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10 hunting trips from 3 outfitters starting from $628

10 hunts
$628 starting from
3 countries
7485km to the nearest trip

Where to hunt Rabbit

Hero of countless jokes, memes and children’s book, the Rabbit comes in as many as 13 extant wild species, that more or less cover every continent except the Antarctic. This page refers to the European Rabbit, which originated in Southern Europe and North Africa around the Mediterranean, and was later introduced to many other countries, including Central and Western Europe, the British Isles, Australia and New Zealand.

Price distribution

Rabbits multiply quickly, and their numbers often present a great environmental problem, so in many parts of the world hunters are actually paid for taking them. Some outfitters throw in rabbits in a package to diversify the hunting experience, while others offer dedicated rabbit hunts that may start from $300 a hunter a day.

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When to hunt Rabbit?

In many countries across their range rabbits are in season all year round. In others, especially in Europe, they are hunted during the regular small game seasons, which typically fall on autumn and winter. Late autumn and early winter are perhaps the best choice of time for an ethical hunter, as the reproduction season is usually over, and the rabbits make better eating.

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The biggest challenge of rabbit hunting is that the creatures live in burrows and warrens where they hunt during the day. Humans have invented many ways to get around this problem. Ferrets are used to drive rabbits out of their holes. A hunter may wait, with an air rifle or a small-caliber rifle, at dawn near the place of rabbits’ depredation, shooting the rodents as they come out to eat. Where the objective is to reduce the rabbits’ numbers, “lamping”, or shooting them at night with an artificial light, may be legal - and offer an unusual hunting experience.

Why hunt Rabbit?

Rabbits are only cute and innocent as long as you don’t have a colony of them living in your garden, or don’t see them reduce to the ground indigenous vegetation. In many cases, the objective of rabbit hunting is to prevent environmental damage. On the other hand, in their traditional range the Rabbit was traditionally seen as a popular hunting species, not protected by the nobility as strictly as other game animals and birds, and providing an opportunity for a commoner to participate in hunting. Their lean and healthy meat used to save many a peasant from starvation, and is a healthy and ethical source of protein for a modern man or woman. The Rabbit is listed by many experts as perhaps the best quarry for a beginner. But a hunter on any stage of the hunting career should not overlook this humble rodent.

Garden Route Plains Game Safari

Garden Route Plains Game Safari South Africa

TROPHY HUNTING SAFARIS When it comes to trophy hunting, you will be hard-pressed to find better quality animals. We offer a range of guided hunting safari packages that can be customised to your specific preferences. Each package includes the services of a professional hunting team who will accompany you on your trophy hunting safaris, expertly guiding you to your concessions of choice and providing expert tracking and hunting assistance, field preparation and transportation. We offer all styles of rifle hunting and all styles of bowhunting. If you don’t have your own rifle we have a selection for hire. Contact us for an unforgettable hunting experience in the Garden Route. PLAINS GAME HUNTING With a vast range of species to choose from, most of our plains game hunting safaris take place on the Game Ranch, which is known for its exceptional quality trophies. As pioneers in the game industry, this concession has stood the test of time for over 40 years, and includes Cape buffalo, Cape eland, Nyala, Kudu, Blesbok, Bontebok, Duiker, Fallow Deer, Impala, Klipspringer, Red Lechwe, Gemsbuck (Oryx), Roan, Red Hartebeest, Sable, Springbuck, Steenbuck, Grey Rhebuck, (Vaal Rhebok), Zebra, Waterbuck, and Ankoles, to name a few. NOTE: Prices are subject to foreign currency fluctuations between the time of the quotation and the hunting date.

Trip duration: 2 - 10 days

Hunting season: 1 Nov 2020 31 Dec 2021

Price from $628 for 2 days, 1 hunter
Sable in the Cape Package Hunt

Sable in the Cape Package Hunt South Africa

SABLE PACKAGE INCLUDES DURATION: 3 x nights accommodation & 2 x full days hunting TROPHY FEE: 1 x Sable OPTIONAL EXTRA: 1 x Roan (Trophy fee not included) TROPHY HUNTING SAFARIS When it comes to trophy hunting, you will be hard-pressed to find better quality animals. We offer a range of guided hunting safari packages that can be customised to your specific preferences. Each package includes the services of a professional hunting team who will accompany you on your trophy hunting safaris, expertly guiding you to your concessions of choice and providing expert tracking and hunting assistance, field preparation and transportation.We offer all styles of rifle hunting and all styles of bow hunting. If you don’t have your own rifle we have a selection for hire. Contact us for an unforgettable hunting experience in the Garden Route. PLAINS GAME HUNTING With a vast range of species to choose from, most of our plains game hunting safaris take place on the Game Ranch, which is known for their exceptional quality trophies. As pioneers in the game industry, this concession has stood the test of time for over 40 years, and includes Cape buffalo, Cape eland, Nyala, Kudu, Blesbok, Bontebok, Duiker, Fallow Deer, Impala, Klipspringer, Red Lechwe, Gemsbuck (Oryx), Roan, Red Hartebeest, Sable, Springbuck, Steenbuck, Grey Rhebuck, (Vaal Rhebok), Zebra, Waterbuck, and Ankoles, to name a few. NOTE: Prices are subject to foreign currency fluctuations between the time of the quotation and the hunting date.

Trip duration: 3 days

Hunting season: 1 Nov 2020 31 Dec 2021

Price from $3,542 for 3 days, 1 hunter
"Cape of Storms" Buffalo Hunt Package

"Cape of Storms" Buffalo Hunt Package South Africa

BUFFALO PACKAGE HUNT INCLUDES DURATION: 3 x nights accommodation & 2 x full days hunting TROPHY FEES: 1 x Buffalo We are probably the closest Buffalo hunting destination to Cape Town. DANGEROUS GAME HUNTING Our Team has access to dangerous game hunting concessions all over South Africa. Whether you’re looking for Big Five or other dangerous game, we can source your targeted species during your hunting safari. Our regular safaris include Cape Buffalo, Elephant, Rhino and Leopard, which is limited to the availability of a hunting permit. AVAILABLE ON OUR CONCESSIONS Elephant Hunting - Southern Africa has an elephant population of over 17, 000. Sometimes, outfitters will be notified when they have them available for hunting purposes. Hippo Hunting - South Africa’s East Coast (Zululand) is home to vast populations of hippo. Crocodile Hunting - In addition to Zululand’s lagoons and rivers, we also have concessions of crocodiles in Mozambique. Leopard Hunting - Leopard populations have grown significantly over the last number of years, thanks to the land set aside for conservation activities and as habitats for wildlife. Most leopard hunting takes place in Mpumalanga, Limpopo, and Kwazulu Natal. Buffalo Hunting - Apart from in protected areas and neighboring countries, it is estimated that we have access to more than 50 000 Cape Buffalo in our concession areas, which include Kwazulu Natal, Limpopo and the Kalahari. White Rhino Hunting - The best place to hunt wild rhino is in the Kalahari. However, with a population of more than 18 000 animals, we can hunt rhino in many other sustainable conservation areas. NOTE: Prices are subject to foreign currency fluctuations between the time of the quotation and the hunting date.

Trip duration: 3 days

Hunting season: 1 Nov 2020 31 Dec 2021

Price from $8,482 for 3 days, 1 hunter
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