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Comfortable, family orientated accommodations

30 years of hunting experience and 7 years of Outfitting excellence

75% return clients: references available on request

An exclusive yet affordable outfit, we pride ourselves in offering personalised, tailored safaris. We cater for single hunters, groups, and families in our hunting areas in Southern Africa. Arc Africa specialises in big game hunting, from Dangerous game to the “tiny ten”.

ARC Hunting Safaris Plains Game hunts are conducted on large hunting concessions in the Limpopo Bush-veld, Eastern Cape, Northern Cape, Free State and Kwa-Zulu Natal provinces of South Africa. We also have free range Buffalo Hunts available in the Greater Kruger National Park area with limited hunting availability for additional dangerous game species such as Rhino, Lion, and Elephant.

Along with South Africa, we offer Hunting and Photographic Safaris in neighbouring countries which are all arranged through our associations with reputable and licensed Outfitters in these countries. Please contact us for more info and pricing for these hunting opportunities.

All camps and lodges used are very comfortable and fitted with all necessary amenities to ensure that you get the best possible accommodation and hunting experience.

Hunting Outfitter and PH, Justin’s appreciation for conservation and the natural fauna and flora in South Africa is deep-seated and whether hunting, fishing or on a photographic safari, always acts respectfully towards the environment he is in.

Africa is sure to be the most thrilling and unforgettable experience for any hunter, whether you are interested in Africa’s Big Five or in plains game hunting. At ARC Hunting Safaris, we are motivated to ensure your African hunting safari will be a trip of a lifetime, whether it be a bow or rifle hunting.

Dangerous Game

The formidable Cape Buffalo is one of Africa’s most challenging animals to hunt. Why? They pack massive weight, a bad temper and the impressive horn span which is a menacing danger to those in its path. While they are considered to be docile in their herd environment, when wounded, that calm demeanour changes in an instant. The Buffalo is one of the Big Five, tracking and hunting down one of these creatures is a privilege for any hunter, fortunate enough to have the opportunity.

 

cape buffalo hunting in africa south africa and mozambique prices

“While an elephant never forgets, the Buffalo never forgives.

A worthy adversary for any professional hunter.”

The African buffalo or Cape buffalo is a large Sub-Saharan African bovine. Syncerus caffer caffer, the Cape buffalo, is the typical subspecies, and the largest one, found in Southern and East Africa. S. c. nanus is the smallest subspecies, common in forest areas of Central and West Africa, while S. c. brachyceros is in West Africa and S. c. aequinoctialis is in the savannas of East Africa. The adult buffalo’s horns are its characteristic feature: they have fused bases, forming a continuous bone shield across the top of the head referred to as a “boss”. They are widely regarded as among the most dangerous animals on the African continent, and according to some estimates they gore, trample, and kill over 200 people every year.

The art of Buffalo hunting

cape buffalo hunting

Cape Buffalo can be found on private game farms, reserves and wildlife areas throughout Southern Africa, and hunting is usually done on foot. Experienced hunters and trackers will normally pickup and follow fresh spoor from drinking points, visited during the dark hours. Taking down a Buffalo is no easy feat, these animals are fighters. When Buffalo hunting you must be prepared to let loose a number of well-placed shots before the animal goes down.

Buffalo are incredibly cunning. Should you shoot one while it is in a herd, you can expect it to run for cover, before returning to where it was shot, only to lie in wait for the hunter. These animals are exceptionally dangerous to hunt due to this vindictive trait. When you are Buffalo hunting, do not be fooled by the animal, their size does not slow them down and injuring them simply makes them angry.

Making the right decision on the company you are hunting with can make the difference in your hunting trip.

Other Dangerous Game

Through our partners in other areas of Southern Africa, Arc Safaris has access to some of the very best Dangerous Game areas in the world. These areas include additional hunting areas within South Africa and in countries like Zimbabwe, Zambia, Mozambique and Namibia. We invite you to make use of our many years of experience and expertise to take you on a tailor-made Safari, according to your specific requirements.

Plains game

Africa boasts an array of plains game species, ranging from the majestic and elusive Eland – the largest of the African antelope, to the “tiny ten”.

Based in Limpopo, South Africa – Whatever your preference of target species, we travel to the best areas for each specific specie, if not indigenous to our area.

The South African hunting industry

The hunting industry in South Africa is not without its troubles. Every year the industry experiences renewed criticism. Nevertheless, hunting in South Africa is legal and is usually done responsibly. Each year thousands of hunters visit the country to experience something that they have always wanted to be a part of. When hunters come to South Africa, their hunts are well documented, a hunt is never a hidden activity.

The South African hunting industry provides significant contributions toward the economy, with conservation at the forefront of everyone involved. Hunting might continue to get negative publicity but it is something that goes a long way towards aiding conservation. Hunting keeps the population in check and creates a value system.

African hunting outfitters and companies based in South Africa are governed by strict laws and restrictions that ensure that your hunting trip is legally sanctioned.

Did you know – wild animals currently occupy more land than commercially farmed livestock in South Africa? Many species have been brought back from near extinction through the efforts of the hunting industry, highlighting the importance of this industry and the conservation efforts provided by Hunters and Hunters Dollars.

Mozambique

Mozambique is South Africa’s neighbouring coastal country. These two nations share the border, and even some of the land, on which you will find the Kruger National Park. A large part of the country is dedicated to hunting, and here you will find a large variety of species from the smallest to the dangerous game, making the adventure all the more exciting! Mozambique is filled with wild hunting opportunities.

 

Hunting in Mozambique: what to expect

The northern regions of the country are considered to be the best areas to hunt. These are the areas which border on Tanzania and Zimbabwe. Dry Savannah and dense forest is what you can expect when hunting in these areas.

The African hunting adventure is one of the most sought after in the world. Hunters can expect a fantastic time hunting in Mozambique with an expert team, offering helpful advice and plenty of experience that can only come from time spent hunting in the African wilderness.

 

SpeciesTrophy FeesTrophy FeesTrophy Fees
US $CAD $EURO
Wildebeest (Blue)8501100750
Wildebeest (Black)10001400900
Blesbuck350490320
Bushbuck8501100750
Bush Pig (baited)7501000650
BaboonFreeFreeFree
Duiker (Blue)10001400900
Duiker (Grey)350490320
Eland250035002250
Gemsbok9501300860
Grysbok (Cape)10001400900
Giraffe210029001900
Impala350490320
Kudu250035002250
Klipspringer9501300860
Mountain Reedbuck8501100750
Nyala150021001350
Red Hartebeest11001550950
Red Lechwe300042002700
Roan450063004000
Sable350049003150
Springbok350490320
Steenbok550750500
Vaal Rhebuck120017001100
Warthog350490320
Waterbuck210029001900
Zebra (Burchell’s)120017001100
Zebra (Hartmann’s)250035002250

 

  • Baboon
  • Black Wildebeest
  • Blesbuck
  • Blue Duiker
  • Blue Wildebeest
  • Burchell’s Zebra
  • Bush Pig (baited)
  • Bushbuck
  • Cape Grysbok
  • Eland
  • Gemsbok
  • Giraffe
  • Grey Duiker
  • Hartmann’s Zebra
  • Impala
  • Klipspringer
  • Kudu
  • Mountain Reedbuck
  • Nyala
  • Red Hartebeest
  • Red Lechwe
  • Roan
  • Sable
  • Springbok
  • Steenbok
  • Vaal Rhebuck
  • Warthog
  • Waterbuck

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Additional Details

  • TYPES OF HUNTS:Cancellation Hunts, Cull/Meat Hunts, Free Range/Fair Chase Hunts, Spot and Stalk Hunts, Thermal/Night Vision, Trophy Hunts
  • HUNTING HARDWARE:Rifle, Shotgun, Muzzleload, Pistol, Archery/Bow
  • HUNTING LAND:Low Fence, Open Range, Private Lease
  • HUNTING ACCOMMODATIONS:Luxury, Safari
  • BLESBOK:Common
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  • BUFFALO / BISON / MUSKOX / YAK:African Cape/Southern
  • BUSHBUCK:Limpopo
  • BIG CATS:African Leopard, African Namibia Lion, South African Lion
  • DAMALISCUS:Blesbok
  • DANGEROUS GAME:Cape Buffalo, Hippopotamus, Lion, Nile Crocodile, Water Buffalo
  • DUIKER:Blue, Grey
  • ELAND:Common
  • HARTEBEEST:Red
  • IMPALAS:Common
  • KUDU:Cape
  • LECHWE:Red
  • NYALA:Common
  • PYGMY ANTELOPE:Klipspringer, Cape Grysbok, Steenbok/Steenbuck
  • REEDBUCKS & RHEBOK:Vaal Rhebok
  • ROAN:East African
  • SABLE:Common
  • SPRINGBUCK / SPRINGBOK:South African
  • STEENBUCK:Steenbok
  • WATERBUCK:Common
  • WILDEBEEST:Black, Blue
  • WILD BOAR / WILD HOGS:African WartHog, Bushpig
  • ZEBRA:Burchell's, Hartmann's Mountain