Plains game hunting in Africa is more popular than all the other types of local hunting combined. South Africa’s abundance and variety of animals make it a plains game hunting paradise. There are over 40 plains game antelope species, carnivores and other creatures that can be hunted.
Plains game hunting is offered in our home area, the Eastern Cape. Hunters are accommodated at Karoo Wild Lodge, in the heart of our hunting area. This is kudu hunting country, our area boasting the highest kudu density in Africa.
We also operate a lodge in the Free State. This concession borders on the Orange River for 30km and offers us additional plains game hunting variety. Hunt the unique Hartmanns Mountain Zebra and other plains game in the rolling hills of the Free State.
What is plains game?
It is thought that term plains game was first used by big game hunters and white hunters that hunted Africa in the early 1800's. They were mostly interested in big game; elephant, buffalo and rhino. All the antelope and other game were called "plain" as in ordinary.
How much is a plains game hunt in Africa?
It's often perceived that hunting in Africa is only for the wealthy. This is a myth; a plains game hunt in South Africa for multiple species is more affordable than booking a guided elk hunt in many areas of North America. Plains game hunting packages are available for as little as $4700 all inclusive.
Below is a list of Plains Game trophy hunting species in Africa.