South Africa has long been the most popular hunting destination in Africa, especially for a first-time hunting safari. South Africa shares a special place in the hearts and minds of many hunters and non-hunters alike. South Africa is a multi-ethnic nation and has diverse cultures and languages, with eleven official languages making the Rainbow Nation truly unique among the countries of the world. The world famous Kruger National Park offers some of the best photographic safaris and a trip there should not be missed by hunters or non-hunters. South Africa is one country the hunter can rely on for a fine, hassle free hunting safari.
We have one private reserve in South Africa, Balla-Balla Conservancy, which offers excellent plains game hunting. Our conservancy,
located in Limpopo Province nestled in the heart of the Soutpansberg Mountain Range, just North of Louis Tricahrdt town, is a place all hunters should experience. The conservancy comprises 20,000 acres of majestic mountain range with spectacular views. Developed over 25 years ago this area now boasts over 450 head of Greater Kudu and other species including Baboon, Black Back Jackal, Gray Duiker, Southern Impala, Warthog, Honey Badger, Bushpig, Mountain Reedbuck, Sharps Grysbok, Klipspringer, Blue Wildebeest, Limpopo Bushbuck, Red Hartebeest, Gemsbok, Common Waterbuck, Greater Kudu, Brown Hyena, Nyala, Giraffe, Leopard and more.
The area is privately owned by us and we set our own quotas.
We invite you to come join us to experience the unique African hospitality at Balla-Balla Conservancy - South Africa
Location: Balla Balla Safaris main base is located in the Soutpansberg Mountain range, with spectacular views. The area offer you some of the best bow hunting for Greater Kudu, Blue Wildbesst, Waterbuck, Nyala, Warthog, Impala, Klipspringer, Mountain Reedbuck, and more.
About your host at Balla Balla Safaris: Dene Bird, Professional Hunter. Dene, the oldest of three brothers and a qualified professional hunters, was born and raised in the Limpopo Province of South Africa. He started hunting from a young age, and after realising his passion in life he completed his South African Professional Hunters license with a Professional Hunting school and obtained his Zambian Professional Hunter’s license soon after. Dene has been hunting plains and big game for over 20 years.
His experience and love of hunting shines through in every safari he does.
Hunting experience at Balla Balla Safaris: Both South Africa and Balla-Balla offers tremendous opportunities for bow hunters; in fact South Africa might be the best place in all of Africa for plains game. Is legal for hunters to import bows for bow hunting purposes into South Africa and no import permit is required. There are minimum requirements for bow hunting; for big game like buffalo, a bow must deliver a kinetic energy of 80 ft/lbs and have a arrow weight of 700 grain. For medium game like Greater Kudu, a bow with kinetic energy of 70 ft/lbs and a arrow weight of 550 grain is sufficient. Small Game like Southern Impala, a bow with kinetic energy of 40 ft/lbs and a arrow weight of 400 grains will do nicely. Balla-Balla offers tremendous opportunities for bow hunters as we have a verity of specially designed pit hides, elevated hides and pop-up hides. Camouflage clothing is allowed in South Africa during the actual hunt. Click here for quick link country guide.
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Accommodation: Balla Balla Safaris has its own accommodations in its hunting camps. Click here to view your accommodations. To select and book the top suggested hotels and accommodation in the area when hunting at Balla Balla Safaris, click here.
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