Warthog hunting

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853 hunts
$550 starting from
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Where to hunt Warthog

Warthog’s appearance is familiar to everyone, even those who don’t care for natural history, thanks to Disney’s Pumba character from The Lion King franchise. The species is widespread throughout Africa from Ethiopia, Burkina Faso and Cameroon to Namibia, Mozambique and South Africa, and in fact you can hunt warthog in every country in Sub-Saharan Africa where big-game hunting is legal.

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Price distribution

Warthog is one of the most affordable animals to hunt in Africa, and the shooting fee can be as low as $300-$400. However, few hunters travel as far as Africa to hunt only the Warthog. It is usually included in a “plains game” package along with other popular species as impala, springbok, etc; the price of such packages usually starts at $2,000, and goes into $3,000-$7,000 range, depending on number of days and species.

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When to hunt Warthog?

Opportunities to hunt Warthog exist pretty much the year round, especially on game farms. No month is necessarily better or worse for Warthog hunting, especially given the wide distribution of the species, but most people prefer to schedule their plains game hunts for the Southern Hemisphere winter, that is, April to October.

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Most plains game hunts in Africa are spot-and-stalk, and if the hunter and the PH spot a good warthog, they might as well try and stalk it. But the most popular, and probably most reliable method of Warthog hunting is from a blind or tree stand over a waterhole. This is the method preferred by bowhunters. If you haven’t ever hunted any members of the pig family before, take your time to learn their anatomy and the best shot placement, as the porcines’ vitals are located in slightly different places than with deer.

Why hunt Warthog?

You don’t become one of the top five most popular species to hunt in South Africa for nothing. Affordable prices, wide distribution, and Walt Disney Studios are only a few of the reasons for the popularity of Warthog. The beast itself is striking, with its dare-devil looks, fly-whisk tail, and enormous tasks, every aspect of the Warthog just screams “Africa!”. These tusks aren’t ornamental either, so be careful when approaching a wounded Warthog. And waiting in a blind over a waterhole, with the unlimited opportunities to observe the African wildlife, is in itself an experience not to be missed!

Plains Game Hunt 1x1

Plains Game Hunt 1x1 Namibia

We invite you to join us on your next safari. You will leave with premier trophies, great memories, and experience even more than what you had imagined. Dedication, sustainable hunting, fair chase and good hunting ethics provide the basis for hunting with us. The Professional hunters will guide you on your hunt with expert advice and sensitivity, offering each client the best chances of success, resulting in outstanding trophies. Namibia is a great destination for the first time hunter to Africa. For the second and third time hunter, it allows you time to hunt and explore the smallest of antelope in the African bush, to our majestic plains and our breath taking rivers,desert and mountains. Namibia is a hunters paradise with over 40 plains game species to choose from. From the sought after Spiral Horn Collection, Kudu, Eland, Nyala and Bushbuck, to the Springbuck , Blue WildeBeest, Black WildeBeest, Gemsbuck, Red Harte Beest, Waterbuck, Zebra, Warthog, Giraffe, Steenbuck, Duiker, Common Blesbuck, and many more. Days of arrival and departure will be considered each as 1 resting day and charged as $150 p/day. Your stay should include a minimum of 5 hunting days. Please select the desired trophies from the price list what are not included. We prefer to do bow hunting on a 1:1 basis. Hunts are not conducted at night! Please contact us for more information and availability.

Trip duration: 7 - 21 days

Hunting season: 1 Feb 2021 24 Nov 2021

Price from $2,265 for 7 days, 1 hunter
Promo Namibian Plains Game 1x1 '2021

Promo Namibian Plains Game 1x1 '2021 Namibia

We offer you guided hunting safaris on our exquisite game ranch just south of Windhoek, Namibia. There are 25 species of plains game on 60 000 acres of privately owned land, making this game ranch the perfect location for plains game hunting. To ensure the ultimate hunting experience combined with appreciating the unique Namibian environment we recommend planning your hunting trip to last around 10 to 12 days (hunting season starts on 1 February and ends on 30 November). Our policy of not taking double bookings can make your dream come true of being the only hunter/group on 94 square miles / 243 square km free range. Together with a success rate of 90% of the hunting trophies acquired on the ranch qualifying for gold medals according to the Namibian quality control system hunters are guaranteed of a successful hunting safari. A typical hunting day will start bright and early before sunrise with a hearty breakfast buffet. The hunting method employed is spotting and stalking. (recommended rifles - .270 thru to .300). Depending on the success of the hunt, lunch will be served either at the lodge or on the plains as not to interrupt the progress made on the hunting safari. Hunting will continue into the afternoon if so desired by the guests or visit the cheetahs and attend a cheetah feeding. For Leopard and Cheetah hunt minimum of 14 hunting days required. There is no minimum hunting days requirement but we recommend 7 hunting days. 50% discount on daily rates on any safari booked in March, April, October and November! This promo is valid only if the booking takes place in the mentioned months. Please inquire for available days!

Trip duration: 5 - 16 days

Hunting season: 1 Oct 2021 30 Nov 2021

Price from $1,025 for 5 days, 1 hunter
Plains Game Hunt 2021

Plains Game Hunt 2021 Zimbabwe

Plainsgame hunting is the perfect way to whet your appetite to African hunting and there is no better place than to do it in unfenced big wild areas. Plainsgame are added in all areas. These hunts are booked from between 5-10 days but why come all this way for only 5 days? Typical hunting is in the mornings and afternoon while you spend lunch and the heat of the day in camp. Most animals are spotted from the road and then stalked.

Trip duration: 5 - 10 days

Hunting season: 1 Mar 2021 30 Nov 2021

Price from $2,975 for 5 days, 1 hunter
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