Cameroons Premier Hunting Outfitter
Cameroons Premier Hunting Outfitter

Cameroon Rain Forest

754,ooo Acres Across 3 Hunting Areas

Cameroon Rain Forest Hunting 

 

Due to the Complex Nature of Organizing a Hunt in Cameroon, we Have Provided a Brief Overview of the way it works. But Do not be Afraid, We are More than Happy to Help. With American, European, & African Offices to Handle the Entirity of Your Trip.

 

Hunting Requirements & Format:

Hunting on 1 x 1 basis. Each professional hunter has his own vehicle and a team of trackers and carriers. All safaris are scheduled for one or maximum three hunters per camp.
 The 13 days safari are the hunting period, then you need to add 2 traveling days or more depending the chosen transport to the camp, in any case  we will provide you with a full program of your safari.
Hunting season: From Middle of April to Middle of July. 
 
The HUNTING LICENSE allows harvesting a maximum of 2 game species from group A and 4 from group B and C. It is illegal to double the same species, irrespective of the license taken.


For Big safaris (13/10 days), it is possible to update your hunt with a second license. 

AVAILABLE SPECIES AND TROPHY FEES IN DOLLARS (*).

* Government fees might be modified (increased) without prior notice. The outfitter cannot be held responsible for any such modification.

 

Class A (Big Game License)                      Class B and C

FOREST ELEPHANT                                GIANT FOREST HOG

BONGO                                                     RED RIVER HOG

FOREST SITATUNGA                               PETER’S DUIKER

DWARF BUFALLO                                    BLUE DUIKER

                                                                  BAY DUIKER

                                                                  BLACK-FRONTED DUIKER

                                                                  BATE’S PIGMY ANTELOPE

 

The Hunting Method:

Hunting begins in the early morning hours and the quarry is approached by tracking. You will be hunting accompanied by a professional hunter with native trackers and porters. Hunting excursions are done in special 4X4 vehicle, custom made and used only by hunters.

IN the afternoon short trips will be laid on.

Forest hunting is exciting and the local Pygmy people are excellent trackers.

Hunting is mainly done on foot but also from blinds settled near the edge of large clearings.

 

Our Camp:

The hunting camp in the concession is equipped with special tents or rooms for clients. The base camp features a lounge, a toilet are and the showers.

Services provided in camp: Single  or double rooms for clients, dunning room and lounge, showers and toilet, an area for vehicles, electric generator , fridges and freezers, trophy preparation are and staff quarters.

Camp Staff: The camp staff consists of a cook, waiter, laundry services, drivers and trackers. 

 

Travel Formalities:

  • Cameroun entry formalities and safari licensing requirements:
  • Valid passport.
  • Visa issued by the Cameroun Embassy.
  • Firearms Import Permit (obtained at the Embassy of Cameroun).
  • Medical certificate stating that you have good health and you have no problem for hunting.
  • International Yellow Card that certifies that you had vaccination against yellow fever. 

Vaccination Requirements & Medicines:

In Cameroun the Yellow fever vaccination is obligatory and the preventive for malaria is necessary, you need to contact your doctor or the International health department in your country who will inform you about the vaccination in Cameroun.  Also you must take with you your Yellow card Vaccine, the border agents will request this document on arrival.

 

Booking the Flights:

They are several companies that land in Douala.

  • Air France with a stopover in Paris (recommended because they have daily flights).
  • Brussels Airline with a stopover in Brussels
  • Royal Air Marroc with a stopover in Casablanca.

We recommend to fly to Douala two days before the charter schedule, to avoid delays with luggage arrival or the flight. Normally, luggage and flights are on time.

Our company is not responsible for any flight cancellation, delays or charter fare changes.

It is important also that you buy an open date ticket, to be able to change your ticket in case of delays, or in case you need to leave earlier.

  • Your international flight ticket is your responsibility, make sure to give us the right dates of arrival and departure as the itinerary of your safari will be organized upon the information you will provide us with*.
  • We suggest you subscribe to a travel / cancelation insurance when booking your flight, also covering your personal items against loss, theft and delivery delay.
  • We suggest you subscribe to a travel / repatriation medical plan when booking your flight*

Although, we cannot be held responsible for any delays airlines companies may have, such affecting the itinerary of your safari with us, and occasionally adding extra expenses to your trip. Although we will do our very best to accommodate you in every way we can, those potential expenses will be to your account.

 

Airport Assistance:

The airport assistance includes: booking your hotel in Douala, assist you in Douala Airport with the customs, transfer to the Hotel, next day transfer to the domestic flight then on your departure day, transfer from the domestic flight to the international flight. Please remember you are in Africa, and specially in Cameroun it is normal that people ask you for money. In your airport assistance is included all tips and fees. In case, someone ask you for money on your arrival or departure, we beg you not to give any money and please inform us about it because we will file a complaint with the Douala airport manager. 

 

Rifles and Ammunitions:

Cameroon’s law allows importing two rifles per hunter. There is a limit of 50 bullets per rifle/shotgun as ammunition imported per hunter. Depending on the animals to be hunted, we recommend:

The best option is A 375 or 416 rifle with detachable scope and open sight. Ammunitions: 30 – soft / 10 – solid.

If you prefers not to take your rifle, we have a wide variety of rifles for rent and  ammunition for sale. 

 

Climate and  Closing: 

Rain forest climate is very humid, it rains very often. It can be very warm by midday and up to 85% humidity, the evenings can be fresh.

We recommend to bring : 4 Garden shears with a belt holster, 3 Caps / Headbands, 5  Sets of long sleeved shirts (green), 5 Sets of pants (recommended rip stop material and made of cotton), a pair or two of light gloves, 3 Pairs of canvas shoes (lace up high top), 2 Pairs of gaiters (canvas), 1 Pair of flipflops for camp use, 2 Pairs of shorts for camp, 3 Tee shirts or shirts for camp, Personal medical kit, Antimalaria tablets, Insect repellent, Head net, Headlamp or flashlight, Books / Movies, Ziploc freezer bags for cameras, and remember you have daily laundry service in the camp.

 

Trophies:

This is a very IMPORTANT point when planning a trip in Cameroun. Export your trophies can be very problematic in this part of Africa, where weather conditions combined to often with poor logistics, can have devastating effects on your trophies. We are proud to have this aspect of your safari well covered by offering you a much secured way to export your trophies anywhere in the world. All trophies from Cameroon normally transit first through France and then they are shipped all over the world.

 

Trophy Export Includes:

Pretaxidermia as well as export preparation of all trophies.

All requested documents from Cameroun including trophy harvesting cerficates, Cite’s permit and veterinary certificate.

Packing, crating and deposit in Garoua Airport

Not included in Trophy Export costs:

Custom Clearance in France, inspection, storage and shipping cost to final destination. When confirming your safari with us, we will give you our broker agent's contacts, so no time will be wasted when forwarding your trophies to your final destination. A full quote will then be sent to you.

 

Typical Itinerary:

Based on the most used flights provided by AIR FRANCE (daily flights to DOUALA), and BRUSSELS AIRLINES (5 flights a week)

  • 1st day Arrival in Douala, meet host service at the custom lounge and night at the  Hotel
  • 2nd day Transfer from Hotel to the airport to take charter to the forest.
  •        Hunting days.
  • Last day  Departure from camp to Douala with the charter and connection late at  night with your international flight. 

 

 

 

13 Day Hunt Package

Please Inquire, For Price, Availabilty, & All Further Questions. 

 

We are Happy to Provide Many Reccommendations, & Testimonials From our Nearly 20 Years, Providing the Best Hunting Experiences in Cameroon. 

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