Hunting with Track-A-Hunt Safaris

SAFARI SEASON
Hunting can be conducted all year round, however, the period April to October is generally recognized as the prime hunting period additionally August to April being the prime fishing time. The rains fall from November to March, and accessibility to certain areas is limited. May, June and July are the cooler months with October and November being the hottest.


HUNTING AREA
Gache Gache / Kanyati is situated in the eastern basin of Lake Kariba. The area stretches from the Gache Gache river to the Sanyati River giving 20kms of Lake shore and back into the mountains for approximately 30kms. The Northeastern boundary being the Charara Safari Area and its Southwestern boundary being Matusadona National Park. Gache Gache is known for its many elephant, buffalo, hippo, leopard and massive crocodile. Bird watching and fishing activities at the Lake are world famous and are available from us at your request. Tilapia (bream) fishing provides excellent snacks and meals whilst the Tiger fish is one of the most exciting fresh water game fish. All this makes Gache Gache an excellent area for everyone, whether you wish to hunt, fish, bird watch, photograph or just relax.
Whilst some of the hunting is done in the mountain region of the Zambezi Escarpment, majority is done on the flat land and along the shores of Lake Kariba. This is a free-range area.

HUNTING LICENSES AND DOCUMENTATION
The hunting is on a strict quota system. Some species require CITES permits and we will advise you on this at the time of booking.
Temporary Firearm licences are issued at your port of entry. It is a simple procedure, but essential as you require the licence with you on safari and is to be handed back to the authorities at the port of exit.

WEAPONS
A medium caliber bolt action rifle such as a .30-06 or .300 Win Mag is suitable for most plains game and leopard. If dangerous game is to be hunted, a minimum of .375 H&H Magnum is the legal requirement. Use only the best premium bullets available. Solids are recommended for thick skinned animals such as Buffalo and Elephant. Please take time to become comfortable with your rifle/s prior to your safari. Make sure you bring enough ammunition with you.

RATES AND PRICES
Available on request

Hunt Packages – there are many different packages that can be put together. Please feel free to contact us with your wishes, as we are happy to tailor-make a safari to suit you, where ever possible.

SPECIES

 

Elephant Bull
Elephant Tuskless
Buffalo Bull
Buffalo Cow
Lion
Leopard
Crocodile
Baboon
Bushbuck
Kudu
Sable
Zebra
Genet Cat
Limited Game Bird hunting

Duiker
Eland
Grysbok
Hippopotamus
Hyena
Impala
Jackal
Klipspringer
Porcupine
Waterbuck
Warthog
Civet Cat
Wild Cat