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  • Kuvhima Hunting Safaris South Africa
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  • Important News
    patients and there is no airborne spread Persons with confirmed Ebola disease or identified contacts of these patients will not be allowed to travel out of the affected countries This regulation would not apply to expatriates who become ill while working in the affected countries and who require medical evacuation There will be exit screening at all borders in the affected countries to detect persons with febrile illness There are no special precautions or directives for commercial flights passengers or crew departing on flights bound for or returning to Guinea Liberia Sierra Leone or Nigeria The risk of Ebola being introduced into South Africa remains low There are a number of measures that have been put in place at South African ports of entry as well as medical facilities in South Africa to identify persons at risk with fever from the affected countries If after visiting Ebola affected countries and you experience fever tiredness headache nausea vomiting diarrhea cough immediately call your medical centre and tell them about your symptoms and travel history There are eleven designated hospitals for handling suspected cases of Ebola in the country Travellers in Africa are reminded of the malaria risk and the need to take preventative measures and to always consider malaria in the event of the occurrence of fever EBOLA FACTS Sourced from the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control www ecdc europa eu What is Ebola Ebola virus disease or Ebola hemorrhagic fever as it was previously known is a rare but severe disease found in countries in Africa which can often have a fatal outcome for 25 90 of the infected people The first documented outbreak of Ebola virus disease occurred in 1976 in the Democratic Republic of Congo at the time known as Zaire and all subsequent outbreaks have been in Africa What are the symptoms of Ebola In most cases an infected person experiences sudden onset of fever weakness muscle and joint pains and headache followed by progressive weakness lack of appetite diarrhea sometimes containing blood and mucus nausea and vomiting The initial symptoms are unspecific and are similar to other more common diseases such as the common cold or malaria The next stage is more severe with bleeding from the nose gums and skin and bloody vomiting and stools Other symptoms include skin rash inflamed throat and difficulty swallowing It can take between 2 and 21 days from the point of infection for a person to begin to show symptoms How can a person get infected A person can get infected with the Ebola virus by direct contact with infected blood secretions tissues organs or other bodily fluids of dead or living infected persons However the risk for transmission in general is low in the initial stages of symptomatic patients It is transmitted by droplets and not in the air so it is highly unlikely that someone would be infected with Ebola virus disease just by coming into casual contact with someone already sick such as sitting

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  • Kuvhima Hunting Safaris South Africa
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  • Hunting in Africa
    import permit will be issued at the airport upon arrival HEALTH INSURANCE South Africa is a country where health risks are relatively limited Medical facilities are world class with many capable hospitals clinics and private medical practices throughout the country However all medical treatment must be paid for at the time of service It is thus advisable to purchase Comprehensive Travel Insurance before departure to cover the duration of your stay Tap water is safe to drink throughout South Africa but it is still advisable to drink only bottled water There are no immunizations required to enter South Africa A Tetanus Booster and Hepatitis A B are recommended however Most of the Northern Province including the Kuvhima Safaris area is Malaria free If you plan to tour further North to the Zimbabwean border or even to the Kruger National Park it is advisable to take a Malarial Prophylaxis at least one week before visiting these areas BOW HUNTING Kuvhima Safaris cater for the discerning bow hunter Our bow hunting concessions specialize in bow hunting and allow no rifle hunting whatsoever Hides and blinds have been specifically constructed above ground within shooting distance from waterholes and with salt licks We suggest the hunter brings two well tuned bows with a draw weight not less than 50 lbs and for larger antelope not less than 70 lbs FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION You are encouraged to bring your own rifle which you are familiar with The most important factor is your knowledge and comfort in your ability to shoot your own rifle accurately It is advisable to have a good scope fitted to your rifle A 3 9 variable scope is common All shots are likely to be in the 50 250 yard range Any caliber from 270 to 300WM is adequate for most

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  • Kuvhima Hunting Safaris South Africa
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  • FAQ's
    Very safe in fact your guide will not take you to bad areas New York has got them so has Johannesburg Question What could my wife do in camp Answer Any of our lodges provide services to the observers Trips to town for shopping and sight seeing could be arranged Most camps also have swimming pools and the observers could also be treated to game drives Always consider a day trip to Sun City or a couple of days to the Kruger National Park area and Lowveld Escarpment Question How many days do we need Answer An African safari should never be to short Research has shown that the average safari is 9 days we therefore recommend 9 days or longer The USA is at least a 2 day trip from camp You need 2 to 3 days to get into African rhythm If you stay 7 days you are on your way back before you start enjoying it Consider more days we have a lot of species to hunt and a lot of world class sight seeing opportunities and highlights Question Could we eat what we shoot Answer Definitely yes We send out a client info list approximately 2 months before your safari That is your opportunity to tell us what you eat and drink special preferences and more importantly what you would like to hunt Question How many species could I hunt Answer South Africa is not called the plains game mecca of the world without reason Excluding all the newly introduced exotics you could hunt at least 42 different species That includes the only country where you could hunt White Rhino Vaal OR GREY Rhebuck Mountain Reedbuck Cape Grysbuck Cape Kudu and Cape Bushbuck Also the rare Bontebok White Blesbuck Common not Kalahari Black and White Springbuck Since Blesbuck and Black Wildebeest are exported in limited numbers to Namibia they can offer limited numbers but we still have the largest groups available in Limpopo province in Southern Africa Question How would we hunt and what could I expect to get Answer Hunting is mainly done on a system that a vehicle is used to locate pockets of game from where hunting on foot takes place If your medical situation does not allow for that extreme care is taken to get you as close as possible to the trophy to make a fair and ethical shot possible Don t forget that we might be getting an opportunistic animal while driving which will not allow a walk and stalk opportunity The option to take it is however yours The more days you booked the better chance for a larger specimen of a species In general we work on one specie per day but you could bag more than one in a day or none at all If you are a bow hunter you could also walk and stalk or hunt from elevated and ground blinds placed near water trails salt licks or alfalfa Question Who do you suggest to

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  • Kuvhima Hunting Safaris South Africa
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  • Trophy Gallery
    hunted with Kuvhima Safaris Bushpig Warthog Honey Badger hunted with Kuvhima Safaris Impala hunted with Kuvhima Safaris Nocturnal Species hunted with Kuvhima Safaris Jackal Porcupine Springhare Ostrich hunted with Kuvhima Safaris Red Hartebeest hunted with Kuvhima Safaris Rheedbucks hunted with Kuvhima Safaris Common Rheedbuck Mountain Rheedbuck Red Lechwe hunted with Kuvhima Safaris Roan Antelope hunted with Kuvhima Safaris Sable Antelope hunted with Kuvhima Safaris Spiral Horn Family hunted with Kuvhima

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