A collection of enlightening blog articles inspires and informs prospective hunters about the African continent.

African Hunting in a Post Covid World

The covid pandemic had a profound impact on hunting in Africa. For roughly two years, no foreign hunters could travel to the continent. Fortunately, this seems to be a thing of the past, with regular safari travel resuming even though the number of visitors has not yet fully recovered. At least it is encouraging to see the number of hunters constantly increasing. Hopefully, everything will be back to normal in 2023.

The Experience to Expect on a Hunting Safari with ASH Adventures

We strive to give you a general idea of what your safari will be like from the moment you step off the plane to when you depart from Southern Africa. The article also deals with pre-and-post safari considerations, which you should consider before the start of your safari and after you leave Africa.

Zebra relaxing in the bushveld.

Southern Africa’s Greatest Hunting Destinations

Southern Africa offers the international sportsman some of the finest safari experiences in the world. This article highlights some of the best regions on the sub-continent for your hunt - we detail the pros & cons of hunting in the various areas. Our writing is limited to South Africa, Namibia, and Zimbabwe countries.

An elephant standing in some bad weather.

Conditions of the 2023 Hunting Season

We provide some insight into the expected hunting conditions in South Africa during the 2023 hunting season, including the effects of weather patterns and seasonal changes. The advice and information offered in this section should be helpful to any hunter planning a rifle or bow hunting safari during this season.

A hunter with his buffalo trophy.

Big Game Hunting

Southern Africa's remarkable species diversity makes it the ideal destination for big game hunting. Along with the Big Five - lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino, and elephant - large species of antelope, like the eland, roan, sable, and kudu, are also available for hunting. For a truly unique adventure, opt to hunt hippos or crocodiles.

A zebra staring.

Hunting & Conservation

ASH Adventures is committed to ethical hunting practices and hunting that promotes the conservation of the species we so admire. There is a great deal of false information and misconceptions about hunting and its environmental effects. Read more about why hunting and conservation go hand-in-hand.

A keen hunter making sure of his aim.

Hunting Organizations

Hunting organizations do a lot for the sport. As respected institutions in their field, they monitor ethical practices, contribute significantly to conservation, and assist in protecting the rights of hunters. Here we provide information on the hunting organizations most relevant to hunting in Southern Africa.

Old hunting equipment.

Legendary Professional Hunters

The lore of the legendary professional hunters of yesteryear continues to inspire numerous hunters across the globe to endeavor a hunt on the African continent. For your interest, we have provided short profiles on Frederick Courtney Selous, Philip Hope Percival, and Harry Selby to whet your appetite.

A kudu keeps watch.

Spiral-horned Antelope

Southern Africa's spiral-horned antelope family - the bushbuck, nyala, kudu, and eland - are among the most popular and sought-after plains game trophies. Read more about these handsome ruminants, where to find them, their unique behavioral traits, and striking physical characteristics

Hunting Botswana

Hunting in the African country of Botswana can be incredibly rewarding. This wildlife-rich country is known for its relentless conservation efforts and pristine wilderness areas. You are assured of spectacular surroundings and incredible encounters with wildlife.

Hunting Mozambique

Mozambique is truly wild, with a rugged, near-impenetrable wilderness hosting awe-inspiring wildlife. The hunting areas are remote, ensuring a true off-the-beaten-track hunting adventure. Mozambique is particularly known for its immense tuskers.