Hunting:Cape Buffalo

CAPE BUFFALO

HUNTING

Also know as "the black death"...

Cape Buffalo hunting is a legendary safari hunt, designed to challenge the the serious African big game hunter. Fearsome, it is true dangerous game!

We offer Free Range Cape Buffalo hunts in various hunting areas including:

This area is fantastic for hunting dangerous game and is for some, the greatest experience on earth. The thrill of stalking an animal that is has equal or superior killing power can ignites a serious adrenaline rush. For your best experience and for quality Elephant, averaging 45 pounds tuskers – with largest bull being a 68 pound tusker, and top quality Cape Buffalo averaging a spread of between 40″ and 43″ with the largest being a 45” spread. 

We often come across old hard-boss “daggaboys”which in our eyes is the Ultimate Trophy Buffalo.  Lion, Hippo, Croc and leopard sitings in the area is also incredible. The area does not have a lot of plains game and if you are after plains game, this area is not for you.

There are no fences between the Kruger and this consession and animals roam free between the park and the hunting concession.  A focussed Buffalo hunt is normally a 10 day hunt and you can expect to pay around $19,500 to $21,500 for your day and trophy fees. Book well in advance – 18 to 24 months to avoid disappointment

The Conservancy in South Eastern Zimbabwe is the largest privately owned reserve in Africa. The concession is renowned for magnificent leopard, cape buffalo and plains game trophies and home to the Big Five. Clients will have exclusive access to 100,000 acres within the unspoilt African Bushveld. The area that has a very healthy and diverse range of species.  Plains game species include:  Zebra, Kudu, Waterbuck, Sable, Eland, Nyala, Wildebeest, Giraffe, Impala, Bushbuck, Warthog, Bush Pig, Duiker, Klipspringer and Baboon, as well as the nocturnal species.Record quality trophies are taken annually. A 7 day buffalo hunts in this area will cost around $16,500 + Travel fees. Hard Boss Buffalo between 36” to 40″ can be expected. The camp is comfortable – very nice by Zimabawean standards, and has all the facilities that you can expect from Zimbabwe.  

This is a dangerous game and exotic species area and also great for affordable buffalo. The area boasts itself for Buffalo, Lion, Leopard (major species), Elephant, Roan Antelope (major Species), Lichtenstein’s Hartebeest, Chobe Bushbuck, Kudu, Buffalo, Leopard, Lion, Crocodile and Hippo. Buffalo safaris are 7 hunting days and are guided on a “1×1″ basis. The total cost is $13,000 and you can expect 36″-38” hard boss dagga boys. This includes daily rates and trophy fees. Charter flights from Lusaka to hunting area is $2,500.

Most hunters add a 2 night 1 day Kafue Lechwe hunt onto the cape buffalo hunt for approximately $4,000.

It is also possible to add a 7 day safari to your buffalo hunt that include hunting the Kafue Flats and Bangweulu Swamp area where the following exotic species will be on your quota:  Zambezi Sitatunga, Black Lechwe, Tsessebe, Common Reedbuck, Oribi and Kafue Lechwe. – Guided “1×1”.  Approximate cost =$11,500 p.p.

Most of our private ranch hunting concessions in South Africa are located in the Limpopo province, Northwest Province and Eastern Cape. Here Buffalo roam wild on high fenced properties starting from 6,000 acres to 50,000 acres. The properties are are well managed  and buffalo have plenty of space to roam free. If your goal is a Cape Buffalo & plains game combination hunt, 7-10 day hunt, this is for you. Buffalo are hard bossed and various in size from 36″ to 40″. A 7 day buffalo hunt in this are range from $13,500 to $18,000 depending on size and quality of the trophies.  Cape Buffalo bow hunting is also recommended in these areas. As long as buffalo roam wild, and the area is big enough to sustain herds, you will have a great experience! 

OTHER AREAS INCLUDE: Namibia- Caprivi Strip, Mozambique & Tanzania