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HUNTING STAY 10 DAYS
PRICE $25,000

Lukwati - Big Game

Lukwati lies in western Tanzania and this fantastic big game district is one of the absolute best that Tanzania can offer

Highlights

  • A fantastic Big Game district
  • Big buffalos, sable, plenty of leopards, and a very high success rate for mature lions
  • A really good habitat with a high level of diversity
  • One of the most productive and well-protected hunting districts

10 days from $25,000

This is one of the most productive and best taken care of hunting districts anywhere. For many years the former concession holders made great efforts in the fields of wildlife management and poaching control, while the district’r remote location also helps to protect the game populations here.

From the north-eastern shores of Lake Rukwa, theis hunting concession stretches east “the Escarpment” to large, pristine miombo forests. The district is renown for big buffalo, sable, it’s many leopards, and a very high success rate for it’s hunts for handsomely maned lions. Lukwati is a wonderful natural biotope with a high level of diversity: the large lake, Lake Rukwa, marshes and swamps, forests, rivers,open savannah, rocks, mountains, and water from natural springs.

In Lukwati it is possible to hunt the following game species: lion, buffalo, leopard, elephant, sable, kudu, roan, eland, hippopotamus, crocodile, Lichtenstein’s hartebeest, defassa waterbuck, zebra, southern reedbuck, warthog, oribi, bushpig, common duiker, impala, hyena and jackals. 

It is possible to charter a light aircraft to fly you directly to Lukwati from either Arusha or Dar Es Salaam,. It is also possible to take a scheduled domestic flight to Mbeya, from where it is approximately a 4-6 hour drive to camp, depending on weather conditions.

Game

The price includes

  • All Outfitting and Government fees and Royalties: Wildlife Conservation Fee, Hunting License Fee, Government Trophy Handling, Company Trophy Handling, Concession Fees, Community Development fee and one Firearm License.
  • The services of a complete safari crew, including Professional hunter, trackers, cooks, skinners, stewards, tent attendants, and their necessary assistants.
  • Provision of fully equipped first class camp, including mosquito proof tents, daily laundry service, beds, comfortable mattresses, camp furniture, water filters, cooking utensils, fridge, freezer, radio communications and satellite telephones, Satellite Wi-Fi in each main camp.
  • Supply of quality food, alcoholic beverages (in moderation), soft drinks, bottled water. Special dietary requirements will be taken into consideration, provided advance notice is given. Champagne is not included.
  • Preparation of trophies (skinning and salting) in the field including transportation to airport.
  • Processing, documentation and crating of trophies for exportation, and delivery for international departure.
  • Provision of a comprehensive medical chest, including Snakebite serum.
  • The provision of transport; one modern 4 x 4 safari vehicle per professional hunter and the necessary load carriers for equipment, provisions, trophies and staff.
  • The skinning and preservation of trophies in the field plus dipping, handling, crating and documentation.
  • A company representative to assist you in the Airport upon arrival and departure.

The price does not include

  • Firearm license of US $250 per firearm for 2nd and 3rd firearm.
  • Trophy fees for Game taken or wounded and lost (including anti-poaching and community contribution).
  • Transfers to and from camp as listed above.
  • Hotel accommodation and expenses before, during and after the safari days.
  • Commercial airline flights, visas, airport tax and items of a personal nature.
  • Gratuities to the staff and the professional hunter, to be paid in cash (please note that USD bills from BEFORE the year 2006 are no longer accepted in Tanzania), or by previous arrangement by bank transfer.
  • Cost of transporting equipment and personnel to places beyond our concessions for specific purposes as requested i.e. photographic safari expeditions, foot safaris.
  • Airfreight of trophies from Tanzania to the final destination
  • Travel & cancelleation insurance
  • Organisation fee US$ 350

Trophy Fees

Species Availability - Lukwati 10 day license 14 day license 21/28 day license Trophy Fees in USD$
Baboon *** $300
Buffalo - 1st. *** $3.200
Buffalo – 2nd and 3rd *** $3.400
Bushbuck - Chobe **   $1.000
Bushpig *** $1.000
Cat – Civet, Genet & Wild Cat *   $400
Cat – Serval & Caracal *   $600
Crocodile **     $3.000
Duiker – Common or Bush *** $500
Eland - Livingstone **   $3.700
Elephant - 15kg (33Lbs) / 1.5m *     *See Elephant rates
Grysbok ** $600
Hartebeest – Lichtenstein’s *** $1.400
Hippopotamus *     $3.800
Hyena – Spotted ***   $800
Impala – Southern ** $900
Jackal Side striped, Golden *   $450
Klipspringer ***   $1.700
Kudu – Greater **     $4.200
Leopard – Lukwati or Natron/Longido ***   $7.500 / $9.000
Lion ***     $10.000
Reedbuck – Common/Southern **   $900
Ratel (Honey Badger) *   $600
Roan Antelope **   $5.000
Sable Antelope -East African ***   $5.000
Warthog *** $800
Waterbuck – Defassa **   $1.600
Zebra ** $1.900

Elephant Rates: Trophy fee plus surcharge, based on weight average of both tusks. Up to 40 pounds $20,000, up to 50 pounds $25,000, up to 60 pounds $30,000, above 60 pounds $40,000.

Availability: *Low success rate: low density or of nocturnal nature.  **Good success rate.  ***High success rate.

Safari Packages

10-Day Buffalo hunt. This is one of Tanzania’s top Buffalo hunting area and you can hunt 2 Buffalo, plus 1 of each of the following; Zebra, Lichtenstein’s Hartebeest, Warthog, Southern Impala, Bush pig, Common Duiker and Yellow Baboon.

14-Day Western Species. This special hunt is based on limited 21-day license with no cats or Elephant. Available game to hunt is East African Sable, Roan, Greater Kudu, Livingston’s Eland, Buffalo, Lichtenstein’s Hartebeest, Defassa Waterbuck, Zebra, Common Reedbuck, Southern Impala, Warthog, Klipspringer, Grysbok and Yellow Baboon.

14-day Leopard, Sable, Buffalo and Western plains game.  This is based on a limited 21 day hunt for Leopard, 2 Buffalo, only 2 of the greater antelope (Sable, Roan, Eland, Kudu), plus one of each of the following: Lichtenstein’s Hartebeest, Defassa Waterbuck, Zebra, Common Reedbuck, Southern Impala, Warthog, Bushpig, Klipspringer and Yellow Baboon. Elephant can be added to this package at no extra cost but if taken trophy fee and success fee applicable. Please inquire.

14-Day Elephant. This is based on a limited 21-day license for Elephant, 2 Buffalo, only 2 of the greater antelope (Sable, Roan, Eland, Kudu), plus one of each of the following: Lichtenstein’s Hartebeest, Defassa Waterbuck, Zebra, Common Reedbuck, Southern Impala, Warthog, Klipspringer and Yellow Baboon. Leopard can be added to this package at no extra cost but if Leopard taken or wounded and lost then a pre agreed success fee will be charged.

21 and 28-day hunts. These are full entitlement hunts for Lion, Leopard, Elephant, 3 Buffalo, East African Sable, Roan, Greater Kudu, Livingston’s Eland, Hippo, Crocodile, Lichtenstein’s Hartebeest, Defassa Waterbuck, Zebra, Common Reedbuck, Southern Impala, Warthog, Bushpig, Klipspringer, Sharps Grysbok, Ratel, Civet, Genet, Serval Cat, Black Backed Jackal, Spotted Hyena and Yellow Baboon. This is truly one of Tanzania’s few remaining great full manned lion areas, with thousands of Buffalo and the easiest Leopard hunting. Foot safari option available at additional $500 per day minimum of 3 days.

DO YOU HAVE QUESTIONS?

Erik Pedersen Brinkmann

Telephone: (+45) 63 21 43 17

Tina Jeppesen

Telephone: (+45) 63 21 10 29

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