Hunting and Accommodation at Sandveld Safaris
Hunting is conducted throughout the year but due to summer rains and extreme summer temperatures the month April through September are preferable.
On plains game hunts in the Sandveld area, shooting distances vary between 100 and 300 yards. A rifle in .30 caliber is recommended. Use a good quality scope, zeroed at 200 yards. Use only top grade, core-bonded type bullets. On a 10-day hunt, 60 should see you through. For Eland a 220-gr. bullet is the absolute minimum.
In the thickly wooded areas of the Bushveld and Zululand areas, shooting distances rarely exceeds 80 yards. Use a slow heavy bulletin the .30 caliber range.
For dangerous game, 375 H is the legal minimum.
No automatic or semi-automatic shotguns are allowed for bird shooting. Good quality 12-g shotgun shells can be bought at reasonable prices at any gun dealer in South Africa. Rifles can be rented from Sandveld Safaris.
Accommodation at all our concession areas have private en-suite bathrooms, electricity and hot water.
Laundry is done daily. Accommodation at our concession have private en-suite bathrooms, running hot water, electricity and airconditioner.
All valuables can be safely stored in your own private safe in your room.
Each cabin has its own sitting area for reading and relaxing or just to enjoy your cup of coffee.
For the rest of the day all meals and drinks (bar) coffee, tea and snacks are enjoyed in the main lodge where you will be welcome to linger and enjoy our famous hospitality.
Laundry is done daily.
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