Outfitter #381

Free-Range Plains Game Safari In KwaZulu-Natal

Or Call: 1-800-346-8747

Description

The Umkomaas river valley is a unique area in that you can hunt Southern Kudu, Nyala and Cape Bushbuck in their indigenous environment and unfenced. Our concession is in the Natal midlands and comprises a 150,000-acre conservancy that offers very good and challenging hunting in thick bush for all the spiral horned species as well as a number of the more common plains game species. Low hunting pressure, good genetics, browse and age class all contribute to making this area famous for giant Southern greater kudu, nyala and bushbuck. Common reedbuck, impala, eland, waterbuck, oribi and wildebeest offer variety to the hunting. Our conservancy is privately owned, they set their own quotas and manage the area in the interests of maintaining the trophy quality that the area is known for.
The undulating terrain has thick bush, Western style glassing followed by a well-planned stalk the most effective means of hunting. Early in the year the animals are in the rut and later in the year the visibility improves, given enough time this area always produces great trophies.
Accommodations consist of a classic tented camp, situated on the banks of the river this luxurious camp has the atmosphere and feel of true Africa. There are 4 en suite tented cabins with indoor and outdoor showers, permanent electricity, heaters and electric blankets. Internet access and telephone service is available in camp. Meals are expertly prepared using game-meat hunted on safari, prepared in African style and served with refreshments of your choice. There are a number of options available to the non-hunter that may include Big-5 photo safaris, Health spa, salt-water fishing, day trip to beach, historical trips and day trip up Sani pass to the mountain kingdom of Lesotho. This is an excellent destination get in some excellent free-range hunting and take in everything the Eastern coast of South Africa offers.


Price

5-day - 6 night plains game package
$6,800 - 1x1
Including 4 trophies
Nyala
Bushbuck
Impala
Common Reedbuck

7-day - 8 night plains game package
$10,200 - 1x1
Including 5 trophies
Nyala
Southern Greater Kudu
Bushbuck
Impala
Common Reedbuck
 

Day rate
$400/day - 1x1
$300/day - 2x1
$185/day - observers

Trophy fees:
Blesbuck $500
Bushbuck $950
Bushpig (baited) $1,200
Duiker Grey $400
Eland $2,400
Giraffe $3,500
Impala $450
Jackal $250
Southern Greater Kudu $2,650
Nyala $2,600
Reedbuck Common $850
Warthog $450
Waterbuck $2,400
Wildebeest Blue $950
Zebra $1,450

Trophy fees subject to change.
Animals substituted from package animals at a 30% less trophy fee price.
Must arrange with outfitter prior to start of hunt.
Subject to available quota.
No refund on animals not harvested on package.

Dates

March - November

Included

Professional hunter
Tracker
Skinner
Meals
Alcoholic beverages in moderation
Deluxe accommodations
Permits/license
Full camp staff
Daily laundry
Airport meet and greet
In-field trophy care

Package safaris also include
14% VAT and ground transportation to/from Durban.

Excluded

14% VAT on day rates
$30/day - Firearm rental plus ammo at cost
Concession transfer fee, if wanted
Dip/pack/crate
tips
Hotel before and after hunt if needed
trophy fees on additional animals
CITES permits - if needed
taxidermy
Shipping trophies

Transportation

Sample Itinerary
Day 1: Depart from home and fly to Johannesburg, South Africa
Day 2: Arrive in Johannesburg, Clear customs and fly to Durban where you will overnight.
Worldwide Trophy Adventures Travel can assist you with B&B and firearm transition service
Days 3: Morning flight to Durban, South Africa where you will be met by the outfitter and transfer to camp, approximately a 1.5-hour drive.

Your scheduled trip dates - full days

Departure Itinerary
Day 1: Depart camp for Durban where you will take a domestic flight to Johannesburg
Upon arrival in Johannesburg you will collect your bags and re-check in for final international flight home
Day 2: Arrive in USA, clear customs and continue home

WTA Travel strongly suggest you hire a transition service to assist you with clearing your firearms.
Please call for further information at 1-800-884-9332.

Physical Requirement Level

Level 2 - These hunts are mostly conducted on private ranches. Species include mule deer, elk, antelope; additionally, some caribou and African plains game hunts. Moderate to light hiking each day in semi-mountainous terrain.

Additional Information
Approach: Spot and Stalk.
Equipment: Automobile.