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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

First Class Trophy Taxidermy

First Class Trophy is probably the best taxidermy team in Europe…Their taxidermists have won the titles ‘BEST IN WORLD’ and ‘BEST IN EUROPE’ multiple times. Combine these skills with state-of-the-art logistic service and know-how and you have a safe full-service solution for your valuable hunting trophies when you hunt in Europe and Africa.

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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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Baboon, other species
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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.

The CBEO Experience

At Craig Boddington Endorsed Outfitters, we value transparency, integrity, and the absolute best in hunting experiences. We believe that each hunt is more than just a price tag - it's a personalized journey for every hunter while we cannot list specific prices like the impersonal hunting directories out there you may have seen, we want to emphasize that we hand-pick outfitters known for their impeccable service, expert knowledge, and fair pricing. We understand that a hunt is an investment and we are committed to ensuring our clients get the best possible return - in experience, satisfaction, and the thrill of the hunt.

What Does the CBEO Endorsement Mean?
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  • Endorsement by Craig Boddington, a hunting legend with over four decades of experience in outdoor journalism, is a testament to the quality and reliability of the hunting outfitter.
  • Our boots on the ground vetting means each endorsed outfitter is ensured to offer top-notch, expert knowledge, and a high standard of animal welfare and conservation.
  • Craig's endorsement are not influenced by sponsorships or partnerships. They are solely based on Craig's honest, personal experience and assessment.
  • Craig's endorsement outfitters understand that pricing is more than just a cost - it's the value you receive from a meticulously planned and executed hunt.
Booking and Pricing:
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  • We connect you with the outfitter directly for pricing and details. This ensures a personalized service tailored to your specific needs and expectations.
  • We ensure that all pricing is fair, competitive, and representative of the top-tier service offered by our endorsed outfitters.
  • By dealing directly with the outfitter, you avoid any third-party fees or commissions.
  • We are not a booking agency and accept no commissions. This means there is NO MARKUP on your hunt.
At CBEO, we're here to guide you to the right outfitter for your next great hunt. It's about more than cost - it's about Trust, Trophy Quality, Safety, and Your Reputation.