SOUTH AFRICA: Has Anyone Hunted With Trompettersfontein Safaris?

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  1. 458Lott

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    Hello everyone.
    At an auction held by the Nordic Safari club I have won a 6 day safari at Trompettersfontein Safaris and Hunting Lodge in South Africa. Are there any of you who know them and can give me some information about them. Both good and bad. Thanks.

    Yours sincerely, Poul Martinussen
     

  2. 458Lott

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    Hi.
    Is there really no one in AH who knows them.?:(
    Their website is called http://www.trompettersfontein.com and they operate from Lephalale, Limpopo.
    Any kind of info will be very welcome. Thanks.

    Poul
     
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  3. Anthonyt42

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    I just won an auction last night. Did you end up going. Im looking to go in june 19. I have to talk to them still.
     

  4. 458Lott

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    Hi.
    Like you I have won an auction as well.

    My plan is to go hunting with them the first week of September. I have been corresponding with a man named Bob Deklerk via email. But I must say the are very slow to respond, and I have a hard time getting them to answer all of my questions.


    If you go in June, I would very much like to hear how your hunt vent and what was good and bad.


    Thanx.
     

  5. TXhunter65

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    Saw this on their brochure, and caught me by surprise...I was under the impression a hunter was required to be accompanied by a PH.
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  6. TXhunter65

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    Maybe it just means if you're a resident of South Africa you don't have to have a PH.
     
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  7. KMG Hunting Safaris

    KMG Hunting Safaris AH ENABLER SPONSOR Since 2013 AH Legend

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    Correct. They obviously cater for local hunters as well.
     

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    Many operations in Africa are slow to respond. However, most outfitters here on AH realize the importance of swift communication and do so for their clients. Some people call the situation.......”Africa Time”.
    Keep sending emails until you get the answers you require. You have time.
     
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  9. Anthonyt42

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    I actually booked my flight june 1st out of Atlanta till June 8th. Im a little nervous as I can't find any reviews of them online. I will keep everyone updated.
     
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    It will be interesting to see your reviews post as you guys make yout trips this year. Im booked for Sept as well.
     
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  11. 458Lott

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    Hi

    "Im a little nervous as I can't find any reviews of them online." That was also why I started this thread. Fingers crossed for you and look forward to reading about your experiences when you get home.

    Yours Sincerely
    Poul
     

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