Tsessebe Hunting

Hunt Tsessebe with AHL in South Africa!
Tsessebe Hunting Africa Hunt Lodge

Tsessebe Fees

Trophy Fee...……

  • $2500

Daily Rates...……

  • 1 Hunter / 1 PH - $345 per hunter per day
  • 2 Hunters / 1 PH - $295 per hunter per day
  • Bow Hunter - $345 per hunter per day
  • Observer Fee - $150 per person per day

Africa Hunt Lodge allows the opportunity to hunt and harvest World Record Class Tsessebe. The Limpopo Province of South Africa is one of the premier destinations in the World to hunt the Tsessebe given its close proximity to Botswana. Year round, we offer hunts for awesome Trophy Tsessebe as there are no seasonal restrictions on hunting the Tsessebe in South Africa. Tsessebe Hunts do require a TOPS permit, so in order to hunt a Tsessebe with us at Africa Hunt Lodge, we do need to know of your intent a month in advance in order necessary for paperwork to be in order.

Our hunters typically hunt the South African Tsessebe in conjunction with a 7-10 day African Safari. One of our Experienced and Licensed Professional Hunters will be your guide during your Tsessebe Hunt. We typically hunt Tsessebe Safari Style, Spot and Stalk, or by Still Hunting if you are a Bow Hunter. We can accommodate all methods of Hunting for Tsessebe including Rifle, Bow, Black Powder, Crossbow or Handgun. We can accommodate hunters of any age and experience level. 

The Tsessebe which we hunt on our South Africa Concession are some of the biggest in the World. You can expect a 16+ inch Tsessebe on average when hunting with us, with some each year exceeding 17 inches. 

The Tsessebe antelope, also known as the topi (Damaliscus lunatus), is a species of antelope found in various regions of sub-Saharan Africa.

What do Tsessebe look like:

Tsessebes have a reddish-brown coat and a dark brown/purplish sheen. They have large bodies, short legs, and horns that curve backwards. The horns occur in both sexes, while males are typically larger and thicker than females.

Tsessebe Habitat:

Tsessebes live in grasslands, savannas, and floodplains across Southern Africa. They are often found in areas will tall grasses and access to water, like marshes or rivers.

Tsessebe Diet:

Tsessebes are herbivorous antelopes that feed on grasses, and occasionally will browse on leaves and shrubs. They are selective eaters, and prefer young and tender grasses. 

Behavior of Tsessebe:

Tsessebes are social animals that are found in herds ranging from a few tsessebes to a hundred. They are most active during the daytime, which they spend most of grazing on grasses. 

Tsessebe Reproduction:

Breeding typically peaks in the rainy season when food is abundant. Females will give birth to a single calf after a gestation period of about eight months. The calves are precocial and can stand a run shortly after birth.

Tsessebe Hunting Africa Hunt Lodge
Tsessebe Hunting Africa Hunt Lodge
Tsessebe Hunting Africa Hunt Lodge
Tsessebe Hunting Africa Hunt Lodge

Focus on Hunting, Not Just Logistics

We create amazing hunting experiences, with key services included in our fee.

The Hunting product that we offer to our clients is the best in the world. We specialize in Trophy Animals, including many World Record class African Game including Kudu, Cape Buffalo, Sable, Blesbok, Wildebeest, the Big 5 and much more. 

We plan the hunt to suit the requirements of our clients, with a large variety of game that is available. Our trophy hunting rates include professional hunter services, care of trophies and delivery to taxidermy, transfers from Johannesburg International Airport, as well as a memorable stay in one of our 4 or 5 Star South African Hunting lodges. Non-hunting guests are welcome to accompany the Hunters. 

Included with Package

  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • 1st Class Accommodations on our South African Concession

  • Guided and Licensed Professional Hunter for your Hunt

  • Services of Trackers, Drivers and Skinners

  • Hunting License and Permits

  • Beer, Wine, Non-Alcoholic Drinks

  • Daily maid and laundry services

  • Care of your trophies to include Capping and transportation to Taxidermist for Export

Package Options

  • Additional Hunting for other Game Animals

  • Extra Nights at the Hunt Lodge with Family and Guests

  • Fishing and Bird Hunting

  • Trips to Pilanesberg and Marakele National Parks for Photo Safaris

  • Pick up/Drop off from Johannesburg (Tambo) Airport $250

  • Additional Safari Excursions in our Area

  • Visits to Local Orphanage