SA top hunting destination

2018-04-18 06:00

South Africa is the premier hunting destination in Africa.

It has an unrivalled diversity of species – more than 45 major plains game species and all of the Big Five may be hunted here.

Endemic species include the vaal rhebok, black wildebeest, bontebok, blesbok, Cape mountain zebra, Cape bushbuck, Eastern Cape greater kudu and Cape grysbok.

A large variety of game birds, some presenting very challenging shooting, are on licence with generous bag limits.

Ours is the only African country that borders both the cold South Atlantic Ocean and the warm Indian Ocean. This, together with a varied topography, contributes to an astonishing variety of natural environments.

The arid Karoo and Kalahari, the unique Cape fynbos region, the coastal forests along our eastern sea­board, the snow-capped Drakensberg and Eastern Cape mountains, the central grasslands, and the magnificent bushveld and savannah areas in the eastern and northern parts of the country all offer unique and captivating experiences.

There is a misperception that all hunting in South Africa takes place on small, “high-fenced” properties.

This could not be further from the truth. Concession sizes are, in fact, on the increase. Successful land­owners are purchasing more property to add to their existing properties, especially in marginal agricultural areas.

Landowners are forming conservancies and are dropping fences between their properties. Communities are buying into the concept of conservation through sustainable utilisation and are opening their large tracts of land to trophy hunting. A number of provincial nature reserves offer hunting in large, unfenced areas with free-ranging game populations.

In certain parts of the country, a significant portion of hunting takes place on unfenced private land that is home to free-ranging game populations.
– Source:
www.phasa. co.za

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