Our Cameroon partner and professional hunter has more than 30 years experience of Central Africa hunting and is also the President of the French Professional Hunters Association ACP.
Hunting in Cameroon can be divided int 2 basic areas:
1) The RAIN FOREST SOUTH EAST CAMEROON BORDER and CAR. - May,June,July
2) The CAMEROON SAVANNAH- January , February, March, April
Day fees for both areas for 12 to 13day hunt are € 42000 (1 Hunter, 1 PH) with accommodation in Main Camp, or € 29000 (1 Hunter, 1 PH) with accommodation in fly camp, and does not include the following:
Trophy fees + 15% Community Village Tax on Trophy Fees, Dip and Pack and Hunting Permit.
Visa and gun permit
Drinks in Doly Lodge
Personal expenses, hotels, meals in transit
Hunting permit of € 1500
Dip and pack + Shipment to Paris € 500 per animal + € 200/full skin
Insurance for liability and cancellation, repatriation and bags.
Observer fees @ € 5000
The hunter can bring up to 2 Guns in Cameroon. The Gun permit and visa are applied in the country of origin at the local Cameroon Embassy or through the booking agent.
It is highly recommended to check enough time in advance that the number in the gun permit is the same as the one of the gun.
Also, when the gun permit allows you to bring 50 ammo per gun, bring the exact number that is written on the gun permit not more and not less. Also make sure the rifle is set with the same ammo that will be used during hunting.
We will assist you with the domestic flight arrangements from Yaounde/Doula to Garoua, hotel if needed in Yaounde/Douala, meet and greet, transfer to hotel and custom assistance in Yaounde/Douala if overnight is necessary, (do not save on this assistance).
He can also arrange for the visa and gun permit
Meet and greet in Garoua is included.
The hunting permit is obtained by the outfitter.
The hunter must send:
- Copy of passport
- 4 identity photos
- copy of the visa
- copy of the gun permit (6 copies on landing)
- medical prescription saying : the hunter is able to hunt in Cameroon.
Yellow Fever vaccine is mandatory to present on arrival to Cameroon
Malarone treatment or equivalent is highly recommended.
Make sure to have liability insurance and repatriation with you. You may be asked to show it.
Let the outfitter know in advance if you have medical restriction or food or beverages preferences
Make sure to have enough EURO cash on you and not US dollar for gratuities and trophy fees unpaid upfront.
Local staff and people from villages are happy to receive old clothes from hunters, so think about bringing some if possible.
Use Dark green clothes, not light. Also shoes to protect ankle and strong soles are recommended. Your feet are the key to your safari
There is laundry in camp. Your clothes are returned clean in 24 hours, you do not need many sets
The generator 220 volts works from 6pm to 10pm , sometimes at nap time for air condition. You need all your personal medication, pharmacy, sun creams, eye glasses binoculars, small torch, and any personal belongings you may use.
Climate in the Cameroon Savannah
The climate in the Cameroon Savannah is generally warm. Average temperatures range from 90f to 110f. Mornings in the early season can be fairly cool often dropping into the 50f. By mid morning the temperature has warmed up considerably.
Example of pack list
- 2 pairs of good walking boots or running shoes (run in). Ground can be uneven so cushioning and ankle support is recommended.
- 1 pair of sandals or lightweight shoes for the evening around the camp.
- 4 pairs of good socks
- 3 pairs of long hunting pants (Dark Khaki or Olive Green)
- 3 pairs of short hunting pants (if you are accustomed to shorts)
- 3 hunting shirts (Dark Khaki or Olive Green)
- 1 hunting Jacket - Real-tree type cammo, Dark Khaki or Olive Green
- 1 warm sweater or jumper
- 1 light weight waterproof rain jacket
- Sun Screen, Cap or Hat
- Casual wear for evenings
- Personal Camera Equipment, Binoculars, Insect repellent
- Malaria prophylaxis - as per your Doctors advice
- Skin so soft by Avon ( for Tetse fly's )
Military type camouflage is not permitted in most African countries, but Real-tree types are normally accepted. Laundry is done each day except for the days when you change camp and the day of departure.