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3 Day Karoo Hunting Expedition And Safari
  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Hunting, Winetour, Eco Tourism

  • Duration

    3 Days

  • Language

    Afrikaans, English

  • Activity Level

    Hard

Description

This 3-day safari to the Karoo is the one for you if you have a group of 4-6 men who wish to experience the desert and the human bonding of a hunt. Start from Cape Town and travel via Wellington and the Bain's Distillery, Bain's Kloof Pass and Worcester to the Hunting Reserve near Touwsrivier. Barbeque, drink and share stories in the company of an Angolan War Veteran. Stargazing is stunning as there is no city glare. 

Highlights
  • Visit the Bain's Distillery 
  • Explore the Karoo Desert Plateau
  • Practice your markmanship with heavy bore hunting rifles  
  • Day 1: Travel to the Reserve expand_more
    • Depart Cape Town for Wellington and the renowned Bain's Whiskey Distillery.

    • After a few drinks there, head over to the stunning Bain's Kloof Pass and on to the wineries in Worcester district. 

    • Enter the Karoo Desert Plateau via the Hex Rivier Pass and proceed via a miserable gravel road and dirt track to the Lodge.

    • Have a drink, barbeque and discuss the next day's events.

  • Day 2: Markmanship, Game Drive and Hunting expand_more
    • Guests are taught basic marksmanship on heavy bore hunting rifles. Guests are welcome to bring their own rifles and handguns.

    • Drive around the 4000-hectare hunting reserve (optional bagging of a springbok or other antelope).

    • Visit some Bushman paintings and generally have a good time. There are TV's and satellite TV, so if you need to watch a Springbok match, we may do it.

    • The lodge is equipped with a slaughter room to work meat of the game shot.

    • The evening is again spent in front of the fire.

  • Day 3: Hunting, Relaxation and Return Journey expand_more
    • On the 3rd day, you have the option of another driver and an optional hunt in the morning.

    • Depart the venue after lunch for the return journey via Du Toitskloof Pass.

What's Included
  • Tour to and from the hunting reserve.

  • English-speaking tour guide

  • Accommodation (dormitory-style).

  • Meals (South African food), wine and beer.

  • Ammunition and use of heavy bore hunting rifle.

  • Markmanship training.

  • Professional hunter services.

  • Game drive and explore of the property.

  • Game slaughter.

What's Excluded
  • The animals you shoot. 

  • Clay pigeon shooting.

  • Extended marksmanship skills training.

Know before you go
  • We only offer single-sex groups. The only exclusion is family groups. (Special rates apply)

  • The food consists mostly of meat and barbeque, so don't expect wimp food or service. If you are halaal, we will take along prepared halaal food. (at your expense).

  • There is no room service, so don't expect your bed to be made.

  • There is no mobile phone coverage. There is, however, Wifi so that you can use your Whatsapp or email.

  • You are welcome to bring your own hunting arms, mountain bikes, scrambler bikes etc. Let us know. We hitch a trailer for the extra load.

  • No discount for self-drive. You are, however, welcome to bring your SUV.

Meeting Point

Cape Town, South Africa

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Tour Reviews
  • Amanda
    Andre defiantly has a passion for he does. He knowledge levels are extremely high. He has flair and a sense of the dramatic. We would recommend his tours.
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USD 874 / adult

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