o import your firearms into the country you need a SAP 520 which can be downloaded fom www.phasa.co.za or obtained from your outfitter. You also need an invitation letter, which you also must obtain from your outfitter. A temporary import/export permit will be issued to you at your port of entry. There are no restrictions on ammunition being brought into the country. Should you however be hunting dangerous game or species in any of the neighbouring countries - Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique or Namibia - it is essential that you complete a questionnaire which will be supplied to you by the outfitter. Please return it to us at least three months prior to your safari to allow us to obtain all the necessary permits for you. As the shots taken will vary from fairly long shots to shots taken at close range under bushy conditions, a good variable scope is essential. Unless you are hunting one of the "Big Five", any calibre from .270 to .375 is recommended. The .375 being the minimum calibre for dangerous game. Should you intend to do some wingshooting a 12 guage shotgun is recommended. Clients wishing to hire firearms may do so by prior arrangement.
emperatures vary a great deal in the different areas of Southern Africa. March and April are mild to warm. May and June are usually cold at night and warm during the day. July, August and September are warmer, but windy. We will advise on malaria precautions when necessary.
ustom clearance is effective at your port of entry into South Africa. Only a valid passport is required for entry into South Africa. It is recommended that all your personal effects and baggage are insured prior to your departure. Trip interruptio insurance is also recommended.
ersonal toiletries, sun glasses, shoes/boots, slippers and socks, long trousers, short pants, underwear, shirts, tracksuit, handkerchiefs, vests and hunting jacket, raincoat, suntan lotion, anti-malaria tablets, insect repellent, travellers cheques and cash for tips, camera, film and extra batteries, guns and ammunition, gun cleaning kit, gun straps, binoculars, sharp knife and belt, flashlight and batteries, cites permits if required.
ll Trophy fees for South Africa include hunting licenses. WE DO NOT HAVE ANY HIDDEN COSTS. Safaris conducted in neighbouring countries such as Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Namibia however, have specified license fees payable to the authorities of the respective countries. These licenses will be arranged for you at the prescribed fee. Some species require Cites export permits for which the procedure is set out below.
Appendix 1 - Each shipment requires both an export permit from the country of origin and an import permit. The import permit is necessary to obtain the export permit.
Appendix 2 - An export permit from the country of origin is required.
|a.||A 50% down-payment is required in order to secure and confirm a reservation. The balance of payment is required on arrival.|
|b.||Should you have cancelled your hunt; every attempt will be made to find other clients to take your spot. If a replacement hunter cannot be found, by you or by us, standard industry practice requires forfeiture of you deposit. In some cases, at the discretion of the outfitter, the deposit may be applied later that same year, or carried forward to the next year.|
|c.||Payment should be made in cash, travellers cheques or cashiers cheques.|
|d.||All species are subject to annual quota and early bookings will receive priority.|
|e.||Animals wounded and/or lost must also be payed for.|
|f.||Clients are responsible for all health, trip interruption, and cancellation insurance.|
|g.||Clients will be required to sign a safari contract with the booking, along with the down-payment. Clients will also be rquired to provide a travel itinerary well in advance, to enable us to arrange the safari.|
|h.||Prices are not guaranteed until your hunt has been confirmed with your deposit. Prices may be subject to change without notice.|