Dove/Pigeons & Plains game

Free State, South Africa

Package price

Package price

$2,850 for 6 days, 1 hunter,
with Dove Common blesbuck Common springbok ... included
US$ 2,850
This price includes:
Daily rate for 6 days
1 hunter
Dove, Common blesbuck, Common springbok, Black wildebeest
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Membership of associations
Professional Hunters Association South Africa, PHASA

About this hunt

The package includes 5 days/6 nights – best time of the year is April & May annually 3 x days Dove/Pigeon shoot 1 x Springbuck common 1 x Blesbuck common Pick 1 of: Blue wildebeest OR Black wildebeest The hunt takes place in Free State, 3 hours south of Johannesburg Intl airport. $ 2 850 per person (excluding shotgun ammo)

Guided (Regular trip)
Management Hunt Rifle Hunting Stalking

Hunting season: 1 Mar 2023 - 15 Jun 2023

Best time for hunting: 1 Apr 2023 - 31 May 2023

Where you will hunt

Territory

When conducting Bird hunts I utilize a variety of mainly 3 different areas within the Free State province, which in total have a combined total surface area of approximately 73 000 acres which is situated in the north east, central and north western parts within agricultural and farm stock areas and low fenced.


Fence type: Fenced

Territory size: 73000 acres

Languages spoken by staff: English

Operating since: 2002 year


Structure by elevation

Plains: 90%

Hills: 10%


Structure by landscape

Fields/Bush: 70%

Agricultural lands: 30%


Where you will stay

Hunting Lodges

Hunting lodges are used when upland bird hunting in the eastern Free State province, and hunting guinea fowl and plains game.

Facilities: TV In-suite shower Fridge Safe Electricity

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How to get there

Navigation guidelines

Airport transfer will be arranged for the client. Port of entry Johannesburg International airport. Road transfer +_ 1.5 hour to first destination, thereafter +-3 hour road transfer between destinations.

Nearest airport: Johannesburg International Airport

Distance from airport: 1,5 hours

Transfer from airport: Yes

Transfer from railway: Yes

Other information

Gun rental: Yes

Vaccination required: No

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Terms

Price Includes

  • Accommodation
  • Transport on territory
  • Transfer from/to airport
  • Guiding by PH
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Laundry
  • Beverages/soft drinks
  • Meet and greet at airport.
  • Services of a legally licensed and accredited Professional Hunter guiding you when hunting. Legally licensed THETA accredited Tourist Guide with applicable PDP drivers license when touring
  • Services of camp personnel, trackers and skinners.
  • Daily laundry as needed.
  • Skinning and field preparation (salting of skin + cleaning of horns/skull) of your trophies.
  • Delivery of your trophies to a local taxidermist for mounting, alternatively exportation only (“Dip & ship”).
  • All necessary entrance fees, hunter fees, trespassing or concession area fees where applicable and provincial government hunting licenses as needed.

Cancellation

  • Deposits are non refundable and will be forfeited if the dates cannot be rebooked. By negotiation dates can be transferred to another person or the hunt postponed and/or carried over to the next season or a mutually agreed upon postponed date.
  • All prices are subject to change. Due to continuous fluctuations in international exchange rates and the price of crude oil, we retain the right to adapt prices in correlation with this.
  • No refund of fees will be made if client does not complete the safari and leaves before end of the contracted period or in the case of late arrival.
  • Balance of the outstanding daily rate per person payable on commencement of safari.
  • All payments to be made in cash, traveler cheque, bank guaranteed cheques or international wire transfer. Personal cheques not accepted. All cancellations to be by written notification. Receipt of deposit is an acknowledgement that the client read and accepted cancellation/refund/responsibility clauses.
  • Trophy meat remains property of company/landowner/concessionaire or permit holders.
  • All clients will be provided with and expected to agree to and sign a legally binding Contract when booking and an Indemnity prior to start of safari.

Price DOES NOT include

  • Gun permits
  • International, domestic and connecting flights airfare as well as air charters, if needed.
  • Accommodations prior to and after your hunt/shoot/safari.
  • Any liquor beverages, for example: bourbon, whisky, cognac, vodka, liqueurs etc. You are welcome to bring along your own brand/preference.
  • Disinfecting, treatment, mounting, packing, exportation/importation, shipping, brokerage and administration fees of taxidermist, exporting/importing agent fees.
  • Rental of any firearms or purchase of ammunition, if needed. (enquire as to what calibers of hunting rifles are available)
  • Shotgun ammo. Box of 12GA shells at US $ 14 per box of 25.
  • Any gratuities or tips as per your discretion, not compulsory.
  • Any insurance.(We recommend you check that all necessary insurances regarding international travel, personal, cancellation, trophies collected, etc. are in place)
  • Internet facilities, where/when applicable.

Wounding

  • Trophy fees payable after an animal has been bagged or wounded, strictly prior to departure.

Price Includes

  • Accommodation
  • Transport on territory
  • Transfer from/to airport
  • Guiding by PH
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Laundry
  • Beverages/soft drinks
  • Meet and greet at airport.
  • Services of a legally licensed and accredited Professional Hunter guiding you when hunting. Legally licensed THETA accredited Tourist Guide with applicable PDP drivers license when touring
  • Services of camp personnel, trackers and skinners.
  • Daily laundry as needed.
  • Skinning and field preparation (salting of skin + cleaning of horns/skull) of your trophies.
  • Delivery of your trophies to a local taxidermist for mounting, alternatively exportation only (“Dip & ship”).
  • All necessary entrance fees, hunter fees, trespassing or concession area fees where applicable and provincial government hunting licenses as needed.

Price DOES NOT include

  • Gun permits
  • International, domestic and connecting flights airfare as well as air charters, if needed.
  • Accommodations prior to and after your hunt/shoot/safari.
  • Any liquor beverages, for example: bourbon, whisky, cognac, vodka, liqueurs etc. You are welcome to bring along your own brand/preference.
  • Disinfecting, treatment, mounting, packing, exportation/importation, shipping, brokerage and administration fees of taxidermist, exporting/importing agent fees.
  • Rental of any firearms or purchase of ammunition, if needed. (enquire as to what calibers of hunting rifles are available)
  • Shotgun ammo. Box of 12GA shells at US $ 14 per box of 25.
  • Any gratuities or tips as per your discretion, not compulsory.
  • Any insurance.(We recommend you check that all necessary insurances regarding international travel, personal, cancellation, trophies collected, etc. are in place)
  • Internet facilities, where/when applicable.

Cancellation

  • Deposits are non refundable and will be forfeited if the dates cannot be rebooked. By negotiation dates can be transferred to another person or the hunt postponed and/or carried over to the next season or a mutually agreed upon postponed date.
  • All prices are subject to change. Due to continuous fluctuations in international exchange rates and the price of crude oil, we retain the right to adapt prices in correlation with this.
  • No refund of fees will be made if client does not complete the safari and leaves before end of the contracted period or in the case of late arrival.
  • Balance of the outstanding daily rate per person payable on commencement of safari.
  • All payments to be made in cash, traveler cheque, bank guaranteed cheques or international wire transfer. Personal cheques not accepted. All cancellations to be by written notification. Receipt of deposit is an acknowledgement that the client read and accepted cancellation/refund/responsibility clauses.
  • Trophy meat remains property of company/landowner/concessionaire or permit holders.
  • All clients will be provided with and expected to agree to and sign a legally binding Contract when booking and an Indemnity prior to start of safari.

Wounding

  • Trophy fees payable after an animal has been bagged or wounded, strictly prior to departure.

Payment

Deposit

50% based on trip price
Deposit deadline: 5 days after booking

Final payment

Paid Onsite

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