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.270 For Hunting Kudu

.270 for Kudu   Introduction   Can you kill a Kudu with a .270? Yes, you can under certain conditions. If the Kudu was standing 50-yards away from you, perfectly broadside without it knowing you were there. But that is an unlikely or rather uncommon scenario. Is the .270 the ideal caliber for hunting Kudu? That question will need to be answered in depth in order to obtain the correct answer.   Parameters for Success   The rule of thumb for the minimum amount of kinetic energy needed to kill a mature Kudu is around 1500 ft-lbs. The size of the “kill zone” on a Kudu bull ranges from 12 to 16 inches. Essentially then, any caliber and bullet capable...

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Eastern Cape Kudu Hunting

The bright light and shrill from the cell phone resting on the bedside table broke the darkness in the room and cut through the silence. Officially it was time to wake up but in truth, I was awake long before my alarm went off, my mind already tuned and prepped for the task that lay ahead. Today we hunt Kudu.   No Kudu hunt in Africa is ever the same as the last, it doesn't get easier, it certainly doesn't get any less enjoyable and there are no guarantees when you decide that you want to accept the challenge of hunting these prodigious animals. I have guided many hunters onto successfully shooting a mature Kudu bull, I have also failed...

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Hunter's Review Of Hunting In Africa

Kingsview SafarisPort Elizabeth South AfricaOct 12th - 20thDay 1Flight was 15.5 hours from Atl to Johannesburg. We left El paso with so much excitement and anxiety on both our parts. I have been dreaming of this for most of my life and never ever believed it would be a possibility but here we are. We get to ATLANTA and are hungry and look up restaurants. There is a bunch of fancy joints to go to and tons of shopping but we settle on a little place called Nature's table bistro. It's a small place but AWESOME. The food was great and they serve a ton. Not to mention the best peach tea in the world.We soon boarded the massive plane...

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6 Steps To Booking Your Hunting Safari

For many hunters the dream of hunting in Africa remains just that, a dream. Whether it be down to finances, work and family commitments or simply not even knowing where to begin and how to actually book a hunting safari. I have over eight years as an Outfitter and fifteen years as a Professional Hunter, I have zero experience in being a family therapist and don’t hold a degree in finances so I can’t help you with the first reasons for not booking a hunting safari, but I certainly can help in guiding you through the process of booking one.   Within this blog I will outline the processes, steps and factors to consider when booking a trip but for...

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Africa Hunting Podcast

Have you been looking for that Podcast dedicated solely to hunting in Africa? Well here it is. Round The Fire is all about Hunting, Wildlife & Conservation here in beautiful South Africa. We chat with past and future clients of Kingsview Safaris plus industry role players to give you the listener the inside scoop on what it is like coming on a hunting safari here in South Africa.There will even be a couple cool episodes where we sit round a fire after a long day hunting and just let the stories flow. Enjoy and thanks for listening!! Listen Here

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