hunting-info

HUNTING INFORMATION

All hunting through Shikra Safaris form part of sustainable utilization programs in hunting areas under permit of local conservation services and we adhere to and support conservation laws and regulations. As a member of PHASA (Professional Hunters Association of South Africa) we adhere to and operate under their code of conduct as well as to the unwritten laws of ethical hunting and a fair chase. We are committed to quality and excellence in all aspects related to hunting.

Our Aim
Give practical advise and recommendations on safari options. Be flexible in order to accommodate the clients needs, send prompt accurate information and quotes. Conduct hunts with exceptional skill, refined technique, ethics, perseverance and dedication. Offer a comprehensive range of game species, well stocked hunting areas and good quality game. Despatch trophies to a taxidermist when required. We make use of the services of Lifeform Taxidermy (www.lifeformtaxidermy.com) for mounting and Gametan cc  (www.gametan.co.za) for raw trophy exports.

Liability and Indemnity
Whilst the utmost care and precaution are taken to ensure the safety and well being of our clients no liability will be accepted for an injury, accident or loss whatsoever, nor any expenses arising therefrom, during the safari.

Firearms and Ammunition
We recommend you bring your own rifles (with scopes), but a selection of firearms will be available for hire on prior request. Clients will be assisted with rifle importation. The minimum calibre required is .243/7mm for smaller game and .375/9mm for large game. On thick-skinned game like elephant, hippo, rhino and buffalo, solid ammunition of 300 grains and heavier is required.

Terms and Conditions
A deposit of 30% of the total daily rate for the duration of the safari is required to secure and confirm a booking. The deposit in non-refundable in the event of cancellation, unless the client provides a substitute for the same period. The balance of the daily rates is payable on the first day of the safari and the game fees on the last hunting day of the safari, either in cash or by travelers cheque. All prices are quoted in Euro unless otherwise requested.