Outfitter #178

Cape Buffalo Hunt In KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Or Call: 1-800-346-8747

Description

Cape buffalo safari at its best, you can experience the adrenaline rush of facing these ill-tempered beasts in the Kwazulu-Natal region of South Africa. Hard-bossed trophy class bulls will average 36"+ and shooting opportunity has been 100%. This package is fully inclusive for one hunter, one observer, Cape buffalo trophy fee and VAT. Your professional hunter and Zulu tracker use traditional spot and stalk methods and a 4x4 safari vehicle. You may also hunt plains game on trophy fee basis which include the coveted red duiker to the spiral-horned antelope like nyala, bushbuck and kudu, through the savanna species like impala, warthog and wildebeest right through to the hill-loving mountains reedbuck and klipspringer. The province of Kwazulu-Natal spans a variety of habitats from beaches along the Indian ocean, Acacia bush-veld, open savannahs to four thousand foot mountains. This husband and wife operation caters to families and small groups and prides themselves on personalized service. You will hunt on over 30,000-acres of prime habitat with camp located in the foothills of the Zulu land close to the Mkuze river and its diverse terrain offers the trophy hunter a crack at more than 20 species. This is the perfect destination to bring observers as day trips are easy to add in, these may include curio shopping in the coastal town of St. Lucia, Pangolo Dam for a day of fishing or HluHluwe National Park to view elephant and rhino among other species. This is an exclusive safari with the outfitter hosting an average of only two safaris simultaneously. This traditional camp consists of 6 thatch-roof rondavel chalets with ensuite baths and a fully-equipped home for families. After the day's hunt, you will relax around the open campfire enjoying a sundowner and traditional South African Braai (BBQ) while the African night settles in. Don't put off your dream hunt any longer, do it while you're able.


Price

$12,000, 1x1
includes Cape buffalo trophy fee for bull up to 39" and one observer
7-day schedule, 5-day hunt.

Trophy fees on additional animals
Baboon $300
Common Blesbuck $500
White Blesbuck $800
Cape Bushbuck $800
Bushpig $500
Caracal $800
Caracal with dogs $900
Blue Duiker $1,400
Natal Red Duiker $1,400
Southern bush duiker $350
Cape eland $2,500
Fallow deer $900 - seasonal
Gemsbuck $1,400
Genet $250
Giraffe $2,000
Red Hartebeest $1,100
Southern Impala $460
Black Backed Jackal $350
Klipspringer $1,200
Southern Greater Kudu $1,500
Lechwe $3,800
Nyala $2,500
Oribi $2,000
Ostrich $700
Common Reedbuck $1,100
Mountain Reedbuck $600
Vaal Rhebok $1,200
Sable $POR
Roan $POR
Serval $800
Steenbuck $400
Livingstone Suni POR
Warthog $500
Waterbuck $1,800
Black Wildebeest $1,300
Blue Wildebeest $1,100
Burchell's Zebra $1,100
Trophy fees subject to change
Please note that not all species occur in the concession and a transfer may be required.
Some species are limited, please request at booking.

Dates

March - November

Included

7-day schedule, 5-day hunt
professional hunter
tracker
skinner
meals
alcoholic beverages in moderation
deluxe accommodations
14% VAT
permits/license
full camp staff
daily laundry
in-field transportation
airport meet and greet
transition service in Johannesburg
firearm clearance
infield trophy care

Excluded

Approximate $200/person arrival night lodging in Johannesburg, dinner and breakfast
Dip/pack/crate
tips
telephone and internet charges
Air charters if needed
trophy fees on additional animals
$300/vehicle day trips to St. Lucia, Pangolo Dam or HluHluwe National Park

$25/day - Firearm rental plus ammo at cost.

Transportation

Sample Itinerary
Day 1: Depart from home and fly to Johannesburg, South Africa
Day 2: Arrive in Johannesburg, you will meet your outfitter after clearing customs and overnight
Outfitter will assist you with clearing your firearms and lodging
Days 3: Outfitter will ground transfer you to camp, approximately 5 1/2 hour drive

Your scheduled hunt dates - full hunting days

Departure Itinerary
Day 1: Depart camp for Johannesburg and check in for final international flight home
Day 2: Arrive in USA, clear customs and continue home
Please call WTA Travel for further information at 1-800-884-9332.

Physical Requirement Level

Level 3 - These hunts are a true wilderness experience and are usually conducted on horseback, while hunting species such as elk, moose, bear; also, some mountain lion and African Cape buffalo. Difficult to extreme hiking and backpacking can be involved.

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

Client Testimonial

"On a scale of 1 -10, this hunt was a 12!. I really liked the fact that it's a small husband/wife operation. I was treated like a family member!" Lloyd S.