John X Safaris

2025 Rates

DAILY TARIFF & SERVICE FEES USD $ 15% VAT EXCL
1 PROFESSIONAL HUNTER + 1 CLIENT /PER DAY $500
1 PROFESSIONAL HUNTER + 2 CLIENTS /PER DAY $375
OBSERVER /PER DAY $300
FIRST NIGHT IN CAMP & AIRPORT TRANSFER $300
TROPHY HANDLING FEE /PER SAFARI $200
LOCAL TRANSFER TRIP /PER VEHICLE/ PER DAY $200
DOG PACK / BAITING FEE - BUSHPIG/ BLUE DUIKER/ LYNX $200
PREDATOR CALLING /PER NIGHT/ PER SESSION $300
TRADITIONAL RIFLE HIRE /PER CALIBER /PER SAFARI $200
LONG-RANGE RIFLE HIRE /PER CALIBER /PER SAFARI $300
SHOTGUN HIRE /PER DAY /EXCL AMMO $50
AMMUNITION At Cost

EASTERN CAPE | SOUTH AFRICA

Areas Key: S - Southern / N - Northern

Species Hunting Area USD $
Baboon/Jackal/Monkey S & N Areas 500
Blesbuck, Common S & N Areas 600
Blesbuck, White S & N Areas 700
Bontebuck S & N Areas 1750
Bushbuck, Cape S Area 1250
Bushpig S Area 1000
Caracal/ Lynx S & N Areas 1000
Duiker, Blue S Area 1950
Duiker, Grey S & N Areas 500
Eland, Cape S & N Area 3750
Fallow Deer S & N Areas 1000
Gemsbuck, Common S & N Areas 1750
Gemsbuck, Golden S & N Area 3000
Grysbuck, Cape S & N Areas 3000
Hartebeest, Red S & N Areas 1200
Impala, Common S & N Areas 600
Impala, Black S Area 3000
Klipspringer N Area 1950
Kudu, East Cape S & N Areas 2500
Lechwe, Common/Red S & N Areas 3000
Nyala S & N Areas 3000
Oribi S Area 3500
Ostrich S & N Areas 500
Reedbuck, Common S & N Areas 2500
Reedbuck, Mountain S & N Areas 650
Roan Antelope S Area 5500
Sable Antelope S Areas 5500
Springbuck, Black S & N Areas 650
Springbuck, Common S & N Areas 500
Springbuck, Copper S & N Areas 1500
Springbuck, Kalahari N Area 1800
Springbuck, White S & N Areas 950
Steenbuck S & N Areas 700
Tsessebe S Area 3000
Vaal Rhebuck S & N Areas 1950
Warthog S Area 850
Waterbuck S & N Areas 2500
Wildebeest, Black S & N Areas 1200
Wildebeest, Blue S & N Areas 1500
Wildebeest, Golden S Areas 3000
Zebra, Burchell's S & N Areas 1000
Zebra, Hartman's N Area 3000

 

PACKAGE/S

Cape Buffalo Hunt | 7 - 10 Days Hunting 1x1 Inclusive of Cape Buffalo, All Services & Taxes 18000

DANGEROUS GAME, ROYAL GAME & VITA DARTING EXPERIENCES

Cape Buffalo / Ex Package on Plains Game Hunt 13500
Aoudad / Barbary Sheep 4500
Zebra, Cape Mountain 4000
Giraffe 6000
White Rhino Vita Dart 8500
Black Rhino Vita Dart P.O.R

BIRD HUNTING

Bird Hunting / Per Day / Excl Day Fee # Guns USD $
Grey Wing Partridge Over Pointer / Per Gun / Per Day 1 2000
Grey Wing Partridge Over Pointer / Per Gun / Per Day 2 1500
Grey Wing Partridge Over Pointer / Per Gun / Per Day 3 1000
Grey Wing Partridge Over Pointer / Per Gun / Per Day 4 + 850

FILM & EDIT RATES / PER SAFARI

# DAYS USD $ / EXCL 15% VAT
5 DAY HUNT 1500
7 DAY HUNT 2100
8 DAY HUNT 2400
10 DAY HUNT 3000

Although unlikely, prices are subject to changes without prior notice.

Please feel free to contact us directly if you may require more information or if you want to book your hunt.

T: +27 (0) 82 700 9866 •  E: johnxsafarishunts@gmail.com


TERMS & CONDITIONS

 


Rates & Pricing

All prices are quotes in USD $ and are set per season.

At John X Safaris we believe that there should be no hidden costs on a safari. All hunters should enjoy the same benefits without extra charges for superior quality of game and services.

For the latest current rates contact us at johnxsafarishunts@gmail.com


Booking Procedures & Conditions

Once you have contacted us with your hunting enquiry, booking can take place via your agent or directly with John X Safaris.


Deposits

PLAINS GAME: A minimum deposit of 40% / $3000 of the total daily rate is required to confirm a booking, while trophy fees will be determined by the year in which the hunt takes place in UNLESS 100% of the day fee/s is settled which will lock trophy fees at those rates of the year in which a deposit is
paid, unless stated differently within your contract.

CAPE BUFFALO: A minimum deposit of $5000 of the total Package is required to confirm a booking, while trophy fees will be determined by the year in which the hunt takes place in UNLESS 100% of the Total Packages is settled which will lock trophy fees at those rates of the year in which a deposit is paid, unless stated differently within your contract.

A hunt is only CONFIRMED once a contract has been undertaken between JXS and the client, and a deposit has been paid.


Payment

Full payment of the balance of the total daily rate for the safari is due upon arrival at camp.

Trophy fees can be settled at the end of the hunt.

We do accept wires, cash and all leading credit cards. Please note there may be a slight difference in credit card charges from time of payment to when the transaction takes place due to exchange rate fluctuations.


Surcharges on Transactions

Credit Cards - A 3.5% surcharge will be levied on all credit card transactions.


Our Prices Include the following

  • Pick- up and drop off at the nearest airport to camp in the area in which you will be hunting, unless prior special arrangements have been made.
  • Hunting license fees/s.
  • The services of an experienced and qualified Professional Hunter with a well-equipped four-wheel-drive vehicle and a tracker.
  • Standard Safari equipment where required.
  • Complete support crew of camp staff, trackers, skinners and chefs.
  • Safari camps ranging from comfortable country hunting camps to luxurious safari lodges.
  • All land transportation while on safari.
  • All meals, drinks, Wifi and laundry services.

Additional Costs that our Prices do not Include

  • International & Domestic flights.
  • Shipping & Taxidermy.
  • Day Fee/s for the day of arrival – first night in camp.
  • Trophy handling fee per hunter /per safari.
  • Provincial transfers if required, unless prior special arrangements have been made.
  • Dog pack charges per day for all hunts conducted with dogs.
  • Rifle hire and ammunition per safari if required.
  • Baiting fee/s where required.
  • Local transfer trip/s IF the Professional Hunter allocated to your hunt is not utilized for this transfer.
  • A 15% Government-regulated Value-Added Tax (VAT) on all daily rates and services. This tax does not apply to game fees.
  • Gratuities for safari staff and Professional Hunters.
  • Meals and liquor outside of camps and hunting areas.
  • Telephones service/s

Wounded / Harvested Trophies

Any animal wounded/hit, and found OR lost, will be deemed as taken. The full trophy fee will apply.


Gratuities

The preferred method of tipping for trackers, camp staff, safari crews and PH's should be done in USD$ cash. Alternatively, feel free to add tips to the final bill of the safari which can be tallied and added at the end with your remaining hunt balance. Our office will then ensure the various team members are paid out in accordance with your personal wishes.

Check with your Professional Hunter what the norm is on tipping and at all times keep in mind a tip is a bonus greatly appreciated, but not expected.


Insurance

John X Safaris recommends that ALL clients obtain travel insurance prior to their safari.


Cancellation Policy

In the event of a client canceling a safari less than 6 months prior to the commencement date of the safari, the deposit will be forfeited if the dates cannot be rescheduled to alternate date/s within the same season, or the following season.

Safaris cancelled more than 6 months prior to the commencement date of the hunt will be refunded the deposit less 25%. This 25% will not be refunded, but can be applied to a future safari with alternate date/s within the same season, or the following season.

DAILY TARIFF & SERVICE FEES USD $ 15% VAT EXCL
1 PROFESSIONAL HUNTER + 1 CLIENT /PER DAY $400
1 PROFESSIONAL HUNTER + 2 CLIENTS /PER DAY $325
OBSERVER /PER DAY $250
FIRST NIGHT IN CAMP & AIRPORT TRANSFER $250
TROPHY HANDLING FEE /PER SAFARI $200
LOCAL SHOPPING TRIP /PER VEHICLE/ PER DAY $200
DOG PACK / BAITING FEE - BUSHPIG/ BLUE DUIKER/ LYNX $200
PREDATOR CALLING /PER NIGHT/ PER SESSION $300
TRADITIONAL RIFLE HIRE /PER CALIBER /PER SAFARI $200
LONG-RANGE RIFLE HIRE /PER CALIBER /PER SAFARI $300
SHOTGUN HIRE /PER DAY /EXCL AMMO $50
AMMUNITION At Cost

EASTERN CAPE | SOUTH AFRICA

Areas Key: S - Southern / N - Northern

Species Hunting Area USD $
Baboon/Jackal/Monkey S & N Areas 500
Blesbuck, Common S & N Areas 500
Blesbuck, White S & N Areas 600
Bontebuck S & N Areas 1750
Bushbuck, Cape S Area 1000
Bushpig S Area 1000
Caracal/ Lynx S & N Areas 1000
Duiker, Blue S Area 1950
Duiker, Grey S & N Areas 400
Eland, Cape S & N Area 3500
Fallow Deer S & N Areas 1000
Gemsbuck, Common S & N Areas 1750
Gemsbuck, Golden S & N Area 3000
Grysbuck, Cape S & N Areas 3000
Hartebeest, Red S & N Areas 1200
Impala, Common S & N Areas 500
Impala, Black S Area 3000
Klipspringer N Area 1950
Kudu, East Cape S & N Areas 2250
Lechwe, Common/Red S & N Areas 3000
Nyala S & N Areas 3000
Oribi S Area 3000
Ostrich S & N Areas 500
Reedbuck, Common S & N Areas 2500
Reedbuck, Mountain S & N Areas 650
Roan Antelope S Area 5500
Sable Antelope S Areas 5500
Springbuck, Black S & N Areas 650
Springbuck, Common S & N Areas 450
Springbuck, Copper S & N Areas 1500
Springbuck, Kalahari N Area 1800
Springbuck, White S & N Areas 950
Steenbuck S & N Areas 500
Tsessebe S Area 3000
Vaal Rhebuck S & N Areas 1950
Warthog S Area 850
Waterbuck S & N Areas 2500
Wildebeest, Black S & N Areas 1200
Wildebeest, Blue S & N Areas 1500
Wildebeest, Golden S Areas 3000
Zebra, Burchell's S & N Areas 1000
Zebra, Hartman's N Area 3000

 

PACKAGE/S

Cape Buffalo Hunt | 7 - 10 Days Hunting 1x1 Inclusive of Cape Buffalo, All Services & Taxes 16000
Royal Slam | Includes Trophy Fees For 1 Sable + 1 Roan. Standard Plains Game Day Fees Apply 10000

 

BIG 5 | ROYAL GAME  | VITA DARTING

Cape Buffalo / Ex Package on Plains Game Hunt 13500
Aoudad / Barbary Sheep 3500
Zebra, Cape Mountain 4000
Giraffe 4500
White Rhino Vita Dart 8500
Black Rhino Vita Dart 15000

BIRD HUNTING

Bird Hunting / Per Day / Excl Day Fee # Guns USD $
Grey Wing Partridge Over Pointer / Per Gun / Per Day 1 2000
Grey Wing Partridge Over Pointer / Per Gun / Per Day 2 1500
Grey Wing Partridge Over Pointer / Per Gun / Per Day 3 1000
Grey Wing Partridge Over Pointer / Per Gun / Per Day 4 + 850

FILM & EDIT RATES / PER SAFARI

# DAYS USD $ / EXCL 15% VAT
5 DAY HUNT 1500
7 DAY HUNT 2100
8 DAY HUNT 2400
10 DAY HUNT 3000

Although unlikely, prices are subject to changes without prior notice.

Please feel free to contact us directly if you may require more information or if you want to book your hunt.

T: +27 (0) 82 700 9866 •  E: johnxsafarishunts@gmail.com


TERMS & CONDITIONS


Rates & Pricing

All prices are quotes in USD $ and are set per season.

At John X Safaris we believe that there should be no hidden costs on a safari. All hunters should enjoy the same benefits without extra charges for superior quality of game and services.

For the latest current rates contact us at johnxsafarishunts@gmail.com


Booking Procedures & Conditions

Once you have contacted us with your hunting enquiry, booking can take place via your agent or directly with John X Safaris.


Deposits

A booking will only be held once a minimum of 40% of the Total Daily Rate of the safari has been received as a deposit and a contract has been undertaken between John X Safaris and the client.

A minimum of 40% of the daily rate is required to confirm a booking, while trophy fees will be determined by the year in which the hunt takes place in UNLESS 100% of the day fee/s is settled which will lock trophy fees at those rates of the year in which a deposit is paid, unless stated differently within your contract.


Payment

Full payment of the balance of the total daily rate for the safari is due upon arrival at camp.

Trophy fees can be settled at the end of the hunt.

We do accept wires, cash and all leading credit cards. Please note there may be a slight difference in credit card charges from time of payment to when the transaction takes place due to exchange rate fluctuations.


Surcharges on Transactions

Credit Cards - A 3.5% surcharge will be levied on all credit card transactions.

Wire Transfer - Free - 0% Surcharge

Feel free to wire a projected total prior to the start of your safari, which can then be topped up at the end of your safari or refunded.


Our Prices Include the following

  • Pick- up and drop off at the nearest airport to camp in the area in which you will be hunting, unless prior special arrangements have been made.
  • Hunting license fees.
  • The services of an experienced and qualified Professional Hunter with a well-equipped four-wheel-drive vehicle and a tracker.
  • Standard equipment where required.
  • Complete support crew of camp staff, trackers, skinners and chefs.
  • Safari camps ranging from comfortable country hunting camps to luxurious safari lodges.
  • All land transportation while on safari.
  • All meals, drinks and laundry services.

Additional Costs that our Prices do not Include

  • International & domestic flights.
  • Shipping & Taxidermy.
  • Day Fee/s for the day of arrival – first night in camp.
  • Trophy handling fee per hunter /per safari.
  • Provincial transfers if required, unless prior special arrangements have been made.
  • Dog pack charges per day for all hunts conducted with dogs.
  • Rifle hire and ammunition per safari if required.
  • Baiting fee/s where required.
  • Local transfer trip/s IF the Professional Hunter allocated to your hunt is not utilized for this transfer.
  • A 15% Government-regulated Value-Added Tax (VAT) on all daily rates and services. This tax does not apply to game fees.
  • Gratuities for safari staff and Professional Hunters.
  • Meals and liquor outside of camps and hunting areas.
  • Telephones and Internet service

Wounded / Harvested Trophies

Any animal wounded/hit, and found OR lost, will be deemed as taken. The full trophy fee will apply.


Gratuities

The preferred method of tipping for trackers, camp staff, safari crews and PH's should be done in USD$ cash. Alternatively, feel free to add tips to the final bill of the safari which can be tallied and added at the end with your remaining hunt balance. Our office will then ensure the various team members are paid out in accordance with your personal wishes.

Check with your Professional Hunter what the norm is on tipping and at all times keep in mind a tip is a bonus greatly appreciated, but not expected.


Insurance

John X Safaris recommends that ALL clients obtain travel insurance prior to their safari.


Cancellation Policy

In the event of a client canceling a safari less than 6 months prior to the commencement date of the safari, the deposit will be forfeited if the dates cannot be rescheduled to alternate dates within the same season, or the following season.

Safaris cancelled more than 6 months prior to the commencement date of the hunt will be refunded the deposit less 25%. This 25% will not be refunded, but can be applied to a future safari with alternate dates within the same season, or the following season.