Buffalo are large, sturdy ungulates that are native to the grasslands and savannas of Africa. They have a distinctive hump on their shoulder and a large, curved horn on their head, and are known for their strength, aggression and herd mentality. These massive animals are also a popular target for hunters, who seek the challenge of hunting one of the most formidable creatures in the African wilderness.
If you're ready for the ultimate hunting challenge, buffalo hunts are the perfect choice. Our outfitters offer expert guidance and the right equipment to ensure a successful and exciting buffalo hunt. From tracking and stalking to close-range shots, you'll experience the thrill of hunting one of the most impressive creatures in Africa. Click the button below to view our selection of buffalo 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.
Roche Safaris is a family run outfit operating in the Mpumalanga Province of South Africa and Mozambique. Our 70 000 acres of pristine game land provides the perfect hunting grounds for top quality animals.
You will hunt on the roof of Europe in the midst of the most popular and famous mountains of Switzerland up to 15,091 feet (4,600 meters) above sea level. The pictures of your hunting trip will be magnificent.
We aim to make your Trip of a Lifetime a most rewarding and memorable experience. Our knowledge of the Australian outback and its big game species are second to none. We use this knowledge to provide you with an unforgettable Australian safari at a very affordable price.
Whether it’s the big 5 that calls you to Africa, or the huge variety of plains game species, having over one million acres of hunting concession in SA, we can cater for your every need.
Zimbabwe is home to an elephant population estimated at 100,000 animals, with a threshold at 50,000, mostly in Hwange and the Zambezi Valley. Hunting of elephants is allowed along with lion and leopard.
Namibia is perhaps best-known as a plains game destination, and Dawid Muller has excellent concessions for the full range of Namibian species. This includes his own farm, which is a rugged, beautiful free-range area just 40 miles from Windhoek…so you can be hunting kudu and gemsbok in little more than an hour after arrival!
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.
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!
Buffalo hunting is often considered a pinnacle big game hunt due to the animal's size, strength, and unpredictable nature. Cape Buffaloes, for example, are notorious for their tenacity and can be aggressive when threatened, adding an element of excitement and challenge to the hunt.
We recommend Buffalo hunts with expert outfitters in regions known for their robust Buffalo populations, such as Tanzania, South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique. Each of these countries offers unique terrains and breathtaking landscapes to enhance the hunting experience.
Though Buffalo can be hunted year-round in some areas, the optimal period is generally during the dry season. This varies by region but typically falls between June and October. During this time, Buffaloes are more likely to congregate around water sources, making them easier to locate.
Buffalo hunting requires specific gear, including:
Absolutely! Buffalo hunts are often part of a broader safari experience and can be paired with hunts for other members of the 'Big Five' or various plains game. Our outfitters can create a custom package tailored to your interests and desired challenges.
Buffalo hunting can be physically demanding, with long stalks over potentially challenging terrain. A moderate to good level of fitness can be beneficial, though the exact requirements will depend on the hunt's style and location.
Our recommended outfitters adhere to ethical hunting practices, local regulations, and conservation principles. This includes promoting sustainable use, supporting community and habitat conservation initiatives, and ensuring that the hunt contributes positively to the local ecology and economy.
Buffalo hunting is often considered an advanced hunting experience due to the nature of the quarry. However, our outfitters provide guided hunts with professional support to cater to all levels, making Buffalo hunting accessible and rewarding for those new to the sport and seasoned hunters alike.
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.