Bookings

To commence the booking process, and to assist us in the preparation of your safari, kindly complete our information questionnaire; follow this link to download the Adobe PDF version here, fill it out, and either fax it to us, mail it by normal post, or scan it and return it to us by e-Mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Note that we will need the following at least 3 months prior to your departure date:

  • Passport photos.
  • A certified copy of your passport page with your particulars.
  • Firearm licenses or customs clearance certificates.

Terms & Conditions

Confirmation of Safari dates are only formulated upon receipt of a deposit of 50% of the total daily rate. The balance of the daily rates to be paid 30 days prior to commencement of Safari. Trophy fees, hiring of rifles, staff gratuities etc., to be paid prior to departure from the camp in either cash or traveller’s cheques. There will be no refunds on cancellations. Dates booked as per contract must be paid for in full. Please take out own cancellation insurance. Before commencement of the safari, clients are required to complete and sign a safari contract and a general information sheet. All clients and observers are required to read and sign our indemnity form before the commencement of any safari.

Prices are subject to change without notice due to circumstances out of our control. Any travelling day between states/hunting areas will be considered a full paying hunting day for hunters and observers. Katzke Safaris accepts no responsibility for any illness, accident, claim or loss of whatsoever nature, arising during and after the safari. Hunting guests are advised to take out their own medical insurance and cancellation cover.

Terms of Business

Prices are subject to change without notice due to circumstances out of our control. Any travelling day between states/hunting areas will be considered a full paying hunting day for hunters and observers. Katzke Safaris accepts no responsibility for any illness, accident, claim or loss of whatsoever nature, arising during and after the safari. Hunting Guests are advised to take out their own medical insurance and cancellation cover.

Liability

Katzke Safaris and their staff/employees will take every precaution to ensure the wellbeing of its clients. However Katzke Safaris, their Appointed Agents and their staff/employees will accept no responsibility for any illness, accident or loss, whatsoever, incurred during or after the safari, or any expense arising from such illness, accident or loss. Hunting guests are advised to take out their own medical insurance and cancellation cover.

Important forms related to Permits

Please note the following requirements. Each and every client needs to have the required Firearm permits before they will be allowed into the country. Please do not hesitate to contact us should you not understand any part of the documentation.

SAPS 520 Gun Import/Export Permit Application Form Adobe Acrobat
This SAPS 520 form is required by the South African Police Service. You will be required to provide details such as your name, your passport number, and a description of the firearms and ammunition you are bringing into South Africa. This form MUST be signed in the Presence of a Police Officer upon Arrival.

Instructions to complete the SAPS 520 Adobe Acrobat
Detailed Instructions on how to complete the SAPS 520 Gun Permit Application Form. This Form MUST be signed in South Africa in the Presence of a Police Officer upon Arrival at the Airport.

  • Passport photos.
  • A certified copy of your passport page with your particulars.
  • Firearm licenses or customs clearance certificates.

U.S. Customs Form 4457

U.S. Customs Form 4457 (PDF format)that can be printed from your PC (Adobe Acrobat Reader required).

  • U.S. Customs directions for filling out Form 4457.
  • Locations of U.S. Customs facilities that can approve your form.

This form must be completed and stamped in the USA before boarding your flight to South Africa. It proves ownership of personal items, such as rifles, taken out of the country.

Meet and Assist

If you require assistance in obtaining the Temporary Gun Importation permits, or “meet and assist” upon arrival in Johannesburg, the following institutions provide excellent service:

  1. Air 2000 – www.hunterssupport.com
  2. PHASA – www.phasa.co.za
  3. Afton Guesthouse – www.vipmeetandassist.com

CITES Permits

Certain species require CITES permits, should you be interested in hunting these species, please contact us directly. We will guide you through the CITES permit application process, ensuring that the correct paperwork and permits are in place.