Cameroon General Information
RAINFOREST HUNTING is exciting and the local Pygmy people are excellent trackers. Hunting is mainly on foot, but also from machans settled near the edge of large clearings.
Bongo, Forest Elephant, Forest Sitatunga, Giant Forest Hog and Dwarf Buffalo are some of the more interesting animals in the area, all of which make spelendid trophies. Game Trackers Africa has access two exclusive areas in the sourthwestern part of Cameroon. Other species available will include: Red River Hog, Peter’s Duiker, Gabon’s Duiker, Blue Duiker, Black-Fronted Duiker, Bay Duiker and Bate’s Pigmy Antelope
The HUNTING AREA is bordering with the Lobeke Park for 35 miles. The nearest town, Mouloundou, is 43 miles away. These concessions are known as one of the best areas for bongo and also boast with large numbers of Sitatunga, dwarf forest buffalo, elephant and duikers.
The HUNTING CAMP in the concession area is equipped with special tents or rooms for clients adjacent to the lounge area. All typical amenities are provided for.
TRANSPORT: After arriving in Douala with your scheduled International flight, you will be transfered by base camp with a twin engine light aircraft to the airfields of Kika or Lokomo.
Hunting season: March 1 – July 31.
Type of Territory: Tropical Rain Forest
Savannah hunting in Northern Cameroon is very popular especially for Lord Derby Eland hunts. The most popular time recommended for this species is January to middle March. The total hunting area comprises about 200,000 acres (80,000ha). It is adjacent to the Faro National Park with the Faro River forming the eastern and southern boundary over a length of 44 miles (70km). The river is at certain places 330yd (300m) wide. Riverine forest is found along the Faro River. The main habitat consists of bush and tree savannah interspersed with grassy plains. The area is flat, with undulating / rolling hills, with two isolated mountains with a height of about 900ft (300m). There are 190 miles (300km) of roads. An important tributary of the Faro River, the Konoué, has many waterholes during the dry season.
Especially abundant in the area, are the larger antelopes such as Lord Derby Eland, Western Roan and Sing-Sing Waterbuck. Among the smaller antelopes the western bushbuck, cob, reedbucks and hartebeest are well represented. Lions are present the whole year, the territory having enough resources for a permanent population. Herds of elephants pass and stay frequently in the zone. The river contains a large population of hippos and western buffalos thrive at several parts of the area.
30 inches. Sport fishing can be done in the Faro. The following species are abundant: catfish, tiger fish and Nile perch, the latter being a real delicacy.
CAMP and CAMP FACILITIES
The camp has stone constructions called “boukarou”. They are cool, quiet and well integrated in the environment. Each hunter has an individual boukarou with single or double bed, bottled drinking water, shower, toilet and sink.
TRANSPORT: After your International flight to Douala or Yaounde, you will take a domestic flight to Garoua with the Camerco Company which is IATA registered. Flights are scheduled for: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The last leg of your transfer consist of a 4 hour drive on partly paved road from Garoua to camp in a air conditioned vehicle.
Hunting season: January 1 – March 31.
Type of Territory: Typical Savannah with rolling valleys
The Price of Safari Includes:
* Meet and greet plus assistance at Douala airport.
* Air charter from Douala to the base camp when hunting in the rain forest.
* Road transfer from Garoua to the hunting area when hunting in the Savannah.
* The organizing of your safari with 4×4 vehicles, professional hunters, trackers, porters & skinners.
* Full board and accommodation and drinks at the hunting camp.
* Field preparation of trophies.
* Hunting License $1900
* Observer fees $450
* Any airfare or travel costs to Douala.
* Transport by road with first-rate vehicles (optional): $2500
* Hotel accommodation and meals out of camp
* Airport tax and assistance $350
* Visa expenses
* Dipping and Packing for exportations: $1700 per hunter – excluding shipping cost
* Trophy fees.
* Community development tax (15% on the amount of trophy fees).
* Hunting permit ($1,600/ per hunter).
* Non Hunting Companion – $400/day
* Gratiuties *(change into local currency Douala upon arrival)
* Firearm rental: $100/rifle ; $12/bullet
* Trophy fees double on wounded animals and females
* CAMEROON ENTRY REQUIREMENTS AND SAFARI LICENSING REQUIREMENTS:
– Valid Passport
– Visa issued by the Cameroon High Consulate Click here to download the Visa Application form
– Firearm Import Permit obtained from the Camerooon High Consulate
HUNTING LICENSE CONDITIONS:
A Big Game Hunting License in Cameroon allows you to shoot up to two animals in Group A and four in Group B or C. It is not possible to repeat the same species on one licenses.