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At Makadi Safaris, hunting is applied conservation!

Makadi Safaris offers: Kudu, Oryx (Gemsbuck), Hartebeest, Springbok, Warthog, Common Duiker, Steenbuck, Damara Dik-dik, Mountain & Burchell's zebra, Leopard, Cheetah, Black & Blue Wildebeest, Waterbuck, Sable antelope, Roan antelope, Eland, Giraffe, Baboon, Jackal, Waterfowl and Gamebirds. Hunting of other species can be arranged on request. All game animals are part of a successfull and effective management programme which has been in effect for the last 50 years.


Leopard (Panthera pardus)

Description: A shy, solitary, elegant, powerfully built cat, with a beautifully spotted coat. The basic body colour varies from almost white to orange-russet, with black spots on the legs, flanks, hindquarters and head. The spots on the rest of the body consist of rosettes or broken circles of irregular black spots.


Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus)

Description: A tall and slender cat with long legs and a short muzzle with a rounded head. The body colour is off-white to pale fawn and is liberally dotted with black, rounded spots more or less uniform in size. A clear black line (the “tear mark”) runs from the inner corner of each eye to the corner of the mouth.

Greater Kudu

Greater Kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros)

Description:This large and handsome antelope is grey-brown to rufous in colour with the bulls being greyer than the cows and calves. The sides are clearly marked with six to ten vertical white stripes. There is a distinct white band across the face with white spots on the cheeks.

Gemsbok (Oryx)

Gemsbok (Oryx) (Oryx gazella)

Description: Heavily built with a short, thick neck and distinct black and white markings on the head, body and legs; has a long, horse-like tail. The body colour is grayish-fawn, separated from white under parts by a black streak along the flanks. Black patches on upper part of legs and along top of rump. A black strip runs down front of neck.


Springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis)

Description: Hindquarters of this distinctive antelope appear to be slightly higher than the shoulders. A dark red-brown band along the flanks separates fawn-brown upper parts from the white under parts. The head is white with a brown stripe running through the eye to the corner of the upper lip.

Common Impala

Common Impala (Aepyceros melampus)

Description: Medium sized, lightly built antelope. Upper body parts reddish-fawn becoming paler on the sides; chest belly, throat and chin are white. Tail is white with central black line on upper surface and each buttock has vertical black blaze.

Red Hartebeest

Red Hartebeest (Panthera pardus)

Description: High-shouldered, rather awkward looking antelope with long pointed head. Body colour fawn to golden-brown, but darker from shoulders down the centre of the back to the rump, particularly in bulls. The rump and upper thighs are paler than the rest of the body.


Eland (Taurotragus oryx)

Description: The largest living antelope, the Eland has a cow-like appearance. Its general colour is usually fawn or tawny, turning blue-grey with age, particularly on the neck and shoulders. Adult bulls develop a patch of fairly long, dark, coarse hair on the forehead. A short dark mane runs down the back of the neck.

Roan Antelope

Roan Antelope (Hippotragus equinus)

Description: After the Eland, the Roan Antelope is the second-largest antelope species occurring in Africa. It has a somewhat horse-like appearance with a general colouring of grayish-brown, often with a reddish tinge. The under parts are lighter.

Sable Antelope

Sable Antelope (Hippotragus niger)

Description: The adult bull is shiny black with sharply contrasting white under parts and inner thighs. Cows and younger bulls are usually reddish brown above. The black and white facial markings are conspicuous. The face is mainly white, with a broad black blaze from the forehead to the nose and a black stripe from below the eye almost to the muzzle.


Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis)

Description:The Giraffe is the tallest animal in the world. A beautiful lattice pattern consisting of large, irregularly shaded patches separated by networks of light coloured bands covers the body. The colouring of the patches is very variable, ranging from light fawn to almost black. Old bulls are often very dark.

Burchell's zebra

Burchell's zebra (Equus burchellii)

Description: Stocky and horse-like, Burchell zebras show considerable variation in colouration and pattering but is normally striped in black and white with a fainter “shadow” strip superimposed on the white stripe, particularly on the hindquarters.

Mountain Zebra (Hartmann)

Mountain Zebra (Hartmann) (Equus zebra hartmannae)

Description: White with black stripes, the legs being striped to the hooves with the under parts being white. There are “NO” shadow stripes and over the top of the rump above the tail is a series of transverse black stripes forming a “grid-iron” pattern characteristic of the species.

Blue Wildebeest

Blue Wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus)

Description: The Blue Wildebeest has lightly built hindquarters and is more robust at the shoulders. The head is large with a broad snout. Adult animals are dark grey tinged with brown, and in certain light conditions a silvery sheen is discernable.

Black Wildebeest

Black Wildebeest (Connochaetes gnou)

Description: More dark brown than black, but from a distance the Black Wildebeest does look black. A long, white, horse-like tail contrasts with the body colour. Somewhat bizarre in appearance: shoulders are higher than the rump and it has a large, broad-snouted head.


Warthog (Phacochoerus aethiopicus)

Description: Grey with sparse, dark, bristle like hairs scattered over body and mane of long erectile hair along back which lies flat except when the warthog is under stress. The mane may be yellowish-brown to black in colour. Tufts of pale coloured whiskers lie along the side of the face.


Waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus)

Description: Waterbuck are large, robust antelope with coarse, long coats. The body colour is grey-brown with either grey or brown being dominant scattered through with grey or white hairs. A broad white ring encircles the rump and a white band is present from the throat to the base of the ears.


Lechwe (Kobus leche)

Description: Lechwe are golden brown with white bellies. Males are darker in colour, but general hue varies depending on subspecies. The long, spiral-structured horns are vaguely lyre-shaped, they are found only in males.


Blesbok (Damaliscus dorcas phillipsi)

Description: The body is reddish-brown with no gloss. It is higher at the shoulder than at the rump. The white blaze is usually broken by a brown band between the eyes. The buttocks are usually pale but rarely white and the legs are rarely as white as in the Bontebok which is a subspecies.


Steenbok (Raphicerus campestris)

Description: Small, elegant, large-eyed antelope, normally rufous-fawn above but can vary from pale fawn to reddish-brown. Under parts including the insides of the legs are pure white and there is a white patch on the throat and above the eyes. Rufous tail is very short.


Klipspringer (Oreotragus oreotragus)

Description: A small stocky animal with coarse, spiny hair. Short muzzle; General colour is yellow-brown to grey-yellow, with an overall grizzled appearance. Under parts, chin and lips are white. Ears are rounded, broad and bordered with black.

Common Duiker

Common Duiker (Sylvicapra grimmia)

Description: Uniform grey-brown to reddish-yellow upper parts and paler (sometimes white) under parts. There is a black blaze of variable length on the face. The tail is short and is black above and white below. Front surfaces of slender forelegs are dark brown or black.

Damara dik-dik

Damara dik-dik (Madoqua kirkii)

Description: Very small in size. Have an elongated & very mobile nose. The upper body parts are yellowish-grey with a grizzled appearance; the neck is paler than the shoulders and flanks. The under parts are white to off-white. A tuft of long hair on the forehead becomes erect when the Dik-dik is alarmed or displaying.

Black-backed Jackal

Black-backed Jackal (Canis mesomelas)

Description: Medium-sized, dog-like carnivore with characteristic black ”saddle” which is broad at the neck and shoulders narrowing to the base of the tail. The saddle is literally sprinkled with white hair. The face, flanks and legs are reddish-brown with the under parts usually paler.

Chacma Baboon

Ostrich (Struthio camelus australis)

Description: The common ostrich is the largest living species of bird and lays the largest eggs of any living bird. The feathers of adult males are mostly black, with white primaries and a white tail. Females and young males are greyish-brown and white.

Chacma Baboon

Chacma Baboon (Papio ursinus)

Description: The largest primate (other than man) in Southern Africa. It is relatively slender and lightly built, although adult males have powerfully built shoulders ad heads. When the baboon is on all fours the shoulders stand higher than the rump. The long, somewhat dog-like muzzle is particularly pronounced in the males.