SOUTH AFRICA: Has Anyone Hunted With African Dreams Hunting?

Discussion in 'Hunting Reports Africa' started by Bowhuntr64, Feb 16, 2019.

  1. Bowhuntr64

    Bowhuntr64 AH Senior Member

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    I am considering taking a Cape Buffalo Safari and am wondering if anyone has any experience with African Dreams Hunting, with Christoff van As. Seems like a great guy. Would love any feedback you may have.
     
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  2. AB2506

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    I thought they were a booking agency?
     

  3. Bowhuntr64

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    Why did you think that? I believe Christoff has his own outfit, but then also takes hunters to other places for certain hunts.
     

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    Because when i have seen them at shows, I have not seen them promote a single lodge, but hunts at many. She also heavily promotes photo safaris.

    Truth be told I don't pay much attention to them.

    When I saw your post, all the links to African Dreams hunting were invalid. While I did not search the photo safari site extensively, I did not find a link to any current South African hunting.

    Are you sure this guy was not just at his booking agents table?
     

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    African Dreams is owned and operated by Elaine Coetze (spelling?),, Elaine has been a liscenced professional hunter since I believe 1991. She is now slowing down a bit and doing mainly photo safaries, and acting as a booking agent. She is well known and respected within the industry, and I personally would trust her opinion.
     

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    I believe we are confusing two different outfitters....I have hunt booked directly with Shona Safaris for this August. Upon payment of the deposit, he directed me to pay his booking agent; Elaine Ness of African Dream Photo and Hunting Safaris. (Maiden name "Coetzee"?) I understand that she spends her time between Alberta , Canada and Namibia.
    I would guess that Africa Dreams Hunting is a different outfit. I have never heard of them.
     

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    Yes,,a bit of confusion,,same Elaine,,(Ness is her married name),,As I said above,she is a PH,,now booking agent,,and trustworthy. Like you,,I have never heard of Africa Dreams Hunting,,sorry if I confused things,,Have a good trip!
     
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    What country do you plan on hunting
     

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