Namibia Hunting News

Some news around hunting activities and social responsibility of Ondjou & Van Heerden Safaris.

Beautiful King Nehale Conservancy, bordering Etosha National Park

An endless horizon, game in their natural habitat, beautiful sunsets, the intense color contrast of the yellow grass, the grey-white soil of the Etosha salt pan and the blue sky as well as the most friendly people of the Ovambo tribe, is a experience that one should not miss in Namibia. Book your next safari in King Nehale and combine it...
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Winter has arrived - Biltong Season in Namibia

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Winter has arrived with big steps and the nights are pretty cold now, nothing below zero degrees Celsius yet, but cold enough to spend the evenings at the warm fireplace with some good homemade biltong. The biltong hunting season started recently. The temperature and the extremely low humidity are perfect conditions to produce this tasty Namibian specialty.

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Meat distribution

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The meat from all our hunts is completely utilized and used by the local community, mostly to make biltong, the typical dried and spiced raw meat from the Southern African countries.

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Good rains for 2020/2021 season

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After long dry spells with very little or sometimes no rain, open water become scarce and might disappear. This is a major influencing factor for wildlife in Africa but especially in an arid country like Namibia.

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Elephants and Baobabs

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The 2 photos are showing the same Baobab tree (Adansonia digitata – Affenbrotbaum) and damage done to the tree by elephants. This kind of damage is common in areas where a high elephant population occurs. The damage to the tree species is to such an extent that the tree is highly threatened and disappearing slowly.

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Elephants and Locusts

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Small family herd of elephants passing in front of our Dzoti hunting camp with a big flock of locusts flying by.
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Namibia's new Elephant management plan

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Looking forward to receiving Namibia’s new elephant management plan!

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Buffalo - Old Boy

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Found this old boy this afternoon. He seems to have passed of natural causes. Fascinating to imagine where he has wandered around over the past 14+ years of which he managed to evade us for the last 10 years.

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Training courses

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We offer or support training courses of our staff and members of the Dzoti Conservancy. These include First Aid Courses, maintenance and welding training, cooking courses and trophy care courses, just to name a few. 

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Education about hunting

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On a regular basis we educate children from the community about our concept and teach them about the importance of hunting and natural conservation. We explain about the different species that live in the area and that can be hunted. On these educational days we always offer a lunch in the camp and go on a boat ride or game drive.

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