Safari Experiences

  • Terry and Monica joined Eastcape & Karoo Safaris from the USA

    Terry and Monica joined Eastcape & Karoo Safaris in South Africa for a 5 day hunting safari on the 21 st March 2017.
    Friday, 7th April 2017Read More
  • Wayne and Sarah visit Eastcape & Karoo Safaris again

    Wayne and Sarah visited Eastcape and Karoo Safaris for the second time. Wayne and Sarah hunted with us in 2015 and within 12months they were hunting with us once again....In 2015 we developed a very special relationship with great hunting, trust, laughter and good times. We were to have more of the same. 
    Tuesday, 20th September 2016Read More
  • Egill and Sarah visit Eastcape & Karoo Safaris from Denmark

    Egill and Sarah from Denmark recently joined Eastcape & Karoo on a memorable safari. Egill was the winner of our 2016 annual competition.
    Monday, 19th September 2016Read More
  • Edwards family visits Eastcape and Karoo Safaris from USA

    Jim returned to hunt with Eastcape and Karoo Safaris after many years. Bringing his family with this was to be a trip of a lifetime .... a combined hunting and holiday trip ! What could be better. Jim, Jenny and sons Cole, Kade and Quin arrived in South Africa on the 15th July 2016. Picked up at the Port Elizabeth airport by Dale's brother Robin - the family was immediately made to feel welcome in South Africa... being entertained by Robin and his family in Port Elizabeth.
    Monday, 18th July 2016Read More
  • Scott visits Eastcape & Karoo Safaris from USA

    Scott returned to hunt with us in April 2016. Scott and his wife had visited us in 2014 - now Scott was back with a long wishlist. Great to see you again my friends !!!
    Saturday, 16th April 2016Read More
  • Henning and Jessie Hansen visit Eastcape & Karoo Safaris from Denmark

    Henning and Jessie joined Eastcape & Karoo Safaris for a safari in March 2016. Henning has hunted extensively and has collected many trophies during his lifetime. Hennings main trophy he was after was the small blue duiker
    Wednesday, 23rd March 2016Read More
  • Hakun and Helen Djurhuus visit Eastcape & Karoo Safaris from Denmark

    Hakun and Helen Djurhuus joined Eastcape & Karoo Safaris for a safari in March 2016. Hakun has hunted with us several times over the past ten years. Having hunted most of the plains game we have to offer, Hakun was after the elusive blue duiker as his main trophy. 
    Wednesday, 23rd March 2016Read More
  • Hannes Pribitzer visits Eastcape & Karoo Safaris from Austria

    Hannes joined Eastcape & Karoo Safaris for a safari in September 2015. Hannes has hunted extensively in Europe and this was evident by his accurate shooting. Hannes hunted these trophy animals below, which included one of the smallest and the largest antelope found in South Africa. These are the blue duiker and the eland. Well done Hannes. 
    Sunday, 27th September 2015Read More
  • Wayne and Sarah visit Eastcape & Karoo Safaris from Missisipi USA

    Wayne and Sarah eventually arrived in South Africa on the 9th September 2015 after many emails and much anticipation. The plane landed at lunch time so we had some time to get out to camp and have a few sighters. On our way out we stopped for a delicious meat pie at nanaga.
    Tuesday, 22nd September 2015Read More
  • Toni Torok visits Eastcape & Karoo Safaris from Hungary

    Toni Torok won our annual competition for 2015. He had no hesitation in accepting his free prize. Toni runs a hunting operation in Hungary and was keen to see how we do things down this part of the world. Early evening of the 21st June I picked Toni up at the airport and we headed straight out to the lodge.
    Tuesday, 26th May 2015Read More
  • George and Luc visit Eastcape & Karoo Safaris from Europe

    George and Luc are from Netherlands and Belguim respectively. Having done a self drive up the Garden Route towards the Eastern Cape from Cape Town - we met in Alexandria to make our way to our River Bush Lodge. We met up late afternoon on Thursday 14th May so too late for a target shoot. We headed to the lodge to unpack and have a few sundowners.
    Thursday, 14th May 2015Read More
  • Miroslaw and Lucas visit Eastcape & Karoo Safaris from Poland

    Miroslaw and Lukas joined Eastcape & Karoo Safaris from Poland for a memrobale safari in June 2015. We managed to succesfully hunt several great trophies despite the challenging weather conditions. The evenings were spent sipping single malt whiskeys while puffing on Cuban cigars. 
    Tuesday, 5th May 2015Read More
  • New Danish Dream Team back to hunt with Eastcape & Karoo Safaris

    The NEW‘Dream Team’ joined Eastcape & Karoo Safaris for another magnificent safari. Hakun, Troels and Ole arrived on the 14th April 2015. They were met at the Port Elizabeth airport by the Eastcape & Karoo Safaris team whereby they were escorted to the Lodge. The first evening was again the traditional    ‘T-bone’ extravaganza with a few good glasses of some of South Africans finest reds!! The animals hunted varied according to each clients respective requirements. Each person taking seven trophies in the three days with us. Some of the species hunted included waterbuck, caracal, impala, zebra, springbuck and common reedbuck to name a few. One of the highlights being a 50+ inch kudu taken by Ole. The last day the guys enjoyed an excellent fishing trip out at sea.
    Sunday, 19th April 2015Read More
  • Hunting Season 2015

    There's just something about Africa, some magic, that tugs at the heartstrings and inspires the adventurous spirit. Which explains why some of the world's most entrepid explorers have chosen AFRICA to be their hunting ground, their adrenalin rush, their Holy Grail.
    Monday, 16th March 2015Read More
  • Eastcape & Karoo Safaris atends the 2015 Salzburg Hunting show

    Eastcape & Karoo Safaris recently attended the Hunting Expo in Salzburg, Austria.
    Monday, 23rd February 2015Read More
  • Scott and Karen visit Eastcape & Karoo Safaris from USA

    Scott and his wife Karen hunted with Eastcape & Karoo Safaris in August 2014. 
    Monday, 1st September 2014Read More
  • Alex and Katy visit Eastcape & Karoo Safaris from Seattle

    Alex and his wife Katy hunted with Eastcape & Karoo safaris in June 2014. 
    Monday, 7th July 2014Read More
  • Johann, Hermann and Ludwig visit Eastcape & Karoo Safaris from Germany

    Johann, Hermann and Ludwig joined EKS on Safari from Germany. 
    Thursday, 26th June 2014Read More
  • Alisawi family visit Eastcape & Karoo Safaris from Qatar

    The Alisawi Family recently joined Eastcape & Karoo on a memorable Safari. There were 3 Uncles and 2 Cousins, Namely Ghazi, Faisal, Abdalwhab, Fesal and Marwan. They arrived on the 3 June 2014.
    Wednesday, 11th June 2014Read More
  • Wilfried and Oliver visit Eastcape & Karoo Safaris from Austria

    Wolfgang and Team joined EKS on Safari from Austria. We settled in at one of our luxury lodges. We had a few shots with the rifles in the afternoon to be ready for the next day’s hunting.
    Friday, 16th May 2014Read More
  • Wolfgang and Karl visit Eastcape & Karoo Safaris from Austria

    Wolfgang and Team joined EKS on Safari from Austria. We settled in at one of our luxury lodges. We had a few shots with the rifles in the afternoon to be ready for the next day’s hunting.
    Friday, 16th May 2014Read More
  • Winner of 2014 Eastcape and Karoo Safaris annual HUNT competition

    Eastcape & Karoo Safaris would like to congratulate the winner of our annual "HUNT" competition  
    Friday, 4th April 2014Read More
  • Ernest Gilbert joins Eastcape & Karoo Safaris on a memorable safari.

    Ernest Gilbert was the winner of our annual hunt competition for 2013. Ernest joined us on a memorable safari in September of 2013 and had an awesome safari taking six animals in the 4 days with us.
    Tuesday, 17th September 2013Read More
  • Danish Dream Team back to hunt with Eastcape & Karoo Safaris

    The ‘Dream Team’ joined Eastcape & Karoo Safaris for another magnificent safari. The team of 6 friends arrived with great aspirations. They were met at the Port Elizabeth airport by the Eastcape & Karoo Safaris team whereby they were escorted to the Lodge. The first evening was a traditional    ‘T-bone’ extravaganza with a few good glasses of some of South Africans finest reds!! A reasonably early first night followed with a few good days of some quality trophy hunting. The animals hunted varied according to each clients respective requirements. These varied from the small elusive blue duiker to the largest African antelope, namely the eland. Some other species hunted included waterbuck, blesbuck, impala, zebra, springbuck and common reedbuck to name a few. The last day was a driven springbuck hunt. The hunted yielded some good shots in the trying blustery weather conditions.
    Saturday, 30th March 2013Read More
  • Crocodile Hunt

    Eastcape & Karoo Safaris hunt crocodile in Malawi

    Eastcape & Karoo Safaris recently embarked on a crocodile safari in Malawi. Malawi is well known for hunting good size crocodiles. The concession was in the Elephant marsh on the Cherie River. The accommodation was in fly tents which were based on wooden planks due to the marshy conditions. Dining and bar area was a comfortable reed boma also fitted onto wooden planks.
    Tuesday, 16th October 2012Read More
  • Eastcape & Karoo Safaris assists with hippo safari

    Eastcape & Karoo Safaris recently assisted with a hippo safari. This old bull was taken at 30 yards with a 375H&H, using 300 grain solids.
    Friday, 27th July 2012Read More
  • Helge Witting visits Eastcape & Karoo Safaris

    Helge, Barbara, Victor and Sandra hunted with ECKS. They arrived from Vienna, Austria. The day of arrival was greeted with a splendid sunset which provided a back drop for awesome sundowners.
    Saturday, 28th April 2012Read More
  • Paul Anderson visits Eastcape & Karoo Safaris

    Paul is a South African living abroad. He spent some time in the USA and then moved to Hong Kong to work there. Paul was looking for a couple of days in the bush in between doing some business and a few social visits in South Africa.
    Thursday, 8th March 2012Read More
  • Richard and Tyler visit Eastcape and Karoo Safaris

    Rich and Tyler caught the late flight into Port Elizabeth. We were there to greet them on arrival and after a smooth exit out the airport we were on our way out to the lodge. Arrived at the lodge around 7pm - after unpacking our things we sat down to a scrumptious meal. The boys were tired so nice early night was in order. After drawing up a quick plan for the following day - we retired to bed.
    Friday, 2nd March 2012Read More
  • Mark and Kristen visit Eastcape & Karoo Safaris

    Mark and Kristen flew in from Cape Town after spending a few days with family. We picked up at the airport around lunch time and headed straight out to camp. We got to camp around 4pm with fairly cool weather for this time of the year. At the shooting range Mark was spot on - so we went looking for a blesbuck to wet the appetite.
    Saturday, 7th January 2012Read More
  • Steve hunts with Eastcape & Karoo Safaris

    Steve arrived on Sunday the 14th August 2011. We were at the airport to pick him up and headed out to camp immediately. We arrived at camp around 4.30pm giving us enough time to sight rifles. After hitting the target a few times we settled in with a sundowner followed by a scrumptous 3 course dinner.
    Tuesday, 16th August 2011Read More
  • John Jennings and Michelle Redmond hunt with Eastcape & Karoo Safaris

    John and Michelle spent a week in Cape Town on holiday before joining us on Safari in the Eastern Cape. Wanting to spend some time in the bush hunting, doing some photographics and seeing the big 5 - they called on us. We picked John and Michelle up at the airport Sunday morning around 12.30pm giving us enough time to sight rifles in and a quick hunt. The aftrnoon was awesome weather with plenty of animals about, but none of the trophies we were looking for.
    Sunday, 10th July 2011Read More
  • Jesper, Hakun, Jorgen and Carsten hunt with Eastcape & Karoo Safaris

    We were at the airport to meet the "Danish" team around 12.30 Saturday afternoon. After quick introductions to fellow professional hunters and catching up ,we packed the trucks and everyone waisted no time in heading out to the lodge. At the lodge everyone was shown to their respective rooms after which a light meal was served. The guys were keen to get out and check the guns. Late afternoon, all rifles were spot on and ready for an early start Sunday morning.
    Saturday, 16th April 2011Read More
  • Marian Bunea hunts with Eastcape & Karoo Safaris

    We picked Marian & Cezar up at the airport and waisted no time in driving out to the lodge. Once we had settled in and had a bite to eat we headed to the shooting range to sight the rifles in. With time to spare we decided to take a drive around and spotted many animals including black wildebees, impala, Zebra, eland and a few others.
    Monday, 28th March 2011Read More
  • Cezar Panait hunts with Eastcape & Karoo Safaris

    We picked Marian & Cezar up at the airport this morning and waisted no time in driving out to the lodge. Once we had settled in and had a bite to eat we headed to the shooting range to sight the rifles in. We took a drive thereafter and saw many different animals. It was then back to the lodge for a scrumptious meal consisting of kudu fillets wrapped in filo pastry.
    Monday, 28th March 2011Read More
  • Marketing Trip USA 2011

    Eastcape & Karoo Safaris has just returned home from a successful marketing trip in the USA attending various shows including the "All African Hunting Show". We also visited with some of you - our clients & friends to catch up on old times. Thank you for your wonderful hospitality.
    Friday, 11th February 2011Read More
  • All African Hunting Show in Atlanta January 2011

    Africa is coming to Georgia! Eastcape & Karoo Safaris will be in Atlanta for the first "All African" hunting show from the 15-16th January 2011. Please come and visit us if you can - would love to catch up.
    Monday, 25th October 2010Read More
  • Eastcape & Karoo Safaris heads North to Botswana

    ECKS recently returned from from Botwana after a memorable elephant safari. The camp out of which the safari was based comprised 4 on-suite luxury tented units each conected by a wooden walkway. The camp is located on a 200 000 hactare concession. A water hole at the camp provides for constant viewing of large herds of buffalo and elephant, with occasional visits by lion, hyena and wild dogs. The buffalo herds ranged from a few to 600 at time. The elephant safari is conducted by tracking these large animals on foot. The tracks are located on roads or from water holes. The tracks are sized, and if large enough, the elephants are then tracked by foot. The distance to track these animals could vary from 1 mile to 10 miles or more. The use of GPS is vital in the quest for tracking these animals.   We stumbled across this leopard while tracking elephant.         Large Buffalo herds where regularly encountered         Walking onto elephant at water holes happened daily. A hippo can be seen in the front.
    Thursday, 23rd September 2010Read More
  • Matt Serbenski hunts with Eastcape and Karoo Safaris

    Matt Serbenski recently (22 July 2010)  arrived from Michigan, USA on a business trip to Port Elizabeth, and was fortunate enough to experience a brief hunt in the Eastern Cape, with Eastcape & Karoo Safaris.
    Thursday, 22nd July 2010Read More
  • Steve and Dave Coral hunt with Eastcape and Karoo Safaris

    On 22nd June Steve and his son Dave took time out from the World Cup to enjoy a days hunting with Eastcape & Karoo Safaris. Having only 1 day to spare it was to be an action packed day.
    Tuesday, 22nd June 2010Read More
  • Christophe le French hunts with Eastcape & Karoo Safaris

    8th June 2010. Christophe joined us today from France. Unfortunately his two friends Pascal & Francis had to withdraw at short notice. Christophe has kindly offered to shoot their animals for them and looking forward to it. Christophe also has tickets to watch a soccer game as well as the rugby.
    Tuesday, 8th June 2010Read More
  • Mark Morrow hunts with Eastcape & Karoo Safaris

    Mark is from Georgia USA and joined us on safari in April 2010.
    Wednesday, 14th April 2010Read More
  • Rhino capture and relocation Eastern Cape

    Eastcape & Karoo Safaris were recently involved with the capture and relocation of some white rhino. This took place on the 10th & 11th of March 2010. The rhino were darted from a R44 helicopter by a veterinarian.
    Monday, 15th March 2010Read More
  • Friday, 1st January 2010Read More

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