Black Rhino

Black Rhinos are a species of rhinoceros native to the savanna regions of Africa, and are known for their pre-historic appearance and the distinctive horns on their nose. They are critically endangered, and hunting is tightly regulated, making it a rare opportunity for hunters. In addition to their impressive physical attributes, Black Rhinos are also fascinating animals with unique behaviors and social structures.

Why hunt

Black Rhino

with Craig Boddington?

Black Rhino hunting is an exclusive experience, and our outfitters offer some of the best Black Rhino hunts in Africa. With expert guides, top-notch equipment, and the chance to see breathtaking landscapes, you're sure to have a memorable experience. Click the button below to view our selection of Black Rhino hunting outfitters and start planning your next adventure!

Endorsed Outfitters that hunt

Black Rhino

Game Trackers Africa

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.

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Antelope, Buffalo, Cheetah, Crocodile, Hippo, sitatunga, Dik-Dik.
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Chico & Sons Hunting Safaris - TSESSEBE SAFARIS

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.

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Antelope, Impala, Baboon, Roan, Springbuck, Bushbuck, Rhino, and many more.
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Stanley Pieterse Safaris

Stanley Pieterse Safaris has been owned and managed by Outfitter and Professional hunter Stanley Pieterse since 2007. They are based in a privately owned hunting area in Limpopo South Africa close to the Limpopo river and Botswana border.

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Steenbuck, Springbok, Blesbok, Monkey, Wolf, Cat, antelope, Ibex, Roan, Blesbuck, Blesbok, Wildebeest, Dik-Dik and more.
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Jamy Traut Safaris
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Africa
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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.

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Baboon, cat, Fox, Rhino, Reedbuck Wildebeest, Tsessebe, Kudu, Roan and other species
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Frequently Asked Questions

What sets Black Rhino hunting apart from other big game hunting experiences?

Black Rhino hunting is unique due to the species' critically endangered status and iconic presence in Africa. With their massive size, distinctive hooked-shaped mouth, and thick, armor-like skin, they are both awe-inspiring and challenging to hunt. Any legal hunts are highly controlled and contribute to conservation efforts, making it an unusual and carefully managed pursuit.

Where are legal Black Rhino hunts organized through your recommended outfitters?

Black Rhino hunts are highly restricted and only conducted in specific regions where strict legal protocols are met, and hunting is used as a conservation tool. This typically involves selected areas in countries like Namibia, where certain permits may be available for older, non-breeding, or problematic males.

What time of year is suitable for hunting Black Rhino?

If permits are available for Black Rhino hunting, it can be conducted year-round, but dry seasons may offer better visibility and tracking conditions. The exact timing should be coordinated with a reputable outfitter familiar with the intricacies of Black Rhino hunting.

What are the essential gear and preparation needed for a Black Rhino hunt?

A Black Rhino hunt requires:

  • A big-bore rifle suitable for dangerous game, often .375 caliber or larger.
  • Premium-quality bullets designed for deep penetration.
  • Comfortable and appropriate clothing for the specific climate and terrain.
  • Optics such as quality binoculars for careful observation.
  • Full understanding of shot placement and the biological characteristics of the Black Rhino.

Can a Black Rhino hunt be combined with hunts for other species?

Yes, if a Black Rhino hunt is being conducted, it may be possible to combine it with hunts for other African game species. However, due to the rarity and specific considerations of Black Rhino hunting, it might often be the primary focus of the safari.

What are the physical requirements and considerations for hunting Black Rhino?

Black Rhino hunting may require extensive tracking and precise shot placement, requiring both physical fitness and experienced marksmanship. Understanding the animal's behavior and having a willingness to engage in a potentially challenging and demanding pursuit are vital.

What are the ethical considerations and legal requirements for hunting Black Rhino?

Ethical and legal considerations are paramount in Black Rhino hunting. Strict adherence to all laws, obtaining the necessary permits, and working closely with an outfitter specializing in legal and ethical Black Rhino hunting are non-negotiable. Recognizing the role that hunting can play in conservation, while maintaining the highest standards of respect for the animal and the environment, is essential for anyone considering this extraordinary pursuit.

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.