Baboons are a species of Old World monkeys native to Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. They are large primates, with males reaching a shoulder height of up to 35 inches and weighing up to 50 pounds. They have long, dog-like muzzles and a distinctive tuft of hair on their rear. Baboons are omnivorous, feeding on a variety of plant and animal matter.
Baboon hunts are an exciting and rewarding experience. Our outfitters offer guided baboon hunts throughout Africa and the Arabian Peninsula, giving you a chance to observe and hunt these fascinating primates. With expert guidance and the right preparation, you can experience the thrill of a successful baboon hunt. Click the button below to view our selection of baboon hunting outfitters and start planning your next adventure!
The game farm situated in the Magaliesburg – named Battle Creek – is aptly named with a history of being part of the many battlefields for soldiers colliding. On what used to be President Paul Kruger’s private hunting farm, this area has old forts and ruins that can still be seen scattered around the property today.
Jaco and his team of professional hunters and staff will ensure that you will enjoy the most memorable time of your life in wild Africa, tracking, stalking, and giving adrenaline-pumping opportunities, and creating life-long friendships around heart-warming campfires. Hunt with GAME TRACKERS AFRICA! Live the African Legacy.
Chico & Sons Hunting Safaris contributes in Africa the experience of a lifetime hunting and living in the countryside. Chico and his entire family work together to hunt with true hunter friends, always fully integrated in nature, in the correct way, achieving great trophies and better experiences.
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.
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.
Jamy Traut is a well-know and respected outfitter based in Namibia. Jamy Traut Hunting Safaris is a family-run operation dedicated to providing a small number of clients with an unequaled opportunity to hunt Africa's great game.
At Eland Safaris, you'll find an oasis in the African bushveld. A family-owned and operated company. Alex & Johnny Thomson with their wives Tamryn and Janeske as well as the professional hunters and staff, will not only ensure your safety, but also share their knowledge of this rich and diverse habitat.
J.P. Kleinhans offers excellent concessions in the Eastern Cape and elsewhere in South Africa, offering a tremendous range of game. Africa has many extremely competent outfitters and professional hunters. J.P. is certainly among them, but few make it as much fun! If you like to laugh, you’ll love hunting with J.P. Kleinhans!
Baboon hunting is often characterized by the animal's intelligence, agility, and highly social behavior. Found in diverse environments from forests to savannas, Baboons present a complex and unpredictable hunting experience, demanding patience, precision, and understanding of their social dynamics.
Our recommended outfitters for Baboon hunting are mostly located in African countries such as South Africa, Zimbabwe, Namibia, and Tanzania. These regions offer a variety of Baboon species and abundant populations to pursue.
Baboons can be hunted throughout the year, but the dry season, generally from May to October, is often considered preferable. The reduced foliage and the animals' increased reliance on water sources during this period can make spotting and stalking Baboons more manageable.
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Yes, Baboon hunting often complements other big or small game hunts in Africa, such as those for African Buffalo, Kudu, or Impala. Combining hunts allows for a more diverse and comprehensive African safari experience.
While Baboon hunting can require some walking and stalking, it is typically less physically demanding than some other big game hunts. A moderate level of fitness can suffice, but the specific physical demands may vary based on the hunting strategy and region. Communication with the outfitter about preferences and limitations is key to tailoring the hunt to individual needs.
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.