safari

Hunting in the heat

If you want safari success, says Kevin Thomas, you can’t retreat when the temperature rises – you need to keep hunting through the punishing ‘midday window’ Throughout my hunting career, be it guiding safaris or hunting for myself, I’ve observed

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In search of impala

The impala is more than a budding African hunter’s ‘starter species’ – it presents a real safari challenge, says Kevin Thomas

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Conquer the Cape

Booking an Eastern Cape safari this year? Kevin Thomas draws on decades of experience to tell you everything you need to know

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Challenge in the Cape

We saw several quality bulls, but only fleeting glimpses before they disappeared amid the moving herd or behind some brush. One particular bull had caught my attention, but he kept moving behind other herd members, showing only his magnificent horns above

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Outfitter focus: Mugaba Safaris

Hunt South Africa with the best Africa has to offer.

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Outfitter focus: Settlers Safaris

Situated in the lush bushveldt near Grahamstown, Settlers Safaris is your ultimate hunting destination within Southern Africa

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Culture clash: NZ hunter on plainsgame safari in Africa

Daryl Crimp finds himself turned on his head by Africa, coming face-to-face with a wide variety of antelope species – everything except his chosen kudu

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Killing fields: The big game hunters who are fighting poachers in southern Africa

Paying hunters play a critical role in helping rid the African safari scene of its biggest scourge: inhumane poachers with their deadly traps. Professional Hunter Kevin Thomas witnesses their efforts first-hand

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Safari with a difference: Hunting plains game with a 6.5×55 rifle

Hunting Africa is all about big, shoulder-busting bores, right? Not necessarily. Thomas Nissen visits a PH who prefers something rather more diminutive

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African dream: Zulu Waters

The open savannah and pockets of Afromontane forest and thornbush make ZuluWaters Premium Outfitters the perfect site for an African adventure

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