Conservationist Ps Bnr 1 Img 2406 Acr Bnr Img 2403 Acr Bnr  Mg 0083 Acr 1 Bnr  Mg 3102 Acr Bnr  Mg 3086 Ps Bnr  Mg 0224 Ps Bnr  Mg 0221 Acr 1 Bnr  Mg 0267 Ps3 Acr 2 Bnr 2  Mg 0086 Ps Bnr  J0 C3574 Acr Bnr  J0 C3471 Acr Bnr

CONSERVATION CAUSES

“There are some who can live without wild things and some who cannot.” - Aldo Leopold

While Africa is the land of abundance, there is always a need for wildlife conservation. 

South Africa dubbed the “conservation story” of the 20th century, boasts a proud heritage of bringing threatened species back from the brink of extinction. Who could ignore or forget the dwindling Black Wildebeest, Cape Mountain Zebra, and the most famous of all, Rhino, just to mention a few. If it were not for sustainable value – not one of these species would be where they are today.

In saying this we must recognize and salute the pioneers of the South African wildlife story by picking up the torch and taking wildlife conservation to the next level. While it is important to maintain and ensure sustainability in what has been achieved to date, it is as important to grow. A mission of the John X Foundation is to take on new ventures and continue on the success story we’re so proud to be a part of in South Africa.

The John X Foundation will continue to forge ahead exploring uncharted territory, and dare to be different in South Africa and Mozambique. We actively encourage those hunters so inclined to become more involved in our conservation efforts. Many want to support the John X Foundation by making contributions to causes related to preserving species and furthering their expansion. In some cases there are even opportunities to volunteer for active participation in conservation events while on safari.

For a personalized answer to all your questions with regards to the John X Foundation, please feel free to contact Trish at info@johnxsafaris.co.za. She will be more than glad to assist with contribution options on the most current projects.

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Foundation Mission

The John X Foundation enables hunters to easily make contributions in coordinated ways that maximize local impact for humanitarian and conservation causes.

What People Are Saying

"Everything was great. Top three hunts ever. I will be back!"

~ Martin Osthulm '13 from

"Our 1st Trip to John X Safaris and it will not be our last!"

~ Randal Spence & Emily Belue '13 from

Memories of crawling through thorn bushes, mud and laying on ant piles waiting for a huge horned animal to step out into the clearing. Taking numerous magnificent trophies and hanging out with the great members of John X Safaris and Gunwerks team will be memories that last. The nightly stories with the gang were awesome. Keep doing what you do... Trevor Krueger - Gunwerks

~ Trevor Kruger '15 from USA

"This was our third trip to SA with Carl and John X Safaris. Needless to say it will not be our last. We truly have found our home from home at John X Safaris in the East Cape. To Carl, Trish, Brett and staff we express our greatest gratitude for your kindness, professionalism expertise, and friendship. Until safari 4 we wish you all continued success and achievement!"

~ Brett Wright '14 from

"My fourth hunt with John X Safaris and they just keep getting better. I just don’t know how they keep doing it….. Thanks again my friend!"

~ Jeff Edland '13 from USA

"Jonathan gave me the best time ever. Carl has been so great and friendly. I will never forget this journey. It feels so sad that I have to go home now. I'll be back next year. Thank you so much Jono. You brought so much fun and experience into the hunt. You gave me a memory for a lifetime. Thank you everyone!"

~ Mikael Wallenstam '12 from