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  • Size of property
    40 000 ha
  • Payment
    EFT, Card, Cash
  • Beds
    12

Situated in the Limpopo Province of South Africa on the Botswana border owner and outfitter Louis van Bergen has established the perfect hunting destination.

Access to 42 huntable species, Spiralhorn Safaris creates a superior hunting environment with only the best possible trophy animals that Southern Africa has to offer.

Bow Hunting

Spiralhorn Safaris specialize in the hunting of both plains game and dangerous game in Africa. Louis van Bergen is an avid bow hunter himself and knows what it takes to harvest your dream African trophy.

With 12 well equipped blinds on a hunting area of over 10,000 ha, we do everything possible to ensure your hunting success.

Dangerous game is hunted in a walk and stalk manner with fully qualified Big 5 licensed Professional Hunters as we realize that there is no substitute for having an experienced guide on your dangerous game bow hunt.

Rifle Hunting

South Africa has the greatest diversity of plains game in the world, making it one of the most desirable hunting destinations amongst both experienced and inexperienced hunters. Spiralhorn Safaris have acquired some of the best areas for hunting all of the diverse species that Southern Africa has to offer.

We cater to your every need, whether it is hunting the likes of Mountain Reedbuck or the majestic Kudu, our objective is to provide you with top quality trophies hunted in their native habitat in a fair chase manner to preserve the true integrity of the hunt.

Louis van Bergen (Owner and Outfitter)
Being the recipient of the Houston Safari Club PH of the Year award, Louis understands the needs of hunters perfectly and does everything possible to ensure their success in taking great trophy animals. Louis has experience in hunting the big five, tiny ten and everything in between. He makes sure to interact with all guests and share his experience in the field.

Carien van Bergen (General Manager)
Carien is involved with all the camp obligations on a day-to-day basis. She handles all the logistics and makes sure that the camp runs smoothly. Her tasks include arranging side trips for the family, day trips for the ladies or fun-filled activities for everyone.

Local Hunting Price List 2024

Buffelsvlei Lodge (Sleeps 12 Guests):
Description Rates Excl VAT.
Self-Catering: Hunters & Non-Hunters R700 per person per day
Self-Catering: Non-Hunter Kids under 12 R250 per person per day
Kids under 2 years: R150
Full Catering: Hunters & Non-Hunters R 2,000 per person per day
Full Catering: Non-Hunter Kids under 12 R 1,000 per person per day
Kids under 2 years: R350
Rifle Hire R 650 per day includes ammunition
Crossbow Hire – Includes Practice Arrows – replacement cost of bolt (arrow & broadhead) R200.00
Daily Rate Includes 1 x PH and 1 x Hunting Vehicle per 4 x Hunters.
Additional Fee of R 1,500 per day for another PH and Hunting Vehicle per 4 x Hunters

Game Prices 2024

Blesbuck Common (Male): R6 000 under 15″
Blesbuck Common (Female): R4 000
Blesbuck White (Male): R7 500 under 15″
Blesbuck White (Female): R5 500
Buffalo (Male): R100 000 under 38″
Buffalo (Female): R25 000 (specific cows to be selected by PH)
Eland (Male): R45 000
Eland (Female): R20 000
Impala Common (Male): R4 500 under 22″
Impala Common (Female): R1 900
Sable (Male): R42 000 under 42″
Warthog (Male): R1 100 under 12″
Warthog (Female): R1 100
Waterbuck (Male): R18 000 under 26″
Waterbuck (Female): R8 500
Wildebeest Blue (Male): R8 500 under 26″
Wildebeest Blue (Female): R5 200
Wildebeest Golden (Male): R18 000 under 26″
Wildebeest Golden (Female): R8 000

Hunting Package for 4 hunters (Saving of R16 000) – R58 400 (exclusive)

4 x hunters self-catering accommodation for 3 nights
4 x Common Blesbuck ewes
4 x Common Impala Rams under 22″
4 x Golden Wildebeest Cows

Prices are exclusive of VAT.

The above rates include the following:

Skinning of Carcass for Biltong / Trophy
Fully equipped Accommodation (daily cleaning, cleaning materials, crockery, linen, etc)
Hunting Vehicle & PH per 4 Hunters. Additional PH and Hunting vehicle @ R 1,500 per day per 4 x Hunters.
DSTV & Wifi
Field Preparation of Trophies
Fire Wood
Use of Cooling Facilities
Trackers
Swimming Pool
Airconditioned Chalets
The use of Both Pit and Elevated Blinds for Bow Hunters
Pick up and drop off at blinds for Bow Hunters
Pick up off animals killed

Extras

 Spiral Horn Safaris offers to order your shopping (food, drink & ice) free of charge from Pick n Pay in Thabazimbi. Orders must be placed on a Monday and are delivered and packed away on a Wednesday. Only the slip value is due by the client.
 Spiral Horn Safaris uses Highveld Taxidermy. Clients are welcome to make use of their services. Spiral Horn Safaris will arrange for pick-up of all trophies / skins to be picked up by Highveld Taxidermy.

Terms and conditions

 Minimum of R 40,000 excl. VAT per weekend
 A minimum of 2 nights stay.
 No more than 4 hunters per vehicle is permitted.
 No discount will be given for cash. VAT will be charged on cash.
 We do not have credit card facilities available, but full Wi-Fi is available to make EFT payments.
 Full payment of your Invoice must be made before departure.
 No animals will be released unless full payment has been received.
 50% deposit on Daily Rates is payable to confirm your booking
 No deposit is refundable should the hunt be cancelled.
 Full deposits can be carried forward for hunt at a later date, limited to a 12 month period.
 If re-booked for the following year, the new Price List will apply.
 Trophy fees are payable in respect of all animals bagged or wounded.
 Permit Fees will be re-applied for the following year and will be for the client’s account.
 The client is obliged to notify the Outfitter of any special medical health conditions (i.e.: heart problems, diabetics, asthma, allergies, etc…) at least ten (10) days prior to the arrival date.
 Liability, while every effort will be made to ensure the client’s safety, NO responsibility whatsoever will be accepted for any accident, injury illness or loss whatsoever, nor any expense arising from such accidents, injury, illness or loss. It will be expected of the clients to sign an Indemnity Form before the hunt commences. Upon payment of the deposit the client accepts that Spiral Horn Safaris is not liable for any damages personal, financial or physical.

Hunting and Farm Rules

1. No rifle hunting allowed within a 500m radius from the waterholes.
2. Silencers are compulsory.
3. No shooting off of the hunting vehicle. A fine of R 5,000 will be charged.
4. Only Males available for hunting between 01 September – 01 May
5. No leaving the bow blinds before the hunting vehicle arrives.
6. No urinating near the Bow Blinds.
7. No Rifle hunting from the Bow Blinds
8. No smoking indoors at the Lodge. R 5,000 fine will be charged.
9. A Hit or miss shot will be decided by your PH / Guide
10. The onus lies with the Hunter for the horn / trophy size.
11. No hunting on the day of departure. Only tracking of wounded animals will be allowed.
12. No more than 4 guests per hunting vehicle.

Visited & Verified by NextHunt on 06/01/2023
Updated: 24 January 2024

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  • Hunter (Self-catering)

    Per person per night

    R 700.00
  • Non-Hunter (Self-catering)

    Per person per night

    R 700.00
  • Child (0-12) (Self-catering)

    Per person per night

    R 250.00
  • Hunter (Catered)

    Per person per night

    R 2,000.00
  • Non-Hunter (Catered)

    Per person per night

    R 2,000.00
  • Child (0-12) (Catered)

    Per person per night

    R 1,000.00

Other

  • Rifle hire

    R 650 per day includes ammunition

    R 650.00
  • Additional PH & Vehicle

    Daily Rate Includes 1 x PH and 1 x Hunting Vehicle per 4 x Hunters.Additional Fee of R 1,000 per day for another PH and Hunting Vehicle per4 x Hunters.

    R 1,000.00
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