does not incur any additional charges Hunting Package Itinerary Day 1 Arrival Bushveld You will be met and welcomed upon arrival at OR Tambo International by your professional hunter or hunters who will be holding a sign with your name on it as you enter the arrivals lounge From

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  • South African Hunting Packages - 7 Day Eastern Cape Plains Game
    areas camps lodges The hunting areas range in size from 3 000 to 18 000 acres and all provide an exceptional hunting experience Our primary focus is ensuring that you take the trophies which are included in your safari We make a determination on which camp to use based on current conditions prior to the starting date of your safari Our success rate is very close to 100 In all cases the camps and lodges we use are luxury with en suite bathrooms electricity stylish decoration and sumptuous food places where even a lady would feel at home and comfortable Each of the camps and lodges we use feature on our website in the areas and camps section We can provide an extensive list of references in your area who have hunted with us and who can bear testimony to the quality of accommodation A typical day on safari Hunters A typical hunting day starts just before dawn at which time coffee and rusks are enjoyed A selection of breakfast cereals yogurt and juice is also available at this time We then embark on the morning hunt We normally hunt until about 11 00 at which time we return to camp for brunch a full meal which is a combination of breakfast and lunch Some time is then devoted to relaxing in camp The hunt is resumed at about 14 30 and continues until sunset The method of hunting employed depends on the preference of the client and can consist of either walking and stalking or hunting from blinds or special vantage points from which we glass and ambush animals The option of hunting from one of our well equipped vehicles is also available should you have any medical problems or are limited by not being able to walk long distances Your Professional Hunter will discuss these options with you after arrival All of these options are always available It is not necessary to let us know which method you prefer prior to your arrival Observers Observers are welcome to accompany the hunters on safari or relax in the camp Should the observers in your group be interested in visiting some of the highlights in the area while the hunters are in the field this can be arranged at an additional charge of 80 per observer per day The additional cost is incurred because we have to send a dedicated guide to attend to the observers On a typical safari observers normally prefer to accompany hunters which does not incur any additional charges Hunting Package Itinerary Day 1 Arrival Eastern Cape You will be met upon arrival at OR Tambo International by your professional hunter or hunters They will be holding a sign with your name on as you enter the arrivals lounge From here the party boards a flight 1hr 40 minutes to the coastal city of Port Elizabeth Clients and professional hunters are met upon arrival at Port Elizabeth Airport from where we travel to the hunting camp

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  • South African Hunting Packages - 7 Day Free State Hunting Package
    the southern and western parts of the country Springbok are found in large herds and favor the drier parts of South Africa Hunting areas camps lodges The hunting areas range in size from 3 000 to 18 000 acres and all provide an exceptional hunting experience Our primary focus is ensuring that you take the trophies which are included in your safari We make a determination on which camp to use based on current conditions prior to the starting date of your safari Our success rate is very close to 100 In all cases the camps and lodges we use are luxury with en suite bathrooms electricity stylish decoration and sumptuous food places where even a lady would feel at home and comfortable Each of the camps and lodges we use feature on our website in the areas and camps section We can provide an extensive list of references in your area who have hunted with us and who can bear testimony to the quality of accommodation A typical day on safari Hunters A typical hunting day starts just before dawn at which time coffee and rusks are enjoyed A selection of breakfast cereals yogurt and juice is also available at this time We then embark on the morning hunt We normally hunt until about 11 00 at which time we return to camp for brunch A full meal which is a combination of breakfast and lunch Some time is then devoted to relaxing in camp The hunt is resumed at about 14 30 and continues until sunset The method of hunting employed depends on the preference of the client and can consist of either walking and stalking or hunting from blinds or special vantage points from which we glass and ambush animals The option of hunting from one of our well equipped vehicles is also available should you have any medical problems or are limited by not being able to walk long distances Your Professional Hunter will discuss these options with you after arrival All of these options are always available It is not necessary to let us know which method you prefer prior to your arrival Observers Observers are welcome to accompany the hunters on safari or relax in the camp Should the observers in your group be interested in visiting some of the highlights in the area while the hunters are in the field this can be arranged at an additional charge of 80 per observer per day The additional cost is incurred because we have to send a dedicated guide to attend to the observers On a typical safari observers normally prefer to accompany hunters which does not incur any additional charges Hunting Package Itinerary Day 1 Arrival Free State You will be met and welcomed upon arrival at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg by your professional hunter or hunters From here the safari makes its way to the Free State The afternoon is devoted to sighting of rifles and time permitting the first afternoon

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  • Temporary Importation of Firearms - South Africa
    information The following firearms and ammunition will not be allowed to enter South Africa Any automatic or semi automatic firearms More than one firearm per caliber per person More than 200 rounds of ammunition per person per firearm Any pistol or revolver unless specified for hunting Reasons why your application may not be approved If you have any of the above mentioned firearms and or ammunition If any of the supporting documents as required cannot be produced If you are less than 21 years of age Your application for a temporary import permit will be refused and your firearms and ammunition will be confiscated and will only be handed back to you when you depart back to your country of residence Please take note that only the Central Firearm Registrar in Pretoria South Africa can authorize special applications for the above restrictions These applications have to be made in advance and must reach them no later than 3 three weeks before arrival You will need a special motivation letter for this Please contact the PHASA office for more information and assistance On arrival at O R Tambo International in Johannesburg Disembark from aircraft and clear passport control in whichever terminal the flight arrives Generally SAA and its co partners at Terminal 2 and all other airlines at Terminal 1 Proceed to baggage claim at the respective carousel Pick up general baggage Your firearms will be delivered directly to the SAPS firearms office For visitors with firearms arriving at Terminal 2 Proceed to the SAPS Firearms Office Look for office signs Location of the SAPS Firearms Office in Terminal 2 in front of the Post Office For visitors with firearms arriving at Terminal 1 Proceed to the firearm office that is situated in Terminal 2 in front of the Post Office

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  • Frequently asked questions - South Africa Hunting
    all modern amenities are available Ladies are welcome to relax in camp or to experience some of the highlights in each area where your safari is conducted Do you offer both Bow and Rifle Hunting Safaris Yes some of the concessions in which we hunt are totally dedicated to bow hunting with blinds and hides set up in good vantage points Other concessions are solely dedicated to rifle hunting If I do not wish to bring my own rifles can you provide rifles and at what cost You are welcome to hunt with one of the rifles of your professional hunter The only cost involved will be the replacement cost of ammunition which should be around 100 What will be the cost of taxidermy work dipping and packing of raw trophies We work closely with Capricorn Taxidermy for the mounting of trophies in South Africa and with Universal Trophy Services for raw preparation Both websites contain price lists which are relevant to the specific service How experienced are your professional hunters All of our PH s have at least ten years of hunting experience and are licensed for both plains game and Big Five hunting How will I pay for

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  • Rifle Hunting in South Africa - Rifles and Calibers
    the Nosler Partition the Swift A Frame Woodleigh Weldcore Barnes X Triple Shock just to name a few Many of these fine bullets are available in factory loaded ammunition and can also be hand loaded if you possess those skills African game seems to be a bit tougher than game found elsewhere in the world Perhaps this is due to evolution and the extensive predation to which they are subjected so do not skimp on ammunition If you take nothing else away from this discussion READ AND BELIEVE THIS You can bring the finest rifles to Africa in just the right caliber with the perfectly matched heavy for caliber premium quality bullets and all will be for naught if your shots are not placed correctly SHOT PLACEMENT is the most important aspect of any discussion regarding hunting with a rifle Put in its most simple terms It s not what you shoot him with but where you shoot him that matters the most A badly placed shot with even the largest of rifles and the finest bullets available will result at best in a very long day of tracking and at worst a lost trophy The loss of a fine trophy can be a big disappointment but in case you have not heard if you make it bleed you pay for it Your Professional Hunter will guide you in this matter Trust his judgment and do your best to put your shot where he recommends If you are unsure or uncomfortable with the shot do not take it You can stack the odds in your favor here by doing a bit of homework An excellent book Perfect Shot by Kevin Robertson a veterinarian and professional hunter is available It details shot placement on just about every species of African game that you might encounter And by all means go to the rifle range and practice Sight your rifle in at the desired distance usually between 100 and 150 yards using a solid bench rest Once your rifle is on target get off the bench and shoot from the shooting sticks off hand sitting kneeling and the various other positions which might be presented during the hunt Even the most experienced shooter needs to hone his skills with the rifle Ammunition is cheap compared to the cost of the safari so practice practice practice Bolt Action Rifles Double Rifles Advice on Calibers Advice on Bullet Types Sighting Suggestions General Rifle Advice Buffalo Lion Elephant Bolt Action Rifles The most common rifle action brought to Africa is the bolt action Always an excellent choice bolt action rifles are lauded the world over for their strength and legendary accuracy With magazine capacities anywhere from 3 to 5 rounds the hunter holds in his hands some serious firepower The bolt action usually makes an excellent platform on which to mount a telescopic sight and it is with a bit of dread that I report that most of us these days shoot better using the

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  • What to bring on your hunting safari in Africa
    equipment no semi automatic rifles are allowed into the country Ammunition Binoculars Some people like to keep a diary of the daily events so bring it along If hunting during our summer months September April insect repellent is advised We make use of 220 V electrical power supply so if necessary please remember your converter Suggested Rifles Calibers This can become a heated debate indeed The general rule applies in this case where we suggest that you bring the rifle s you are most comfortable with It is important to spend time on the shooting range before your African hunt commences You will sight in your rifles prior to commencing the hunt However you must be familiar with your rifle Apart from the suggested calibers it is our recommendation that a 30 06 or 300 Win Mag and a 375 would cover all your needs sufficiently Do not think this to be a requirement it is merely a suggestion If you intend on hunting any one of the Big Five it is required by law that a 375 is the minimum caliber with which you will be permitted to hunt Please bear in mind that according to South African law

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