In a vast arid country like Namibia, the Eastern Caprivi is an oasis with rivers like the mighty Zambezi, Chobe, Kwando and Linyanti. Mamili National Park is the largest wetland area in Namibia that enjoys conservation status and so creating a protected zone for the fauna and flora living in this lush, complex marshland.
Dzoti hunting concession is one of the youngest registered conservancies but definitely one of the most promising big game hunting areas in Namibia. The area comprises of 250 km² and borders directly with three major National Parks. With Mudumo National Park in the North-West as the border, Dzoti shares the same dense Mopani vegetation that offers shelter to animal species like Sable, Roan, Kudu, Zebra and Blue Wildebeest. The south –western limit is Mamili National Park with its complex channel of reed beds, lakes and islands that make up the Linyanti swamps. The south eastern border is the Linyanti River of which the opposite shoreline belongs to the world renowned Chobe National Park of Botswana. Here spectacular herds of Elephant, Buffalo and Red Lechwe are some of the highlights. Plenty of Hippopotamus, big Crocodiles, Reedbuck and the more elusive Sitatunga are at home here.
With 430 bird species recorded in the region, it is more bird species than recorded anywhere else in Namibia. A paradise to do some birding after the hunt along the green water channels or while fishing, trying to land some Bream for supper!
Situated superbly between three national parks, Dzoti hunting concession is one of the only areas in Namibia where you can find and hunt four of the Big Five, Elephant, Lion, Buffalo and Leopard!
Clients hunting in communal conservancies in Namibia can be assured that a significant portion of their funds are being ploughed back into wildlife conservation efforts. These efforts are not only promoting the long-term welfare of Namibia’s wildlife, but also creating strong bonds between rural communities and the value they place on their wildlife resources.
Itinerary Example – Elephant Hunt in Dzoti Conservancy:
10 Days in Dzoti concession area for one hunter with one Professional hunter. Including:
1 x Trophy Elephant & Plaines Game (depending on available quota)
Day 1: Arrival in Windhoek Int. Airport & Transfer (45 minutes) to hotel in Windhoek, Namibia.
Day 2: Early morning transfer to Eros Airport (10 minutes drive from hotel) in Windhoek. Flight to Katima (3 hours with stopover in Rundu). Transfer (1 1/2 hours) to hunting camp by vehicle in the Caprivi. Teatime. Sighting in the rifle.
Day 3 - 12: Hunt in Caprivi - 10 Hunting days for trophy Elephant and limited plains game.
Day 13: Breakfast in camp. Transfer to the Katima Airport. Flight back to Windhoek Eros Airport. Arrival in the afternoon. Overnight in Windhoek.
Day 14: Departure from Windhoek - International flight home.
Arrival day in Namibia: Pick-up from International Airport > Transfer to Hotel, Hotel accommodation with breakfast, Transfer the next morning to Eros Airport - +/- USD 200.00 (we will gladly book this on your behalf).
Arrival and departure = +/- USD 400.00 / person
Air Namibia scheduled flights: from Eros Airport in Windhoek to Mpacha Airport in Katima Mulilo (approx. USD 450.00, return trip). Flights depart from Windhoek in the morning and return from Katima at noon. Currently flights are on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays & Sundays. The price of this flight might be drastically reduced when booked in connection with an Air Namibia flight from Frankfurt (Germany) to Windhoek, well in advance. The accommodation in Windhoek on arrival and departure day is highly recommended as Air Namibia changes the Katima flights' schedule very often and the flight is regularly not on time.
For more Caprivi Information:
Download Caprivi (Dzoti Conservancy) – 2016 Price List - detailing daily rates, trophy fees, conditions, map.