African Trophy Hunting Species

Species that can be hunted in South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Africa promises the hunting safari you’ve been dreaming of. South Africa offers vast privately owned hunting properties and concessions that are teeming with African plains game and high hospitality standards, ease of travel and family-friendly attractions.

Zambia is currently the go to destination for dangerous game hunting. Politically stable and relative ease of travel from South Africa makes it the choice destination for hunting Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Hippo, Crocodile and plains game soecies unique to Zambia.

Zimbabwe has long been a favorite for dangerous game hunting. Flights from Johannesburg, to Harare, Gaborone and Victoria Falls are numerous. Hunting camps and concessions throughout the Zimbabwean hunting blocks are easily assessed by land transfer or air charter.

Trophy Hunting in Africa - Karoo Wild Safaris offers plains game hunting, dangerous game hunting and big five encounters in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Zambia.

Below is a list of trophy hunting species in Africa.

Kudu – the top plains game animal to hunt on an African hunting safari.
A Cape Buffalo hunt is the most exciting of African hunts but one to be approached with caution and careful planning.
Sable – often considered one of the most majestic of the plains game antelope
Waterbuck - a truly majestic African plains game species
Nyala - the most colorful of African plains game antelope
The most common of African zebra species
Aardwolf - a long forgotten member of the hyena family
Baboon are the heaviest and largest monkey species
Bat Eared Fox - the only one of its genus on Earth
Long range shots are normal during a black wildebeest (White-tailed Gnu) hunt on the South African plains
White blesbok are a genetic mutation of the common blesbok
Blesbok are often the first animal hunted on a South African hunting safari
Blue wildebeest (Brindled Gnu) are one of the top plains game animals to hunt in Africa
Bushbuck are often considered one of the most elusive of African plains game
Saved from the brink of extinction, bontebok are now a common South African plains game animal
the elusive bushpig are hunted at night over bait
Caracal are normally hunted with dogs in the Eastern Cape, South Africa
The Common Reedbuck is hunted in the grassy areas of South Africa
The nile crocodile - A reptile from a bygone era
Blue Duiker – the smallest of South African plains game and a member of the Tiny Ten
Red Duiker are found in the coastal areas of South Africa and are a member of the Tiny Ten