Along with the buffalo, the lion is considered to be one of the most dangerous animals to hunt in Africa. Lion hunting requires plenty of skill. As legend says, a hunter will be scared by the lion at least three times; the first being when he spots the spoor, the second when he hears the roar and the third when he catches sight of this majestic animal. Lion hunting in Africa is guaranteed to be a once in a lifetime experience.
Elephant hunting requires a physically fit hunter who is prepared to cover a lot of ground on foot. You are unlikely to have to achieve a long distance shot when elephant hunting in Africa but you will need to get within at least 40 meters to fire your first shot. As this first shot is so important and needs to be done precisely, it is imperative that the hunter is very comfortable with his weapon.
A ferocious beast with quite the temper, buffalo is the most common animal hunted of all of the Big 5. They live in wooded areas as well as savannahs, where the hunter might need to take a long distance shot. Winter is the best season to hunt buffalo, as visibility is generally better. Try to book your hunt for between June and September, before the summer rains make the vegetation dense once more.
When hunting leopard in Africa, patience will be the key to your success. The leopard is one of the most elusive animals on the continent and usually, a professional hunter will need to bait the animal just to lure him into shooting range. You might spend more than one night sitting in a blind, and even with all the patience and baiting, you are not guaranteed success. Persistence in your hunt is what will increase your chances when hunting leopard.
As the most controversial animal to hunt, of all the Big 5, rhino hunting in Africa is often not free range hunting. In some ways, hunting rhino can aid conservation efforts and if you are one of the lucky few to get a permit, this will be the most memorable hunt you will ever do. Rhinos are considered to be calm, placid animals but they have an aggressive streak, which makes them dangerous game. Patience is a necessity.
Big 5 Hunting
Big Five / Dangerous Seven Rifle and Bow Hunting.
Dangerous 7 and Big 5 Hunting in Africa
Whether you are a seasoned dangerous game hunter or first timer we have dangerous game hunting and Big 5 Hunting to suit not only your budget but also your hunting requirements and needs! South Africa is the only country left in Africa where you can still do what is considered to be a “Classic” safari focusing on for either all of the Big Five, or all of the Dangerous Seven, in one safari trip (this normally requires at least 28 days).
With our dangerous hunting packages, we offer all of the dangerous seven namely lion, buffalo, elephant, crocodile, hippopotamus and leopard.
Our dedicated team of professional hunters are accredited and seasoned dangerous game hunters and will ensure that your dangerous game hunt is a success! Each of the dangerous seven pose their own set of challenges and the hunting methods areas unique as the animals themselves!
The ultimate hunting experience of all – Big 5 Hunting in Africa!
Hunt the Big Five or the Dangerous Seven which includes buffalo, lion, elephant, leopard, rhino, crocodile and hippopotamus. These are considered to be the most dangerous African hunting trophies.
Brian & Family
“After three unsuccessful leopard safaris with other outfitters, Limcroma Safaris was finally the outfitter that made it happen for me. Hannes and his staff are professional and goal driven individuals who take care of every little detail. My family and I shared many special memories and we look forward to many more!”
“I took all of the Big Five with Hannes and I’m still coming back. He runs a first class operation!”
“I have hunted with Limcroma twice. Both times I hunted with archery equipment. The accommodations, service, and food were first class. The PHs, hunting, and trophy quality were all as good as it gets for the bow hunter. I will be returning to Limcroma.”
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About Limcroma Safaris
Limcroma Safaris operates full service South African safari adventures on almost 200,000 acres of privately owned land and closely managed hunting concessions. When hunting with Limcroma Safaris, clients enjoy pursuing more than 45 species of trophy class African plains game including big greater kudu, gemsbok, impala, warthog and blue wildebeest.