- We have four adjacent hunting concessions in South West Tanzania covering over 2 million acres.
- Hunters have an unprecedented amount of land to hunt, offering a vast array of terrain types and animals to harvest.
- We offer traditional East African tented camps, all tents have an attached bathroom and contain many of the luxuries of home.
- It is company policy that all its professional hunters qualify and acquire T.P.H.A. membership.
Mike Angelides, owner of McCallum Safaris, was born and raised in Tanzania, son of established long time Tanzanian outfitter George Angelides. Mike grew up in and around the Tanzanian hunting industry and has apprentice under seasoned professionals like George Angelides and Gerard Miller. Mike was fully licensed in 1993 at the age of 22 and has hunted exclusively in Tanzania. Danny McCallum originally founded the company in 1998. Mike took over in 2015 and currently owns and runs McCallum Safaris with his wife Helen. The company has operated the same areas since and it maintains a high standard of outfitting as well as a deep-rooted commitment towards wildlife and habitat preservation within its areas.
The company lease 4 contiguous concessions that border the Rungwa River in the North, the Piti River to the East and Lake Rukwa to the West. These are well-watered areas that consist of Miombo woodland, flood plains, rocky outcrops, mountain ranges and numerous smaller rivers – both seasonal and permanent. These concessions have large herds of buffalo, resident all year round and are well known for outstanding lion, leopard and sable as well as a variety of other animals such as roan, greater kudu, hippo, crocodile, eland, Lichtenstein's hartebeest, oribi, klipspringer, bushbuck, zebra and duiker.
Mike has served as Executive Officer for the African Professional Hunters Association and currently remains a board member; he is also currently the Secretary General of both the Tanzania Hunting Operators Association and the Tanzania Professional Hunters Association.
MCCALLUM SAFARIS OFFERS A WILDLIFE EXPERIENCE THAT REFLECTS THE ORIGINAL SPIRIT OF THE TRUE AFRICAN SAFARI.