Africa is full of wonder and is the absolute paradise for most hunters out there. With its vast array of wildlife and great hunting destinations, it can be difficult to choose a spot for your first visit. If you were still wondering which spot to go to for your next Safari hunting trip, you’re in luck, because we have compiled five of the top hunting destinations in Africa. Here we go!
Botswana has a lot going for it as a hunting destination. First of all, it has a fairly good infrastructure and a friendly and safe climate, which is definitely a plus. Safaris are one of the largest attractions and they contribute heavily to the GDP, so the government does everything in its power to accommodate travelers. In addition, Botswana offers some of the most diverse wildlife on the continent. You’ll have the chance to hunt the best buffalo, lions, leopard, and elephant in the whole of Africa.
Mozambique, which is located in the southeastern region of Africa, is also a prized destination for hunters worldwide. While the country is just coming out of decades of internal strife, the country is slowly, but surely, rising from the ashes. It also offers some of the best buffalo, kudu, nyala, and waterbuck you’ll find on the continent.
South Africa is a must for any safari lover trying to get their feet wet. The country offers a good mix of modernity and wildlife and allows visitors to juggle between the two effortlessly. But don’t assume that the country is short on wildlife. Here, you’ll have the chance to hunt various antelope species, wildebeest, impala, kudu, and blesbok.
Namibia is another hidden gem in the African south-west that has risen from seeming obscurity over the past few years. The country has a fairly dry climate, is politically stable, and is one of the safest destinations in Africa. The region is fast becoming a destination of choice for European and American hunters. But even with this sudden influx of visitors, prospects are still very good and there aren’t that many quotas. Your best bet here is the Big Kudu, which is plentiful in the area. You can also hunt black-face impalas and cheetahs, but note that you won’t be able to bring them with you since they’re barred from exportation.
Tanzania, in the Africansouth-west, has been famous for its wildlife since times immemorial. As a matter of fact, this is the country Franklin Roosevelt chose for his first hunting trip on the continent. The country is second only to South Africa for revenue generated by hunters and enjoys acres upon acres of untouched land, making for an authentic safari hunting experience.
Africa remains one of the most prized destinations for adventurous hunters everywhere. Most of the countries in this article are friendly to travelers, stable, and offer some of the most beautiful and diverse wildlife you’ll find everywhere.