Lion, Plainsgame,Elephant hunting Safaris in Limpopo South Africa



1. Confirm Dates   -  Contact Luis


The most suitable months to hunt in South Africa are from the beginning of April to the end of October.  This is during the cooler winter months when no rain occurs and visibility is better.


2. Complete Required Forms


Client / Outfitter Contract (Download)

Indemnity Form (Download)

SAP520 (Download)


All particulars regarding your entire hunt appear in this document.  Complete and return.


3. Pay Deposit


• 50 % of the full daily rate is required on confirmation on booking.

• 50 % of the full daily rate plus 50 % of the trophy fees for dangerous game


Bank details for bank transfer will be provided.


Important :

• Please make arrangements with your bank prior to your departure should you be settling your account by bank     transfers.  It is critical that you notify your credit card company that you will be using your card in South Africa, and ensure that your daily limit is sufficient for payment and that your card will be accepted.

• A service fee of 2,5 % will be applied on all credit card transactions.

• AMEX, Diners Club, Travellers cheques and personal cheques are NOT accepted for final account payment in South   Africa.


4. Book Flights


Delta and South African Airways have direct flights departing from Atlanta and New York / Washington DC.  We recommend taking a direct flight as Europe is not advisable if you are travelling with your own firearms.


5. Documents required for Importation of Firearms for South Africa


Should you wish to bring your own firearms to conduct your hunt, you will need to apply for a Temporary Import / Export Permit.  There is no cost for this. This can be done personally or we can recommend the use of a service provider to assist you.

Contact : Henry Durrheim -  or


Required Documents and Links for Instructions to follow :


• Passport


• Customs Form 4457 – Exportation of Rifles


• SAP 520  (South African Police Form)


• Invitation letter from Old Days Safaris


• Flight Itinerary


Note :

No semi-automatics are permitted.

Only one of each caliber is permitted

Maximum of 200 rounds per caliber

Minimum age to apply for Import/Export permit is 21 years

Blazer rifles have two serial numbers – one on barrel, one on box (indicate both)



6. Packing List


We recommend light camouflage and khaki clothing.  Below is a guideline.  Bear in mind that laundry is done on a daily basis, therefore it is not necessary to over pack.

 Warm jacket

 Sleeveless hunting jacket

 Pair light leather or canvas shoes

 Pair of comfortable hunting boots (soft soles recommended)

 Pair of gators

 Sweater or sweatshirt

 Long sleeve shirts

 2 Hunting trousers and/or shorts

 3 Pairs of socks

 3 Sets of underwear


 Cartridge belt

 Cap or hat




Marakapula Reserve,  Palaborwa, Limpopo

P.O Box 1707

Garsfontein East


Luis (Snr)  +27 72 894 4485

Luis (Jnr)   +27 76 722 8817

Linda               +27 83 254 4557   ++

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