Motsomi Safaris

Motsomi Safaris

Motsomi is a family business owned by Pieter and Ria Potgieter. Pieter and Ria both being nature lovers and Pieter being an avid hunter decided to share their love for the African bush with people equal in their passion for nature.The sole purpose of Motsomi Safaris is giving our clients an unbelievable African hunting experience and to welcome them back as friends.

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Pieter Potgieter

0834420578 | 0878085401

0866138799

info@motsomi.com

S24® 40.760  E26® 30.326

www.motsomi.com

How long have you been in operation as an outfitter? 15 Years

How many years’ experience do you have as PH? 15 Years

How many PHs do you employ? 3 semi permanent and 6 standby

Member of (include membership no): PHASA (POT019),  SCI (20183238), NRA (207409792), Wildlife Ranching (POT003), SA Jagters (047439), Limpopo Liason, DSC

Areas differs from Rocky mountain outcrops with giant Baobab trees and thorny bushveld  in the north to open savannah grass lands in the south.

Country/s of operation South Africa
Area / Province Limpopo, Free State, North West, Mpumalanga, Gauteng
Own land / concession/s Owner and Concessions
Size of location/s Own 3000Ha plus about 50 000Ha concessions
Terrain & vegetation Rocky mountain outcrops with giant Baobab trees and thorny bushveld  in the north to open savannah grass lands in the south.
Rainfall & temperatures Limpopo: 8inches average 10C – 30C

Southern areas: 12inches + average 0C – 30C

Appropriate clothing Guide line available on website
Nearest tarred road Main Lodge 40 km
Nearest town Main Lodge:  Dwaalboom 50 km, Derdepoort 15 km
Nearest medical facility Main Lodge: Dwaalboom 50 km basic care,

Thabazimbi 120km hospitals

Nearest airport & distance Main Lodge: OR Tambo International 350km
Nearest landing strip Main Lodge: Batavia 3 km
Air charter required to reach destination? / Other? No unless preferred
Method of transport from airport & back

Who meets the hunter?

Mini van and 4×4 Trucks. Our transfer company or PH’s

Type of accommodation:

Lodges are very comfortable thatch roof chalets with en-suite bathrooms, hot & cold running water and electricity and swimming pool, differs from lodge to lodge.

 Permanent buildings

 Tented camp

  Bush Lodge

Rooms & Bathroom facilities:

 Sleeps: Single | Double | Family

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

  Jacuzzi | Bath

Food: 

  Includes all food| Includes soft drinks | Includes local wine and beer | Only local spirits

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

Power &/or back -up:

 Electricity | Generator | Solar | Battery (depending on lodge)

Connectivity & reception:

Mobile connection (MTN & Vodacom) | Wi-Fi (dependant on lodge)  | TV

  Satellite reception

Staff Members:  (PHs trackers, skinners, lodge) : 15

Max capacity:    16 PAX

Buffalo Blue Wildebeest Elephant
Sable Baboon Lion
Kudu Blesbuk Common Leopard
Impala Blesbuck White Civet
Gemsbuck Black Wildebeest Honey Badger
Giraffe Bushbuck Klipspringer
Zebra Common Reedbuck Genet
Warthog Red Lechwe
Duiker Springbuck  Common
Steenbuck Sprinbuck   White
Red Hartebeest Springbuck  Black
Eland Springbuck  Copper
Waterbuck Tsessebe
Nyala Warthog
Hunter $400 per person per day
Non-Hunter $150 per person per day
Gratuities Guide line available on website

Who handles firearm permits? PHASA / Ria Potgieter
Availability of firearm supplies Yes
Nearby gunsmith No
Packages

 

PACKAGE 1 PACKAGE 2
Price

 

$ 8700 $ 19 900
Days

 

10 Day safari 9 Day safari
Trophies 1 x Blesbuck

1 x Blue Wildebeest

1 x Impala

1 x Kudu

1 x Warthog

2 of the following: Zebra/Red Hartebeest/Gemsbuck

1 x Buffalo

1 x Sable

Includes: Licensed Professional Hunter

Full Accommodation

Meals and Local Beverages

Daily Laundry Services

Transportation to and from airport

Hunting licenses except CITES

Field preparations of trophies

Licensed Professional Hunter

Full Accommodation

Meals and Local Beverages

Daily Laundry Services

Transportation to and from airport

Hunting licenses except CITES

Field preparations of trophies

Excludes Pre-arranged rifle importation permit

Hire of arms & ammunition

Taxidermy and shipping of trophies

Gratuities to PH & other staff

Pre-arranged rifle importation permit

Hire of arms & ammunition

Taxidermy and shipping of trophies

Gratuities to PH & other staff

Yes No Comments
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 X
Provision for disabled hunters? X
Number of hunting vehicles available X 1 Per hunter as booked
Excursions
V. A. T X In packages only.
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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