All your most Frequently Asked Questions are answered So you can quit stressing and start packing
So you are finally planning your dream hunt in Africa. Traveling abroad can be one of the most exciting things as you experience the culture, scenery, and adventure of your new surroundings. However, it can also be daunting in unfamiliarity and paperwork.
Allow us to make it even easier.
With over 30 years in the hunting industry and entertaining international clients, we have compiled a perfect list of basics, essentials, and more. Everything from what to pack, what to expect, importing & shipping trophies at your fingertips.
If you need anything else, please don’t hesitate to reach out. Our friendly staff is ready to assist.
We are situated in the mountains of the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. We offer luxurious 5 star lodges. One of the Safest hunting destinations in South Africa.
Most definitely. The best way to start is to fly into Johannesburg where you clear customs, then re check your bags for your flight to Port Elizabeth where we will pick you up. You can either fly with Delta from Atlanta or with SAA from Dulles/Washington or from New York. The New York flight arrives in the morning so then you can still fly down to Port Elizabeth same day. The Dulles and Atlanta flights arrive in the evening then you have to overnight in Johannesburg. If you have to overnight in Johannesburg we use African Sky – We can book that for you if you have to overnight in JHB, they have a meet and greet and airport transfer and full board service and 99% of our clients use them. They also do the rifle importation for you if you want to bring your own rifle.
We offer over 30 different species, form the big 5 to the small 5.
We also have some wonderful concessions all over Southern Africa where we take our clients for species not found in our own areas.
Hunting is excellent throughout the year and it depends on what kind of temperatures you enjoy. October through to March is our summer months and maximum temperatures of up to 40 degrees Celsius can be expected. April to September is our cooler months and in the middle of Winter, minimum Temperatures of around freezing can be expected early morning and in the evening.
We hunt on about 80 000 hectares; 200 000 acres.
The Eastern Cape Province is a malaria free area and no other specific vaccines are needed.
.300 Win Mag is a very good all round calibre for African Game. For Dangerous Game a minimum of .375 H&H needs to be used. Hunting range is from 100 to 350 yards.
Rifles are rented @ $50 per day and that includes ammunition.
We offer a big variety of hunting terrains which are more open than the Bushveld. From big mountains to open grass plains.
Hunting is mostly done by spot and stalk methods. Hunting Vehicles is used to get to good areas to start walking or until game is spotted. Methods can be adjusted according to fitness of our clients.
Our Lodges are all 5 star. All our Professional Hunters are very experienced. We have been in this industry for more than 30 years and we have worked very hard to build up a flawless reputation over these years! We are able to assist clients from A-Z, organizing their dream Hunting Safari.
You can either wire the funds to us or we also accept credit cards (but not AMEX or diners club), fee charge 2.6%.
The links below will assist you if you decide to bring along your own rifle.
When you land in RSA (Johannesburg or Cape Town) You will require a permit for your firearms at customs ( Form SAP520).
Africa Sky Master is a company offering a service to obtain your rifle permit in advance. Most of our clients make use of this service and have not experienced any hold-ups at the airport.
Our luxury rooms are all designed and decorated to add to the convenience of your stay. For added ease each room comes equipped with its own hair dryer.
Keep in mind, laundry will be done daily, so there is no need to over pack on clothing. In addition, top quality hunting shirts will be avaiable for purchase at the camp.
Remember this is just a suggestion, so feel free to adjust acoording to your own needs or preference.