Rhino Hunts in Africa

Hunt Rhinoceros in South Africa

Rifle-Black Powder 1x1 ( 1 Hunter – 1 Guide) FROM $22,500!!

2023 / 2024
This is a chance to hunt a trophy White Rhinoceros in South Africa's Free State Province southwest of Johannesburg. The hunt will be conducted on foot in the traditional style on an 11,000 acre concession while staying at a 4-star luxury lodge. The White Rhinoceros trophy will be fully exportable under CITES!

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Darted Green Rhino Hunt in South Africa

Dart Gun ONLY! 1 x 1 Currently Unavailable!!!

2023 / 2024
This is a darted green rhinoceros hunt in South Africa's Limpopo Province. Hunt a large concession where multiple White Rhino bulls roam freely. You will be getting up close to these dangerous animals, as most darted shots occur at less than 30 yards. This is the modern way to get your rhino for your Big 5, and is offered at a great price!

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Rhino Hunts

Taking a rhino hunt in Africa has traditionally been one of the great milestones of an African hunter’s achievements.   A rhino hunt is one of the big five hunts and due to its high cost, is usually the last of a hunter’s big five list to be checked off .  Rhinoceros populations have been hunted almost to the point of extinction in Arica’s recent past.  Due to demand from the Far East for rhino horn, rampant poaching has put the rhino in peril.  Both white and black rhino populations have made recoveries and populations of white rhinos have rebounded to around 20,000 with most of those animals being located within South Africa’s boundaries.  Black rhinos are believed to number around 4,000.  While both species are threatened by poaching, a rhino hunt plays a vital role in rhino conservation today by bringing value to those that have rhinoceros on their properties.  Without this value, there would be no incentive to harbor large herd of rhinos and to constantly maintain the vigilance necessary to protect them from poaching.

Black rhino in modern times are hunted very little, with only South Africa and Namibia allowing a couple of rhino hunts each year.  The majority of white rhinos in Africa today are found in small populations in Botswana and Swaziland and in larger populations in the Republic of South Africa and Namibia. A rhino hunt in Africa is only permitted in Namibia and South Africa at the present time.  Most hunting for white rhinos occurs on private game ranches in South Africa.  Permits that allow rhino hunting are issued to give the land owners some financial incentive to keep these magnificent creatures on their property and help guard them from poachers.  Due to the limited availability of export permits, a rhino hunt for white rhino is relatively expensive and ranges from $55,000 upwards to the $90,000 range.

An alternative has evolved to eliminate the need to kill the rhino.  Green rhino hunts quickly became an industry where a hunter could dart a rhino with tranquilizers, the rhino could be quickly examined by a veterinarian, the hunter could get a quick picture with his trophy and then an antidote could be administered to the rhino and the rhino would wake up and go his way.  Fears quickly grew that rhinos were being darted too frequently, so a process was developed where the hunter could administer a vitamin dart to the rhino, thus sparing the rhino the trauma of being tranquilized.  No matter how they are hunted, a rhino hunt in Africa is a great privilege for the modern day big game hunter.

Testimonials

"This was my first trip to Africa and can positively say it will not be my only one. Words simply can not describe the events of the hunt.  I hunted with both longbow and compound and took a total of 12 animals.  I speak volumes to Discount  African Hunts. These guys know the ins and outs.  Thank you for my first Amazing African Adventure!"

Justin Hardee
South Carolina
September, 2015

'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

 

"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