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Hunting Safaris for the Disabled

Tour Code: OSA9 Length: 7 days

We now have a wheel chair friendly lodge which sleeps 4 disabled people. We have all the proper equipment, facilities and experienced guides to make sure your stay is comfortable and susessfull.

 The Lodge consists of a lapa/kitchen and four fully furnished chalets, gently sloping entry ramp, convenient low-placed light switches and a large, specially adapted bathroom with all the necessary amenities. The rooms are all level with adapted door widths and bed hights.

We have over 30 000ha in which to hunt in this area. The veld is varied - rolling hills with deep kloofs, open acacia thornveld and dense bushveld and patches of open grassland.

Gentle sloping ramps making the lodge totally accesable for wheel chairs. 

The bathroom is adapted with rails and support bar, at all the right hight.

 

The hunters are loaded onto the back of the hunting vehicles with the aid of either a special lift or a ramp - depending on the chosen vehicle. Four helpers surround the lift platform at all times to stabilize the chair and assist in case something should go wrong. The lift is mostly used for people in heavy electrical wheelchairs or those who prefer not to use the ramp.

 We use different hunting techniques, this is usually dictated by the level of disability as well as the hunters preference.

 

 

  • Walk and stalk and ambush: The hunter is carried into an ambush position in the portable chair by the 4 carriers. Due to the nature of the terrain disabled hunters usually have to make use of the ambush method but, where possible, 'walk-and-stalk' hunts are also conducted. In the hunting areas, many ridges overlook kloofs, gulleys and terraces and when hunters go after kudu, impala, blue wildebeest, mountain reedbuck or even Warthog, they are carried in the chair along these ridges early in the morning and/or late in the afternoon. We stop frequently to glass for game. If the hunter cannot shoot from the spot, we work out an approach route and 'stalk' (carry him) closer to the animal.

  • Quad Bike and Blind: We have ATV's which we drive around the bush, find a suitable site and sit out and wait for a shot. We also carry portable pop-up blinds that fit around the ATV.

COSTS

One Hunter - one PH US$3,500pp
Two hunters - one PH US$3,200pp
Non hunter-observer
Children under 18 stay free
US$   150 per person per day

   

Animals included in hunt:

1 kudu,
1 blesbuck,
1 common spring buck,
1 impala,
1 Warthog

Additional animals can be taken at additional cost. Please see trophy list below.

The following are included in your Safari:

  • All accommodation, food and beverages
  • Services of a licensed professional hunter, tracker and ground staff
  • Transport to and from the airport as well as all ground transport for the duration of the Safari
  • Field preparation of trophies and forwarding them to a taxidermist or shipping agent of your choice.

 

The following are excluded in your Safari:

  • Dipping, packaging or any processing of trophies
  • Shipping charges for your trophies to your own country
  • Gratuities

 

 

 

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NEW! For the ladies and non hunters:
We have always believed that Africa should be experienced as a couple or a family. We have designed our lodges and maintain the private reserves that they are located on with your non hunters in mind. At each of our lodges you will find the highest standards of accommodation and cuisine as well as a good mix of wildlife for the overall African experience. On our properties we have just about every species of African animal right out your front door. This includes rhino, herds of buffalo, leopard and many species of planes game. Game viewing is often best right from the swimming pool! We also have blinds and observation areas set aside for those who whish to do photography and bird watching. The restoration efforts on our properties have led to an abundance of flora and fauna. There is always something going on in the bush! With us non hunters are also always welcome out on the hunt. Remember this is your private hunt with private guide and vehicle. Many of the ladies will accompany us in the bush and become part of the team helping spot animals and recording the hunt on video or in pictures. (Through the years we even have had a number of non hunters take their first animal with us!) We also realize that this may not be for everyone. One great advantage we have is that our lodges are not located hours out in the bush completely away from civilization. While our hunting areas are far away from the towns we are not that far away that we can pop in for a visit! Most of the activities listed below are within an hours drive or less from one of our lodges and they make excellent day trips for the non hunters. We can also organize pre and post hunt itineraries for the entire group such as Cape Town or Victoria Falls and Chobe. Contact us for details.

ADDITIONAL NON-HUNTING ACTIVITIES

Below we have some of the many additional non hunting activities that we offer from our lodges. At many hunting lodges the ladies find themselves isolated out in the country with nothing much to do during the hunting days. This is not the case with us! Our hunting area is unique in that we are not located out in the countryside hours away from towns and civilization. We can offer many activities from classic photo safari to golf and even skydiving! All of this and more can be found a short drive from our lodges. We have always believed that Africa is to be experienced as a family. This is one hunt were the non-hunters have more fun then the hunters! While you are off stalking game your non-hunters will be on the holiday of a lifetime. Below is a short list of possible options. If you have other interests then please let us know and we will design a program just for you!
  • CLASSIC PHOTO SAFARI
    Day trip to Pumba Private Game Reserve: $150.00 per person with transfers.

    Pumba is located approximately 40 minutes from our Kudu lodge. This magnificent private reserve offers outstanding viewing of the big five as well as many other species. Safaris will be conducted in open safari vehicles and are led by expert game rangers. This day trip will allow you to experience a classic photo safari with knowledgeable rangers who will provide in-depth information on the flora and fauna. Simply a must do during the hunt!

    Day Trip to Addo Elephant Park: $150.00 per person

    See the Eastern Cape’s famous pachyderms at peace and at play in the thickets of the unique Addo Valley Bushveld. Along with a wide variety of other bushveld game, Addo’s bush provides refuge to these gentle giants, descendants of the former vast herds of elephants that once roamed freely in the area. The Park is sanctuary to some 350 Elephants as well as buffalo, Lion, Black rhino, plenty of birds and several species of antelope. Lion were reintroduced about two years ago and sightings have been good. After your game drive enjoy a light lunch at the Addo Elephant Park Restaurant.

    Lion breeding centre: $50.00 per person

    Morning spent with the lions, interaction and feeding. 1 and a half hours from Lodge. Afternoon curio shopping and sight seeing. US$50.00 per person

  • BOTANICAL SURVEY
    SPECIES RE-INTRODUCTION PROJECT

    This is a one day coarse led by fully licensed guide. Project is part of an ongoing study to determine the forage needs of white rhino, sable antelope and cape buffalo in our local area. Project takes place on the Glen Boyd Reserve and involves tracking these species in the bush on foot and observing and recording their preferred diet at different times of the year. These three species are doing well since their introduction to the Reserve but we need to determine if they can be introduced to other properties. By studding what they are eating we will know if these plants are available in sufficient quantities in other areas to sustain populations of these rare animals. This is a full day in the bush with either a bush barbeque or return to lodge for lunch. (your choice) A good hat and sturdy boots are a must. Cost: $60

  • SPA DAYS
    Port Alfred: Private driver and guide $60.00. Spa treatments to be paid at spa by client (Contact us for current list)

    Scenic private transfer to the seaside community of Port Alfred. Here we have a great day spa that offers all manor of relaxing treatments. Lay back and enjoy! Be pampered for the day and emerge renewed and refreshed!!

  • GOLF
    Grahamstown Golf Club: $50.00 per person

    The Grahamstown Golf Club was founded in 1891. Membership had reached 35 by 1902 and was up to 101 by 1906. It reached an all time high of 609 in 1990.

    East London Golf Club: $80.00 per person

    A traditional course layout set amongst hills, dunes and coastal indigenous bush, East London Golf Club has a combination of both links and parkland features. The course is also home to a family of impala, resident on the course, the Knysna Lorie and other species of bird life.

    Komga Golf club: $50.00 per person

    Our local 18 hole Golf Course set just outside the town of Komga, 20 minutes drive from Kubusi Lodge.

  • CULTURAL TOURS
    Grahamstown Tour: $50.00 per person

    Visit Grahamstown and follow in the footsteps of the 1820 settlers. The broad tree-lined streets and imposing public buildings are the legacy of a time when Grahamstown was the Cape’s second most important city. Visit the oldest official letter box in SA, the Natural Science, History & Observatory Museum, SA Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity and the 1820 Setters National Monument. No tour is complete without a visit to the spectacular Grahamstown Cathedral. The National Arts Festival held in July every year celebrates the best in South African and imported talent and regularly attracts more than 30 000 festoons who come to enjoy more than 500 shows – everything from opera to jazz and comedy to drama – as well as a huge diversity of other creative disciplines.

    Kenton-on- Sea, Port Alfred and Bathurst: $50.00 per person

    Depart for Kenton-on-Sea (you could choose to incorporate a horse ride along the beautiful coastline) swim in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, take a stroll up the magnificent beach, then pay a visit to Port Alfred, this historic little coastal town lays on the Indian Ocean and straddles the glorious Kowie River an ideal place to purchase your curios for back home. A short drive from Port Alfred is Bathurst Village, picturesque, rustic and reminiscent of England's Cotswolds, this town is known for its gracious old buildings and huge oak trees. In Bathurst you’ll find the world’s biggest pineapple, the toposcope where you can view how the land was divided by the 1820 settlers, St John’s Church, the incredible views at Horse Shoe Lookout and the old mill. Visit the Bathurst Agricultural Museum which is a tribute to the 1820 Settlers’ courage and entrepreneurship. Enjoy a tranquil lunch at the Pig & Whistle, South Africa’s oldest pub.

    Port Elizabeth: $60.00 per person

    The Bay of Port Elizabeth is located on the southern-eastern coast of Africa along the shorelines of Algoa Bay, the city dates back to arrival by sea of 4 000 British Settlers in 1820. Shopping - From “Market style” shopping, to craft shopping at different flea markets, to up market boutique and mall shopping, you will find exactly what you need. Bayworld – Situated on the beachfront you can sit back and relax and meet the dolphins - Dolly and Domino - and seal presentations hosted at the Oceanarium. The Snake Park houses a wide variety of exotic and indigenous snakes as well as an impressive variety of Eastern Cape Reptiles. The museum includes natural and cultural history artifacts – shipwrecks, dinosaurs and much more.

  • HORSES
    Beachcombers Horse Trails: $50.00

    Situated just outside of Kenton-on-Sea enjoy riding alongside the dunes and on the beach beside the gentle Indian Ocean. Be on the lookout for dolphins and whales that often pass through these waters. Perhaps incorporate this outing with your Bathurst Village and Kowie River Safari. This makes a great day’s outing.

    Zuurberg Mountain Horse Trails: $60.00 per person

    National Park consists of an area of 20 780 hectares and forms part of the Addo Elephant National Park. Zuurberg consist of 5 different vegetation veldt types the Alexandria forests, subtropical thickets, grass-like fynbos and grasslands. These veldt types are home to number of endangered plants, the Alexandria forest consists of evergreen trees with a canopy that varies from 10-14 metres. In these forests a large variety of bird life is found.

    Choose the one, three or five hour trails and enjoy the exceptional scenic beauty and diverse vegetation. With abundant game (mountain zebra, klipspringer, kudu mountain and grey rhebuck to name but a few) and a myriad of birdlife, you’ll be sure to experience Africa in a way not easily forgotten The Zuurberg mountain trail provides you with a unique experience and horse trails are undertaken on well schooled, very sure-footed Basuto pony/Boerperd cross-breeds. Your experienced and well informed guide will be close at hand to answer all your questions. All the necessary riding gear is provided.

    Kudu Game Reserve Horse trails: $20.00 per person

    Horse ride through our reserve viewing game close on horse back. White Rhino, Buffalo and many species of antelope make an exciting ride through the valley bushveld. Exploring some of the deep ravines also makes an exciting time flushing out warthog and secretive Kudu Bulls.

  • SKY DIVING
    Tandem Skydiving:$300.00 per jump

    From our jump club in Grahamstown.

Testimonials
South AfrciaJan H reports:
Ed,

We've been back since Tues, Aug 12. We had a fantastic trip; the hunt was great. I got gemsbok, impala, springbok, bushbuck, and blesbok. Brian shot kudu, wildebeest, impala, bushbuck, and blesbok. Brian is psyched and ready to go again. Our PH is a great hunting machine! The entire trip minus the flight over and back was A++++++. If you ever need references, have them contact me.

Thanks again for making all of this possible.
Jan H



 

 

TROPHY LIST

Species

Male

Female

Baboon

$150.00

$150.00

Bontebok

$1,200.00

NA

Blesbuck

$300.00

$125.00

Blesbuck, White

$700.00

$700.00

Bushbuck, Eastern Cape

$600.00

NA

Bushpig (bait or dogs)

$900.00

$900.00

Crocodile

$6,000.00

$6,000.00

Duiker, Blue

$1,200.00

$1 200.00

Duiker, Grey

$300.00

NA

Fallow Deer

$600.00

$250.00

Grysbuck, Cape

$800.00

NA

Gemsbuck

$1,200.00

$1,200.00

Hartebeest, Cape

$800.00

NA

Hippo

$8,000.00

$8,000.00

Impala

$300.00

$125.00

Jackal, Black Backed

$100.00

$100.00

Kudu, Eastern Cape

$900.00

NA

Lynx (Caracal)

$900.00

$900.00

Nyala

$2,200.00

NA

Oribi

$1,200.00

NA

Ostrich

$600.00

NA

Reedbuck, Mountain

$300.00

NA

Steenbuck

$300.00

NA

Sable

$14,000.00

NA

Springbuck, Common

$300.00

$100.00

Springbuck, White

$900.00

NA

Springbuck, Golden

$1,800.00

NA

Springbuck, Black

$450.00

NA

Warthog

$300.00

$150.00

Wildebeest, Black

$900.00

$425.00

Wildebeest, Blue

$750.00

$425.00

Zebra, Burchells

$1,200.00

$1,200.00

Eland, Cape

$2,200.00

$1,500.00

Lechwe

$2,500.00

NA

Reedbuck, Common

$1,200.00

NA

Rhebuck, Vaal

$800.00

NA

Waterbuck

$2,200.00

NA

Day Fee:    1 x 1 US$ 350.00,      2 x 1 US$ 290.00

Buffalo: 2 Days $700-00 per day.
Trophy fee $13 500-00.

Lion: (Captive Bred and released): 2 days included.
Trophy Fee from $17 290-00 to $50 000-00.

Lioness (Captive Bred and released) :Trophy Fee $5500-00. 2 x days at US$300 per day.

White Rhino Hunt: From $2 800-00 per inch
2 Days $700-00 per day

White Rhino Green Hunt: 2 Days $700-00 per day  Trophy Fee $4 280-00 (Replica shoulder mount US$2 500)

Leopard  Min 14 Days $1 000-00 per day. Min 14 Days
Pre-baiting $1 700-00
Trophy Fee $3 990-00.

Black Rhino : From US$140 000.00
Elephant :
From US$30 000.00

    The following are included in your Safari:
  • All accommodation, food and beverages
  • Services of a licensed professional hunter, tracker and ground staff
  • Transport to and from the airport as well as all ground transport for the duration of the Safari
  • Field preparation of trophies and forwarding them to a taxidermist or shipping agent of your choice.
    The following are excluded in your Safari: Dipping, packaging or any processing of trophies
  • Shipping charges for your trophies to your own country
  • Gratuities

 



 
South Afrcia Chris reports:
I had the best time ever hunting South Africa. Allen is a fantastic PH, I really enjoyed hunting with him. Allen put me on some fine trophys. Every thing was just as you said it would be. I was treated execptionally well by every one. I love Africa South Afrcia and can't wait to go back. We hunted hard every day and Allen made sure I took all the game I was after and then some. I can't say enough about what fantastic PH and host Allen was. When I tell my hunting stories to customers, they want to know who I hunted with. I am highly recomending you. You should sent me cards and hand outs that you take to shows. I will be glad to send my customers to you. I just had the best time. I took around 2500 photos.

South Afrcia Thanks Ed, the hunt was outstanding. Here are some photos, I will be happy to send more if you like.

Thanks again.

Chris

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