Secure your booking dates for 2024/ 25.

Hunt the Common Springbuck in South Africa

Embark on an exhilarating adventure with the Common Springbok hunt in South Africa. This experience offers hunters the unique opportunity to track and hunt the agile and beautiful Common Springbok in their native plains.

$400

Did you Know? You can secure your hunting dates by only paying a $1,000 deposit. Use our online checkout service or talk to our team to learn more and book your hunt.

One Hunter with One Professional Hunter
Daily Rates

Take advantage of our competitive rates and book your next unforgettable hunting trip with the trusted team at Huntshoek Safaris.

$425

RATES EXCLUDE:

  • All international and domestic flights
  • Accommodation before and after safari dates
  • Shipping & Taxidermy
  • Personal Insurance
  • Rifle Hire & Ammunition
  • Gratuities of Professional Hunter & other Staff

RATES INCLUDE:

  • Professional hunter, skinners, trackers and camp staff
  • Hunting license fees
  • Transport for collection and drop-off at East London Airport
  • Transport for duration of safari
  • Comfortable and luxury Safari camp Accommodation
  • Meals, soft drinks, alcoholic beverages in moderation
  • Wifi, where available
  • Daily laundry
  • Field preparation of trophies and delivery to the local taxidermy
  • Government Tax (VAT @ 15%)

TWO HunterS with One Professional Hunter
Daily Rates

Take advantage of our competitive rates and book your next unforgettable hunting trip with the trusted team at Huntshoek Safaris.

$385

RATES EXCLUDE:

  • All international and domestic flights
  • Accommodation before and after safari dates
  • Shipping & Taxidermy
  • Personal Insurance
  • Rifle Hire & Ammunition
  • Gratuities of Professional Hunter & other Staff

RATES INCLUDE:

  • Professional hunter, skinners, trackers and camp staff
  • Hunting license fees
  • Transport for collection and drop-off at East London Airport
  • Transport for duration of safari
  • Comfortable and luxury Safari camp Accommodation
  • Meals, soft drinks, alcoholic beverages in moderation
  • Wifi, where available
  • Daily laundry
  • Field preparation of trophies and delivery to the local taxidermy
  • Government Tax (VAT @ 15%)

Non-hunteR
Daily Rates

Take advantage of our competitive rates and book your next unforgettable hunting trip with the trusted team at Huntshoek Safaris.

$195

RATES EXCLUDE:

  • All international and domestic flights
  • Accommodation before and after safari dates
  • Shipping & Taxidermy
  • Personal Insurance
  • Rifle Hire & Ammunition
  • Gratuities of Professional Hunter & other Staff

RATES INCLUDE:

  • Professional hunter, skinners, trackers and camp staff
  • Hunting license fees
  • Transport for collection and drop-off at East London Airport
  • Transport for duration of safari
  • Comfortable and luxury Safari camp Accommodation
  • Meals, soft drinks, alcoholic beverages in moderation
  • Wifi, where available
  • Daily laundry
  • Field preparation of trophies and delivery to the local taxidermy
  • Government Tax (VAT @ 15%)

About The Animal

The Common Springbok, scientifically known as Antidorcas marsupialis, is a small to medium-sized antelope, renowned for its exceptional jumping ability and speed. It is an emblematic species of the South African region, symbolizing agility and resilience.

Habitat and Distribution:Common Springboks predominantly inhabit the dry, vast open plains and semi-desert areas of South Africa. They are well-adapted to these arid environments, capable of surviving in harsh conditions with limited water.

Behavioral Traits:These antelopes are known for their social nature, forming large herds. They are famous for their unique “pronking” behavior – a series of high leaps they perform, which is thought to be a display of fitness and alertness.

Physical Characteristics:The Common Springbok is characterized by its slender, gazelle-like build, with a distinctive brown and white coloration and a dark stripe running along its side. They have long, curved horns, more pronounced in males.

Diet and Predators:As herbivores, their diet consists mainly of grasses and leaves. Natural predators include cheetahs, leopards, and wild dogs. Their speed and agility are their primary defenses against these predators.

Conservation Status:The Common Springbok is not currently endangered, but like all wildlife, they are affected by habitat loss and must be hunted responsibly to ensure their continued survival.

Hunting Terrain and Duration:Hunting the Common Springbok challenges hunters with the open and often harsh terrain of the South African plains. The experience can vary in duration, depending on the hunter’s skill and the specific conditions of the hunt.

Expertise from the Huntshoek Safaris’s Team:Guided by the skilled Stephanus Jansen van Resnburg and his team, hunters are assured a responsible, ethical, and deeply rewarding hunting experience, with expert knowledge of the Springbok’s behavior and habitat.

Secure your booking dates for 2024/ 25.

Hunt the Common Springbuck in South Africa

Embark on an exhilarating adventure with the Common Springbok hunt in South Africa. This experience offers hunters the unique opportunity to track and hunt the agile and beautiful Common Springbok in their native plains.

$400

Did you Know? You can secure your hunting dates by only paying a $1,000 deposit. Use our online checkout service or talk to our team to learn more and book your hunt.

One Hunter with One Professional Hunter
Daily Rates

Take advantage of our competitive rates and book your next unforgettable hunting trip with the trusted team at Huntshoek Safaris.

$425

RATES EXCLUDE:

  • All international and domestic flights
  • Accommodation before and after safari dates
  • Shipping & Taxidermy
  • Personal Insurance
  • Rifle Hire & Ammunition
  • Gratuities of Professional Hunter & other Staff

RATES INCLUDE:

  • Professional hunter, skinners, trackers and camp staff
  • Hunting license fees
  • Transport for collection and drop-off at East London Airport
  • Transport for duration of safari
  • Comfortable and luxury Safari camp Accommodation
  • Meals, soft drinks, alcoholic beverages in moderation
  • Wifi, where available
  • Daily laundry
  • Field preparation of trophies and delivery to the local taxidermy
  • Government Tax (VAT @ 15%)

TWO HunterS with One Professional Hunter
Daily Rates

Take advantage of our competitive rates and book your next unforgettable hunting trip with the trusted team at Huntshoek Safaris.

$385

RATES EXCLUDE:

  • All international and domestic flights
  • Accommodation before and after safari dates
  • Shipping & Taxidermy
  • Personal Insurance
  • Rifle Hire & Ammunition
  • Gratuities of Professional Hunter & other Staff

RATES INCLUDE:

  • Professional hunter, skinners, trackers and camp staff
  • Hunting license fees
  • Transport for collection and drop-off at East London Airport
  • Transport for duration of safari
  • Comfortable and luxury Safari camp Accommodation
  • Meals, soft drinks, alcoholic beverages in moderation
  • Wifi, where available
  • Daily laundry
  • Field preparation of trophies and delivery to the local taxidermy
  • Government Tax (VAT @ 15%)

Non-hunteR
Daily Rates

Take advantage of our competitive rates and book your next unforgettable hunting trip with the trusted team at Huntshoek Safaris.

$195

RATES EXCLUDE:

  • All international and domestic flights
  • Accommodation before and after safari dates
  • Shipping & Taxidermy
  • Personal Insurance
  • Rifle Hire & Ammunition
  • Gratuities of Professional Hunter & other Staff

RATES INCLUDE:

  • Professional hunter, skinners, trackers and camp staff
  • Hunting license fees
  • Transport for collection and drop-off at East London Airport
  • Transport for duration of safari
  • Comfortable and luxury Safari camp Accommodation
  • Meals, soft drinks, alcoholic beverages in moderation
  • Wifi, where available
  • Daily laundry
  • Field preparation of trophies and delivery to the local taxidermy
  • Government Tax (VAT @ 15%)

The Common Springbok, scientifically known as Antidorcas marsupialis, is a small to medium-sized antelope, renowned for its exceptional jumping ability and speed. It is an emblematic species of the South African region, symbolizing agility and resilience.

Habitat and Distribution:Common Springboks predominantly inhabit the dry, vast open plains and semi-desert areas of South Africa. They are well-adapted to these arid environments, capable of surviving in harsh conditions with limited water.

Behavioral Traits:These antelopes are known for their social nature, forming large herds. They are famous for their unique “pronking” behavior – a series of high leaps they perform, which is thought to be a display of fitness and alertness.

Physical Characteristics:The Common Springbok is characterized by its slender, gazelle-like build, with a distinctive brown and white coloration and a dark stripe running along its side. They have long, curved horns, more pronounced in males.

Diet and Predators:As herbivores, their diet consists mainly of grasses and leaves. Natural predators include cheetahs, leopards, and wild dogs. Their speed and agility are their primary defenses against these predators.

Conservation Status:The Common Springbok is not currently endangered, but like all wildlife, they are affected by habitat loss and must be hunted responsibly to ensure their continued survival.

Hunting Terrain and Duration:Hunting the Common Springbok challenges hunters with the open and often harsh terrain of the South African plains. The experience can vary in duration, depending on the hunter’s skill and the specific conditions of the hunt.

Expertise from the Huntshoek Safaris’s Team:Guided by the skilled Stephanus Jansen van Resnburg and his team, hunters are assured a responsible, ethical, and deeply rewarding hunting experience, with expert knowledge of the Springbok’s behavior and habitat.

Hunting FAQ’s

Satisfy your curiosity. From safety to weather, we answer a few questions that might be on your mind.

Do you need a permit to hunt in South Africa?

You need a hunting licence. You must be in possession of a valid hunting licence at all times. Stick to the hunting seasons for specified protected animal species that are proclaimed annually by the individual provinces in their hunting proclamations.

What month is it best to hunt in South Africa?

The general consensus is, therefore, that the best time to hunt in South Africa is in the winter months from May to August. Generally speaking, South African winters mean mild days with frosty nights and mornings.

How much does it cost to hunt in South Africa?

An African Hunting Safari price for an 8-day plains game hunt with 7 trophies is on average between $4000 and $7,000. However, some additional costs need to be considered. 1. Travel cost to Africa of between $1500 – $2500.

What is the hunting weather in South Africa?

In South Africa's Eastern Cape, the weather is great for hunting, with moderate temperatures.

In March and April, it's usually between 65F and 90F. During winter, from May to August, temperatures range from 40F to 85F, but in the North, nights and early mornings can get freezing.

In September and October, the temperatures range from 65F to 100F for late-season hunting.

Are there general recommendations?

If there's ever a point where you're uncertain about any part of the safari with Huntshoek Safaris, please don't hesitate to get in touch with us directly or talk to our team on Cell: +27 83 648 3518 (Call/ WhatsApp); Email: info@huntshoeksafaris.com or via the contact form on the Contact Us page.