Dangerous Game Hunts

Hunt Crocodile and Hippo in Zimbabwe

Rifle-Black Powder 1x1 (1 Hunter–1 Guide) ONLY $22,850 / HUNTER!!!

2022 / 2023
This is an incredible opportunity to hunt crocodile and hippo in Zimbabwe at a great price! This renowned Big 5 outfitter has put together a great package for the hunter that wants to a free-range hunt for the dangerous game aquatics at a great price with the opportunity to take a monster! Hunters have enjoyed a 100% success rate on this hunt over the last several years. This hunt will take place on Lake Kariba, in the Binga area of Zimbabwe. Binga is only a short 3 hour drive from Victoria Falls, so no expensive charter flights are required.

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Cape Buffalo Hunt in Zimbabwe

Rifle-Black Powder- Bow 1x1 ( 1 Hunter – 1 Guide) ONLY $13,440 / HUNTER !!!

2022 / 2023
This is my greatest value in a free-range Cape Buffalo hunt in Zimbabwe. Actually, in all of Southern Africa! The Cape Buffalo hunt takes place in the Gonarezhou region near Kruger and Transfrontier Parks. The average Cape Buffalo taken in these concessions is 42". Yes that is right 42"!!! And to top it off, this Zimbabwe Cape Buffalo hunt special is offered as an all inclusive hunt! All of your costs are known upfront.

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Hunt Elephant in Zimbabwe

Rifle-Black Powder 1x1 ( 1 Hunter – 1 Guide) ONLY $28,850!!

2022 / 2023
This is a hunt for a trophy bull elephant in Zimbabwe's famous Matetsi region. Located 1 hour south of Victoria Falls, Matetsi Unit 4 is bordered on the south by Hwange National Park and by Botswana on the west. There is a high population of Elephants in this area snd you will be guided by an outfitter that has been hunting trophy elephants in Zimbabwe for generations.

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South Africa Cape Buffalo Hunt

Rifle-Black Powder- Bow 1x1 Only $12,950 per HUNTER!!!

2018 / 2019
This is my best value in a South Africa Cape buffalo hunt! This renowned South African outfitter has put together a great package for the hunter that wants the assurance that he is hunting a good sized cape buffalo, and desires to hunt buffalo in a large area to achieve an ethical hunting experience. This hunt will take place within a fenced enclosure of approximately 46,000 acres (71. sq. miles). The hunting location will take place in the Northwest Province of South Africa.

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Cape Buffalo Hunt in South Africa

Rifle-Black Powder-Bow 1 x 1 Only $9,800 per HUNTER!!!

2020
This is the ideal discounted Cape Buffalo hunt for the hunter that wants to experience the thrill of hunting one of Africa’s big 5 animals at an affordable price. The size of the old bulls that you can expect to take on this Cape Buffalo hunting safari is up to 38". Larger Cape buffalo are available upon request. This hunt will take place on a 10,000 acre high fenced concession in Kwazulu-Natal's Zululand. There is a large herd of buffalo that have lived in this concession for many years. They are not a disease free herd, and therefore have never been darted or examined by veterinarians. There are no cattle on this concession!

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Hunt Hippo in Zimbabwe

Rifle-Black Powder 1x1 ( 1 Hunter – 1 Guide) ONLY $14,192 / HUNTER !!!

2022 / 2023
This is an incredible opportunity to hunt hippo in Zimbabwe at a great price! This renowned Big 5 outfitter has put together a great package for the hunter that wants a free-range hunt for a trophy hippopotamus at a great price with the opportunity to take a monster! Hunters have enjoyed a 100% success rate on this hunt over the last several years. This hunt will take place on Lake Kariba, in the Binga area of Zimbabwe. Binga is only a short 3 hour drive from Victoria Falls, so no expensive charter flights are required.

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Trophy 42 inch Cape Buffalo Hunt in South Africa

Rifle-Black Powder- Bow 1x1 Only $17,500 per HUNTER!

2018 / 2019
This is an incredible 42" trophy Cape Buffalo hunt at a great price! This renowned South African outfitter has put together a great package for the hunter that wants the assurance that he is hunting a trophy size cape buffalo, but desires to hunt buffalo in a large area to achieve an ethical hunting experience. This hunt will take place within a fenced enclosure of approximately 10,000 acres (71 sq. miles). The hunting location will vary depending on the time of year that you take the hunt and buffalo availability.

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Tanzania 2 Buffalo Hunting Safari in Selous Game Reserve

Rifle Only 1 x 1 ONLY $18,150 per HUNTER!

2019 / 2020
This is a discounted Cape Buffalo hunting safari in Tanzania's Selous Game Reserve. You can take 2 Cape Buffalo and a selection of plains game on this exciting safari in the largest game reserve in wild Africa! This long established outfitter has over 144,000 acres of prime buffalo unfenced concession where you will see on average 100 - 150 buffalo per day. This is a discounted hunting safari that buffalo hunter's dream about!

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Forest Elephant Hunting Safari in Cameroon's Rain Forest

Rifle Only 1x1 Starting at $35,000

2022 / 2023
This hunt in Cameroon's South Eastern rain forest for forest elephant is known as one of the most dangerous hunts in all of Africa. Due to the thick jungle foliage, you will have to sneak in close to the elephant so that you can see the ivory and assess the trophy status of the elephant. Any shots you take will be at extremely close range. For the adrenalin rush, this hunt is hard to beat!

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DANGEROUS GAME HUNTS IN AFRICA

Hunting dangerous game in Africa is one of the world’s enduring great adventures.  Hunting an animal that can turn the tables on you to where you become the hunted is the ultimate thrill for those who seek hunting’s ultimate challenge.  Dangerous game hunts on the African continent offer the greatest hunting challenges available in the modern world.  While fraught with danger, hundreds of big game hunting safaris are conducted in Africa each year.  And a handful of fatalities occur every year as the hunted can quickly become the hunted.  One wayward shot can put the whole hunting team’s lives in danger.

Hunting dangerous game occurs for 7 primary species, the big five plus the hippo and the crocodile.  While each animal offers its own challenges, it is the big five, consisting of the Cape Buffalo, elephant, leopard, lion and rhinoceros,  that are the most sought after hunting trophies by the modern day African big game hunter.  The taking of the big five is considered the pinnacle of big game hunting and is a milestone in one’s hunting career.  Many hunters never go back to plains game hunting once they have experienced the challenge and thrill of dangerous game hunts in Africa.

Most begin their big game hunting by booking a Cape buffalo hunt.  Cape buffalo are typically the most affordable of the big game animals.  Hunting Cape buffalo can become addictive, and many hunters return year after year for dangerous game hunts to experience the thrill of stalking the Cape buffalo in Africa. 

The next most affordable dangerous game hunt in the big 5 is the leopard.  Dangerous game huntsfor leopard are done by baiting and hunting from blinds, or by utilizing dog packs to tree the leopard.  Hunting from a blind requires a large amount of patience and the ability to remain absolutely still.

Dangerous game hunts in Africa for lion, elephant and rhino are fairly expensive and many times require a journey to an area that is difficult to reach.  Since all three of these animals face pressure from many fronts, permits are somewhat limited and are closely controlled by government regulations and international treaties.  Nonetheless, most hunters dream of dangerous game hunts to the jungles of Africa for one of these species of dangerous game.

Testimonials

"I booked the hunt through John Martins, the owner of Discount African Hunts. It was a smooth transaction and he provided me with good and accurate information."

"This 10 day package safari was a fantastic experience. I learned many new hunting skills and made new friends.  I would go back and do it again in a heartbeat.  I'm going back. That says it all. Thanks to Discount African Hunts for setting me up on a fantastic plains game safari."

Brian Stewart
Ottawa, Canada
June, 2015

"The hippo and croc hunt was good to great --  People make the hunt and from the booking agent to the outfitter YOU COULDN'T ask for a better hunt!  Very few hunting ads tell you what you will get and then deliver it with a smile and extras. Both ends are honest and great to deal with."

"John Martins tries his hardest to get you a great price and your animals with honest outfitters!"

Don Soncrant
Lemmon, SD
September 2016

 

"Talk about dreams being handed to you!!  From John's recommendation to stay at the Afton Guest House to the outfitter he booked me with, I was treated like royalty.   Next year's hunt won't require research past his website.  Thanks John."

David Mabe
Kentucky, USA
September 2016