South Africa General Information
Our headquarters are based in Wolmaransstad, from where we can run with ease our operations and logistics in all our concessions throughout the country. Ondjamba Safaris cc (also owned by Jaco Oosthuizen), your host and the outfitting company is able to cater for all your needs as far as all the different game species of South Africa is concerned.
In the central northern part of the Limpopo Province of South Africa on a pristine privately owned nature reserve, we offer 10 000 ha of typical African bush veld which varies from open country to very dense bush. Creeks and gullies open into marsh areas which makes hunting a unique and real African experience. The diversity of the terrain supports a large variety of birds and mammals. Animals like Elephant, White Rhino, Nyala, Zebra, Hippo and the rare Black Rhino are just some of the wildlife you can encounter.
The diversity of the terrain supports a large variety of birds and mammals. Animals like elephant, white rhino, nyala, zebra, hippo and the rare black rhino are just some of the wildlife you can encounter.
You will be accommodated in a luxurious game lodge with comfortable air-conditioned chalets with en-suite bathroom surrounding the pool area. There is an open-air bar, lounge and dining area under thatch for your leisure. Excellent cuisine, with personal supervision by a qualified chef and friendly African staff, awaits you.
The Malaria-free Eastern Cape offers the finest hunting in the country with over forty different species available to hunt. The hunting areas are vast with tremendous variety of species available to the serious hunter.
We exclusively hunt on a wide range of terrain that spans vast semi-arid desert, dense coastal bush, mountains and open savannah. We have access to over 3 million acres of privately owned land and game reserves, including over 700,000 acres of free range areas, bearing forth the high standard in trophy quality.
With over forty different species available to our hunters, and many occurring in a variety of habitats, we have found the need to establish camps within selected areas. This often allows our hunters to enjoy more than one area on the same safari, while ensuring we achieve the very best in trophy quality.
Our camps vary from comfortable safari-style homes to small and personal rustic camps in the north, with luxurious lodging on our family owned exclusive Game Reserve in the south. You can look forward to being spoiled, the African way, and enjoy some of the best local cooking South Africa has to offer. Typical South African dishes are served with outstanding locally produced wines. This area consists of a wide variety of habitats, varying from coastal brush and valleys to the Winterberg Mountain range 7000 ft. up in some places.
Species typical to the region are Blue Duiker, Grysbuck, Bushpig, Caracal, Oribi, Mountain Reedbuck, Vaal Rhebuck, Cape Bushbuck, and Eastern Cape Kudu, White Springbuck, Black Springbuck, Common Springbuck, White Blesbuck, Nyala, Hartebeest, Red Lechwe amongst many others.
KWAZULU NATAL (ZULULAND)
Zululand also offers a number of hunting opportunities of a very high standard. These areas are situated on the North East coast of South Africa approximately 3 hours drive from Durban and 6 hours from Johannesburg. Traditional home to the Zulu, Zululand is steeped in history and culture. Once a savage land of warring tribes and vast wilderness areas where Zulu Kings held private hunting grounds, it is now better known for its National Parks, wildlife and unspoiled coastline. Species like Red Duiker, White Rhino, Livingstone’s Suni, and of course the well known Nyala occur in abundance. You can be accommodated in comfortable furnished East African style safari tents with in-suite bathrooms, or in reed and thatch traditional bungalows with similar features. These camps all have a central dining facility where one can relax in comfortable lounges or at the bar enjoying the beautiful view or sunset. Meals are served around a fire complimented by outstanding South African wines. Other attractions to this region are offshore fishing for Marlin or Sailfish as well as outstanding Scuba Diving on unspoiled coastal reefs.
Big Five Safaris
Most Dangerous Game Safaris are conducted in the provinces of Limpopo and Kwazulu-Natal. This will include Cape Buffalo, White Rhino, Lion and Elephant. Prices are available on request as we look forward to tailor make your dangerous game package to your needs.
Bird Shooting Safaris are conducted from April through September, in the Freestate, Eastern Cape and Limpopo for species like Waterfowl, Dove, Pigeon, Guinea Fowl, and Francolin. These are also tailor made safaris and take place over 3 – 5 days although one can add a few days wing shooting to your safari if necessary.
Bow Hunting Safaris are undertaken throughout the year but we recommend the dry months (June-September). Hunting is done from established blinds around waterholes and also the old walk and stalk method.
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The water in South Africa is extremely palatable and is perfectly safe to drink, however should one be a little uneasy with tap water, bottled water is available.
South Africa’s electricity supply is 220V AC 50Hz. Appliances of lesser voltage require transformers and adaptors.
South Africa has a modern and sophisticated hospital network should the need arise. Inoculations are not required for South Africa however if a hunter is to hunt in the Limpopo Province, Zululand, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique we recommend malaria prophylactics be taken. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor on this subject. Malaria occurs only in specified ‘low risk’ areas in the Eastern and North Eastern parts of the country.