The Eastcape & Karoo Safaris Team
Eastcape and Karoo Safaris is owned and operated by Ashley Hobson and Dale Cunningham. These passionate hunting buddies joined forces to give you the ultimate African hunting experience and will provide you with memories to last a lifetime. Eastcape and Karoo Safaris prides itself in its vast experience and knowledge of nature, animals and conservation.
Ashley grew up on a ranch in the Eastern Cape, nurturing his passion for hunting from a very early age. He has been an active qualified PH for more than 15 years. His vast hunting experience and good sociable nature have contributed to a great many successful hunting safaris over the years. Ashley's love for nature and his knowledge of wildlife, combined with a passion for entertaining people will ensure a memorable experience. His hospitality is legendary and all clients who have hunted with him will give testimony to a very successful and thoroughly enjoyable safari.
Dale, a qualified PH, was born and bred in the Eastern Cape. His experiences and interactions with the Eastern Cape outdoors has drawn him into the majestic beauty of what nature in this area has to offer. It is with this passion and knowledge, coupled with a friendly disposition, that he will ensure a safari worth having. Fluent in the locally spoken languages, he believes in a high level of service and will ensure that the memories of your visit will remain with you forever.
Over the years we have built up good relationships with a number of free-lance Professional Hunters. The PH's we use are experienced individuals handpicked for the strengths that make them successful. These guys are the best and will make sure you enjoy the safari of a lifetime and obtain the quality of trophy you want.
You will also find well trained camp staff, trackers and skinners who will provide you with world class service while you are in camp. These guys will make sure your trophies get back to you in the condition that will make your memories last a lifetime.
The vehicles and other equipment we utilize are maintained to the highest standard as we realize the importance of well functioning equipment in remote areas and difficult situations. Vehicles are 4X4 and have been specially fitted with equipment to make life easier in the bush.
The staff and management will ensure that you are comfortably accommodated in modern bush type lodges. You will be treated to fine cuisine, prepared in the traditional South African way. Our motto “WE AIM TO PLEASE” will truly be witnessed while enjoying this most memorable safari.