Hello from Idaho-new member just introducing myself and looking for information on Kowas Safaris

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Growing up in Montana and then living in idaho the last 25 years I have always just hunted out my back door and have had a lot of different animals to chase. But I went on one south African safari in 2017 which was amazing and I caught the bug big time! I hunted 10 days in the limpop0 area. It was great and we had a lot of large concessions to hunt. the smallest was 10000 acres so the hunting was great and the fences didn't bother me. I do want to go back with my son (17) and hunt truly free ranging African animals without the fence. I have been looking at kowa safaris. Does anyone have any experience with them? Since it would be my sons first trip I want him to have a similar experience as I had in Limpopo where it seemed like there was game everywhere. What should my expectations be in quantity and quality of game? Anyways I would appreciate any feedback from people have on kowa safaris that have been with them.
 

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I have not hunted with them, but I have read several reports about them here and on the other network. People have been very happy that have hunted with them. I expect that you will have a great time with them. One of their US representatives posts on here a lot. You'll hear from them and they will answer any questions in a timely manner.
Welcome to AH. Glad to have you here. Where in Idaho are you at?
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Do you mean Kowas Safari's?
 

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What can you add to this from Idaho?
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I have not hunted with them, but I have read several reports about them here and on the other network. People have been very happy that have hunted with them. I expect that you will have a great time with them. One of their US representatives posts on here a lot. You'll hear from them and they will answer any questions in a timely manner.
Welcome to AH. Glad to have you here. Where in Idaho are you at?
Bruce

thanks! I am north Idaho I live a little north of Coeur d Alene
 

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Rod, welcome to the AH forum! To help you, you might do a search in the Africa hunt reports section. Lots of places in Namibia either with low fences, no fences or on some sections with bigh fences for certain game animals. Some guys I know hunted a high fenced place there, but it was 100,000 acres so they said. That’s a lot of high fence!
I’ve never read a bad review about Kowas Safaris and have considered them for a future adventure myself.
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Welcome aboard!

I've only hunted the African continent once and that was with Kowas in Namibia so my experience compared to other outfitters/locations pretty limited.

That being said, I wouldn't hesitate to go back there again. The Strauss family are great people and the staff are also wonderful. Nice living area, great food. Animals were abundant from my limited experience, drought has been an issue lately and may effect game populations.
 

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