Big 5 Safaris

Big 5 Safaris

All HuntBig5’s Professional Hunters are highly qualified and formally trained. They have an intimate knowledge of the African bush and wildlife and are unquestionably passionate about their roles. They have Big 5 and Plains Game experience, are extremely enthusiastic and great fun to be with. Not only do they serve as guides in the field, they are also your personal hosts for the duration of your Africa hunting safari. HuntBig5’s Professional Hunters are full professional members of PHASA (The Professional Hunters Association of South Africa), which is the governing body and official mouthpiece of the industry that ensures that the laws of the land are upheld and that all members conduct themselves in a manner which reflects honesty, integrity and morality. The relationship between a professional hunter and his tracker is almost a brotherhood. Many of our trackers are 2nd and 3rd generation members of the HuntBig5 safari family.

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Jacques Winterbach

072 617 4547

086 274 6014

jacques@bigfivesafaris.com

www.huntbig5.co.za

How long have you been in operation as an outfitter? 5 years

How many years’ experience do you have as PH? 5 years

How many PHs do you employ? 4

Member of (include membership no):  SCI / Wild Sheep / PHASA / Dallas / Laevled Jagters / SA Jagters / Bird SA / Limpopo Jagters

Country/s of operation Africa
Area / Province Limpopo / Mpumalanga
Own land / concession/s Yes
Size of location/s 36500 ha
Terrain & vegetation Fauna & Flora
Rainfall & temperatures Semi – Dry
Appropriate clothing Any
Nearest tarred road 2 km
Nearest town Gravelotte / Tzaneen / Hoedspruit / Phalaborwa
Nearest medical facility Tzaneen Medic-Clinic
Nearest airport & distance Phalaborwa 40km
Nearest landing strip Tzaneen
Air charter required to reach destination? / Other? No
Method of transport from airport & back

Who meets the hunter?

Outfitter / Host

 

 


 

Type of accommodation:

Permanent buildings | Sleeps: 26

 Tented camp | Sleeps 40

 Bush lodge

Rooms & Bathroom facilities:

 Sleeps: Single 10 – 13 | Double |26 – 40

 Shower | Baths | Flushing toilets | Pool  | Daily laundry and ironing„ | Air-Conditioning

  Jacuzzi

Food: 

  Excludes  all food | soft drinks | local wine and beer | spirits

  Consideration for allergies/illnesses | Special provision for dietary requirements

Power &/or back -up:

 Electricity | Generator

 Solar | Battery

Connectivity & reception:

 Mobile connection  | Wi-Fi  | TV| Satellite reception

Max capacity:  66 PAX

Blue Wildebeest Buffalo Sable
Bushbuck Common Duiker Eland
Giraffe Zebra Impala
Kudu Klipspringer Mountain Reedbuck
Nyala Steenbok Waterbuck
Roan antelope

On Request


Who handles firearm permits? Outfitter (Jacques Winterbach)
Availability of firearm supplies Yes
Nearby gunsmith Tzaneen

On Request

Yes No
Trackers & skinners X
Trophies wounded or lost X
Skinning and field preparation X
Repatriation of trophies to taxidermist X
Taxidermy charges and cost X
Packing, dipping and shipping of trophies X
All license fees, permits and hunting licenses, CITIES permits X
Excursions
Provision for disabled hunters? X
Number of hunting vehicles available X
Excursions
V. A. T X
Insurance X
Supplementary nights before & after the safari X
Family- & Child-friendly? X
Flights X
Members of staff (PHs trackers, skinners, lodge) x
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Field prep and after-service0
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