On arrival at Johannesburg Int. Airport
(O.R.Tambo), only 2 and a half
hours drive to base camp, you will be welcomed
by one of our professional hunters.

Base camp is situated in the Waterberg Mountains
of the Northern Province of South Africa.
The Waterberg is renowned for its natural beauty
and as a haven to an abundance of game.
Your every preference is catered for ranging
from rustic bush camps to luxury lodges.
All camps and lodgings are approved by the
Department of Nature Conservation and are
of the highest standard.
Camps are safe and located in scenic areas to
allow non-hunting companions to enjoy the
African bush.
Hunting Season
Camps are stocked with soft drinks and mini
bar.  A selection of the best local and imported
alcoholic beverages is available on request.
Tantalizing African cuisine is complimented by
the bush veld ambiance.
The traditional hunting season is
mid-March to mid-October, although
special arrangements can be made for
hunts outside of this season.
Duration of Hunt
Every hunt is tailor made to suit your
requirements.  Hunts usually range
from 7 to 21 days, although a
minimum of 10 days is recommended.
Field Prep. & Taxidermy
Skilled staff take meticulous care of your
trophies, ensuring they arrive at the taxidermy
of your choice in an excellent condition.

We use several taxidermists according to our
clients preference - the most popular of which is

for both dipping and packing as well as

and the another is
Life Form Taxidermy
Well maintained reliable vehicles are utilized
in all hunting areas.  All vehicles are well
equipped, including first aid kits, to ensure a
safe comfortable and trouble free safari.
Hunting Licences & Permits
A $10 conservation fee is levied per trophy
taken.  This levy is managed by
PHASA - the
Professional Hunters Association of South
Africa and goes to the Conservation Trust.
This fee is used to protect hunting is South
Rifles & Ammunition
We believe the hunter should be acquainted
and comfortable with his rifle.
The correct rifle and calibre selection
is very important.
We recommend a scope-sighted rifle of
around .30 calibre which covers a
wide range of game.
A minimum of .375 is required on big game.
Bow hunters may bring their own equipment and do not need any import permits.
Rifle Importation
Other Activities
Observers are encouraged to come along
and enjoy the hunt.  Those for whom
hunting may not be a priority Safari
Afrika offers various other activities -
from game drives and visits to the local
crocodile farm to hiking trails and
historical sites.  We try to make
everyone's stay a memorable experience!
We also offer fishing .  See our Safari Options
page for more information.
We try to make everyone's
stay a memorable
obtained on arrival at the airport.

Click on the icon to download the latest SAP 520 Form
(Importation of Firearms)

You will need Adobe Reader
click here

or click here to go to the SAPS website

We will help you correctly fill out
the forms and provide you with your "Invitation Letter"

The Firearms Control Act of 2000 was implemented on 1 July 2004.
There are changes to the process for the temporary importation of
firearms for hunting in South Africa and also for "in-transit" permits.

PHASA has updates for the new procedures.
Although we recommend that your trophies be
mounted in South Africa for excellent quality
work and this option is also cheaper.
Kyle Kesselring
for all your
Trophy Transport needs.
A great company
and all round great guy!
However for those
who prefer to do
their work
in the US we highly
Southwest Wildlife
excellent work.