Big Game Hunting - Botswana
LOCATION: The concession is situated in northern
Botswana on the western edge of the Okavango Delta.
THE CONCESSION: The hunting area is a vast unspoilt
wilderness covering some 346000 hectares, which is not fenced.
It is government-owned and leased on a long-term basis to one
TERRAIN & VEGETATION: Typical northern Kalahari sand
terrain with Mopani and acacia woodland mixed with grassland.
WEATHER: The best time to hunt here are the months of April,
May and June when the days are sunny and warm with evening
temperatures dropping sharply. From Sept to April it is
extremely hot with temperatures over 40 C. The rainy season
begins in late November and lasts until March.
What Species on Land and
||Gov. Licence Fee
|Total Trophy Cost
|Elephant < 50lbs per heaviest
|Elephant 50-60lbs per
|Elephant 60lbs+ per heaviest
BOTSWANA HUNTING RATES
Minimum hunt duration: 14 days
1x1 US$1600 per hunter per day and applicable Government
Licence Fees per chosen quarry species + trophy fees
Price is inclusive of: camp accommodation & camp staff
services; meals, drinks & alcoholic beverages; hunting staff
services – PH, tracker(s), skinner(s), hunting vehicle &
driver; field preparation, dipping, crating and handling of
trophies; delivery of trophies to shipping agent in Maun;
hunting permit & rifle import permit; meeting & road transfer
costs from Maun Airport to Camp return
Price is exclusive of: Government Licence Fees on quarry
species; trophy fees; international &/or domestic air fares;
hotel costs prior to/after hunt; visa costs; insurance; tips;
taxidermy work & trophy shipping.
||Total Cost US$
||Available on 3 day excursion to another
hunting area in addition to 14 day hunt
Please note the following information:
Government licence fees are payable prior to the start of
the hunt. This requires you to decide exactly which species
you would like to hunt. You do not receive a refund of this
licence fee should you be unsuccessful in hunting a specified
quarry species. Obviously you would not pay a trophy fee in
NUMBER OF CAMPS ON CONCESSION: 1 main hunting camp
and 1 fly camp.
The camp can accommodate 8 persons in comfortable
traditional safari tents, fully staffed with waiters and tent
attendants. Each tent has 2 single beds, en suite shower and
WC facilities, hot and cold running water, and a 12-volt solar
power supply. The tent is fully insect proof with added insect
repellent sprays and coils. There is an electricity generator
so items can be re-charged. A daily laundry service is
available. The fly camp has chemical WCs and bucket showers.
Full board of breakfast, lunch and 3-course dinner. Packed
lunches are provided for a full day out hunting.
Moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages is included in
You and your party will have the camp and hunting area
exclusively to your self.
The concession is about 1 ½ hour’s drive from Maun Airport
and this collection service is included in the safari rate.
There is an Air Botswana service direct from Johannesburg to
Maun on Tues, Thurs, Sat & Sun. SAA flies daily only to
Gaborone from JIA, necessitating a further flight from
Gaborone to Maun.
DURATION OF HUNT
You will get the full 14 days hunting or whatever length
of time you book for. There are no hunting days lost due to
travel and you may hunt on Sundays.
You will be provided with a fully equipped 4x4 hunting
vehicle, which has radio contact with base camp at all, times.
This is included in your safari costs.
TYPE OF HUNTING
The hunting is conducted always to the principles of fair
chase. Usually game is spotted from the vehicle and then
stalked on foot. There is no shooting from the vehicle. Blinds
may be used if bow hunting or still hunting certain species.
Your Professional Hunter and tracker(s) will accompany you at
all times while hunting.
There are excursions available including walking safaris
and game drives for photography and game viewing. There are
trips to Moremi Game Reserve and the Okavango Delta. Game bird
hunting and fishing can also be done.
THE HUNTING SEASON
Botswana short Buffalo Hunts 7 or 10 days
1x1 US$1500 per day+ buffalo licence fee US$1000 + buffalo
trophy fee US$1800
Other species of plains game may be hunted for the listed
licence and trophy fees. An accurate list of your required
species will be needed at the time of booking to purchase the
licences prior to the start of the safari.
All the stated price inclusions and exclusions apply. Tuli
Block Plains Game Hunt
- In the famous Tuli Block of eastern Botswana
- 25,000 acres of prime hunting land with over 9 km of
Limpopo river frontage. It is privately owned.
Terrain & Vegetation
- Bushveld of mixed acacia and riverine habitat
- Warm; dry days with cool mornings & evenings
Number of Camps
- Comfortable safari tents with en suite facilities, hot &
cold running water, daily laundry & tent service
Flights from JIA to Gaborone are daily where you can be
collected. Alternatively you can fly to Limpopo Valley Airport
on Thursdays & Sundays or to Pietersburg (RSA)(daily) from JIA,
followed by a road trip across the border. All road transfers
from airports to camp return are included in the price.
Tuli Block Botswana
- 1x1 US$450 per hunter/day
- 2x1 US$350 per hunter/day
- Observer US $200/day
||1st 720 2nd 600
||1st 110 2nd 90
|Birds (for pot)
Leopard Hunt daily Rate:
- Minimum hunt 14 days
- Leopard Trophy Fee: US$3000
Bait animals (usually impala) will be charged at US$50
Prices are inclusive of:
Camp accommodation & camp staff services; all meals &
drinks inc. alcohol; hunting staff services – PH, tracker(s),
skinner(s), hunting vehicle & driver; trophy field preparation
& delivery to shipping agent in Maun; concession area fees;
collection and road transfer from airport to camp return
Prices are exclusive of:
- Trophy fees; CITES licence (leopard);
- International/domestic/charter flight costs; hotel costs
prior to/after hunt; visa costs; insurance; tips; taxidermy
work & shipping; any additional safari activities or tours
Scope mounted rifles in the .270 to.300 calibre range are
recommended. We have a range of estate rifles for your use,
but you may bring your own weapons if you prefer, which is not
a complicated situation. Temporary import/export permits are
issued at Johannesburg International airport on arrival.
Firearms must be transported in a locked hard case
Certificates/licences (showing the firearms serial number) and
any supporting documentation will be required at departure as
- Game reserves within Botswana
- Provided as part of package. With professional hunters.
Travel arrangements and
- Heathrow, Gatwick, Manchester- To and transfers
Cost and Duration
- A valid passport required. Visa requirements should be
checked with your travel
- Please read sections carefully as you will have all the
information you require in regards to the hunting
Does not include:
- Trophy fees
- Taxidermy and freight
- Does not include Return Flights from Gatwick Heathrow
Manchester and schedule internal flight prices available on
- All transportation.
- Full board.
5 % Discount applies for members only. Ask for details.