Safari Excursions

Popular Excursions to add on to your Africa Safari

Safari Excursions at Africa Hunt Lodge

We offer many excursions off-site when visiting Africa Hunt Lodge. Many of these safari excursions are not included in the price of staying with us but they are very affordable and manageable if planned in advance with our booking staff. Let us know on your preference sheet if you would like to add one of these excursions to your African Safari.

Vic Falls with Africa Hunt Lodge
Elephants on the Zambezi River

Encounter with Elephants

Visit an elephant sanctuary providing a safe haven and “halfway house” for African elephants.

Guests are guided on foot through The Elephant Sanctuary. The resident guides will provide you with in-depth information and insight about African Elephants! You will meet, face-to-face, these gentle giants and experience their warm breath and their unique trunks while feeding them. Take a walk with these majestical giants and appreciate them in their natural habitat.

You will get to interact with our elephants and touch them all over their uniquely created body parts, from the front to the back. Here you will meet the Caretakers, where you can appreciate and become part of the special, trusting relationship they share with our elephants. You will also learn so many more interesting facts about the unique way elephants are created and formed in the Anatomy area. We want you to be well informed and become ambassadors for all the Elephant Species in a world that needs your protection.

Duration: 1.5 hours at the Sanctuary – 1 hour plus drive from the lodge 

Cost is $150 per person to include admission, transportation and packed cooler with drinks and lunch 

Photo Safari to Marakele National Park

Typicaly a 1/2 Day tour, Marakele National Park is approximately 67,000 hectares located near and around the Waterberg Mountains in Thabazimbi.  Marakele National Park is home to the Big 5 and located just about 15 minutes drive from Kudu Valley Safari Lodge.

Cost: $100 per person to include transportation to Marakele National Park, Game Drive, Drinks and Pack Lunch

Visit to the Predator Park – Animal Sanctuary 

Typically a 1 hour visit to drive around park as well as walk through exhibits where you will find many animals including but not limited to Lions, Hyena, Cheetah, Caracal, White Tigers, Leopard, Africa Wild Dogs, variety of monkeys, lemurs, capuchins, red faced spider monkeys, 

Location: outskirts of Thabazimbi next the Marakele National Park 

Cost $50 per person to include transportation 

Photo Safari to Pilanesberg National Park

A 1.5 hour drive from our Lodge, this tour is a minimum of 2 visitors.  

A Full day visit to this Big 5 Reserve, home to over 7000 animals, and 135,000 acres.  Pilanesberg National Park is the 4th largest national park in South Africa.

Cost: $150 per person to include transportation, packed lunch and drinks, and personal guide throughout the park in our vehicles 

Photo Safari from Pit Blinds on Kudu Valley Safari Lodge

Come join us in our famous Pit Blinds at Kudu Valley at Feed time.  Here you will be able to witness a multitude of species up close and personal for photo and viewing opportunities while the farm staff put out supplemental nutrition for the game in our mountain concession.  All of our pit blinds are large enough for 6 people comfortably with a separate water closet (washroom) with toilet and wash basin.  We provide a cooler with drinks and snacks.  

Duration: 2 hours 

Species to view: Giraffe, Cape buffalo, Baboons, Monkeys, Kudu, Blue Wildebeest, Sable, Impala, Mountain Reebok, Common Duiker, Nyala and much more.   

Cost: $0 – Included with your Daily Rate

Bird Hunting 

Official South Africa Bird Hunting Season is from May through July

Bird Hunting with Shotguns for Dove, Pigeon, Franklin and possibly Guinea Fowl 

We hunt over agricultural fields near the river

A Professional Hunter will accompany you and your group of Bird Hunters

Snacks, Drinks, and transportation to the bird hunting area are provided 

Cost: $150 per person to include shotgun rental and (4) Boxes of Shotgun Shells

More shotgun shells may be purchased for $12 per box

Hunts take place in the afternoons

Fishing for Tilapia at Kudu Valley Dam

Our stocked dam at Kudu Valley Safari Lodge has great fishing for Tilapia. We have a few fishing poles and spin lures for you to use. We’ll pack you a cooler and a snack so you can enjoy a quiet afternoon in the African wilderness fishing.

Cost: $0 – Included with your Daily Rate

Post Safari Visit to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

After your stay with us at Africa Hunt Lodge, we will take you back to the Johannesburg International Airport where you can take one of many daily flights to Victoria Falls.  This is a short 1.5 hour flight.  

Come to Vic Falls and visit another side of Africa.  See the 7th Wonder of the World, personally visit with the Watchman, Africa’s hot new artist and our friend, or just have a Gin and Tonic at one of many of Victoria Fall's famous watering holes.

Experience a multi-day tour with your personal chauffeur, whom plans and accompanies all of your experiences.  Paint with elelpants, fish for the allusive Tiger Fish with our trusted guide on the beautiful  Zambezi, fly in a helicopter over Victoria Falls, enjoy an authentic dinner at the Zimbabwean Boma show.  You can also support our favorite charity, House of Hope, where you can visit African orphans in person and donate what your heart desires, i.e. clothing, money, work time, etc.  

We recommend and offer multiple hotel and lodge options from Victoria Falls Hotel, a 5-star world renowned hotel overlooking the falls, to Victoria Falls Safari Lodge, which offers luxury rooms overlooking a boma where elephants, buffalo and more come to drink.

Zimbabwe Visas are obtained at Passport control and cost approximately $40 USD Cash

We can offer the following activities from our guide while you visit.  All activities are charged based on the size of the group:

Fishing with a Guide above Vic Falls

Photo Safari Tours

Painting with Elephants

Tours of the Falls

Zambezi Sunset Cruise

Zambezi Dinner Cruise

The Interactive Boma Show

White-water Rafting

The Gorge Swing

Visit a local orphanage

Shopping at the Market

Helicopter Flights over Victoria Falls

And much more…

We recommend at least a 3 Day/2 Night visit to experience what Vic Falls has to offer.   The Cost of the flight to Victoria Falls, Hotel Accommodations and Activities will determine the cost of this excursion.