Nhacainga Conservancy is a wildlife area that is being developed
by the Duckworths withing the Coutada lease in Manica Province,
Mozambique. Prior to the civil war the Coutada was operated
by Safirque and was renowned for its lion and buffalo. The
area falls approximately half way between Chimoio and Tete.
The hunting in Nhacainga is challenging and offers very exciting
big game hunting. The habitat is very diverse with savanna
woodland, tambooti forests, seasonal rivers with thick riverine
vegetation and spetacular granite outcrops. As well as elephant
hunting, liopn hunting and cape buffalo hunting the common
plains, there is a limited quota of Lichtensteins hartebeest,
sable, red duiker, oribi, reedbuck, samango monkey and suni.
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Nhacainga Safaris areas in Mozambique offers excellent buffalo
hunting, elephant and lion hunting. Trophy fees and options
available on request.
Plains Game hunting is done starting at $400 per day 1x1
Buffalo hunting is done from 10-15 days starting at $850 per
Sable hunting is done either with plains game or with dangerous
game. There is a good population of sable in the area.
summer months are from October to April with day time temperatures
ranging from 85 - 105F in our hunting areas. The winter
months are from May to September with day time temperatures
ranging from 65 - 85F. Nights can be cold during this period
with temperatures dropping to 35F. Our rains normally start
in the middle of November and end in March.
recommend four sets of brown, green or dark khaki lightweight
safari outfits, a soft comfortable hat, good walking boots
that are quiet and worn in. It is also advisable to bring
sweaters and windproof jackets for the cool early mornings
and evenings. Clients should bring a pair of long trousers
(not blue jeans) as it is a requirement in a lot of hotels
recommend clients bring enough film for their cameras,
binoculars, a sharp knife and a flashlight with batteries.
Clients should bring as little luggage as possible because
of possible air charter flights. When chartering an aircraft,
soft bags are preferred as opposed to hard cases.
a clients would like to give any gratuities to staff please
could he or she bring out some small denominations in US$
cash as we do not keep this in our camps.
is possible to hire firearms, however we strongly recommend
clients to bring their own rifles, shotguns and ammunition.
Clients hiring weapons will be charged $30 per day, regardless
of calibre or make. This does not include ammunition which
will be charged separately. On arrival in Zimbabwe a temporary
import permit will be issued once your firearm(s) and ammunition
have been physically inspected
by customs officials. It is essential that you state the
exact amount of ammunition you will be bringing into the
who transit through South Africa on their way to us will
have to complete firearms forms for this country. We recommend
using Air 2000 to ensure that this process goes smoothly
and without incident.
dangerous game such as elephant, buffalo and lion, calibres
of .375 or bigger may be used. For soft skinned animals,
any weapon in the 7mm or .38 / .300 range may be used. Sixty
rounds of each calibre should be sufficient. For the heavier
calibre weapons we prefer a mixture of solid and soft nosed
ammunition whilst just soft nose bullets are preferred for
the lighter calibre weapons. Trophy bonded, Swift A-Frame
or Barnes X are good choices.
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