Outfitter #112

Plains game safari in Botswana

Description

Our outfitter offers rifle and bow hunting, photographic game drives, San cultural experiences, horse-back riding and other activities for hunters and non-hunting guests in Botswana. They are open from the beginning of March to the end of October each year, and operates in a privately owned game conservancy of 240,000-acres in the Kalahari region of Botswana. All safaris are specifically tailored to suit each guests needs. They pride themselves on offering their clients excellent service and building strong friendships with all their guests. Ensuring that all their guests are happy and making your trip with them as memorable as possible is of the at most importance to them. Their camp is located in the Kalahari about 280km south west of Maun which is considered the gateway to the Okavango Delta. The closest town is Ghanzi which is about 42km from the camp.

Camp consists of three spacious fully air-conditioned stone thatched cottages with en-suite bathrooms and three large Meru tents under thatched roofs with wooden doors and en-suite bathrooms. Each luxurious room is equipped with a mini-bar, coffee station, in-room safe, hair-dryer, fan and a private veranda with exquisite views of the serene waterhole. 

They can accommodate twelve guests at one time and are able to accommodate more guests in camp for larger groups in additional accommodations if pre-arranged. 

A favorite feature is their eco-friendly swimming pool, on a raised platform, hidden between the trees which overlooks the hippo pool. Meals are served according to your request in the rustically furnished air-conditioned stone thatched dining room.

Enjoy the camps open air lounge and bar area which is set on the edge of the hippo pool. At night you can experience the magnificent starry night skies of the Kalahari from around the camp fire. 


Price

8 Day Package: includes 9 nights/8 hunting days and trophy fees for eland, kudu, gemsbok, zebra, blue wildebeest, impala, jackal

2x1 Day package for 2019 will be $7950 per hunter.
Vat to add is $360.

1x1 Day package for 2019 will be $8600 per hunter.
Vat to add is $456.

* no swapping animals/substituting on packages
* transfers on included

 

7 Day Package - 8 nights/7 hunting days 

7 day- 2 hunters x1 guide Plains Game Package $ 6,450 each hunter
This package includes daily rate and trophy fees for:
1 Gemsbok, 1 Kudu, 1 Blue Wildebeest, 1 Eland, 1 Impala and 1 Jackal for each hunter. Additional animals can be shot for trophy fees.
*Please note prices/rates are subject to change. *12% VAT on daily rate portion. $315
* no refund on animals not taken on package hunts * no swapping animals/substituting

7 day- 1 hunter x1 guide Plains Game Package $ 7,450 for one hunter

This package includes daily rate and trophy fees for:
1 Gemsbok, 1 Kudu, 1 Blue Wildebeest, 1 Eland, 1 Impala and 1 Jackal for 1 hunter.
Additional animals can be shot for trophy fees.
*Please note prices/rates are subject to change. *12% VAT on daily rate portion. $399
* no refund on animals not taken on package hunts * no swapping animals/substituting 

 

Day rates are now : $475 1x1 : $375 2x1 : $225 observer per day

 

Included in daily rate/packages:

Meeting on arrival in Maun Airport or Windhoek Airport Full services of Professional Hunter
Full camp & staff services
Full 3 star accommodations & amenities

All meals & local beverages Daily laundry service in camp Daily housekeeping service

Not included in daily rate/packages:

Trophy Fees (packages include only specific animals) Gratuities
Dipping & packing will be quoted by shipper.
Air freight of trophies to final destination

Botswana Gun import permits ($150 per gun) Ammunition used of Tholo Safaris
Hotel & travel costs before & after the safari

Extra activities & trips such as san cultural activities
Air charters to camps & back.
Road transport to camp from Maun, Botswana (change every year /number of pax) Road transport to camp from Windhoek, Namibia at $900 per vehicle each way ($1,800 for pick up & drop off)- Max 4 people per vehicle (subject to change)
12% Botswana government VAT (currently)
Specially requested imported alcoholic beverages
Photographer / Videographer services

 

Trophy Fees: (I think only Kudu has changed by $200)

Blue Wildebeest $500 

Caracal $1,300 

Duiker $350 

Eland $1,500 

Gemsbok / Oryx $1,000 

Genet $300 

Hartebeest $900 

Impala $400 

Jackal $150 

Kudu $1,400 

Ostrich $500 

Porcupine $250 

Steinbok $300 

Springbuck $450 

Springhare $250 

Warthog $450 

Waterbuck $1,600 

Wildcat $350 

Zebra $1,050 

Birds *$300*per week per person 

If available :

Black Wildebeest $1,500

Giraffe $4750

Sable $8,000 

Dates

Feb - Nov

Included

Professional hunter, camp accommodations, meals, local beer and wine in moderation, tracker, skinner, full camp staff, meet and greet in Maun, firearm rental, field care of trophies and daily laundry.

Package hunts also include
Trophy fees for package animals

Excluded

Trophy fees

Tips

Dip/Pack/Crate

Shipping trophies

Taxidermy

Botswana firearm permit - $150/gun - if taking own firearms

Ammo tax upon arrival – if taking ammo - must pay in local currency - Botswana Pula

Ammo per round

Shotgun ammo – 12 & 20 gauge

Hotels before or after hunt

Extra activities

Air charters – optional

Ground transfer – Maun-camp-Maun

12% VAT

Specially requested alcohol

Video/cameraman services

Transportation

Sample Itinerary
Day 1: Depart from home and fly to Johannesburg, South Africa
Day 2: Arrive in Johannesburg, Clear customs and overnight
WTA Travel can assist you with B&B and firearm transition service
Days 3: Morning flight to Maun, Botswana where you will be met by the outfitter and transfer to camp

Your scheduled trip dates - full days

Departure Itinerary
Day 1: Depart camp for Maun where you will take a domestic flight to Johannesburg.
You will check your bags all the way to the USA and stay in-transitions upon arrival in Johannesburg.
Day 2: Arrive in USA, clear customs and continue home

WTA strongly suggest you hire a transition service to assist you with clearing your firearms in South Africa. 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.


Updated: 2018-03-02 17:31:07