A few things to take note of.
For both your safety and ours, we need to lay out our terms and conditions.
Make sure you are covered
Huntshoek Safaris, its owners, managers, and staff will not be held responsible and /or liable for any losses and /or damages and /or injuries incurred while on safari and /or a visit to Huntshoek Safaris.
Clients / guests are to ensure that appropriate medical, accident, travel insurance is arranged before arriving at Huntshoek Safaris and for the duration of their stay at Huntshoek Safaris.
All air and /or road travel arrangements before start and end of your safari, is the responsibility of the client.
Huntshoek will not be held liable for any untimely delays, in airline reservations, airline problems, weather or any other unforeseen events in travel.
Huntshoek Safaris will assist valued clients/guests at all possible times to enjoy their South African experience from their arrival to departure.
Safaris/holiday reservation dates will not be confirmed until a full deposit of 60% of total cost of package, trip, safari has been received by Huntshoek Safaris.
Balance (40%) of reservation and / or any other per-arranged rates will be payable upon arrival.
All payments must be made in cash or by traveller’s cheques.
All bank charges and or fees applicable upon refund of deposit, will be deducted from the deposit in favour of Huntshoek Safaris.
All prices/rates are quoted in USD, unless otherwise stated and agreed upon by the two parties.
Payment in approved foreign currency will be accepted at the rate of exchange applied by the bankers of Huntshoek Safaris at the time of receipt of payment.
Written cancellations must be received by no less than 90 days prior to the commencement of the trip, to receive a FULL refund of the paid deposit.
Substitute hunters will be accepted only with the consent of Huntshoek Safaris, provided that such arrangements are confirmed no less than 30 days prior to arrival.
NO refund of deposits will be made, should cancellations not comply with the above conditions.
Huntshoek Safaris reserve the right to deal with each cancellation, as it arises and reserves the right to decide the course of action for each case.
Full deposits can be carried forward for a safari/trip at a later date, however prices / rates will be subject to change and will be applicable to any re-booking of a safari/trip.
Our professional hunters adhere to stringent rules and follow the ethics of ‘fair chase’. The hunters assume full control of the hunting experience.
Clients are required to respect and obey the rules and regulations set out by our professional hunters.
It is imperative that the professional hunters are treated with the utmost respect as they will ensure that the hunt is without incident and is conducted safely.
Should you, however, feel that your professional hunter has in anyway acted in an unprofessional manner, management needs to be advised immediately and the matter will be seriously dealt with.
Our moral obligation to conservation is of an excellent standard and we appreciate our clients support, regarding this matter.
NO alcohol may be consumed before or while hunting. The professional hunters and Huntshoek Safaris, reserve the right to prohibit any client, who appears to be incompetent in hunting practices and handling a firearm, from participating in a shoot.
Huntshoek Safaris consider the safety of all people in a serious light and will not tolerate any actions from any individual, who would place others in danger.
Safety procedures regarding firearms, will be addressed by the professional hunters.
Firearms will be loaded and unloaded on the instructions of the professional hunter only.
All firearms must be unloaded and on safety lock, pointed towards the floor of vehicle, while driving.
Prior to entering any building, all firearms must be unloaded and magazines emptied.
Safe keeping stations are to be utilised whilst not hunting. The professional hunters will advise the procedures.
REMEMBER YOUR SAFETY IS OUR PRIORITY AND WE DO NOT JUST MAKE THE RULES FOR FUN!
Trophy fees are charged on animals bagged or wounded.
A wounded animal is deemed such, if any blood is found no matter how little, and will be considered a hit and will be paid for.
Professional hunters will take utmost care with shot placement to ensure that the client leaves with all their trophies.
Every effort will be made to recover any wounded animals during or after your hunt.
Should a wounded animal be recovered at a later stage after your trip, the trophy will remain the property of the hunter.
Huntshoek Safaris assumes no responsibility whatsoever for damages or loss to trophies, once the client’s trophies have been collected or delivered to the appropriate taxidermy or shipping agent.