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Minimum recommendations for Compound Bows

 Draw WeightArrow Weight
Small Game 40 lb 400 grain
Medium Game 70 lb 550 grain
Dangerous Game 80 lb 900 grain

Suggested Hunting Rifles and Calibers

Rifle Hunting in Southern Africa:

Rifle hunting is by far the most popular method employed in South Africa. The question of which caliber is best and which rifle to bring on safari can be a topic of endless discussion. Experienced hunters and Professional Hunters alike will surely have their favorites and are more than willing to discuss their preferences. The right rifle will in many instances largely depend on the trophies you are interested in taking.

Read more: Suggested Hunting Rifles and Calibers

Temporary Firearm Import Permits

Professional Hunters’ Association of South Africa (PHASA)

Temporary Import Permits Service

PHASA endeavors to ensure all international hunting tourists a trouble-free arrival in South Africa.

It’s as easy as 1-2-3

1. PHASA can apply on your behalf, for your temporary importation permit or in-transit permit prior to your arrival.

Read more: Temporary Firearm Import Permits

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