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Hunting Safaris for the Disabled

offered by supplier M05540 (read about supplier)

Key Information:
Tour Duration: 7 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 10 people
Destination: South Africa  
Category: Hunting outfitters
Specialty: Antelope  
Season: January - December
Min Price: 150 US Dollar (USD) per person
Max Price: 3200 US Dollar (USD) per person

We now have a wheel chair friendly lodge which sleeps 4 disabled people. We have all the proper equipment, facilities and experienced guides to make sure your stay is comfortable and successful. The Lodge consists of a lapa/kitchen and four fully furnished chalets, gently sloping entry ramp, convenient low-placed light switches and a large, specially adapted bathroom with all the necessary amenities. The rooms are all level with adapted door widths and bed heights. We have over 30 000ha in which to hunt in this area. The veld is varied - rolling hills with deep kloofs, open acacia thornveld and dense bushveld and patches of open grassland.

Gentle sloping ramps making the lodge totally accessible for wheel chairs. The bathroom is adapted with rails and support bar, at all the right height. The hunters are loaded onto the back of the hunting vehicles with the aid of either a special lift or a ramp - depending on the chosen vehicle. Four helpers surround the lift platform at all times to stabilize the chair and assist in case something should go wrong. The lift is mostly used for people in heavy electrical wheelchairs or those who prefer not to use the ramp. We use different hunting techniques, this is usually dictated by the level of disability as well as the hunters preference.

The hunter is carried into an ambush position in the portable chair by the 4 carriers. Due to the nature of the terrain disabled hunters usually have to make use of the ambush method but, where possible, "walk-and-stalk" hunts are also conducted. In the hunting areas, many ridges overlook kloofs, gulleys and terraces and when hunters go after kudu, impala, blue wildebeest, mountain reed-buck or even bush-buck, they are carried in the chair along these ridges early in the morning and/or late in the afternoon. We stop frequently to glass for game. If the hunter cannot shoot from the spot, we work out an approach route and "stalk" (carry him) closer to the animal.

Notes:
Price Includes:
- All accommodation, food and beverages
- Services of a licensed professional hunter, tracker and ground staff
- Transport to and from the airport as well as all ground transport for the duration of the Safari
- Field preparation of trophies and forwarding them to a taxidermist or shipping agent of your choice.

Price Excludes:
- Dipping, packaging or any processing of trophies
- Shipping charges for your trophies to your own country
- Gratuities.

Supplier Information
Location: USA
Joined InfoHub: Aug 2005
Client Request Served: 260

M05540 offers domestic and international hunting and fishing trips for the practical outdoors person. We are hunters and fishermen who search the world for well priced, quality trips that deliver prime hunting and fishing at fair prices. Our hunts are all "fair chase" and we encourage catch and release...

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