This is an old story, but a true story for sure, going back about 25 years, it happened near Giyani, Phalaborwa, close to the old Letaba Ranch, bordering the Kruger National Park. We received a phone call from one of the Village Chief’s in the surrounding area that a lion or lions had killed some of the
For the first time, Russ McAllister and his wife, Christy, made their way to Wintershoek Safaris. Russ is a Taxidermist from Kalispell, MT. Their hunt took place at Thuru Lodge. At first, Russ thought that Burger (the manager at Thuru), was PH Yvan’s son. After thinking about it, I can see the relation as well! If
Wintershoek Safaris has recently joined forces with one of the very best premier hunting areas in the Kafue area of Zambia. Namwala GMA.
Nyara - A new jewel in the Wintershoek crown; a stunning 30 000 acres hunting area. Nestled in the midst of pristine South African savanna bushveld, speckled with camel-thorn and other trees, the setting is one of absolute beauty and seclusion – an emerging piece of heaven on earth.
With twilight looming over the beautiful Wag ‘n Bietjie Bush Lodge, the crisp air cut through camo gear and gloves. The most important walk and stalk of PH Yvan Niewoudt’s life. Has he done enough to guide the kill? There is no turning back.
Jeff and Jim from the USA made their way over to Africa for their first Safari with Wintershoek. They hunted at our Karreekloof area, and it was Jeff who was pursuing a Cape Buffalo. Jeff was guided by legendary PH, Johnny Vivier. They tracked an old daggaboy for several days, and finally the opportunity presented itself for