John X Safaris

2019 Rates

DAILY TARIFF & SERVICE FEESUSD $ 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$150
TROPHY HANDLING FEE /PER SAFARI$200
LOCAL SHOPPING TRIP /PER VEHICLE/ PER DAY$200
RIFLE HIRE /PER CALIBER /PER SAFARI /EXCL AMMO$200
SHOTGUN HIRE /PER DAY /EXCL AMMO$50
BAITING FEE - BUSHPIG/BLUE DUIKER$150
PREDATOR CALLING /PER NIGHT/ PER SESSION$150
DOG PACK /PER DAY/SESSION$150
AMMUNITION At Cost

Eastern Cape Hunting

Areas Key: S - Southern / N - Northern

SpeciesHunting AreaUSD $
Baboon/Jackal/MonkeyS & N Areas100
Blesbuck, CommonS & N Areas450
Blesbuck, WhiteS & N Areas600
BontebuckS & N Areas2250
Bushbuck, CapeS Area1000
BushpigS Area1000
Caracal/ LynxS & N Areas1000
Duiker, BlueS Area1950
Duiker, GreyS Area350
Eland, CapeS & N Area3000
Fallow DeerN Area750
GemsbuckN Area1250
GiraffeS & N Areas3750
Grysbuck, CapeS Area2500
Hartebeest, RedS & N Areas950
ImpalaS & N Areas450
KlipspringerN Area1950
Kudu, East Cape S & N Areas1750
Lechwe, Common/RedS & N Areas3000
NyalaS & N Areas3000
OribiS Area3000
OstrichS & N Areas400
Reedbuck, CommonS & N Areas1500
Reedbuck, MountainS & N Areas600
Springbuck, BlackN Area500
Springbuck, CommonN Area350
Springbuck, CopperN Area1500
Springbuck, KalahariN Area1500
Springbuck, WhiteN Area950
Scimitar-Horned OryxN Area3000
SteenbuckN Area400
Vaal RhebuckN Area1950
Warthog < 8"S Area450
Warthog > 8"S Area850
WaterbuckS & N Areas2250
Wildebeest, BlackS & N Areas950
Wildebeest, BlueS & N Areas1250
Zebra, Burchell'sS & N Areas1000
Zebra, Cape MountainS & N Areas4000
Zebra, Hartman'sN Area3000

Big 5 & Vita Darting

Cape Buffalo Package 7 / 10 Day Hunt Incl Buffalo16 000
Cape Buffalo13 500
Sable Antelope6 500
White Rhino Vita Dart8 500
Black Rhino Vita Dart15 000

By Request The Following Can Be Hunted

LeopardLion
ElephantWhite Rhino
Roan AntelopeBarbary Sheep / Aoudad

Terms and 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 trophies and services.

For the latest current rates contact us at hunting@johnxsafaris.co.za


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.

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 prices 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 personal checks, travelers’ checks, 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.

Checks - A 1% surcharge will be levied on all cheque 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 shopping trip/s to town.
  • A 15% Government-regulated Value-Added Tax (VAT) on all daily rates and services. This tax does not apply to trophy fees.
  • Gratuities for safari staff and Professional Hunters.
  • Meals and liquor outside of camps and hunting areas.
  • Telephones and limited Internet service

Wounded / Harvested Trophies

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


Gratuities

While settling your bill for your safari with credit cards, personal checks and travelers checks is not a problem, the tipping of trackers, camp staff and PH's must always be done in USD$ cash, as staff are often unable to exchange checks.

If you wish - Tips can be added to the final bill of the safari and tallied to your Safari total.

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 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.

DAILY TARIFF & SERVICE FEESUSD $ 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$150
TROPHY HANDLING FEE /PER SAFARI$200
LOCAL SHOPPING TRIP /PER VEHICLE/ PER DAY$200
RIFLE HIRE /PER CALIBER /PER SAFARI /EXCL AMMO$200
SHOTGUN HIRE /PER DAY /EXCL AMMO$50
BAITING FEE - BUSHPIG/BLUE DUIKER$150
PREDATOR CALLING /PER NIGHT/ PER SESSION$150
DOG PACK /PER DAY/SESSION$150
AMMUNITION At Cost

Eastern Cape Hunting

Areas Key: S - Southern / N - Northern

SpeciesHunting AreaUSD $
Baboon/Jackal/MonkeyS & N Areas100
Blesbuck, CommonS & N Areas450
Blesbuck, WhiteS & N Areas600
BontebuckS & N Areas2250
Bushbuck, CapeS Area1000
BushpigS Area1000
Caracal/ LynxS & N Areas1000
Duiker, BlueS Area1950
Duiker, GreyS Area350
Eland, CapeS & N Area3000
Fallow DeerN Area750
GemsbuckN Area1250
GiraffeS & N Areas3750
Grysbuck, CapeS Area2500
Hartebeest, RedS & N Areas950
ImpalaS & N Areas450
KlipspringerN Area1950
Kudu, East Cape S & N Areas1750
Lechwe, Common/RedS & N Areas3000
NyalaS & N Areas3000
OribiS Area3000
OstrichS & N Areas400
Reedbuck, CommonS & N Areas1500
Reedbuck, MountainS & N Areas600
Springbuck, BlackN Area500
Springbuck, CommonN Area350
Springbuck, CopperN Area1500
Springbuck, KalahariN Area1500
Springbuck, WhiteN Area950
Scimitar-Horned OryxN Area3000
SteenbuckN Area400
Vaal RhebuckN Area1950
Warthog < 8"S Area450
Warthog > 8"S Area850
WaterbuckS & N Areas2250
Wildebeest, BlackS & N Areas950
Wildebeest, BlueS & N Areas1250
Zebra, Burchell'sS & N Areas1000
Zebra, Cape MountainS & N Areas4000
Zebra, Hartman'sN Area3000

Big 5 & Vita Darting

Cape Buffalo Package 7 / 10 Day Hunt Incl Buffalo16 000
Cape Buffalo13 500
Sable Antelope6 500
White Rhino Vita Dart8 500
Black Rhino Vita Dart15 000

By Request The Following Can Be Hunted

LeopardLion
ElephantWhite Rhino
Roan AntelopeBarbary Sheep / Aoudad

Terms and 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 trophies and services.

For the latest current rates contact us at hunting@johnxsafaris.co.za


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.

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 prices 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 personal checks, travelers’ checks, 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.

Checks - A 1% surcharge will be levied on all cheque 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 shopping trip/s to town.
  • A 15% Government-regulated Value-Added Tax (VAT) on all daily rates and services. This tax does not apply to trophy fees.
  • Gratuities for safari staff and Professional Hunters.
  • Meals and liquor outside of camps and hunting areas.
  • Telephones and limited Internet service

Wounded / Harvested Trophies

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


Gratuities

While settling your bill for your safari with credit cards, personal checks and travelers checks is not a problem, the tipping of trackers, camp staff and PH's must always be done in USD$ cash, as staff are often unable to exchange checks.

If you wish - Tips can be added to the final bill of the safari and tallied to your Safari total.

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 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.