Welcome to John X Safaris! We’re a 2nd generation Safari Outfit located in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. We specialize in Plains Game and Dangerous Game Hunting with an emphasis on quality.
With over 30 years experience in the safari industry, we’d like to invite you along for an overview of our unique operation and look forward to taking you on a journey to our various concessions, accommodations and facilities.
Contact us for a FREE copy of our DVD. Our office in the United states is available to answer any of your questions and help with booking your safari. Please contact Dave Harwood at: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 901-267-4489
John X Safaris welcomes all hunters, no matter what your age, physical condition or hunting capabilities.
Updates From the Field ...
December 07, 2017
There are very few hunters in this world as lucky as Glynn Underwood. Maybe there’s something to be said about being a nice guy attracting great luck? Or may it be the fact that going more often than most affords you more opportunities than others may experience? It is something we as a team have […]Continue Reading
November 27, 2017
During the latter part of July, right towards the very end of the rut in the East Cape, we welcomed Cable Smith to John X Safaris and Africa for the very first time. Cable owns the Lone Star Outdoor radio show, broadcasting throughout Texas on various local radio stations weekly. He is a passionate man, […]Continue Reading
November 07, 2017
Ten years have passed since last I visited Tanzania. We hunted the famous Selous Game Reserve on that particular safari, coming away with a host of great animals, most notably the biggest Cape Buffalo hunted in the Selous that year. After that initial hunt, things changed in Tanzania, with the dramatic up listing of rates […]Continue Reading
October 13, 2017
We first met Sam Cunningham at the Dallas Safari Club Convention during January of 2014. Sam booked to join the Gunwerks crew on a hunt to John X Safaris that summer, where we got to know the man a bit better. Since then we have hosted Sam on four safaris spread across three different countries, […]Continue Reading
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Quality Assured Taxidermy
Splitting Image Taxidermy is well known for their service through streamlined precision. Whether you require their full Taxidermy service or fast and efficient Dip and Pack, they are able to offer you an affordable and efficient trophy management solution
Got The Shot Productions
Got The Shot Productions captures your African safari with professionalism and pride. The camaraderie of camp life, the sight of your very first Lion, the joys, the hardships, those long stalks and the thrill of the hunt are all memorialized in HD to take home and share with your family and friends.
What People Are Saying
"I can't say that my time in Africa was the trip of my lifetime, because I'll be back. It was more than I expected and truly a dream come true. Carl, you and your entire staff were beyond energetic, like I have never seen before. your enthusiasm was surpassed by none. Thanks again!"~ Dave Kjelstrup '12 from USA
"Deep in the bush with the big 5, with all 5 senses heightened, in every way, a truly unforgettable 5 star experience - thank you John X Safaris."~ Bob Penny '14 from
"Carl another excellent Safari my friend! I had a wonderful time and can't wait to get back. Everything was done very professionally, and I would like to thank you very much."~ Jeff Edland '12 from USA
"I had a great experience.
Mike Currie is #1!!!"
"I wanted to express my deep appreciation to you and your staff for making my first African Safari a HUGE success! Your staff, the accommodations, food and hunts were first class! My PH, Louwrens Lombard, was fantastic and I enjoyed our time together. His experience and skill allowed me to take the trophies I desired. This was my first trip to South Africa, it will not be my last and I will one day soon visit old friends at John X again."~ Jay Pippin '14 from
"I had a great time!!!! Could not have been better. The staff were friendly and so helpful. Schalk was superb and put in endless effort to ensure our hunt with bow and rifle was a great success."~ Josh Wilde '12 from USA