Big Game Hunting in


Ready for an unforgettable hunting adventure in Ethiopia? Our website offers the best outfitters with access to the finest hunting grounds in the country. Whether you're in search of the thrill of the chase in the highlands or a peaceful hunt in the savannas, we've got you covered. Click the button below to start your search for the perfect hunt in Ethiopia.

Ethiopia is home to a variety of wildlife, including the Ethiopian wolf, baboon, and bushbuck. Hunting in Ethiopia is highly regulated, with specific hunting seasons and limited quotas in place to ensure sustainability. The country offers a variety of landscapes, from the highlands to the savannas, providing a unique and diverse hunting experience.

Featured Outfitters

John X Safaris

Carl van Zyl and his team at John X Safaris are a real class act! They're a second generation outfit based in the East Cape, South Africa, specializing in both plains and dangerous game, with a superb Cape Buffalo hunt at their base Woodlands Safari Estate.

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What are the primary game species available for hunting in Ethiopia?

Ethiopia offers a unique range of species, including the Ethiopian wolf, Nile crocodile, mountain nyala, and various antelope species.

2. What are the legal requirements for hunting in Ethiopia?

Hunting in Ethiopia is regulated by the government, and hunters must obtain the proper permits and licenses. It is advised to consult with an outfitter familiar with the local regulations.

3. How can Craig Boddington Endorsed Outfitters assist in planning a hunt in Ethiopia?

We can connect you with reputable outfitters in Ethiopia who are experienced in navigating local laws and have access to prime hunting grounds.

4. What types of terrain can I expect when hunting in Ethiopia?

Ethiopia offers a diverse landscape, ranging from highlands to deserts and semi-arid areas, providing a unique hunting experience.

5. What is the best time to hunt in Ethiopia?

The best time to hunt is generally during the dry season, which occurs from November to April, although this can vary depending on the species you are targeting.

6. What is the recommended gear for hunting in Ethiopia?

Essential gear includes a suitable rifle, camouflage or neutral-colored clothing, quality boots, and a good pair of binoculars. Specialized gear may be required for specific hunts.

7. Can I combine my hunting trip with a cultural experience in Ethiopia?

Absolutely. Ethiopia has a rich cultural history, and your trip can be extended to include visits to historical sites, such as the ancient churches in Lalibela.

8. Is hunting in Ethiopia physically demanding?

The physical demands can vary depending on the species you're targeting and the method of hunting. Hunts in mountainous regions can be particularly strenuous.

9. What hunting methods are commonly used in Ethiopia?

Stalking and ambush hunting are common methods, but the approach may vary depending on the species.

10. I'm interested in hunting Nile crocodile in Ethiopia. Can Craig Boddington Endorsed Outfitters recommend an outfitter experienced in this type of hunt?

Absolutely! We have relationships with experienced outfitters in Ethiopia who specialize in Nile crocodile hunts and can guide you through a successful and fulfilling experience.