Outfitter Neil Barnard is a dynamic young man with 20 years experience as a Professional Hunter and a passion for
Africa. He has been hunting in Africa all his life.
won his S.A. National colours in Bow Hunting (Springbok Colours)
in 1992 and went on to win the World Bow Hunting Championships of
that year, setting world records in all three classes. He
has practised as a Professional Hunter since the age of 21, and
became a licensed Safari Outfitter at 24. Neil
is also a lecturer of the bow hunting classes at the South African
National Hunting School.
have hunted many species in various locations all over Africa
and can without
a doubt say that the Republic of South Africa offers the best
overall conditions to the dedicated trophy hunter anywhere. The
reason for this being that it is the country where one finds the
largest variety of game species within easily accessible areas,
while taking advantage of the best infrastructure that exists
in all of the continent."
arrival at O. R. Tambo International Airport (Johannesburg) you
will be met by NB Safaris staff and transported to your lodge
at the hunting concession. You will then travel comfortably with a four door pickup
and you can expect to reach your destination within 3 hours.
lodges used by NB Safaris are of the best quality and you can
expect electricity, running water, hot water, great food, friendly
staff and all the luxuries of a 4-star lodge.
will be welcomed by the staff and then shown to your bungalow.
After settling in we should be able to go for an afternoon drive
or a short hunt! That night you will be introduced to South African
cooking! And if you so choose, you might try the excellent wines
On the first morning, after a good rest ,we will start your hunt
in full swing.
We leave camp (after coffee and cereal or toast)
by hunting vehicle. If bow hunting, we will head for the blind.
will have a Professional Hunter with you at all times! This Professional
Hunter will help you make the right decisions
At so many
Outfits the Client is left to make his own choices and more often
than not, mistakes. In the blind you will have a cooler box with
replenishments, this helps make the dull moments pass
and if you would choose to stay out there at least you know there
is no way of starving! If you are a rifle hunter we will be searching
for game or tracks to pursue!
a trophy is bagged we call for the recovery team and take your photographs! We have a form with descriptive measurements that
need to be taken for your Taxidermist. These measurements will
help your Taxidermist of choice do the best job possible!
here the animal will be taken to the skinning shed where the skinners
will do a great job of getting your cape and horns ready to be
taken to the Taxidermist.
head on out for the next great adventure and big trophy!
meat will be utilized by the owner of the Hunting concession and
distributed between the people in the area. We normally go back
to camp for brunch and maybe a siesta. The
afternoon hunt will be taken on with the same enthusiasm!
We get back at night to a welcoming camp fire and a great meal. You may choose
to eat venison from the animals you have harvested. The venison
here in Africa is exquisite.
night we have something to celebrate and every day you realize
how great it is to be a part of Africa!
only thing you will ever regret about an African trophy hunting
safari, is not having done it!
bookings please complete
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