TERMS & CONDITIONS

 DAILY RATES INCLUDE (unless otherwise specified): 

  • Full time services of licensed Professional Hunters.
  • Services of camp staff, trackers and skinners.
  • Accommodation, all meals, snacks, coffees, teas, juices and sodas.
  • Table wines and local beers.
  • Laundry Service.
  • Skinning and field preparation of trophies.
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off and road transportation to and from the Airport. Applicable airports are O.R. Tambo International (Johannesburg) and Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (Nelspruit), depending on where the hunt will take place.
  • All ground transportation whilst on Safari.
  • Transport of field prepared trophies to a Mugaba Safaris accredited taxidermist partner.
  • Local licenses and hunting permits where applicable.

DAILY RATES EXCLUDE (unless otherwise specified):

  • Value Added Tax (VAT) as determined by the South African Revenue Services (SARS) and which is currently set at 15%, payable on Daily Rates only
  • Accommodation prior to and after Safari, unless otherwise specified in certain Mugaba Safaris Packages.
  • Day (or night) of arrival to be charged at US$250.00 + 15% VAT per person per day, for the day or night of arrival, unless otherwise specified in certain Mugaba Safaris Packages.
  • Commercial and International flights or Personal charters to and from the concessions, unless otherwise specified in certain Mugaba Safaris Packages. Helicopter charters to the hunting concession available on request and will be quoted separately.
  • Trophy fees of animals hunted or wounded, unless if already included in an existing package.
  • Taxidermy work and shipping of trophies to final destination. This is to be negotiated between the taxidermy and the client. Mugaba Safaris partners with Highveld Taxidermists and Life Form Taxidermy to see to your Taxidermy requests. The taxidermy will contact you directly to submit a quote for your order.
  • Rifle hire (various caliber rifles available for hire at US$250.00 per rifle per day, including ammunition in moderation).
  • Gratuities to camp staff, trackers and skinners.
  • Any other costs incurred not related to the hunting Safari, including daytrip- / excursion costs to tourist destinations which is directly payable to the service provider.

GENERAL:

  • All $-rates quoted refer to United States Dollars (US$).
  • Bookings are confirmed on receipt of a 10% deposit payable on the cost of a package, unless otherwise specified.
  • Balance payments of the Safari as follows: 50% of the package cost one (1) month prior to the commencement date of the Safari and remaining balance of the package cost on the last day of the Safari.
  • Upgrades, any other additional Safari expenses and add-on species hunted to be paid, in full, on the last day of the Safari.
  • If not paid in cash, proof of successful wire transfer required for all last day of the Safari payments.
  • Invoices will be issued on the last day of the Safari.
  • Payments to be made in cash or wire transfers only. Mugaba Safaris has a Chase bank account in the USA for your convenience in this regard.
  • On cancellation of a booking Mugaba Safaris reserves the right to retain the deposit and by the sole discretion of Mugaba Safaris may be transferred to the next available hunting date or the next hunting season where after the full deposit will be forfeited.
  • We do not accept card or cheque payments, including personal, company and traveler’s cheques.
  • Please note that the booking and all services carried out in terms of the booking will be subject to South African law and the jurisdiction of South African courts.
  • All clients are advised that a release or indemnity form is to be signed on the day of arrival.
  • All clients are to sign a Remuneration Agreement before the Day of Arrival. This will be issued with your booking confirmation.
  • Mugaba Safaris guarantees its service offerings with a full money back on daily rates policy. We do not, however, accept ANY liability for poor service delivery from our accommodations providers, trophies taken that do not comply with Rowland Ward or Safari Club International record criteria, service delivery from our Tourism partners or product quality from our Taxidermy partners, or any other claim against which Mugaba Safaris has had no direct control. Claims will be handled on merit and any disputes will be subject to South African law and the jurisdiction of South African courts.
  • Mugaba Safaris reserves the right NOT to reimburse a client for any Trophy or Daily rates on packages for hunting days not honored or animals not hunted.
  • Whilst all reasonable precautions are taken to safeguard our guests and their property, no responsibility or liability whatsoever for any incident as a result of an accident, injury, damage, illness, loss to person or property or negligence etc. before, during or after your Safari will be accepted by Mugaba Safaris, the Outfitter, the Professional hunters, its marketing staff or agents or any of its staff members. We therefore strongly advise that you make the necessary arrangements to ensure that you and your group are the beneficiaries of a travel insurance policy covering at least injury, death, medical costs, emergency evacuation, repatriation, loss of or damage to personal belongings (due to theft or otherwise) and cancellation for the duration of your stay in South Africa.
  • Minimum rifle requirements: .270 for Plainsgame, .375 for Dangerous Game and a Shotgun for blue duiker, Suni and Red Duiker.
  • Minimum bow setup requirements will be issued with confirmation of your booking.
  • Hunting of certain species is subject to the availability of permits and licenses as regulated by the South African Department of Nature Conservation and the respective provincial regulators.
  • It is important to note that certain species are listed under CITES (Convention in the Trade of Endangered Species and Wildlife). This means that for certain animals you will have to apply to your own authorities and at your own cost for the import permit into your country of domicile, prior to your Safari. Due to the ever-changing status of Africa’s wildlife, is it advisable that one should check regularly to ensure that you are aware of these changes. For more information, please refer to the CITES website at http://www.cites.org.
  • Only one hunter allowed per package, unless otherwise stated in certain Mugaba Safaris Packages.
  • Package conditions apply.
  • Observers are not allowed to hunt. Should an observer wish to hunt, a rate of US$400 + 15% VAT will be charged for a hunting day or part thereof. In this case, the observer may not hunt animals from a package, but he/she is welcome to hunt animals from the Add-on species list.
  • Services and packages offered in non-South African countries subject to the Terms and Conditions of our Tourism and Professional Hunting partners in the country where the service or package is offered. Mugaba Safaris is not licensed to act in the capacity of an operator in any country other than South Africa, and is subject to make use of service providers and registered partners in the applicable country.
  • Helicopter charters available at additional cost. Please enquire about this option and allow us to forward you a quote and terms and conditions in this regard.
  • Due to the nature of travel and hunting in Africa, rates and conditions are subject to change. Mugaba Safaris reserves the right to alter or change any rates or the above conditions without prior notice subject to implementation or variations of taxes or levies by any authority or the government. Rates quoted for confirmed bookings will be honored.
  • Errors and omissions excluded.