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5 Day Serval and Caracal Hunt in South Africa (3)


2022 / 2023
This is a fantastic deal to hunt serval and caracal. Come on a safari in the Mpumalanga Province of South Africa where you'll stay at a gorgeous 4-star lodge, enjoy fantastic food and wine, and have a blast dog hunting caracal and spotlighting serval!

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Hunt Cheetah in Namibia

Rifle Only 1x1 ( 1 Hunter – 1 Guide) ONLY $5,000

2022 / 2023
This hunt for a trophy cheeta will take place in the Namibian desert 2 hours south of Windhoek on a 70 sq. mile ranch that is full of plains game, leopards and cheetas. You will hunt with an outfitter that has guided many hunters to successful cheetah outcomes in the past. Stay at a 4-star lodge and eat fabulous food while hunting your cheetah trophy of a lifetime.

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Night Critter Hunt In South Africa

1x1 Rifle Only Only $6,500

2022 / 2023
This is a great deal for taking some of South Africa's unique nightime species. Hunt for 9 days and stay at a comfortable 3-star lodge that is close to the hunting areas. Take 10 trophy nightime animals at one low price and collect some unique species for your trophy room.

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African Small Cat Grand Slam Hunting Safari

Rifle – Shotgun - 1x1 ( 1 Hunter – 1 Guide ) ONLY $6,800

2022 / 2023
This 10-night African Small Cat Grand Slam hunting safari is an incredible deal for these 6 animals. You can hunt them all in one place and save over $3,000 over the prices that other outfitter's offer. Trophy fees are included for serval, caracal, African Wildcat, Genet, Civet and Honey Badger. What hunter doesn't want all 6 of these special animals in his trophy room?

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Spotted Hyena Hunt in South Africa

Rifle-Black Powder-Bow 1x1 ONLY $4,900

2021 / 2022
This outfitter can get those hard to get permits for spotted hyena in Limpopo. He is the go-to guy for many other outfitters that have clients that need spotted hyenas. So why not book with the outfitter that has the permits and can give you the best opportunity a one of these highly sought after trophies? This is your best shot at getting a trophy spotted hyena in all of South Africa!

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Bushpig Hunt With Dogs

Rifle-Shotgun-Black Powder 1 x 1 (1 Hunter / 1 Guide ) Only $1800 All-In!

2021 / 2022
This 3 day all-inclusive bushpig hunt in South Africa's Natal will use a well-trained pack of hounds to corner the bushpigs. There are no bushpig trophy fees so you can shoot unlimited bushpigs on this hunt. This is the best deal on a bushpig hunt with an experienced outfitter in all of South Africa!

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Honey Badger, Civet and Genet Hunt in South Africa

Rifle – Shotgun - Bow - Crossbow 1x1 ( 1 Hunter – 1 Guide ) ONLY $3,625

2021 / 2022
This specialty animal hunt for genet, civet and honey badger will take place on a 55,000 acre concession in the Limpopo P{rovince of South Africa. Trail cameras, hunting over bait from blinds and spotlighting will all play a role in this nighttime safari. The lodge is 4-star and the food is great. This outfitter specializes in these types of hunts, so your odds of success are great!

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Bushpig Hunt on Bait in South Africa

Rifle-Black Powder-Bow 1x1 ( 1 Hunter – 1 Guide) ONLY $1,900!!

2021 / 2022
This is a discounted nighttime hunt for trophy bushpig over bait in South Africa. This hunt takes place on a free-range concession in Kwazulu-Natal's Midlands region. This hunt is offered by a highly experienced bushpig outfitter and you will be staying at a 4-Star lodge serving 5-Star food! Kwazulu-Natal produces some of the largest bushpigs in Southern Africa!

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Nighttime Specialty Small Animal Hunt in South Africa

Rifle-Black Powder-Bow 1x1 ( 1 Hunter – 1 Guide) ONLY $2,850!!

2021 / 2022
This is a nighttime hunt for specialty animals such as brown hyena, bushpig, civet, genet and more. You will hunt with one of Southern Africa's most advanced nighttime hunters. Using red lights and trail cameras on baited sites, this outfitter has taken hunting for these collector animals to a new level. This is where the other outfitters take their clients when they need to get it done!

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Hunt Serval in South Africa

Rifle-Shot Gun-Black Powder 1 x 1 Only $3,500 per HUNTER !

2022 / 2023
This is a hunt for serval with one of South Africa's most experienced small cat hunters. There are some big serval in this area and you will stand a great chance of getting this difficult to achieve trophy. The primary method of hunting will consist of spotlighting the fields at night. Other trophies are available during this hunt.

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Specialty Animal Hunts in Africa

Most first-time hunters to Africa do not start out taking specialty animal hunts.  Rather, they start their African hunting with a plains game safari or two.  Many hunters will move on to big game hunting, while others will start searching out the odds and ends that make up the specialty animal category.  Specialty animal hunts in Africa are a quest, but can become an obsession.  The taking of some of the rare and unusual species of Africa can be quite satisfying and in some cases, these trophies produced by  specialty animal hunts may become the stars of a hunter’s trophy room.

Specialty animals are any animals that don’t fit into the dangerous game or plains game classifications.  Specialty animals also include the small African cat species, but those will be included in a separate section of this website.  There are a lot of odds and ends animals in Africa, starting with the aardvark.  The aardvark is protected in many areas, but it is still possible to get a permit every now and then.

The striped, spotted and brown hyenas all fit in to the specialty animal category.   Many other nighttime animals are also considered specialty animal hunts.  The honey badger, aardwolf and black-backed jackal are specialty animals that are mostly hunted at night.  Bat-eared fox and Cape fox are also collectable species that may be taken on specialty animal huns in certain areas in Africa.  So is the bushpig.  Bushpigs are hunted with spotlights or over bait such as corn or rancid meat.  The bushpigs are not looking to eat the rancid meat but are mainly after the maggots that rotten meat piles produce.

Red river hogs and giant forest hogs are also the targets of specialty animal hunting safaris.  Then there are the primates such as vervet monkeys and baboons. The baboon is a hunter favorite and a male baboon with his teeth exposed makes for a fearsome looking trophy mount.  Specialty animal hunts may also include small mammals like the mongoose and the rock hyrax.  Some African countries allow the harvesting of rock pythons and other snakes.  Specialty animal hunts in Africa offer the hunter a challenging hunt for some of Africa’s most exotic animals.


'It was the most exciting hunt I have ever been on. We stalked a small bachelor group for a few days before I shot a mature cape buffalo with my Browning 375 H&H.'

'This was my third hunt with Discount African Hunts and each one has been fantastic.  I don't think I would book my future African hunts with anyone else.'

Joe Griner
St Petersburg, FL
August 2016


"I would recommend this hunt although I would recommend John at Discount African Hunts even more. Areas can get hot and cold but John always knows the hot spots to send hunters." 

"Totally recommend!"

Matt Sterzer
Utah, USA
August, 2016



"I had the hunting experience of a lifetime. And I have a real need to go back. I made many new friends from South Africa, Australia and the USA.

I strongly recommend both Discount African Hunts and this outfitter. John Martins set me up with a great outfitter, answered all my questions and made sure I had all my paperwork in order A to Z."

Steven Colkette
Harrisville, WV
August, 2015