Terms & Conditions

Huntessential’s Terms and Conditions


1.1 A reservation can only be confirmed once HUNTESSENTIAL (PTY) LTD has received a 50% (Fifty percent) deposit based on formal quotation provided to the client.

1.2 Clients are advised to read the conditions on the quotation provided carefully to ensure they are aware of the items included and excluded in the safari.

1.3 The deposit is required to ensure the availability of the hunting licences and reserve your hunting date chosen.

1.4 The balance of 50% (Fifty percent) is required to be paid 14 (fourteen) days prior to commencement of the safari.


2.1 All payments are to be made to HUNTESSENTIAL (PTY) LTD bank accounts details:


-ACCOUNT NUMBER: 151802529892
-BRANCH CODE: 082000549

2.2 Proof of payment must be forwarded to email addresses: louis@huntessential.com or bookings@huntessential.co.za

2.3 Upon completion of a client’s safari, an invoice will be presented if so required stipulating any additional costs incurred during the safari. This invoice needs to be paid prior to departure.

2.4 Interest on overdue amounts will be charged at 2% (two percent) per month.


If the hunting safari is cancelled, cancellation fees will be due and payable according to the following terms and conditions:

* More than 45 days prior to arrival 90% of the deposit is refunded;
* 30 days prior to arrival 50% of the invoice is refunded;
* 14 days prior to arrival 20% of the invoice is refunded;
* Less than 14 days prior to arrival no refund.

 4.      INSURANCE

HUNTESSENTIAL (PTY) LTD strongly advises clients to make the necessary arrangements to ensure that clients and their property are fully insured for the duration of the safari.



         5.1       HUNTESSENTIAL (PTY) LTD shall not be liable for any damage, losses and expenses suffered by any client as a result of sickness, quarantine,            weather conditions, war, strikes,riots or any other cause outside of our control.

         5.2       HUNTESSENTIAL (PTY) LTD accepts no liability in respect of death, injury, loss or damage to a person or property arising out of any act,          omission, or negligence.

         5.3       Clients shall be deemed to have waved, renounced and abandoned any and all right or entitlement which the client may be entitled to          under the provisions of the laws of the Republic of South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

         5.4       HUNTESSENTIAL (PTY) LTD shall not be liable for any loss or damage to person or property, cancellation, or curtailment of the safari however          caused by HUNTESSENTIAL (PTY) LTD’s negligence.

         5.5       If sickness or accident interrupts a safari, HUNTESSENTIAL (PTY) LTD shall not be liable for any cost or expense arising there from, save only to            the extent that such sickness or accident was caused by HUNTESSENTIAL (PTY) LTD wilful act or gross negligence.

         5.6       HUNTESSENTIAL (PTY) LTD shall not be liable for any refund, either total or partial, of client money paid. We recommend that clients take out           the necessary insurance to protect themselves against such eventuality.



         6.1       Due to the nature of travel and hunting in Africa, rates and conditions are subject to change. HUNTESSENTIAL (PTY) LTD reserves the right          to alter and change any of the above conditions without prior notice.

         6.2       With “big game” safaris the following terms and conditions will apply:

              6.2.1    HUNTESSENTIAL (PTY) LTD market  and sell big game hunting packages based on specific period of hunting days per species, to ensure the          client has the best opportunity to hunt the specific animal;

              6.2.2    HUNTESSENTIAL (PTY) LTD do not take any responsibility for failure to hunt any animal, if the client does not agree to the prescribed period          or the client chooses not to spend the specified days hunting the animal;

              6.2.3    The trophy must be shot and is NON – REFUNDABLE;

              6.2.4    FULL trophy fees are payable on animals killed, wounded or lost;

              6.2.5    HUNTESSENTIAL (PTY) LTD will not be held liable for not hunting the animal and will not refund the trophy fee of the package due to the non hunt or non           compliance of any of its’ terms and conditions;

              6.2.6    All big game animals will be quoted separately. 

        6.3       Should a client choose a “package or special hunt” the following will apply;

              6.3.1    Strictly only animals as per the package can be hunted;

              6.3.2    Should the client not hunt the package animals, no refund will be made;

              6.3.3    Should additional animals be hunted or deviated from the package  animals, the normal price list will apply. 

        6.4      Should a client choose a “plains game hunt” the following will apply;

              6.4.1    The daily rate of $495.00 (USD Four hundred and ninety-five) per person per day will apply;

              6.4.2    The daily rate of $195.00 (USD One hundred and ninety-five) per observer per day will apply;

              6.4.3    Planes game available and their respective prices as per the attached price list.


         7.1       Clients can rent rifles from H&F. The rate for the rental of a rifle is  $35.00 (USD Thirty-five) per day.

         7.2       Ammunition will be charged at the normal retail price charged for such ammunition in Africa.


Tips and gratuities are to the sole discretion of the client.



        9.1       All clients must please note that the cost for dipping, packing and exporting of animals hunted is for the sole account of the client.

        9.2       Clients are hereby advised that the process related to the exportation of trophies can take anything between 6(six) months to 24 (twenty-four) months. This is all depending on                         the type of trophy hunted and also the area and country the trophy is hunted.

        9.3       HUNTESSENTIAL (PTY) LTD takes no responsibility for damage or loss of trophy after being delivered with the relevant taxidermist or agent for due export.



The applicable law of each country hunted in will apply;

         10.1     South Africa

         10.2     Zimbabwe

         10.3     Botswana

         10.4     Mozambique

         10.5    Namibia



        11.1     All prices quoted excludes transfer to and from the point of entry and the relevant hunting area/s

        11.2     All accommodation required for in transit purposes are for the sole account of the client.

        11.3     Any tobacco, imported liquor, gratuities and gifts are excluded from the daily rate.



        12.1     It is recorded that this agreement constitutes the whole agreement entered into between HUNTESSENTIAL (PTY) LTD and the client and no other agreements, representations,                           undertaking or warranties not contained herein shall be binding.

        12.2     It is agreed that no consensual cancellation, amendment or variation of this agreement, shall be of any force or effect unless reduced to writing and  signed by HUNTESSENTIAL                       (PTY) LTD and the client

Species to Hunt

Main species to be hunted are: blesbok-common, blesbok-white, buffalo, bushbuck, bushpig, caracal, duiker, eland, eland-livingstone`s, gray rhebok, hartebeest, jackal, letchwe, mountain reedbuck, nyala, oribi, ostrich, porcupine, reedbuck, springbok-common, springbok-black, steenbok, waterbuck, wildbeest-black, zebra-burchell.






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