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  • Safari Info
    Club International Las Vegas Nevada Come and visit us at SCI Convention Las Vegas 3 6 February 2016 Booth 5256 of Universal Hunter Safari Info Print Email Hits 2400 Health Medical Issues A At Witkop Safaris nothing is more important than our clients health and safety Although we do everything possible to ensure our clients have a safe experience unavoidable accidents do happen An illness or injury while traveling remotely could require a medical evacuation costing over 100 000 That is why we want to strongly recommend that you protect yourself with Global Rescue the leading provider of medical evacuation and response services Generally speaking no special vaccinations or inoculations are required to enter South Africa You might seek your family physician s advice regarding his recommendations for the international traveler South Africa boasts of some of the finest doctors in the world She is home to numerous world class hospitals and medical facilities strategically located throughout the country Ambulance and Air Evacuation service are readily available to transport one on a moments notice to the nearest suitable medical facility In addition one might consider the services of independent companies like Global Rescue which can provide emergency evacuation services world

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  • Safari Info
    average hunter coming to Africa for plains game bring a rifle that you are completely familiar with and comfortable shooting In other words your favorite white tail deer rifle with the right bullets will within reason be adequate for most anything on the plains As a guide while lesser calibers will suffice on the smaller antelope the 270 Winchester should be considered the minimum for most medium sized plains game species With the proper premium grade bullets and good shot placement the 270 is fully capable of taking many of the larger plains dwellers In addition to the 270 the rifle calibers most often brought to Africa by clients include in no particular order the various 7mm s to include the 7mm Mag 7mm Ultra Mag and even the 7x57mm Mauser the 30 06 Springfield is extremely popular and has long been a favorite of hunters around the globe The 300 Win Mag is an excellent all around choice especially if your safari will take you to areas where long shots may be necessary If larger and tougher game like Eland Roan or Zebra to name a few are on the menu think about the 338 Winchester Magnum a favorite of North American Moose and Grizzly hunters The above mentioned calibers are merely examples and should in no way be construed as recommendations BRING A RIFLE THAT YOU SHOOT WELL AND ARE THOROUGHLY FAMILIAR AND COMFORTABLE WITH A word about bullets As a general rule premium quality heavy for caliber bullets are your best choice Many fine bullets are on the market today the Nosler Partition the Swift A Frame Woodleigh Weldcore Barnes X Triple Shock and the South African Rhino 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 don t 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 nothing if your shots are not placed correctly SHOT PLACEMENT is the most important single 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 lose of a fine trophy can be a big disappointment but in case you haven t heard if you make it bleed you pay for it Enough about that Your Professional Hunter will guide you

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  • Safari Info
    3 6 February 2016 Booth 5256 of Universal Hunter Safari Info Print Email Hits 2501 Suggestion on what to bring for an African Hunting Safari Neutral color hunting clothing or camo x3 sets should be enough Casual camp wears Raincoat Hunting hat or cap Sunglasses Comfortable hunting boots Warm jacket or sweater Toiletries Personal medications Odorless sunscreen with a minimum SPF of 20 Binoculars Camera and camcorders remember to bring

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  • Temporary Fire Arm Permits
    The physical address s and telephone number s of the farm s where the hunt s will take place Type of animals being hunted e g big game bird shooting etc The recommended calibers required for hunt s State that firearms will only be used for hunting purposes on mentioned properties Signature of Outfitter Please note All documents including payments proof of bank transfer or credit card authorization c an be EMAILED to PHASA to reach us no later than 25 days prior to your arrival Please don t email attachments larger than 4MB per email Basic Regulations and Restrictions for the issuing of a Temporary Import Permits back to top Maximum of four 4 firearms or shotguns not more than one of the same caliber or gauge Only 200 rounds for each permitted firearm or shotgun will be allowed No ammunition for other firearms not accompanying you is permitted Firearms must bear the manufacturer s serial number or any other mark by which the firearm can be identified The identification number must be stamped and the mark affixed in the prescribed manner on the barrel the frame or the receiver of the firearm Special applications Subject to pre approval only documents must reach us at least 42 days prior to arrival back to top Handguns will be allowed into the country but only for hunting or sport shooting purposes You will need The letter of invitation from the outfitter should state the handgun will be used for hunting purposes only A motivational letter from you stating that you are competent in hunting with a handgun you will be using the handgun for hunting purposes only as well as any other relevant motivation For Semi Automatic shotguns you must supply a letter of motivation stating the reason for wanting to bring it into the country that it will be used for hunting purposes only and any other relevant motivation Any person under the age of 21 that wishes to apply for a temporary import permit has to include a motivational letter with the application proving that he she is a capable hunter Any additional motivational letters from 3rd parties will help with the application Important back to top Sound moderators silencers are currently being confiscated at the airport in Johannesburg PHASA will advise if this changes Ensure that your firearms arrive on the same flight as you do This must be done with the airline company on departure Contact your airline company for their regulations on the number of firearms allowed and packing of ammunition Certain airlines require the ammo to be packed in a separate locked container Your firearm s may only be signed by you and will not be released to your outfitter or professional hunter should it arrive on a separate flight In this case the firearm s will be held by the SAPS until such time as you claim ownership in person The temporary import permit serves as your firearm license in South Africa and enables

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  • Witkop Hunting Safaris
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  • Check List what to pack
    clothing or camo x3 sets should be enough Casual camp wears Raincoat Hunting hat or cap Sunglasses Comfortable hunting boots Warm jacket or sweater Toiletries Personal medications Odorless sunscreen with a minimum SPF of 20 Binoculars Camera and camcorders remember

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  • Witkop Hunting Safaris
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  • Suggested Rifles and Calibers
    include the 7mm Mag 7mm Ultra Mag and even the 7x57mm Mauser the 30 06 Springfield is extremely popular and has long been a favorite of hunters around the globe The 300 Win Mag is an excellent all around choice especially if your safari will take you to areas where long shots may be necessary If larger and tougher game like Eland Roan or Zebra to name a few are on the menu think about the 338 Winchester Magnum a favorite of North American Moose and Grizzly hunters The above mentioned calibers are merely examples and should in no way be construed as recommendations BRING A RIFLE THAT YOU SHOOT WELL AND ARE THOROUGHLY FAMILIAR AND COMFORTABLE WITH A word about bullets As a general rule premium quality heavy for caliber bullets are your best choice Many fine bullets are on the market today the Nosler Partition the Swift A Frame Woodleigh Weldcore Barnes X Triple Shock and the South African Rhino 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 don t 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 nothing if your shots are not placed correctly SHOT PLACEMENT is the most important single aspect of any discussion regarding hunting with a rifle Put in its most simple terms It s not what

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