Bow hunting African dangerous game



Bow hunting the Big 5 with Mkulu African Hunting Safaris.



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Bow hunting African dangerous game

The hunter

If your blood consists of 90% adrenalin, then bow hunting African dangerous game is for you.

Whether you are bow hunting in Kansas or bow hunting in Africa, the basic bow hunting principles remain the same. Some differences will be in the bow hunting blinds and bow hunting shot placement on African game.

Make sure you bring along your bow hunting equipment because bow hunting accessories are hard to come by when out in the bush. We do not mind if you hunt with a compound bow, longbow or with traditional archery equipment; we want to see you have the best African bow hunting safari available. Subject to all laws and regulations.

We offer hints and tips on shot placement, draw weight and the best arrows and broad heads to use on dangerous game. We will show you the best African bow hunting trophies and you do the rest!

All our bow hunting is conducted from pit blinds, ground hides, elevated hides and sometimes even walk-and-stalk. Your level of skill and preference will determine the hunting method. Bow hunting African dangerous game is subject to strict control measures.

The legal side

Bow hunting the Big 5 with a bow has some minimum requirements with regards to the draw weight and arrows. Elephant and rhino, may not be bow hunted in South Africa. In most provinces it is illegal to bow hunt leopards.

It is recommended that you bring along a suitable video camera and tripod when hunting from a blind. There will be many exciting opportunities for videotaping a variety of animals, including you harvesting the trophy you have thought about for so long.

For a comprehensive legal list of recommended draw weight for bow hunting African dangerous game please follow this link.

Bow hunting lions with a compound bow is legal in South Africa. It is allowed (permitted) to hunt all plains game in South Africa with a bow.

We trust that the African bow hunting information supplied will assist you in making the correct decision to book your African bow hunting safari with Mkulu African Hunting Safaris!

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Bow hunting African dangerous game packages:

  • Accommodation while hunting
  • All land transport for the duration of the hunt
  • Laundry at all the hunting lodges
  • Bottled water
  • Soft drinks
  • Meals
  • Alcoholic beverages in moderation
  • Services of a Professional Hunter
  • Services of a skinner / tracker
  • Daily rates for the duration of the hunt
  • Trophy fees of specified trophy animals
  • Field preparation of any hunting trophies
  • Delivery of your trophies to our preferred taxidermist
  • Items of a personal nature
  • All flights – international or otherwise
  • Gratuities
  • Taxidermy work
  • Dipping, shipping and crating of trophies
  • Cost of any trophy animals wounded and not recovered
  • Cost of trophy animals hunted outside and additional to the initial package

Dangerous game bow hunting packages 2019

Details for bow hunting African dangerous game


Our hunting in Africa bow hunting prices are now confirmed to be the same for the fourth year in a row. The best affordable South African bow hunting safari prices for what you get!

Draw weights

This is a comprehensive list of draw weights and KE per bow hunting trophy animal. These recommendations are after many years bow hunting experience.


After 22 years in the safari hunting and safari vacation business environment we know we offer some the best South African bow safari hunting packages available in the South African bow hunting safari industry.