Nhenda - Cahora Bassa
Our Nhenda camp is based on the banks of the Cahora Bassa Dam in the Tete province of Mozambique. The area covers 1 000 000 acres of wild free roaming land that borders the dam for 60 miles. The habitat consists mostly of mountains with thick bush, cut through by many dry river beds. This is a true unspoilt wilderness boasting unbelievable sunsets over the lake.
Our area is well known in the hunting community for some of the largest crocodiles in Africa. the average size of crocodiles here are 14 feet and some even stretching the tape to 17,5 feet. The area is also home to a very healthy population of leopard, each year we have the privilege of hunting giant Tom’s.
The camp is on the northern side of the dam and boasts five en-suite chalets, hot and cold water, solar power, comfortable beds and a fully stocked bush bar alongside our camp fire area which looks over the dam where our clients
The concession is also home to other species such as elephant, lion, hippo, hyena, kudu, Chobe bush buck, Sharpes grys buck, duiker, warthog, bush pig, klipspringer, civet cat, genet cat, caracal, honey badgers, baboons and monkeys. The best hunting is from May to mid-October, after that the heat can be severe. Clients interested in doing a safari in combination with tiger fishing the best months are between September and October.
We collect our clients from the Tete airport where we begin our 4 hour car journey to the dam. Once there we transfer over to one of our boats which will take us across the water to our camp.
At our Nhenda camp our main hunting focus is on hippopotamus, crocodile and leopard.
Niassa - Northern Mozambique
In the heart of Africa our Niassa camp offers a hunting experience that reflects the spirit of a true African Safari. A spirit of adventure, excitement, companionship and a passion for adventure in an area plentiful of wildlife that we call paradise. Our Niassa camp is located in the Niassa province in the north of Mozambique. The areas experiences a subtropical vegetation and climate with a moderate to high rainfall.
Our concession in this pristine wilderness is approximately 270 000 hectares and is situated north of the town of Marrupa and South of Block C – Niassa Reserve. The concession is flanked on the east by the Ruanbeze and on the west by the Luveco river. Notable rare species in the area include Rooseveldt sable, Lichtenstein hartebeest and Nyassaland wildebeest. The area is also home to buffalo, lion, leopard and elephant.
Is a slightly smaller, lighter in colour and with shorter horns than the common sable. Males vary from seal brown in the Shimba Hills to a reddish black in the selous and kilombero. the roosevelt sable is named after explorer and hunter Kermit Roosevelt, son of former U.S President Theodore Roosevelt.
Boehmns or Grants Zebra
These interesting animals prefer living in savanna woodlands and grasslands without trees. They cannot be found in deserts, wetlands, or rainforests. The mountain variety lives in rocky mountainous areas. Grant’s Zebras like many other Zebras are highly social creatures and different species have different social structures. In some species one stallion guards a harem of females, while other species remain in groups, but do not form strong social bonds. They can frequently change herd structure, and will change companions every few months
Nyasaland Wildebeest or Niassa Wildebeest has a white stripe beneath its eyes and is easily identified. This species occurs only in the northern parts of Mozambique and Tanzania. Wildebeest are highly alert and weary animal, often seen leaping and running around after being even slightly disturbed.
Lichtenstein’s Hartebeests are large antelope with humped shoulders, sloping back and elongated head. Cows can weigh 180 Kg and adult bulls over 200 Kg. At the shoulder the height of both sexes measures 1.25m.
Their body colour is a light tawny, with a rufous saddle extending from the base of the tail to the shoulders. Rump, hind legs and under parts of tail are off-white. Fronts of lower legs are black, as is the tip of the tail.
A characteristic dark patch is visible on the flanks due to continuous rubbing of the face on the flanks. Dust sticking to the secretion rubs off onto the flanks from the preorbital glands situated on the face. Backward curving s-shaped horns are found on both sexes. The bulls’ horns are thicker at the base.
Coutada Luabo is located in the Zambezia Province of Mozambique and the eastern border is in close proximity to the Indian Ocean. This area covers 140 000 acres of land and includes open vlei areas, palm forests, beautiful Acacia woodlands and on the eastern side are coastal areas and swamp forests. We collect our clients from Quelimane airport. We then make the four hour car drive to our concession.
Our main hunting focus in this area are buffalo of which there is a healthy population. The buffalo have no naturally occurring predators in the area and therefore the young are able to grow into healthy adults. The area is also home to other species such as elephant, hippo, crocodile, sable, waterbuck, Chobe bushbuck, common reedbuck duiker, warthog, bush pig, baboons and monkeys.
Our camp is nestled among huge palm trees and the banks of the Piongue River and consists of luxury safari tents. There is hot and cold running water and electricity provided via solar power. Hippos and crocodiles can be seen from the camp while you enjoy a drink after a long day of hunting.