Secure your booking dates for 2024/ 25.

Hunt the Black Springbuck in South Africa

Experience the thrill of hunting the Black Springbok in South Africa, a unique hunting adventure. Book your adventure today and immerse yourself in the challenge of hunting one of Africa’s most agile antelopes.

$650

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 Black Springbok, Antidorcas marsupialis, is a color variant of the common Springbok. This melanistic variation is a result of a genetic mutation, which gives it a distinctive dark coloring, contrasting with the lighter-colored common Springbok.

Habitat and Distribution:Native to the arid regions of South Africa, the Black Springbok prefers open plains and dry grasslands. These areas provide the visibility and space they need for their characteristic pronking behavior – a unique form of jumping.

Behavioral Traits:Known for their agility and speed, Black Springboks are gregarious animals, often seen in herds. They are famous for their pronking, where they leap into the air in a display of strength and vitality.

Physical Characteristics:The Black Springbok stands out with its dark, almost black coat. They are medium-sized antelopes with long, slender legs and lyre-shaped horns. Despite their size, they are incredibly agile and can reach high speeds.

Diet and Predators:As herbivores, they primarily feed on grasses and shrubs. Predators include cheetahs, leopards, and eagles. Their speed and agility are their main defenses against these threats.

Conservation Status:While not endangered, the Black Springbok is less common than its regular counterpart. Sustainable hunting and conservation practices are vital to maintain their populations.

Hunting Terrain and Duration:Hunting the Black Springbok is often conducted on the open plains of South Africa, requiring precise stalking skills due to the animal’s agility and awareness. Hunts can last from a few hours to several days, depending on the hunter’s skill and the animal’s movements.

Expertise from the Huntshoek Safaris’s Team:The team, led by Stephanus Jansen van Resnburg, is well-versed in the habitat and behavior of the Black Springbok. Their guidance ensures a respectful, ethical, and successful hunting experience.

Secure your booking dates for 2024/ 25.

Hunt the Black Springbuck in South Africa

Experience the thrill of hunting the Black Springbok in South Africa, a unique hunting adventure. Book your adventure today and immerse yourself in the challenge of hunting one of Africa’s most agile antelopes.

$650

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 Black Springbok, Antidorcas marsupialis, is a color variant of the common Springbok. This melanistic variation is a result of a genetic mutation, which gives it a distinctive dark coloring, contrasting with the lighter-colored common Springbok.

Habitat and Distribution:Native to the arid regions of South Africa, the Black Springbok prefers open plains and dry grasslands. These areas provide the visibility and space they need for their characteristic pronking behavior – a unique form of jumping.

Behavioral Traits:Known for their agility and speed, Black Springboks are gregarious animals, often seen in herds. They are famous for their pronking, where they leap into the air in a display of strength and vitality.

Physical Characteristics:The Black Springbok stands out with its dark, almost black coat. They are medium-sized antelopes with long, slender legs and lyre-shaped horns. Despite their size, they are incredibly agile and can reach high speeds.

Diet and Predators:As herbivores, they primarily feed on grasses and shrubs. Predators include cheetahs, leopards, and eagles. Their speed and agility are their main defenses against these threats.

Conservation Status:While not endangered, the Black Springbok is less common than its regular counterpart. Sustainable hunting and conservation practices are vital to maintain their populations.

Hunting Terrain and Duration:Hunting the Black Springbok is often conducted on the open plains of South Africa, requiring precise stalking skills due to the animal’s agility and awareness. Hunts can last from a few hours to several days, depending on the hunter’s skill and the animal’s movements.

Expertise from the Huntshoek Safaris’s Team:The team, led by Stephanus Jansen van Resnburg, is well-versed in the habitat and behavior of the Black Springbok. Their guidance ensures a respectful, ethical, and successful hunting experience.

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.