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Hunting General

Bow and Rifle hunting are done on seperate areas. The two areas you will be hunting are exclusive to Agagia and consist of a combination of an adventurous hunting challenge free range together with game ranches.

Rifle Hunting farm - over 35 000 acres
Bow Hunting farm - over 10 000 acres
Twenty one different species on farms

Additional concession areas are available when required, most of which border our own property. This increases our hunting area to an unlimited movement area.

Hunting season

The trophy hunting season stretches from 1st February to 30th November. February to October are the best months to rifle hunt and for bow hunting the new moon phase of May - September months.

Hunting Guides

Hunting shall be conducted exclusively in the company of a registered hunting guide, master hunting guide or professional hunter.

Hunting permits

A hunt shall only commence if the Hunting Guide has obtained a valid hunting permit (trophy hunting permit) from Nature Conservation prior to the start of the hunt.
Only two animals per species are allowed to be exported.

For Cheetah and Leopard an additional hunting permit has to be obtained prior to the start of the hunt.

Fire arms

Smallest caliber 7 mm.
Minimum energy (Eo - muzzle velocity): 1350 Joule for Springbock, Duiker, etc.
2700 Joule for Hartebeest, Wildebeest, Kudu, Oryx, Eland, etc.
5400 Joule for Buffalo, Elephant, Rhino, etc.
No solid point cartridge is allowed to be used on antelope or any other species. Hand guns and automatic weapons are prohibited.
Smallest caliber 7 mm. We suggest caliber 300 Magnum, fitted with a 6x40 scope and 80 rounds of soft point, preferably Nossler partition ammunition.
Should you prefer to travel without weapons, we have a fine selection of quality rifles and shotgun's in camp for hire.

Bow hunting

Bow energy is specified as follows:
Small Game -25 ft/lb
Medium Game -40 ft/lb
Large Game -65 ft/lb.

Trophy Shipments and Taxidermy:

Clients trophies are usually delivered to the taxidermy and shipping agent after the completion of the hunt, and should take about 30 days for cleaning and drying out properly.

Shipping will take up to 6 weeks to reach their destination. The cost of taxidermy work in Namibia is affordable, the quality of the workmanship is excellent, and the end product very realistic as they are totally familiar with the features and expressions of our local game.

There is a little difference in weight comparing raw and mounted shipment.Current completion of mounts is about 6 months. We will gladly obtain quotations for you from our personal local taxidermist.

Rifle Import Requirements

Hunters entering Namibia with a rifle will need the following:

  • Copy of the trophy hunting permit
  • Hunting invitation letter from Agagia Hunting.
  • Proof (receipt/deposit) from Agagia Hunting that you will hunt and stay.
  • On arrival at the airport police, you must complete a temporary import permit application form for all rifle's (2 allowed) and/or ammunition (80 rounds per rifle) in possession. The rifle's will be handed over after the temporary import permit has been issued.


What to bring and wear:

Bring a pair of well broken in hunting shoes and 3 pairs of thick woolen or cotton socks, with soft soles.

Three pairs of Camo, dark brown or green colors are recommended. We have sticky grass and seeds so don't bring hunting clothes of wool. Pack a pair of sneakers for camp use.

Mornings and evenings are normally quite cool to very cold so pack both a light and a heavy down jacket. A safari hat and good quality sun glasses are essential.

Do not forget your video camera, still camera's, as well as an ample supply of storage cards and batteries/chargers.
A good pair of 8x40 binoculars for the rifle hunter and a range finder for the bow hunter.


How to get to Namibia

Most visitors enter Namibia at Hosea Kutako International Airport located 45km east of Windhoek. International flights arrive multiple times throughout the week from Johannesburg and Frankfurt via a number of carriers including Air Namibia. Other airlines with scheduled flights to Namibia include British Airways, South African Airways, LTU and TAAG, the Angolan national airline.

The airport terminal offers a bevy of shops and restaurants, also ATM’s and other helpful services, including taxi and shuttle transportation that is also available to and from Windhoek. Please check the Namibian Airways website for more information: www.airnamibia.com.na

Flight Times:

  • To Windhoek from Frankfurt. Approximately 11 hours.
  • To Windhoek from the USA via South Africa. Approximately 19 hours.
  • To Windhoek from Johannesburg/Cape Town. Approximately 2 hours.
  • To Windhoek from London. Approximately 12 hours.



Economy:

Africa's most politically stable country with well-developed infrastructure. Namibia is a democratic republic whose President and Legislative members are elected by the general population.

Currency

The Namibian Dollar exchanges at exactly the same rate as the South African Rand (ZAR). All major traveler's cheques, credit cards, and US$ and Euro cash are accepted throughout Namibia.


Languages

English is Namibia's official language. Afrikaans and German are also commonly spoken. Indigenous languages: Oshiwambo, Herero, Nama and many more.

Medical

No special health requirements are prescribed for entry into Namibia. Malaria is not a threat in Agagia Hunting area, but it is suggested that you refer to your personal physician for advice on prophylactics and insect repellents.

A comprehensive range of international brand name medicine is stocked in camp and on the hunting vehicles, but it is advised that you bring along the types of medication that you regularly take, or may require.
Medical facilities, including excellent private hospitals and internationally trained medical practitioners, specialists and surgeons, are available in Windhoek which is 2 hours drive from the camp. In case of extreme medical emergency an airlift service is available.

Tielman & Carin as well as the Professional Hunter's and assistants, are all qualified in First Aid.

     
 

 

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