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Shikra Safaris is one of the most exciting hunting destinations you can find in South Africa. An authentic bush adventure that you will never forget. We invite you to experience this trip of a lifetime with us on one of our professionally guided hunting safaris.


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Location: Shikra Safaris operates all over South Africa, but mostly in our four main hunting destinations. These destinations include the Karoo, Kalahari, Eastern Mpumalanga bushveld and KwaZulu-Natal lowveld. We also provide specialized hunts all over the rest of South Africa.

About your host at Shikra Safaris: Kotie Herholdt, Owner. Kotie Herholdt was born in 1960 in the Great Karoo situated in the heart of South Africa. He had spent most of his early years on sheep farms. He developed a passion for hunting from the early age of 6, hunting Steenbok with a .22 Mauser rifle. He has since hunted in most areas of southern Africa, accumulating altogether more than 42 years of experience. He passed a Professional Hunters course in 1996, and after leaving the government service in 1999, founded Shikra Safaris. Kotie and his professional hunters strive to give the hunting clients not only a hunting experience, but also a nature experience. He is a member of the Professional Hunting Association of South Africa (PHASA).

­­­­­­Hunting experience at Shikra Safaris: All hunting through Shikra Safaris form part of sustainable utilization programs in hunting areas under permit of local conservation services and we adhere to and support conservation laws and regulations. As a member of PHASA (Professional Hunters Association of South Africa) we adhere to and operate under their code of conduct as well as to the unwritten laws of ethical hunting and a fair chase. We are committed to quality and excellence in all aspects related to hunting. We specialize in plains game hunts. Our hunting concessions offer variety of species like kudu, waterbuck , antelope, sable and many more.  Click here for quick link country guide.


Planning your trip to Shikra Safaris

Upcoming availability: Please contact the host for more information.

Terms and Pricing: Please contact the host for detailed pricing. Our hunting terms are following:

  • A deposit of 30% of the total daily rate for the duration of the safari is required to secure and confirm a booking. The deposit in non-refundable in the event of cancellation, unless the client provides a substitute for the same period. The balance of the daily rates is payable on the first day of the safari and the game fees on the last hunting day of the safari, either in cash or by travelers cheque. All prices are quoted in Euro unless otherwise requested.
  • Whilst the utmost care and precaution are taken to ensure the safety and well being of our clients no liability will be accepted for an injury, accident or loss whatsoever, nor any expenses arising therefrom, during the safari.

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Species
Pigeon
Pigeon
Roe deer
Roe deer
Eland
Eland
Oryx
Oryx
Oribi
Oribi
Bush buck
Bush buck
Hippopotamus
Hippopotamus
Warthog
Warthog
Hartebeest
Hartebeest
Springbok
Springbok
Black wildebeest
Black wildebeest
Biesbok
Biesbok
Bontebok
Bontebok
Cape buffalo
Cape buffalo
Antelope
Antelope
Lechwi
Lechwi
Duiker
Duiker
Barbary sheep
Barbary sheep
Impala
Impala
Kudu
Kudu
Waterbuck
Waterbuck
Lion
Lion
Steenbok
Steenbok
Fallow deer
Fallow deer
Reed buck
Reed buck
Giraffe
Giraffe
Crocodile
Crocodile
Nyala
Nyala

Methods
Stalking
Stalking
Bow hunting
Bow hunting
Highseat
Highseat
Walk-up
Walk-up
Driven big game
Driven big game
Safari
Safari
Hunting from a blind
Hunting from a blind
Wingshooting
Wingshooting

Seasons
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Price From
price per person per day
$962.21
Languages
English
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Terms of payment
A deposit of 30% of the total daily rate for the duration of the safari is required to secure and confirm a booking. The deposit in non-refundable in the event of cancellation, unless the client provides a substitute for the same period. The balance of the daily rates is payable on the first day of the safari and the game fees on the last hunting day of the safari, either in cash or by travelers cheque.
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