Moçambique

Safari Information

Niassa

We are currently hunting in 3 concessions in the Niassa province of Moçambique. We are utilizing 2 hunting blocks within the Niassa reserve and 1 block bordering the Niassa reserve. Niassa is the jewel of big game hunting within Moçambique.  All free range areas cater for some of the best and dangerous game safaris in Africa. All our areas have an abundance of game and our camps are all of the East African tented style with ensuite bathrooms.  Niassa has vast stretches of open Savannah, mountains and hill country. Big herds of buffalo roam these plains together with an abundance of lion, leopard and plains game species. Most flights are direct to Lichinga and then road transfers to camp and back.

Tete Province

Our Zambezi river concession is located on the South Bank of the Cahorra Bassa lake and also on the Zambezi River. The area consists of open Savannah and some mountains but rather flatter ground that makes hunting not so difficult.  All dangerous game and normal plains game species reside in the concession block. These areas are known for its giant crocodiles and plenty hippo. Our camps are also East African tented style with ensuite bathrooms. Major flights are direct to Tete.

 

Hunting Season

The Moçambique Hunting season starts in May and ends in November.

 

Terms & Conditions

Safaris are confirmed on receipt of 50% of the total daily rate plus the Hunting License and Gov. License fee of the species chosen in order to secure the Safari. The balance of the daily rate plus additional charges are payable 60 days prior to the commencement of the safari and trophy fees are payable at the conclusion of the safari. Payment in camp must be made in cash or by bank transfers prior to the safari commencing.

Please note: All prices exclude 17% VAT

 

Cancellation Policy

There will be no refund on any deposit paid, unless the hunt is cancelled no less than 180 days prior to the commencement of the safari and will be deducted 1.000.00 U.S.Dollars for administration expenses.

 

See hunting contract for more details.

 

Important Information

Indemnity

Due to the nature of Safari Hunting Activity in wild conditions, Chasseurs de Moçambique Limitada, their employees, guides and affiliates, do not accept responsibility for any client or dependent thereof in respect of any loss,injury, illness, damage, accident, fatality, delay or inconvenience experienced.

 

 

Insurance

Clients should arrange their own travel, medical and accident insurance. We  accept no liabilities whatsoever in regard to weather conditions, injuries or damage to persons and/or equipment.

 

 

Daily Rates Include:

  • East African tented style accommodation in fully equipped private hunting camps 

  • The services of a P.H. (Professional Hunter)

  • Fully equipped 4x4 safari vehicles

  • Camp staff, skinners and trackers service

  • All field preparation of trophies

  • All ground transport in the hunting area

  • All meals and standard drinks during contracted safari (accordingly with company policy)

  • Meet and greet customs assistance at port of entry

  • Government concession fees, community and conservation fees

 

 

Daily rates exclude:

  • Animal License fees

  • Animal Trophy fees (to be paid on all animals killed or wounded and lost)

  • Lion and Leopard baits

  • The cost of hunting license and firearms permits

  • The hire of firearms

  • Ammunitions

  • Tanning, processing, packaging and transportation of trophies for exportation

  • Transfers from airport to base camp and back

  • Hotel accommodation before and after the hunt, if applicable

  • Air charters, immigration and / or customs fees

  • Tips and Gratuities

 

Passport and Visas

Customs clearance is operative at your port of entry in Moçambique. You must have a passport, valid for a minimum of 6 months beyond intended departure from Moçambique and have two (2) blank pages in your passport. All non-Moçambique citizens MUST have a visa. Please ensure that your visa is valid at least a week before and a week after the contracted period. For more accurate information please consult the official authorities.

 

 

Firearms importation into Moçambique

 

We recommend you consider booking with SAA direct from Johannesburg to Tete or to the closest airport to the hunting area where you will be hunting. It is of utmost importance that you give us your flight details 90 days before arrival as we need to arrange your firearm import permits into Moçambique and this permit needs to state port of arrival and departure. We also need the exact amount of ammo you are bringing into Moçambique so we can add this onto your rifle import permit. There will be an amount of ± 4$ per 375 calibre and up, as well as tax on the airport for the ammo your are bringing along - this is a government tax not controlled by us. We can also recommend to plan your arrival and departure from Moçambique to fall within the week days and not on a weekend - this ensure that you travel with SAA.

 

Additional explanation regarding booking and deposits for hunts in Moçambique

 

The following paperwork and documentation is required and has to be complete and in our possession 90 days before the beginning of the safari:

  • Fees for the hunting license

  • Animal license 

  • Gov. License fee and gun import permits (all non-refundable) have to be paid separately in advance in addition to the required deposit of the safari.

In case of a postponement of the safari starting date there is normally no charge if the safari is rebooked for the same year providing alternative opening dates are available.

 

Requests, of re-scheduling have to reach us a minimum of 90 days before the commencement of the safari.

 

The following must reach us at least 90 days prior to the safari starting date:

  • A complete trophy list for each hunter (in order to obtain the relevant trophy permits)

  • 2 passport photos of each hunter

  • Full residential details of each hunter

  • A photocopy of each hunter´s passport's main pages

  • Full details with regards to: make, serial number, caliber of each firearm/s and the number of ammo of each caliber

  • Ammo: only 100 rounds allowed per caliber

  • The photographs may be taken digitally

  • The passport copies may be scanned and both can be emailed to us

  • The required deposit and the funds for licenses and firearm permits.

 

 

We make every effort to ensure that our clients are fully aware of all costs involved on each hunt to avoid surprises.

Note! No traveler’s checks and no U.S. dollar bills issued before 2001 or U.S. dollars bills with “small Presidential heads” will be accepted in Moçambique! (Reserve Bank Rules)

 

Tips and gratitudes

We usually get a lot of questions regarding tips and gratuities. Giving a tip or gratitude towards your PH or camp staff members is not compulsory but in the case of the guests wanting to do so we suggest following the guidelines below:

PH: $50 to $100 per safari day

Tracker: $10 to $20 per safari day

Camp staff in total: $20 to $50 per safari day

                                                                                                                                               

NOTE: License fees are subject to changes as these are controlled and stipulated by the Moçambique Government.

 

To ensure quota availability, all required trophy species must be reserved early.

Animals wounded or lost will be paid in full.

All animals taken for bait will be charged 50% of the trophy fee except if the animal is a trophy then the charge will be 100% of the trophy fee. 

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