Getting to the Camp
You will arrive in Johannesburg or Cape Town depending on air travel chosen. There you will collect your luggage and rifles and proceed through customs and immigration. You will then proceed to South African Police Services (SAPS) to process your import permits for your firearms. From there you will proceed to domestic departures for your flight to Port Elizabeth. There you will be collected and met by a member of the staff and or a professional hunter that will drive you on a two and a half hour drive to the hunting camp.
South Africa requires a valid passport and visa for entry purposes. Please note that anyone traveling to South Africa must have two consecutive blank pages in their passport which lie side by side when the passport is open. Passports must be valid for at least 6 months beyond the return date.
Firearms and Ammunition
-Any rifle from .270 to and upwards will do, but we recommend a .300 Win Mag or similar caliber.
-Shooting distances will be from 50-300 yards.
When you land in South Africa (Cape Town or Johannesburg) you will acquire a permit for your rifles at customs. These forms must be kept with you at all times and must be returned at the airport when you leave South Africa, port of exit.
The main camp is located in the Eastern Cape near the town of Somerset East 130 miles north of Port Elizabeth. The Terrain is Mountainous with the highest peak reaching 6000 feet above sea level. The area is sparsely populated, and all hunting will be done in Malaria free areas.
Good medical facilities are available in Somerset East, some 45 minutes from camp. There are at least 4 private medical practitioners and a Provincial Hospital with casualty department. Emergency evacuation to Port Elizabeth by helicopter can also be arranged at a moments notice.
-South Africa has no compulsory inoculations, although we recommend anti-Tetanus shot within the last 5 years.
-Medication for malaria is not required in the Eastern Cape.
Non Hunting Activities
-Day trips to the Addo Elephant National Park, Mountain Zebra National Park and other scenic game reserves nearby can be arranged
-Full medical insurance is essential.