HUNT SOUTH AFRICA
South Africa is a land of rugged beauty and adventure that offers some of the finest plains game and dangerous game hunting on the African continent. We have searched South Africa for outstanding quality destinations and secured the best hunting areas for our clients. We offer a selection of hunting destinations to suit each client’s requirements and to provide our return clients with new experiences across this beautiful and diverse land. When hunting with us in South Africa, our clients will enjoy ethical hunting which is conducted in the spirit of fair chase and species are hunted in a sustainable fashion by means of tracking mature trophy quality animals.
Our highly skilled trackers and experienced dedicated professional hunters will make your safari a truly memorable experience.
Whether it is the rugged bushveld in the Limpopo Province of northern South Africa, the flat farmlands of the Free State or the lush green terrain of the coastal Eastern Cape hill country, we pride ourselves in providing our clients with personalised, quality hunting and touring experiences of the highest standard. We offer our clients a wide variety of choices and areas, when it comes to dangerous & plains game species, focusing on quality safaris. In our premier wildlife areas and vast wilderness concessions, we bring you some of the finest big and small game hunting that South Africa has to offer.
Upon your arrival in South Africa, you will be picked up at the airport by one of our staff members and transferred to the hunting area. The abundance of animals in these areas is fascinating and you will view large numbers of plains game such as Kudu, Eland, Gemsbok, Impala, Waterbuck, Zebra, Blesbuck, Blue Wildebeest and even a few of the rarer species such as Nyala and Sable. In addition to this you will also be able to enjoy big game species such as Elephant, White Rhino, Cape Buffalo and Leopard.
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Spectacular Views and Lush Valleys
Whether you are a passionate regular or this is your first trip to southern Africa, spectacular views and lush valleys will accompany you on breathtaking stalks when you pursue your most desired African game. The outfitter’s team of professional staff is trained to assist you in every aspect of your stay. Your professional hunter and trackers will guide you throughout your hunt and the helpful camp staff as well as a professional chef will ensure that you are more than comfortable while back at camp. Hunts in our vast areas are conducted on foot with spot and stalk being the main method of hunting and with open top 4×4 vehicles to assist transport and animal retrieval. Every aspect of your hunt from sighting in your rifle to guiding, tracking, skinning and preparing your trophies for export is well taken care of.
Usually plains and big game hunts last for at least 7 days, while some hunts for dangerous game require a minimum of 14 to 21 days. Hunting dates might be adapted to meet individual needs. Our areas provide great hunting for both rifle and bow hunters, with blinds positioned in close proximity to strategic spots in order to ensure good success for archery hunters also. As always, the best rifle to bring is the one that you are most comfortable with, but for dangerous game the minimum caliber required is .375 H&H. For plains game hunting the calibers .270, .308, .30-06 or .300 work well. Shooting distances range up to about 160 yards and we advise you to practice standing up shooting off shooting sticks since this is common on hunts in Africa.
Fantastically Situated Camps
Even though hunting can take place all year round, rifle hunters will enjoy hunting from the middle of March to the end of September. During this period there are fewer leaves on the trees so the animals are much easier to spot and as it is our winter the temperatures are cooler as well. The best time for bow hunters is between June and October in the dry months. September, October, April, and May are spring and autumn months. Temperatures vary from 32°F to 74°F. There is little or no rain with no leaves or leaf fall and it is quite cold at night. November, December, January, February, and March are our summer months and it is very hot from 50°F to 95°F. This is the rainy season when the bush is thick and green. Brief afternoon thundershowers and lightning are common. June, July, August, and September are the winter months and the temperatures vary from 26°F to 65°F. It is the dry season and few leaves make game viewing and hunting easier. The bush is dry and mostly brown and the nights are very cold.
All of our hunting areas in the different regions of South Africa have fantastically situated camps, each with a different yet outstanding atmosphere specifically designed to meet the guest’s comfort and pleasure. Most camps have been constructed from local stone and wood and offer some pure rustic luxury. The rooms are fully equipped with all the modern conveniences. Delicious meals are prepared for you every night by our own professional chefs and kitchen staff. And of course you will enjoy at least one typical South African “braai” (BBQ) while sipping your favourite sundowner. Most lodges offer pool areas, luscious lawns, a “lapa” with fireplaces as well as dining areas and bars.
Few places in the world will touch and inspire you as this beautiful land will. There is also an abundance of bird species and indigenous trees in the different regions of South Africa which makes it the ideal place to get as close to nature as humanly possible. So whether you want to soak up the spectacular views, marvel at the prolific birdlife, savour the diverse and rare flora or fulfil your African hunting desires, this is the place to visit in order to make your dream come true.
Come Hunt With Us!
We can only recommend you to come to South Africa and hunt with us in this beautiful and pristine place and experience the people, great service and food as well as the unique hunting areas our outfitter has to offer! Just as much as we at JR Hunting are committed to providing the highest level of customer satisfaction in the industry, our partner in South Africa will take excellent care of you as a client.
If you wish to bring your own firearm to hunt with us, JR Hunting will assist you with all the necessary rifle import and visa paperwork prior to your hunt in South Africa. If you do not wish to bring your own firearm, rental rifles are available in camp and we have several different calibers for you to choose from.