African Hunting Safaris

Whether you are interested in hunting a member of the Big Five or the plains game of Africa, a hunting safari in South Africa is sure to be a thrilling experience. We offer quality hunting safaris accompanied by professional hunters with many years of experience.

Custom Hunting Safaris

The hunter determines the duration of the safari and the number of trophies. You can choose the area most suited to your requirements and where the species you wish to take occur in abundance.

Hunting Packages

These fully inclusive packages include the daily rates and the trophy fees for the listed animals. They offer value for money to those who wish to hunt for certain animals and a specific duration in South Africa.

Plains Game Hunting

We offer plains game hunting safaris in South Africa and Namibia. Hunters can pursue less common plains animal species like sable, Chobe bushbuck, and Livingstone eland in Zimbabwe. Most of the plains game species in these countries - can be hunted in South Africa.

Big Five Hunting

You can hunt four members of the Big 5 on safari in South Africa. Animals available to pursue are Lion, Buffalo, Leopard, and Elephant. It is one of the most exhilarating hunting experiences available in the world today. It is necessary to confirm availability.

Special Offers

Our special offers for hunting safaris in Southern Africa are updated periodically. Here you will find exceptional value offers with limited availability, so keep an eye on this section. If there is limited availability, the first come, first serve principle applies.

In which area of South Africa would you like to Hunt?


Arguably the most popular of South Africa's hunting areas, this region covers most of the northern part of the country to the north of Pretoria. The terrain is wooded savanna with varying degrees of density.

Free State

Located on South Africa's central plateau, the Free State offers vast open plains with scattered sandstone hills and towering mountains in its eastern parts. The area offers a large diversity of species.

Kalahari & North West

Located in the arid western part of South Africa, this region is sandy terrain dotted by the flat-topped acacia trees, which are synonymous with Africa and her wild areas.

Recommended Hunting Packages

The hunting packages listed below are the most popular amongst foreign hunters visiting South Africa. These fully inclusive packages offer an exceptional African hunting experience and great value for money.

A hunter sits alongside his blue wildebeest trophy.

5-Day Beginner's Bushveld Package

The beginner's package is a short but exciting hunting package to the bushveld region about an hour and a half's drive from O.R Tambo International Airport.

A successful Cape buffalo hunt in South Africa.

5-Day Cape Buffalo Hunting Package

The most sought-after member of Africa's Big Five is pursued in this five-day, fully inclusive hunting package in the South African bushveld.

A sable antelope trophy presented for a photograph.

5-Day Sable Hunting Package

Arguably the most impressive plains game trophy - sable is included in this hunt which is conducted either in the bushveld or eastern Free-State.

A family hunting experience in South Africa.

10-Day Father & Son Package

A hunting safari in Africa is the ultimate father and son bonding experience. This package offers excellent value to fathers wishing to hunt with their sons.

A proud hunter relaxes next to his impala trophy.

10-Day Plains Game Hunting & Kruger

Combine a hunting safari with a photographic safari to the most famous of all the wilderness areas in South Africa - the world-renowned Kruger Park.

A fine black wildebeest taken on a hunt in the Free State.

14-Day Bushveld & Free State Package

If you book this package, you will hunt both densely wooded areas and vast open plains. It is a two-week safari adventure in pursuit of several plains game trophies.

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Hunting & Conservation

The South African hunting industry is coming under increasing fire and criticism, particularly big-game hunting. We welcome thousands of hunters to our country yearly who openly document their hunting safaris and contribute substantially to conservation. When images surface of prominent figures on a big game hunt (like Australian cricket players Glenn McGrath and Brett Lee), it creates an international uproar.

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Useful Information

We offer some information that we consider essential to planning your safari, including the procedure to follow to import rifles temporarily into South Africa. And information and links to the taxidermy companies we recommend and a list of items you may consider packing when traveling to South Africa on your hunting safari.

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Client Reviews

"ASH Adventures has been entirely professional from the very first contact. The team promptly addressed questions and concerns. Once we were in the country, they took excellent care of us, supplying all our needs, just as promised. No "bait and switch" here! I am fully satisfied! It was wonderful!"

Popular Trophy Animals

Africa in general, and South Africa in particular - offers hunters the widest selection of trophy animals that can be hunted anywhere in the world. When pursuing these species, trophy hunters contribute more to the conservation and increase in numbers of all species endemic to Southern Africa than anyone else. Thank you!

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Your African hunting adventure starts here. Contact us today for a quotation and begin planning the hunting experience of a lifetime.

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The plains game species on offer are also available for bow hunting with our experienced professional hunters.

Wing-shooting is always an exciting and truly rewarding add-on to a trophy hunting safari in South Africa.