2018 / 2019
5 Star Trophy Kudu Hunting Safari
ONLY $2,950 All-in!
INCLUDES A FREE OBSERVER!
7 Full Hunting Days
8 Nights 5-Star Lodging
2 Travel Days
Trophy Fees Included for:
- 1 – Trophy Greater Southern Kudu up to 54” *
Stay in a luxury 5-Star Lodge!
- First Primary Observer is Free!
- Add additional observers for only $150 / Day
- One child under 12 stays in the same room for free
- Add Extra hunt days for $200 / Day
- Add Extra Primary Observer Days for $100 / Day
- Full Beverage Package Included
- Rifle Rental - $25 / Day + Ammo Used
Airport Pick-up / Drop Off included from Johannesburg (JNB)
All Inclusive – Food / Lodging / Guide / Tracker / Laundry / Permits included.
* A trophy fee of $2,000 will be refunded if a kudu is not harvested or wounded
This is an unbelievable price for a trophy Greater Southern Kudu hunting safari in South Africa’s Waterberg Mountains! This Five-Star South African outfitter has put together a package for the hunter that wants to hunt a big kudu that others can only dream of. For those of you that want to to get that special kudu of a lifetime, this is the outfitter that offers the best chance of getting it done on an ethical “fair chase” hunting safari. And he has made it more than affordable to bring your entire family along to experience the wonders of Africa while you are hunting.
The Trophy Kudu Hunting Safari Area
The hunting location for this trophy kudu hunting safari will take place in South Africa's Limpopo Province in the Waterberg Mountains. The nearest town is Vaalwater. The 5-Star hunting lodge is a 3-hour drive north of Johannesburg. A 10,000 acre privately-owned reserve featuring three 5-star lodges will be the base of operations for this hunt. This area is well known for the big kudu bulls it produces.
This outfitter hunts on a mix of 160 farms which comprise over 500,000 acres. The head of hunting there was a police detective for the local are for 30 years and knows all of the farmers. Because of these relationships, this outfitter is able to hunt many properties that you would otherwise be unable to secure hunting rights to. This is one of the key locations that I send my hunters that are seeking a special trophy of a lifetime, especially big kudu!
The Elephant Lodge
During your 5-Star Kudu hunting safari in South Africa, you will stay in the magnificent 5-Star Elephant Lodge. The Elephant Lodge features 8 double bed luxurious accommodations featuring in-suite bathrooms and has available two larger luxury suites and a VIP bungalow, which has its own in-suite bar.
All accommodations feature fans, room safes, and both European and American voltage converters. Internet service is available in the bar area. Cell phone service is not available in camp, but coverage resumes at the top of the hill on your way to and from hunting.
The Animal Museum
There is an extensive on-site African animal museum featuring full mounts of the big five and many other African species.
The Wine Cellar
Beneath the animal museum, there is an extensive well-stocked wine cellar where wine tastings may be arranged.
The Bar and Pool
The lodge features a fully-stocked bar overlooking the pool area and is manned by a bartender during the appropriate hours.
The Companions Program
A special program of activities is available to those observers that do not wish to hunt or only want to accompany the hunter for part of the time they are hunting. Activities vary from game walks, game drives, visits to other reserves and National Parks, curio shopping, etc. A possible companions program may be viewed below:
Trophy Kudu Hunting Methods
Hunting methods for this 5-star trophy kudu hunting safari will consist of both driving and glassing for kudu on the hillsides and possibly some early morning hikes up the mountains to get set up in strategic positions to glass for a trophy class bull. The terrain is varied and has a good mixture of thornbush flats and hills that make perfect kudu habitat. Once a trophy bull is spotted, a stalking plan will be made to get you into shooting position to take your trophy bull. Shots will range from 50 to 250 yards.
If you are hunting with a bow. Most of your trophy kudu hunting will be done from blinds situated on waterholes and feeding stations during the dry season,
Rifle Hunting the Kudu Rut
This hunt is available from March through November. The best time to hunt with a rifle is during the kudu rut. The kudu rut in this area is from late April until the middle of June.
Bow Hunting for Trophy Kudu
If you are bow hunting, the best time for a trophy kudu is during the dry season, which runs from July through September. It is best to hunt near the new moon when hunting for a trophy kudu with a bow.
Hunting for a Trophy Bull Sable
If you are hunting with a rifle, you will most likely drive until a suitable sable is spotted and then you will stalk on foot to within shooting range. If you are hunting your trophy sable with a bow or crossbow, you may hunt out of a blind, It is also possible that you will hunt the sable by spot and stalk of foot. The outfitter is confident that he can get you your trophy bull sable on this hunt!
There are also some exceptional plains game trophies on this concession. Common plains game prices may be viewed via the link below:
Most hunters will overnight in Johannesburg at the Afton Guest House and then the outfitter will have you picked up in the morning and transported a 3 hour drive by vehicle to the hunting concession, where you can settle in and sight in your rifles in preparation for the next day's hunt.
You will have the opportunity to visit an excellent taxidermist before you head home. They will also handle your dip and pack and shipping should you wish to ship your trophy to your taxidermist in the US.
Contact me today to book this memorable trophy Greater Southern Kudu hunting safari in the Waterburg mountains of South Africa. It is a hunting experience that you will remember forever!
This is a Discount African Hunts Exclusive Hunt! You will only see this hunt at this price here!
A $1,500 deposit is required at the time of booking. If you are also reserving a sable, the deposit will be $2,500. The balance of the package and any other charges incurred including trophy fees for animals taken or wounded that are not in the package, are due at the end of the hunt by Credit Card or by pre-arranged Bank Wire Transfer. This outfitter does NOT accept cash as payment!
- All Safari preparations are done at least eight weeks in advance (60 days)
- In the event of a cancellation within eight weeks of the safari date the client will forfeit the deposit.
- If the hunt is cancelled between six months and eight weeks of the safari date the deposit will be held for a safari at a later date or for the following season at that following season’s prices.
- If the client cancels the safari more than six months before the safari date a full refund of all deposits will be made, less a $250 administration fee.
- In the event that the outfitter cancels the safari for whatever reason at whatever time, the client will receive a full refund of all deposits.
- Any rescheduled safaris are subject to a $150 administration fee.
EXCLUSIONS: Dip & pack / Airfare / Shipping and Taxidermy / Gratuities / Before and After the Hunt Accommodations / Rifle Rental and Ammo / Veterinary and Nature Conservation Certificates
Hunt # LBG-SA-KU-2017-2