Omatjete Safaris

Gerneral Information

Gerneral Information


Please enquire with your booking agent if you need a visa for Namibia. You will need a passport that is valid for at least three months.

Weapons & Ammunition

  1. You are allowed to bring two rifles.
  2. Before you leave the USA you have to fill in Customs form #4457 for your rifle (a Certificate of Registration for personal effects taken abroad).
  3. You can bring 80 bullets per rifle (only ammunition for the accompanying rifle can be imported) Bullets we recommend should be in the line of Barnes X, Swift A Frame and Trophy-bonded.
  4. Use the weapon which you feel comfortable with. If possible not less than a 30.06. When you bring two guns, you can take a smaller caliber and then a 30.06 and bigger.
  5. On arrival you have to fill in an Import/Export Application form, which will be done by the Namibian Police.
  6. No handguns and crossbows are allowed.


We recommend that your Tetanus shots are up to date and that you take malaria precautions. For further information go to


It is recommended that hunters and guests are insured for medical, accidents, luggage and rifle losses. The outfitter cannot be held liable in cases of losses, accidents, damages and delays.

Hunting Season

Hunting season starts 01 February and ends 30 November. The minimum duration for hunting on our farms is seven days.


We require a down-payment of US$ 1000.00 per hunting party. Upon receipt thereof, the booking is valid and confirmed. The down- payment is not refundable if cancellation is shorter than eight months prior to arrival. The booking can however be transferred to another person.


We have power supply of 220 volt. If you require recharging, make sure you bring an inverter. We have only one small inverter at Askevold.

Hunting Clothes

It is recommended to wear camouflage clothes for hunting, but not to be worn in public.

Hunting Ethics

All hunting on our farms is conducted in line with professional hunting ethics and is subject to sufficient availability of the desired game. Therefore it is very helpful if you provide us with your trophy wish list.

Packing List

  • Passport and two passport copies
  • max 2 Rifles
  • Bullets (max 80/rifle)
  • Binoculars – 10x42 works fine
  • Camera and/or video camera plus batteries
  • One small backpack for everyday use on hunting truck
  • Personal medication and prescription
  • 2 x shirt (when not hunting)
  • 2 x long pants (when not hunting)
  • 1 x warm jacket (when not hunting)
  • 3 x long sleeve shirt (for hunting – can be Camo or dark colors)
  • 3 x long pants (for hunting – can be Camo or dark colors)
  • 1 x warm jacket (for hunting – Camo/dark colors)
  • 4 x socks & underwear (each)
  • 1 x well worn in hunting boots
  • 1 x comfortable shoes for traveling/evenings
  • Hat and sun block
  • Toiletries
  • 1 x light gloves

Greater Kudu

Greater kudu are one of the tallest antelopes, with shoulder heights ranging from 100 cm to 150 cm. Greater kudus have the largest horns in the bushbuck tribe, averaging 120 cm in length.

Gemsbok (Oryx)

Gemsbok are large bovids with very thick, muscular necks, covered in dense, inelastic skin. Oryx gazella is the largest of the Oryx species.


Eland males are much larger than females, weighing 400-1000 kg compared to 300-600 kg for females. Hides are a uniform fawn color with some vertical white striping on the upper parts.


The springbok is a strikingly marked, gazellelike antelope. It has a white face with dark stripes from the mouth to the eyes, a reddish-brown coat that turns to a darker shade and then to white on the lower third of its body, and a white backside.


Waterbuck have long bodies and necks and short legs. The hair is coarse, and they have a mane on their necks.


Impala are sexually dimorphic. In this species only the males have S shaped horns that are 45 to 91.7 cm long. These horns are heavily ridged, thin, and the tips lie far apart.


Giraffa camelopardalis is the world’s tallest mammal. Male giraffes (bulls) stand a total of 5.7 m from the ground to their horns: 3.3 m at the shoulders with a long neck of 2.4 m.

Sable Antelope

Average length of horns: 102cm. Both sexes carry horns, but those of the bull are longer and more robust. The transversely ridged horns rise up from the skull and then sweep backwards in a pronounced curve.

Burchell's zebra

Male and female zebras are very similar in appearance. Shoulder height is about 1.4 meters. Males usually have thicker necks than females.

Mountain Zebra (Hartmann)

Adult mountain zebras have a head and body length of 210 to 260 cm, and a tail length of 40 to 55 cm. Shoulder height ranges from 116 to 150 cm.

Blue Wildebeest

Blue wildebeest are large African bovids with robust muzzles and cow-like horns. The horns are long without ridges and the males’ horns are thicker with the appearance of a boss.

Black Wildebeest

Black wildebeest are dark brown to black in color, males being darker in color than females. Both sexes become lighter in coat color in the summer, and develop shaggier coats in the winter.


Blesbok have an adult color pattern where the relatively dark dorsal pelage contrasts sharply with high, white stockings and buttocks.

Red hartebeest

The Red hartebeest is a large ungulate ranging from 1.5 m to 2.45 m in length. Its tail is 300 to 700 mm and shoulder height is 1.1 to 1.5 m.


The steenbuck is a small antelope. The length of its head and body ranges from 70 – 95 cm. The shoulder height varies from 45 – 60 cm. The tail is very short, with total length ranging from 4 – 6 cm.

Bush Duiker

The average weights, coloration, and ear size of the gray or common duiker vary with geographic location. Females generally weigh 2-4 kg more than males in a given region.

Damara dik-dik

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.


Common warthogs weigh 50 to 150 kg with females being 15 to 20 percent lighter than males. Head and body length is 900 to 1500 mm. Shoulder height ranges from 635 to 850 mm.