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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: 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 ...

June Does It Again….

October 02, 2015

June once again proved to be a successful period to hunt the East Cape. Apart from hosting Larry Pendleton and Paul Valentine whom you have previously read about in Hunting with Eagles and Jackals…. , we had the pleasure of welcoming back Lawrence Trunk on his 3rd hunt with John X Safaris. Joining Lawrence was fellow hunter […]Continue Reading

Craig Boddington Recommends John X Safaris….

September 18, 2015

As many of you would know Craig Boddington and John X Safaris have come a long way since that initial safari in the East Cape with Craig and family back in 2013. Over the course of the past two years our relationship has grown with Craig recommending John X Safaris to many a friend and […]Continue Reading

The world lost its mind while we were out on safari…..

August 31, 2015

“Why is the western world up in arms because a Westerner illegally killed a lion when 100`s of lions are illegally killed by Africans with snares, poisons, spears, and the likes? Are Africans innocent because they are poor….are Americans guilty because they are rich in comparison? And what do you think Africans feel when the […]Continue Reading

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Craig Boddington chose to endorse John X Safaris and recognize us as one of the top outfits in the world.
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Got The Shot Productions

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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

"Had a wonderful time with Rusty. The experience of a lifetime. Thank you so much for the wonderful memories. I will always remember my time in South Africa. The entire group is totally an A+ TEAM."

~ Tom Ingstad '13 from

"A magnificent experience! Stix was an exceptional PH. Amazing diversity and the quality of game was second to none. Carl & John X Safaris provided me an experience of a lifetime!"

~ Sam Cunningham '14 from

"The opportunity to shoot in tough conditions was a perfect learning experience. Carl gave us the shooting and the trophies we were after. The Karoo was just like hunting the west, long shots in the wind were mandatory. The coast was like a different world. Chasing big animals in small clearings and big valleys made awesome TV! Thanks again I cannot wait to be back!"
Aaron Davidson - Owner Gunwerks

~ Aaron Davidson '14 from

"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 an amazing time hunting my Kudu, Zebra and Ostrich with my friend, Carl."
Hunter (age 13 at the time)

~ Hunter Arnette '14 from

"If you have already been on a safari, you have come to know that it is more than the hunt … much more! On our 6th safari, we had the good fortune to share JXS with our 2 best friends who were on their 1st safari. And what a safari experience it turned out to be. Everything from riding elephants, to fishing, to hunting waterfowl. The highlight of our experience was being able to take a magnificent Blue Duiker from a ground blind. JXS slogan is “Going the Distance” … and they never cease to amaze us … creating a safari experience that is unmatched anywhere."

~ Chris & Marie Petersen '13 from USA