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Beginner's African Hunting Safari Package

Rifle-Bow-Crossbow 1x1 Starting at ONLY $2,695!

Huge Gemsbok Trophy

2019 / 2020

7-Day 3-Animal Beginner's Safari Packages




Both packages include:

7 Full Hunting Days

8 Nights 5-Star Lodging

2 Travel Days


3 Trophy Fees

ZEBRA PACKAGE (Package #1) ONLY $2,695 All-in!

  • 1 – Zebra
  • 1 – Blue Wildebeest
  • 1 – Blesbuck

GEMSBUCK PACKAGE  (Package #2) ONLY $2,995 All-in!

  • 1 - Gemsbuck
  • 1 - Blue Wildebeest
  • 1 - Blesbuck


You can switch animals in the package for animals on the price list on a 1x1 basis for equal or higher priced animals and just pay the difference in prices from the Trophy Fee List  for equal or higher priced animals.


  • Stay in a 5-Star Luxury Lodge
  • First Observer is Free!
  • Add extra hunt days for $200 / Day
  • Add extra 1st Observer days for $100 / Day
  • Add additional observers for only $150 / Day
  • One child under 12 in the same room stays free!
  • 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.

This is a great price for a discounted 7-day / 5-star plains game hunting safari package in South Africa’s Waterberg Mountains!  This five-star South African outfitter has put together a 3-animal package for the hunter that wants to hunt in luxury at an affordable price.  For those of you that want to bring your family or friends along to experience Africa, this is the best deal you are going to find!  I have personally hunted there and am going back for some more of the huge animals that they offer!

The Plains Game Hunting Safari Area

The hunting location for this 5-star beginner's plains game hunting safari will take place in South Africa's Limpopo Province’s Waterberg Mountains. The hunting areas are located within the Waterburg Mountains "Biosphere Reserve" which is a UNESCO protected area. Animal quality here is maintained by strict quotas. 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 location for this hunt.   This area is well known for the great plains game hunting and Cape buffalo hunting that it produces. 

Link to 5-star Lodge Locational Map

The Elephant Lodge

During your 5-Star beguiner's plains game hunting safari in South Africa, you will stay in the magnificent 5-Star Elephant Lodge.   The Elephant Lodge features 10 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.

Elephant Lodge BedroomDining in the Elephant Lodge

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.

There is an elevated blind near the lodge that overlooks a waterhole and feeding area that is frequented by some real monsters!  Sixty inch kudu are regular visitors to this waterhole and it is a great place for the non-hunters to photograph the native wildlife.

The Animal Museum

There is an extensive on-site African animal museum featuring full mounts of the big five and many other African species. You will have dinner in the elephant lodge on the night of your arrival.

Elephant Lodge Animal Museum Elephant mountHunters browsing through the Arrican animal museum

The Wine Cellar

Beneath the animal museum, there is an extensive well-stocked wine cellar where wine tastings may be arranged.  Although you hunt includes a beverage package, you may order special bottles of wine from the cellar to be served with your dinner.

Elephant Lodge Wine CellarElephant Lodge World-Class Wine Cellar

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. There is a pool and a heated spa for you and your family to relax at after the hunt.

Elephant Lodge Swimming PoolElephant Lodge Bar Area

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.  The current companions program may be viewed below:

Link to Companions Program Info

Trophy Plains Game Hunting Methods

Hunting methods for this 5-Star trophy plains game hunting safari package will consist of early morning drives searching for suitable game.  Once suitable members of the species you are targeting are spotted, you will begin a stalk on foot until a good shot opportunity is presented.  Some walking and glassing will also occur.

If you are bow hunting, the months of June – September during the new moon are the best times to go.  It can get hot in some of the blinds during the middle of the day, so appropriate clothing should be worn.

Trophy Gemsbok5-Star Beginner's Package Zebra

The Kudu Rut

If you plan on adding a trophy kudu to your package, 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.  Big kudu are also taken in the dry winter months of July-September by sitting on waterholes similar to what would be done when bow hunting. Trail cameras are used to identify areas that have daytime activity by big kudus.

There are some exceptional plains game trophies on these concessions.  Pricing for additional plains game animals along with select dangerous game may be viewed via the link below:

Link to Beginner's Package Trophy Fee List

Travel Details

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. This outfitter uses the only taxidermist that I would recommend in all of Africa!

Contact me today to book this memorable 7-day / 5-star plains game package in the Waterburg mountains of South Africa.  It is a hunting experience that you will remember forever!

This is a ridiculous price for hunting at a 5-star lodge.  Don’t miss this opportunity!


A $1,000 deposit is required at the time of booking.  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. A $150 rescheduling fee will apply to any rescheduled safaris.
  • If the client cancels the safari more than six months before the safari date a full refund of all deposits will be mad less a $200 cancellation 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.

EXCLUSIONS:  Dip & pack / Airfare / Shipping and Taxidermy / Veterinary and Nature Conservation Certificates / Gratuities / Before and After the Hunt Accommodations / Rifle Rental and Ammo



Contact Us Today to BOOK this Hunt!  727-434-0840 

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"I booked a plains game hunt in South Africa through Discount African Hunts.  The price was half of what other outfitters were selling the same package of animals for.  After being assured by John Martins that this offer was for real I went ahead and booked.  Everything turned out just like I was told and I took 7 beautiful trophies on the trip of my lifetime.  Don't let the low prices hold you back.  I am sure I will never take a hunt of this quality again at a price like I paid. My hunt was awesome!"

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Broker: John Martins   |   Phone: 727-434-0840