Feb – Nov
This magnificent reserve encompasses 40 000 acres in the historic “settler country” of the malaria free Eastern Cape. From the gentle giraffe, enigmatic elephant, iconic rhino, roan, sable, hippo and Cape buffalo which roam freely on the lands; to the spectacular contrasts of the land itself: pristine, steep shady ravines teaming with thick indigenous bush to open plains and grassland – and everything in between.
This is the perfect SAFARI for the whole family. Hunters will be accommodated in the historic, comfortable, spacious lodge and bush camp. Bedrooms are all suites with private open outdoor showers, floor heating and extra king size beds. Dinners are traditional African style and served in the boma around a roaring camp fire.
Visitors to this lodge for the first time will be struck by everything that is refreshingly different about it: from the cohesive way in which their team operates, to the thrilling and highly enjoyable wildlife safari experience this lodge and staff will provide. In addition to hunting, activities can be arranged that include game drives, shopping to nearby towns and villages. Addo Elephant National Park, San rock paintings tours and helicopter trips are also available.
The reserve is already home to the ‘Big 4’ game species, with elephants walking freely for the first time in 300 years. In the coming years, the plan is also to reintroduce lion, once this happens, the reserve will have all the legendary ‘Big 5’ roaming freely within its massive reserve.
This is not a volume outfitter, but one that caters to small groups, individual hunters or families. All safaris can be customized to fit exactly what you are looking for in your African vacation. Hunts are very limited, so early reservations are essential. “Arrive a stranger and leave a friend”.
$5,950 “Silver Package” 2×1 + observer “Free” 5 -day hunt & 5 animals
Impala, blue wildebeest, red hartebeest, common duiker & warthog
$13,100 “Gold Package” 1×1 + observer “Free” 8 – day hunt & 5 animals
Eland, Kudu, Cape Bushbuck, Gemsbuck & Waterbuck
$19,990 “Platinum Package” 1×1 + observer “Free” 8 – day hunt & 7 animals
Cape Buffalo over 40 inches, King Cape Eland, Cape Bushbuck, 4 management animals.
1st Timer Package 7 days with 6 hunting days – 5 trophies
This is the perfect 1st time hunters package.
1 x Warthog, 1 x Impala, 1 x Blesbok, 1 x Springbuck, 1 x Red Hartebeest Or Blue Wildebeest
$6 700 1 x 1PH
$6 400 2 x 1PH
$275 – Observer – * special
FATHER & SON Hunt * (2018 & 2019 SPECIAL)
7 day’s with 6 hunting days – 5 trophies. (“Free” Youth hunt for 18 years or younger with their Farther). 1 x 1 package
$7 600 – 1×1
$7 400 – 2×1
$275 – observer * special
Kudu, Blue Wildebeest, Impala, Blesbuck, warthog
“KAROO to COAST” – Exclusive Package (Port Elizabeth to Cape Town)
10 days – 8 days hunting 7 trophies & 3 cull animals in 2 hunting areas. (Hunt/sight-seeing in Cape Town after the safari) This package you arrive into Johannesburg and catch a connecting flight to Port Elizabeth. Hunt at “Lodge #1” for 5 days and then transfer (4 hour drive) to the Karoo – Beaufort West “Lodge #2” for 3 days hunt. Transfer to Cape Town to sight see – sight-seeing guiding at $250 per person per day – excludes accommodation, meals and entrance tickets to attractions. Fly out Cape Town International
$9 800 1×1
$9 100 2 x 1 PH
$275 – Observer * special
1 x Cape Springbuck, 1 x Black Springbuck, 1 x Gemsbuck, 1 x Blesbuck, 1 x Warthog, 1 x Impala, 1 x Black Wildebeest OR Red Hartebeest, 3 x Management cull animals
Trophy Fees on additional animals:
|Blesbuck – White||$990|
|Blesbuck – yellow||$1500|
|Buffalo – Cape up to 35″||$9000|
|Buffalo, Cape up to 40″||$14800|
|Buffalo, Cape above 40″||$17500|
|Duiker – Blue||$2500|
|Duiker – Grey||$470|
|Fallow Deer||$475 – Seasonal|
|White Fallow Deer||$700 – Seasonal|
|Giraffe Dark Color||$5000|
|Cape Kudu up to 50”||$1650|
|Cape Kudu 50” to 54”||$1990|
|Cape Kudu 55 and above||$2500|
|Lynx||$1490 – with dogs|
|Reedbuck – Common||$1750|
|Reedbuck – Mountain||$580|
|Sable below 40”||$7000|
|Sable above 40”||$9900|
|Waterbuck up to 30”||$2300|
|Waterbuck above 31”||$2500|
|Zebra – Mountain||$5000|
Professional hunter, meals, deluxe accommodations, tracker, skinner, full camp staff, daily laundry, field care of trophies, trophies delivered to taxidermist, in-field transportation, hunting license, airport pickup and helicopter trip to monitor endangered game with anti poaching unit
30% discount on taxidermy fees from Splitting Image.
$150 – Firearm rental including ammunition
meals and drinks away from hunting area
trophy fees for additional animals not listed in package
your own special brand of spirits, if not from South Africa
hotel before and after hunt
Touring/sightseeing out of hunting camp – lodging, meals, drinks, entrance and activity fees
Day 1: Depart from home and fly to Johannesburg, South Africa
Day 2: Arrive in Johannesburg, Clear customs and overnight
Cabela’s Travel can assist you with B&B and firearm transition service
Days 3: Morning flight to Port Elizabeth, where you will be met by the outfitter and transfer to camp
Your scheduled hunt dates – full hunting days
Day 1: Depart camp for Port Elizabeth 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 strongly suggest you hire a transition service to assist you with clearing your firearms. Please call for further information at 1-800-884-9332.
Easy: Somewhat easy walking when it comes to physicality. Minimal walking or hiking and terrain is very accessible. Mostly hunting from blinds or tree stands.
Moderate: Physicality is somewhat moderate to advanced. Spot and stalk method of hunting as well as some hunting from blinds. Terrain can vary from prairies to mountains at higher elevations.
Difficult: Requires an advanced degree of physical endurance. Terrain is typically more mountainous and hunting can take place at higher elevation.
Extreme: Most difficult and physically demanding hunts. Requires advanced to extreme endurance and terrain or game pursued may involve dangerous situations.