Plains Game Hunting

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Hunting ranches and concessions offer world class hunting experiences  - conservation and proper game management is paramount,ensuring top quality trophy animals, self sustaining quantities, and healthy breeding environments.

Plains Game Hunting with Cape to Cairo Safari is a wonderful experience.Most of our plains game hunts are conducted either in Namibia or in South Africa on privately owned hunting ranches with a combined area of more that 1000,000 acres of prestige hunting grounds.

We specialize in Rifle and Bow hunting and our hunts are conducted on a “fair chase” basis. We promote ethical hunts with proper permits and licenses in place. Our well experienced and respected PH’s, are all members of the specific countries professional hunters associations for example PHASA (Professional Hunter’s Association of South Africa) and NAPHA (Namibian Professional Hunter’s Association).They are professional, courteous and there is no doubt that your PH will become one of your best friends. We guarantee you will enjoy every moment of your hunt...

Various plains game trophy animals are available to hunt and all hunting camps, however, you should keep in mind that certain species are better to hunt in certain areas of Namibia and or South Africa. Trophy fees also vary from camp to camp. We have attempted to give you a spectrum of prices to give you a feel of what to expect when setting up your wish list of the animals you would like to harvest. Once we have received more info about your wish list we shall provide you with advice on the best camps for the best trophies for your safari needs and we will then send you a final booking estimate with final trophy fees.

A Typical Hunting Day

Your day will begin with a breakfast of your choice before the sun rises. After this you will get on one of our well equipped hunting vehicles and drive to an area where your experienced Professional Hunter expect to find the species that you are interested in hunting. You will get off the vehicle and commence your stalk. 

A stalk can take anything from ten minutes up to three or four hours. The PH with the help of a tracker will guide you. There will be water available at all times. Once game is spotted, the PH will instruct you on how you will approach. He will then identify one or several possible trophy animals. Once you are close enough, the PH will identify an animal that will qualify for the high standard of trophies that we set for our clients. The PH will then endeavor to get you in the best possible shooting position. Shots are taken from shooting sticks or the help of branches, ant hills, etc. is brought into play. Shots are usually taken from 30 to 180 yards, depending on the circumstances. The PH will make it clear that you should only take the shot of you are ready and comfortable to take it. No client is ever pressured into taking a shot.

When an animal has been harvested, the client will get the opportunity to take pictures and enjoy the moment. In mean time, the hunting vehicle will be recovered and the trophy will then be taken to our slaughtering facilities where the field dressing procedure shall begin. Skinning or caping of your trophy will be done according to your instructions and you can rest assured, salting of skins and field preparations skulls and horns will be done carefully and according to the book.

You will hunt until about noon, when the day gets too hot for you and the animals to continue hunting. We will head back to the hunting lodge for a well deserved light lunch and a short afternoon snooze or siesta. Alternatively you can lounge around the pool or relax in camp.

Afternoon coffee will be served after you will commence the afternoon hunt. This takes on the same form as in the morning hunt. You will hunt until the sun sets on the African skies. At this point we will get out an ice cold beverage for you to enjoy the beautiful sunset.

When night falls, we will take you get back to the lodge where you can enjoy a hot shower in your en-suite bathroom,. We then invite you to join us around the campfire for a few drinks, after which dinner is served in the hunting lodge. Enjoy some of the wonderful local cuisine and great South African wines while reminiscing about the day’s adventures.

MAP OF HUNTING COUNTRIES AND CAMPS

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BLACK WILDEBEEST HUNTING: VIDEO CLIPS


BLACK WILDEBEEST HUNTING

BLUE WILDEBEEST HUNTING: VIDEO CLIPS

BLUE WILDEBEEST HUNTING


BUSHBUCK HUNTING: VIDEO CLIPS

GEMSBUCK HUNTING: VIDEO CLIPS

GEMSBUCK HUNTING

KUDU HUNTING: VIDEO CLIPS

KUDU HUNTING


SPIRAL HORN HUNTING: VIDEO CLIPS

SPIRAL HORN HUNTING

SPRINGBUCK HUNTING: VIDEO CLIPS

SPRINGBUCK HUNTING

WARTHOG HUNTING: VIDEO CLIPS

WARTHOG HUNTING


ZEBRA HUNTING: VIDEO CLIPS

ZEBRA HUNTING