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

Zambia is known for its diverse wildlife, including the African elephant, lion, and leopard. Hunting in Zambia is highly regulated, with specific hunting seasons and limited quotas in place to ensure sustainability. The country offers a variety of landscapes, from the savannas to the forests, 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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Tom Dreyer Safaris

"We're so happy to welcome Tom Dryer's Safaris to Craig Boddington Endorsed Outfitters. Tom Dryer's a small outfit, it's really Tom Dryer and his son Tom Jr. Now, they're legends in southern Africa and have hunted all over that half of the continent. This is wild Africa!"

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Cape Buffalo, Elephant, Leopard, Tsessebe
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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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African Echo Safaris

For more than two decades, African Echo Safaris grew into a successful and internationally recognised hunting safari covering most of Southern, Eastern and Western Africa.

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Baboon, Duiker, Eland, Antelope, Deer, Jackal, Grysbuck, Gemsbuck, Hartebeest, Kudu, Lechwe, Nyala, Oryx and more.
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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Which species are popularly hunted in Zambia?

Zambia offers a diverse range of game species including the sable antelope, Cookson's wildebeest, lion, leopard, buffalo, and various plains game, making it an appealing destination for hunters.

2. How can Craig Boddington Endorsed Outfitters facilitate my hunting trip in Zambia?

Craig Boddington Endorsed Outfitters collaborates with elite hunting outfitters in Zambia. Through these partnerships, we guarantee seasoned guidance, promising a remarkable hunting experience in Zambia's wilderness.

3. What's the ideal season for hunting in Zambia?

The prime hunting months in Zambia are usually between June and October, coinciding with the dry season. This period is preferable as animals often gather around water sources, making them easier to spot.

4. What sets Zambia apart from other African hunting destinations?

Zambia boasts vast unspoiled wildernesses and is one of the few places where walking safaris originated. It provides an authentic African hunting experience combined with rich biodiversity.

5. Are there any regulations and guidelines for hunting in Zambia?

Yes, hunting in Zambia is regulated, and it's essential to secure the necessary permits. It's also crucial to be aware of the designated hunting seasons and adhere to the bag limits for each species.

6. What gear should I bring for my Zambian hunting adventure?

Recommended equipment includes a dependable rifle, camouflage or neutral-toned clothing suited for the local climate, durable walking boots, and quality binoculars.

7. Can hunters partake in other activities while in Zambia?

Absolutely. Zambia offers various attractions such as the renowned Victoria Falls, thrilling white-water rafting in the Zambezi River, and enriching cultural interactions with the local communities.

8. Are there particular hunting traditions or customs in Zambia?

While Zambia doesn't have stringent hunting customs, hunters are urged to honor local traditions and maintain ethical hunting standards.

9. Which hunting regions in Zambia are most popular?

The Luangwa Valley and Kafue National Park are among Zambia's most sought-after hunting regions, famed for their rich game density and vast terrains.

10. I'm looking to hunt leopards in Zambia. Can Craig Boddington Endorsed Outfitters suggest a reliable outfitter for this?

Certainly! Craig Boddington Endorsed Outfitters maintains connections with leading hunting operators in Zambia, particularly those specializing in leopard hunts. They'll guide you towards a memorable and fruitful hunt in Zambia's wilds.

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.