FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT TYPE OF HUNTING CAN I EXPECT WITH EMERALD SKY SAFARIS?
At Emerald Sky Safaris we take ethics and sustainable hunting practices seriously. We believe in the Spirit of Fair Chase, also known as Walk and Stalk, or Spot and Stalk Hunting.
WHERE WILL I BE MET?
You will be met at Port Elizabeth International Airport in the arrivals lounge by your professional hunter. From the time you land in South Africa until the time that you depart, you are in our care.
ARE THE CAMPS COMFORTABLE ENOUGH TO BRING MY FAMILY WITH ON A HUNTING SAFARI?
All of the camps we use are very comfortable, even luxurious, and all modern amenities are available. Observers are welcome to relax in camp or to experience some of the highlights in each area where your safari is conducted.
DO YOU OFFER BOTH BOW AND RIFLE HUNTING SAFARIS?
Yes, some of the concessions in which we hunt are completely dedicated to bow hunting with blinds and hides set up in good vantage points. Other concessions are solely dedicated to rifle hunting.
IF I DO NOT WISH TO BRING MY OWN RIFLES, CAN YOU PROVIDE RIFLES AND AT WHAT COST?
You are welcome to hunt with one our rifles for $50-00 per day. The other cost involved will be the replacement cost of ammunition, which should be around $100 for the entire safari.
WHAT WILL BE THE THE COST OF THE TAXIDERMY WORK/DIPPING AND PACKING OF RAW TROPHIES
We work closely with Splitting Image Taxidermy for the mounting of trophies and raw preparation in South Africa. Their website contains the relevant information to their specific services that they offer.
HOW EXPERIENCED ARE YOUR PROFESSIONAL HUNTERS?
All of our PH's have at least ten years of personal hunting experience and are licensed for plains game hunting. We also have a resident professional hunter who is licensed to hunt dangerous game.
WHAT OTHER ACTIVITIES DO YOU OFFER?
We provide other activities for both hunters and observers on request, such as: Game drives, night drives, fishing, historical tours, golf, and big 5 day trips. Please request a quote when booking.
HOW WILL I PAY FOR MY SAFARI?
We require a deposit of $ 1 000-00 deposit per hunter which can be paid by credit card or bank transfer. The balance of the safari is payable upon completion of the safari. We accept cash or credit card - Visa, Master card only.