Trophy hunting in Botswana

Botswana is a country of contrasts with her lush Okavango Delta, huge expanse of Kalahari and abundance of wildlife. It has a heartbeat that can be found nowhere else in Africa. The preservation of nature is evident. Conserved by a nation of peace-loving people, whose appreciation for their heritage is clearly present in the welcome, you receive. Keep in mind that Botswana is the safest destination in Africa.

Climate

Temperatures can vary a great deal. The rainy season begins in late November and lasts until end of March. Rainfall can vary between 225 mm in the south and 700 mm in the Northern regions. From April to October days are sunny and warm with evening temperatures dropping sharply. From October to April daytime temperatures can rise to over 40 C/104F and usually drop to 25 C/77F after sunset.

C.I.T.E.S. / Trophy import permits

It is the clients responsibility to arrange trophy Import permits for the country of Trophy destination before trophies can be shipped from Botswana.
At present requirements are:

ELEPHANTS:
U.S.A. and Europe normal trophy import permit required.

LEOPARD:
U.S.A. permits are required from U.S.A. Fish and Game Authorities. Europe permits are required from European Fish and Game Authorities.

Insurance and medical matters

Hunters must arrange their own medical, evacuation, travel and accident insurance, as we accept no liability for personal injuries and\or damage to equipment. Both camps and all vehicles are equipped with very good first aid kids. It is however recommended that you bring any medication of a personal nature with you. Malaria prophylaxis is recommended. It is good practice to ensure that you have been vaccinated against tetanus, polio and Hepatitis A and B. It is also advisable for you to be in reasonably fit physical condition.

Firearms

* FIREARM HIRE if arranged well in advance
* AMMUNITION if supplied by operator

Government Limits

* Minimum of .375 H&H or equivalent for dangerous game.
* No full automatics or .22 calibers.
* Maximum of 100 rounds of each caliber may be imported.
* (Government will charge 10% VAT on all imported ammunition at port of entry)
* Full name, date of birth, profession, passport number, passport expiry date, caliber, make of firearm, serial number and quantity of ammunition to be imported must be furnished well in advance to allow operator to arrange temporary Import\Export permits to be issued for each firearm.

Country

Application form

Restrictions

Fees 

Assistance on arrival

Botswana

In advance with your agent

No automatic weapons and '22 caliber weapons permitted

No Not necessary
Namibia Fill the customs form on your arrival No automatic weapons permitted No Not necessary
South Africa Fill the customs form on your arrival No automatic weapons permitted No Not necessary

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