Useful Information

A guide to information that you should find useful when planning your hunting safari in Africa. If a question you have is not answered in one of these categories, please send us a mail for further explanation.

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Safari Documentation

Your safari documentation typically comprises of your reservation document and the indemnity forms signed upon your arrival. Your reservation document includes all the necessary details of your hunting safari, including important terms and conditions.

Various trophies at a taxidermist.

Taxidermy

While we do not handle the taxidermy process of your trophies ourselves, we work with trusted partners in each country where we offer hunting safaris. Here you will find information on the taxidermists as well as some details on the regulations involved.

A scope on a rifle.

Temporary Rifle Import

Important guidelines and paperwork are involved when it comes to the temporary importation of your rifles to Southern Africa. You will find the necessary forms in this section. If you need any assistance in filling them out, do not hesitate to reach out to us.

Safari paraphernalia from the colonial era.

Rifle Calibers & what to pack

In this section, we offer some useful information on the various rifle calibers that will complement the animals that you plan to pursue on your hunting safari. A basic list of items that we recommend bringing along on your hunting safari is also provided.

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Medical Considerations

There are a few medical considerations to take into account when traveling to Southern Africa, like preventative measures against malaria and vaccinations that are recommended to be up to date. Any medical precautions should first be discussed with your personal physician.

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When are the best times for a safari?

The best time to travel to Southern Africa for a hunting safari is typically during the winter months, which generally stretch from late April to mid-August. This is not the rule, but the cooler weather and sparser bush makes for better hunting conditions than during the summer.