Hunting Lion in South Africa
Hunting lion in South Africa is on every hunter’s bucket list and is an experience that cannot be compared to any other. Seeing this magnificent predator’s large tracks in the hot soil, hearing his mighty roar, and finally come face to face with the King of the Wild, you will have an adrenaline rush like never before, giving you the end product of the most thrilling hunting experience!
Why Somerby Safaris is the best outfitter to hunt Lion in South Africa:
Somerby Safaris conduct fair-chase lion hunting in the Kalahari region, right on the border of Botswana. Spotting a Lion track in the sandy soils of the Kalahari and then stalking across the light brush and grass cover, doing this several times till you come within shooting range is exhilarating. Big game hunting at its best, under watchful eyes of highly experienced dangerous game Professional hunters. Prepare yourself for the adventure of a lifetime when you book a lion hunt with Somerby Safaris!
Best Caliber and Ammunition for hunting Lion:
Due to lion being extremely fast and dangerous, whether they are hunted or not, it is of utmost importance to have the right caliber rifle with an adequate cartridge and suitable bullet at hand when hunting this member of the big five. Most countries require a minimum of .375 caliber to hunt Lion.
As with all dangerous game hunts, shot placements are essential when hunting lion.
A good soft point bullet like Swift A-Frame or Barnes X will be most sufficient for a lion. When wounded, a lion can be extremely dangerous, therefore, make your first shot count!
Lion Hunting Gallery:
Cost of hunting a lion in South Africa:
Prices of Lions differentiate according to their size and darkness of their mane.
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For Lion hunting reviews, contact any of our past hunters for references and a first-hand account of their Lion Hunting Experience with us!