Frequently asked questions (and answers)

What is included in my daily fees?
Refer to the Prices section for a comprehensive explanation.

Is my taxidermist costs included in my trophy fees?
No, taxidermy charges, dipping, export and freight charges for shipping of trophies are not included in the trophy fees. We can however arrange a visit to a reputable taxidermist before your departure to get an estimate of these costs.

What is the accommodation like?
Depending on the area we will be hunting, accommodation varies from well fitted camps or lodges to luxury guesthouses. All accommodation costs, while on safari, are included in the daily fees.

What type of rifle must I use?
A medium calibre rifle ranging from a .270 Winchester to a .375 H&H Magnum is recommended for most trophies. Buffalo, Lion and Elephant require a minimum calibre of .375 by law. A top quality variable scope in the 3-9 or 3-12 ranges is recommended. Twenty to forty rounds of ammunition per rifle should be sufficient for a 7 to 10 day hunt. Rifles and ammunition can be supplied at a minimum cost.

What distances will we shoot?
Depending on the type of trophy we will hunt the general distances can vary between 100 to 400 yards.

Are we going to walk a lot?
Depending on the type of hunt and the physical condition of the hunter. We do accommodate elderly or frail persons. Discuss your particular problem with us.

Are we going to travel long distances?
The travel arrangements will depend on the type of trophy you hunt. All hunting packages are compiled to minimize travel between trophies. All travelling is by luxury 4x4 vehicle on mostly tar roads. Travelling also gives you the opportunity to experience South Africa in an unique way.

What will be my success rate while hunting?
Depending on the type of animal required it can be 100%. Animals like Kudu can be more difficult to hunt and the success rate lower.



2013 African Scent Safaris - Fax: +27 (0) 86 212 2323, Mobile: +27 (0) 82 557 5169 webotha@icon.co.za
Clear Image