HUNT SAVANNA BUFFALO IN CAMEROON
Rifle Only 1x1 $16,500 plus Trophy Fee
2022 / 2023
HUNT SAVANNA BUFFALO IN CAMEROON
- 8 Full Hunting Days
- 3 Travel Days
- 9 Nights Lodging
- PH, Tracker, Food, Drinks, Lodging, Vehicle
- Beer, Wine, Spirits in Moderation
- Field Prep of Trophies
- Road Transfer from Garoua
- Buffalo Trophy Fee ($2,200)
- Any Additional Trophy Fees
- Dip & Pack & Documents ($1,200)
- Hunting License ($1,500)
- Welcome Package ($500)
- Rifle Hire / Importation ($400-includes 20 Rounds)
- Before and After Safari Hotels
- Observers ($250 / Day
Savanna Buffalo Trophy Fee is $2,500
This is a chance to take a Savanna buffalo in Cameroon and one other Group A animal (other than Lord Derby Eland).
4 additional Group B animals may also be taken on this safari.
NOTE: Trophy fees were calculated at a conversion rate of 1 Euro = $1.20 USD. Significant changes from this currency conversion rate will cause the trophy fees to be adjusted to the current exchange rate.
This is the perfect hunt for hunters looking to take a Savanna buffalo while avoiding the high price tag of a Lord Derby eland hunt. If you are a buffalo hunter and want to experience hunting a Savanna buffalo in Cameroon, then this is one of the best deals for hunting in Cameroon that you can find.
The outfitter has a 100% success rate for buffalo on this hunt!
OPPORTUNITY / SUCESS RATES:
GROUP A (Take 2 from this list)*
Savanna Buffalo 100% Opportunity
Western Roan 80% Opportunity
Sing Sing Waterbuck 80% Opportunity
Harnessed Bushbuck 50% Opportunity
*NOTE: Lord Derby Eland not available on this hunt!
GROUP B (Take 4 from this list)
Western Cob 100% Harvest
Western Hartebeest 100% Opportunity
Harnessed Bushbuck 50% Opportunity
Bohor Reedbuck 40% Opportunity
Red Flanked Duiker 100% Opportunity
Grimm's Duiker 100% Opportunity
Oribi 100% Opportunity
Warthog 90% Opportunity
Red River Hog 20% Opportunity
Baboon 100% Harvest
Other Duikers and animals by chance!
THE WEST AFRICA SAVANNA BUFFALO
The West Africa Savanna buffalo is distributed above the rain forest in Cameroon into West Central Africa. This buffalo is smaller than the Cape buffalo, with weights up to 500 kg. The horns are smaller than other buffalos but are still heavy. The body color can vary from a reddish brown to a deep black and both color variations may be present in the same groups.
The primary method of hunting these buffalo is done by tracking them on foot. These buffalo are very brave and are known for providing an exciting and breathtaking hunt.
THE SAVANNA BUFFALO HUNTING SEASON
The Savanna buffalo season runs January – April, with the best time being January to mid-March
The Savanna Buffalo Hunting Area
The Savanna buffalo hunting area consists of two adjacent blocks totaling over 600,000 acres and borders the Benoue River and the Benoue National Park. The area has lots of wells, a substantial aquifer and rivers that provide water for game year-round. This constant supply of water keeps game in this are throughout the year.
The terrain is a combination of hills and valleys covered by savanna forest and big open grass areas. The tall grass is burned before each year’s hunting season to increase the new grass shoots and to increase visibility.
THE SAVANNA BUFFALO HUNTING CAMP
You will stay in a well-appointed lodge that features individual rooms with comfortable beds and in-suite bathrooms. The beds are protected with mosquito netting. The rooms are conditioned with fans and air conditioning.
Electrical service is provided by generators Neither internet service or cellphone service is available in this camp. Those hunters wishing to maintain contact with home should bring a satellite phone with them.
- Malarial tablets are recommended.
- Yellow Fever vaccination is required
Most clients will fly to Paris and then take a flight to Douala or Yaounde. You will overnight in a hotel and take a domestic flight the next morning to Ngaouundere or Garoua, depending on the commercial flight schedule. It is then a 5-hour drive to camp.. You will get a good night's sleep and your hunt will begin the following day.
On the return, you will typically fly out of Cameroon on the same day. (Ngaoundere - Douala - Paris)
NO CHARTER FLIGHTS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS HUNT!!!
A deposit of $8,250 USD is due at time of booking
An additional 25% ($4,125) is due 6 months prior to the safari.
The final 25% ($4,125) plus the License Fee ($1,500), the Welcome Package ($500) and the Rifle Rental / Import Fee ($400) is due 2 weeks before the start of the safari.
The Welcome Pack includes clearing your firearms, transport to the hotel, hotel stay, dinner, pickup at the hotel and transport to the airport, and checking in your firearms for you morning flight.
The outfitter suggests that you deposit $10,000 to cover trophy fees, dip and pack and gratuities. Any unused funds will be refunded after the hunt has been completed. Any excess balance due can be paid after you return home.
Trophy fees must be paid in USD cash or wire transfer.
CANCELLATION POLICY: Deposits are non-refundable but the safari can be rescheduled once at the outfitter's discretion and the outfitter's available dates, provided the outfitter is notified a minimum of 90 days prior to the safari. Any safaris rescheduled to a subsequent year are subject to that subsequent year's pricing. All rescheduled safaris are subject to a $200 administration fee to be paid directly to the booking agent.
This outfitter offers some of the best pricing in Cameroon for these species. Their success rates are very high, and you will have a wonderful safari hunting with this team!
If you are ready to hunt West Africa Savanna Buffalo and other Savanna species, contact me today to book this exciting hunt to Cameroon's Northern Savanna.
EXCLUSIONS: Visas, Firearm Permits or Rifle Rental ($400), Before and After Hunt Accommodations, Charter Flights (Not Required), Commercial Airfare, Taxes on Export of Trophies & Skins , Ivory Tax, Dip and Pack and Packing and Crating of Trophies ($1,200), Shipment of Trophies to Final Destination, Insurance, Hunting License Fees ($1,500), Welcome Package ($500), Gratuities
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