2018 Trophy Fees

Daily Rates US $ 2018

1 Hunter + 1 PH                350 per day
2 Hunters + 1 PH 250 each per day
4 Hunters + 2 PH 200 each per day
Non-Hunter 150 each per day


Arrival and Departure days are charged as Safari days and full daily rates are payable, eg. a 10 day safari is an 8 day hunt and 10 days daily rates will be charged.


Hunting Trophy Fees Common Game US $ 2018


Species US$
Blesbuck, Common 400
Deer, Fallow - antlers feb - june only & small antlers here 600

Duiker, Grey - best june - sept

Gemsbuck cows or bulls 900
Hartebeest, Red or Cape 800
Impala 400
Ostrich 500
Reedbuck, Southern Mountain 300
Springbuck, South African Common 300
Steenbuck 400
Wildebeest, Black (white tailed Gnu) 800
Wildebeest, Blue (brindled Gnu) 800
Zebra, Burchells 1,200


Hunting Trophy Fees - Special Game US $ 2018

Trophy fees for the below game species are subject to LIMITED quotas, permits/licences and bookings at our concessions – hunting properties not owned by RHS . To avoid disappointment for a hunt date on the concession/s and to get permits it is NECESSARY to book these species below at least 3 MONTHS before your safari.


Species US$
Bontebok from    1,500
Buffalo, Cape from  13,500
Eland, Cape       from    2,000
Giraffe, plus additional fee - see below           from    2,600
Klipspringer - very limited numbers and permits from    1,500
Kudu, East Cape - smaller than Greater Kudu - see note below              1,200 
Lechwe, Red           from  1,800 
Nyala, Southern            2,000 
Rhebok, Vaal / Grey ( june, july only ) from    1,500
Roan from  11,000 
Sable from   8,000 
Springbuck, Kalahari              700 
Waterbuck            2,000
Zebra, Cape Mountain, subject to import permit

from   2,500



Sometimes it may be that the trophy fee is higher on certain other landowners hunting concessions,  on certain species, but the choice to hunt on such concession areas rests with the hunter if we are out of quota on our property.

Kudu Hunts - Sometimes we need to go to an area nearer the PE coast and an Additional fee to go there will be payable : 1 hunter $ 75 / hunter or non hunter / night, 2 hunters $ 50 / hunter or non hunter / night, plus trophy fee if Kudu is not already in a package. If the Kudu is in a package there is no additional fee to go to the coastal area provided you go there starting from PE at the beginning of your safari. This above fee to go there is STARTING out from PE at the beginning of your hunt and you will be there usually for 3 nights max, then we collect you at the Kudu area and bring you up country to our ranch for the rest of your hunt.

If you need to go there from RHS for your Kudu the fee is an Additional $ 100 / hunter or non hunter / night and for 2 hunters $ 75 / hunter or non hunter / night plus Kudu trophy fees and this fee is payable regardless if the Kudu is in package or not. This fee covers the trip there and back to RHS up country. Bookings are Subject to Barry, the Lodge owner and PH at the coastal area, having open slots. Reasons for this are Kudu - they are not easy to get, sometimes our local areas are out of quota or we just aren't seeing any good bulls in our area and you want to get your Kudu. Check with RHS well before what the situation is re Kudu in our area so if you need to go to this Kudu area we have time to make a booking there.


Giraffe are rarely available and the hide requires collection in the field right after hunting by our Local taxidermist to prevent hair slip and assistance with skinning in the field. This additional collection and skinning fee cost is about $ 250 on top of the trophy fee payable to the Taxidermist once you get his bill for all the other trophys on your hunt.

A reminder that any animal not exported out of South Africa 15 % VAT tax must be charged onto Trophy fee. Exporting even just one part or some of the animals you hunt will mean no VAT tax needs to be charged.


Costs besides the Safari are :

Taxidermy, Trophy export permits, Customs trophy clearance fees and Shipping of trophys to your home, click here for this info and cost examples : Taxidermy and Shipping

Pre or post safari - hotels, meals, taxis / transport , allow for approx $ 150 per hunter.

Tips - click here for recommendations and info : Tipping

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