5 NIGHT 4 DAY SOUTH AFRICA BIRD HUNTING PACKAGE (FREE STATE PROVINCE)


5 nights & 4 days | Hunting Safari

5 nights accommodation & 4 Days of Bird hunting for Pigeons, Spurwing Geese, Egyptian Geese,Yellow Billed Ducks and Guinea Fowl

Price: Price on Request

Includes:
  • Accommodation (5 nights)
  • pigeon, dove, goose, duck, Guinea Fowl
  • Package: 4 days / 5 nights all inclusive
  • Transfers between Bloemfontein airport and hunting lodge
  • The hunting vehicle and field transport whilst hunting
  • All meals, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Daily laundry and cleaning service
  • 14% VAT on the daily rate of the safari
     

Excludes:
  • Rental of firearms
  • International, domestic & regional flights
  •  Tips and gratuities
  • Accommodation before and after hunting period
  • All commercial International or domestic flights
  • All alcoholic beverages
     

Suggested add-ons:

Plains game hunting in the Free State, Eastern Cape or Western Cape province


Description:

5 Night & 4 days Free State Mixed Bird Hunt Package

  • USD 1,800 per hunter per 5 night 4 day package (Minimum of 1 hunter & 1 observer required to confirm package)
  • Observers / non-hunters USD 1,000 per 5 nights 4 day package
     

Itinerary for 5 Night & 4 days Free State Mixed Bird Hunt Package

Day 1: 
On arrival at Bloemfontein Airport you will be met by your Professional Hunter. From there you will travel to Bains Game Lodge outside Bloemfontein where you will overnight.


Bains Game Lodge - Bains Game Lodge is situated on 42ha of prime land 2km west of the Bloemfontein border. Bains Game Lodge features 108 luxury hotel rooms and 24 standard hotel rooms, as well as banqueting facilities ranging from 20 delegates to 250 delegates.
 

Free State province of South Africa - The Free State is an area with good infrastructure like airports, roads, medical facilities, cell phone networks and free of tropical diseases like malaria. In mid-winter the evenings and early mornings can be quite cold - warm clothing is advised.  Game bird species in the Free State are: Guinea fowl, francolin (two species), quail, Egyptian and Spur-wing geese, three species of duck, rock pigeon and three species of doves. Hunting season starts at the beginning of May and ends on the 15th of September, except for the pigeons and doves, which are open all year, with no bag limit.

Day 2: 
You depart early morning for a full day of Pigeon hunting. Pigeon and dove shooting is high volume stuff. One could expect to shoot between 300 and 800 shots per day, with a kill rate of 20% to 60%, depending on the skill of the hunter. The best time of the year to shoot pigeons and doves is from the beginning of March to the middle of June.


After today’s hunt you will travel to Spioenkop Game Farm where you will stay for the next couple of days.
 

Spioenkop Game Farm - This beautiful Game and Guest farm of 5 600 ha is 140 km south of Bloemfontein on route to Colesberg (near Springfontein) and close to the N1. Come and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere and hospitality of the platteland.  Spioenkop offers a wide variety game such as Springbuck, Mountain Reedbuck, Blesbuck, Black wildebeest, Gemsbok, Steenbok, Warthog and ostriches. Spioenkop also offers hiking trails, bird watching and a 4X4 route.

Day 3:  
You hunt an area at the Gariep Dam for water bird hunting. Species hunted include Spurwing Geese, Egyptian Geese & Yellow Billed.
Overnight @ Spioenkop Game Farm

Day 4:  
You hunt an area at the Gariep Dam for water bird hunting. Species hunted include Spurwing Geese, Egyptian Geese & Yellow Billed Ducks.
Overnight @ Spioenkop Game Farm

Day 5: 
Today you spend the day hunting Guinea Fowl & spur fowl
Overnight @ Spioenkop Game Farm

Day 6: 
You depart early morning to Bloemfontein Airport from where you fly to Johannesburg and connect with your flight home.
 

 

 

 

A detailed proposal with area information and more images is available on request.

We can tailor-make any tour to suit your needs.

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Conrad Jacobs
Genesis African Safaris
conrad@genesisafricansafaris.com
+27 (0) 27 482 2597
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