Hunting with John X Safaris is more than just a hunt - It’s the total safari experience.
It is a journey of discovery, a wakening of the senses, and ultimately the realization of the dream of hunting Africa.
Whether it is your first trip to Africa, a hunt for the big five or the choice of forty different plains game species, we are here to cater to your every need.
The Eastern Cape of South Africa is our base and home. This Malaria Free area offers a diverse combination of landscapes, vegetation and wildlife, together making it a unique hunting destination for the first time hunter to Africa.
Mozambique is our flag ship in southern Africa, making it one of the few areas where one has the opportunity of a true classical big five safari combined with a variety of plains game. If it’s Cape Buffalo you’re after - then this is the hunt for you.
In Zambia we hunt the magnificent Luangwa Valley, while Botswana boasts some of the very best Southern Greater Kudu, Elephant, and Leopard with hounds in the Kalahari Desert.
With over 33 years experience in the Safari industry you can rest assured you are in safe hands when booking a hunt with John X Safaris.
John X Safaris welcomes all hunters, no matter what your age, physical condition or hunting capabilities.
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What People Are Saying
My third trip with John X Safaris. Ty, Patric and Ozzy were great to hunt with. I look forward to my next hunt with John X Safaris.~ Max Taylor '15 from
"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
"Carl--Mozambique! What a magnificent place to share with you. Heat, bugs, smoke from grass burning to renew the cycle of life-sustaining new growth. Native huts and gardens with people living much as they did 200-300 years ago. But the same John X, dedication to a great hunting experience and the same quality trophies that I found with you in South Africa. It was truly an experience I will remember for the rest of my life.
"My two sons and I had the best trip ever! My boys have thanked me numerous times for the trip of a life time. They are begging for round two. I also enjoyed the trip and loved seeing the joy on my boys’ faces! The staff, food, lodges and professional hunter were second to none. We felt like royalty! Thank you John X Safaris for the outstanding memories!"~ Brian Lind '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
"This was my first trip to Mozambique & my first dangerous game hunt. Due to my professional hunters and tracker, I never had any concern over my safety. I was successful in all the game I hunted and all the game taken were mature trophies. I would recommend John X Safaris to anyone that was considering an African Hunt."~ Ron Machado '12 from USA