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Masailand Cape Buffalo Hunting Safari

Rifle Only 1x1 ( 1 Hunter – 1 Guide) ONLY $23,990

Masaailand Cape buffalo hunt

2019 / 2020

Masailand Cape Buffalo Hunting Safari

10 All-Inclusive Full Hunting Days in Tanzania’s Maasailand

A Buffalo Hunter’s Dream Hunt!

ONLY $23,990 per hunter 1 x 1

Includes 1 Cape Buffalo Trophy Fee!

Ground Transportation is included!

Add a second buffalo for $4,000

This Safari Includes:

  • 1 – Cape Buffalo Trophy Fee Included!
  • R/T Road Transfer from Arusha
  • Trophy Field Prep Included
  • Hunting License, Conservation Fees and Government Export Tax included!
  • Firearms Clearing, Meet and Greet, Ground Transport and Firearms Fee of $250 included.
  • Food /Luxury Tented Lodging / Guide / Tracker / Laundry included!

Add an observer for $350 / Day

Add Hunting Days for $1,500 / Day

Add $50 / Day for Rifle Rental

This is hunting in a unique part of Africa at its best!  Buffalo hunters dream about hunting in Maasailand where herds of buffalo mix with the Maasailand people’s cattle as they have for thousands of years. Some of the biggest buffalo taken in Africa today come from this area. Add the cultural experience of mixing with the Massai people and this is one of the world's most memorable hunting experiences!

The Maasailand Area and People

The Masailand area is similar to the famous areas where Earnest Hemmingway and Robert Ruark took their well-written about safaris. A Massailand safari is both a fabulous hunt and a cultural experience.  During this hunt you will meet and interact daily with the Maasai people.

Maasai are pastoralist and have resisted the urging of the Tanzanian and Kenyan governments to adopt a more sedentary lifestyle. They have demanded grazing rights to many of the national parks in both countries and continue to live a life steeped in African rituals and tradition.

The Maasai people have lived alongside most wild animals for thousands of years. The Maasai have an aversion to eating game and birds. Maasai Land is now considered to be East Africa's finest game area.

The concession's topography is made up of vast plains with small hills which create seasonal rivers and drainages during the rainy seasons.  The dry season transforms these into dry sand rivers which empty into bottom areas, which form great lookouts over the vast plains that game in this region tends to favor.

Link to Maasailand Hunting Area Map

The hunting area is vast and encompasses 1,600 sq. kilometers. The area has some of Tanzania’s unique species such as Grant’s and Thompson’s Gazelle, East African Impala and Coke’s Hartebeest.

Maasailand Cape Buffalo Hunting Methods

A typical day on safari in Maasailand will be an early wake-up call before dawn with a filling breakfast served with your choice of coffee or tea. You will depart from camp with a fully-equipped hunting vehicle at first light and begin looking for animal sign and tracks.  You will drive the vast plains and use the small hills to gain a vantage point to glass for buffalo. Once the buffalo are spotted all hunting is done on foot in the traditional way, but since this area is wide open, it is a very different hunt than the other areas of Tanzania that have thick miombo bush. The open terrain will involve some careful stalking and crawling to get within range of your trophy. 

This area produces some of the best trophy buffalo in Tanzania and a 42’- 45” buffalo is a realistic expectation.

Maasailand Trophy Cape Buffalo

A mid-day lunch will be held while out on safari. The afternoon hunt will continue as was done in the morning by searching the vast areas for a suitable trophy bull. After arriving back at camp at or after sunset, you will have time to enjoy a refreshing hot shower before having a relaxing evening enjoying the fine cuisine prepared by the chef.

Your PH will be a very experienced dangerous game hunter with many years of dangerous game hunting experience.  He will be highly experienced in hunting Africa’s big game and you will be in competent hands for the duration of your hunt.  Your tracker / skinner will be among the best that Africa has to offer.

Maasailand Cape Buffalo Trophies

Limited plains game are available on this safari.  For a list of available plains game species use the link below:

Link to Maasailand Trophy Fee Price List

Why not hunt your Cape buffalo in one of the best areas for Cape buffalo hunting in Africa?

The Massailand Cape Buffalo Camp

This hunt takes place from a well-appointed 3-Star East African style tented camp situated in the hunting concession.  The guest tents are well-ventilated and have zippered doors at the front. Each tent has its own verandah with camp chairs and tables. The tents have either two single beds or a double bed with comfortable foam mattresses, cotton sheets and duvets. Each tent has its own in-suite bathrooms with hot showers. The camp has daily laundry service.

The meals prepared by the chefs are among the finest to be found in any hunting camp, worldwide.  You will enjoy a large variety of wild game dishes as well as more traditional cuisine - perfectly prepared.  An exquisitely prepared meal that is accompanied by a fine bottle of wine is an unexpected pleasure of safari life.

Maasailand Buffalo CampMassailand Buffalo Camp Fire Pit

The staff will be attentive to all of your needs.  You will enjoy tasty meals and then retire to relax around the campfire while discussing the day’s events and planning for the next day’s hunt.

July and August are prime months for buffalo in Maasailand!  Why wait!  Contact me now to book this Tanzania Buffalo hunt in the famous Massailand area!

Getting There

You will fly into Arusha and most likely overnight at a local hotel ($250/person).  You then will take a 3-hour drive to the hunting concession in Massailand by vehicle. You will pass through several Massai villages on this drive and although the distance is not far, the drive will be slow because of driving throughthe  inhabited villages.

You will return to Arusha at the end of the hunt and you will begin your trip home from there.  Depending on your travel arrangements, an additional overnight stay in Arusha may be necessary.

This is a Discount African Hunts Exclusive Hunt! 

Deposit Policy:  A $10,000 USD deposit is due to book the dates / hunt / quota.  The balance of $13,990 US (which includes the trophy fee for the first buffalo), is due 60 days before the start of the safari via bank wire transfer. 

Any extra/ additional trophy fees not included in the safari are due in US cash at the end of the hunt.  Clients are welcome to deposit additional funds towards trophy fees in order to avoid travelling with large amounts of cash.  Any refund due to unused funds will be refunded within 14 days after the safari.

Cancellation and Refund Policy: Deposits are non-refundable. Safaris may only be rescheduled for open dates within the same hunting season at the outfitter’s discretion and rescheduled safaris are subject to a $150 administration fee. In no case can a booked safari be moved to a subsequent year.

Types of Payment Accepted:  Electronic Bank Wire Transfer (Wire Transfer) for the balance of the deposit and final accounts are be settled in cash or by pre-paid funds on or prior to departure at the end of the safari. Any excess of pre-paid funds will be promptly returned after the safari is over.

Exclusions:  Trophy Fees / Airfare to Kilimanjaro / Before and After Hunt Accommodations / Shipping and Taxidermy / Dip and Pack ($1,000), Gratuities to Staff and PH / Rifle Rental

Hunt # TZ-MAL-2019-MAASA



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