Giraffes are the tallest mammals on Earth, native to the savannas of Africa. They are known for their long necks, spotted coats, and unique gait, and they feed on leaves, flowers, and shoots of trees and shrubs. Giraffes are social animals, living in herds of up to 20 individuals, and they are active both day and night.
Experience the thrill of hunting one of Africa's tallest and most iconic animals with our giraffe hunting expeditions. Our vetted outfitters offer top-quality giraffe hunting experiences in some of the best locations in Africa. With expert guides and the right equipment, you'll have the opportunity to track and take down this magnificent creature. Book your giraffe hunting adventure today!
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.
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.
Stanley Pieterse Safaris is owned and managed by Outfitter and Professional hunter Stanley Pieterse since 2007. We are based on our privately owned hunting area in Limpopo South Africa close to the Limpopo river and Botswana border.
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.
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!
The giraffe is the tallest land animal in the world, known for its long neck and distinctive spotted pattern. Native to Africa, they are part of the Giraffidae family, which also includes the much smaller okapi.
Giraffes roam across the savannahs, grasslands, and open woodlands of Africa. There are several subspecies of giraffe, and their distribution varies from the Sahara's southern edges to the northern parts of South Africa.
While it's evident they use their necks to feed on the leaves, flowers, and fruits of trees, they also have a unique way of drinking, bending down to water sources. Male giraffes also use their necks in combat, a practice known as "necking", where they swing their heads to deliver powerful blows.
Their lengthy legs allow them to run swiftly, reaching speeds up to 35 miles per hour over short distances. Additionally, their height offers a vantage point to spot predators from afar.
Serious hunters in collaboration with Craig Boddington Endorsed Outfitters prioritize ethical hunting practices. Hunting giraffes requires understanding their behavior and habitats. It's a challenging endeavor, often demanding a precise shot due to the animal's size and anatomy.
Yes, while giraffes are often silent, they do produce sounds, including moos, snores, hisses, and more. Recent studies even suggest they may engage in low-frequency communication that is inaudible to humans.
Some subspecies of giraffes are at greater risk than others. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has categorized certain subspecies as "Vulnerable" or "Endangered" due to habitat loss, poaching, and civil unrest in parts of Africa.
Giraffes have unique sleeping patterns. They can sleep standing up, entering short periods of deep sleep, but when they lie down, it's usually for a brief time and in places where they feel safe from predators.
Every giraffe has a unique spot pattern, much like human fingerprints. This pattern offers camouflage, helping them blend into their environment. The pattern and its variations can also be indicators of specific subspecies of giraffe.
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.