Arub Safaris is in Namibia and Malan also offers hunting of the Big Five in neighboring Zimbabwe. The lodge is 22° 52.321’S 16° 40.678’E
The hunting areas range from flat, open thornveld savannah, open grassland, rocky hills to mopane woodland.
Privately owned except for the area in Matetsi which is state owned.
Hunting is mainly done from March to October which tends to be cool and dry. Daytime temperatures are warm to hot, whereas at night it can get cold. Generally speaking a warm jacket would be needed at night. However, during the day temperatures can reach 30Â°C. The summer rains start in January till end of March.
The land was previously used only for cattle but has been used for hunting for the last 18 years. Malan has some cattle on the farm. The Matetsi safari area is state owned by the Zimbabwe government.
There are no inhabitants on the land used.
Malan’s Farm is 10 000 hectares and also offers hunts in the world-renowned Matetsi Safari area in Zimbabwe. All areas except the Matetsi are in a low-risk malaria zone. If hunting there it is recommended that anti-malaria prophylactics are taken. The distance between the Namibian camp and the Matetsi area is a one-hour flight away with Air Namibia to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe.
|IMPALA||BURCHELL’S ZEBRA||WHITE RHINO|
|BLESBOK||MOUNTAIN ZEBRA||SPOTTED HYENA|
In Namibia, Arub Safaris offers a wide range of plains game and also offers leopard, cheetah and klipspringer.Elephant, buffalo, lion and leopard as well as plains game can be hunted in Matetsi. All trophies taken are good quality and every effort is made to make the whole hunting experience a memorable one. Blue wildebeest, hartebeest and gemsbok are going to be caught this year due to population growth.
All meals are inclusive of the price and all dinners are BBQ/Braai with starters and pudding. Breakfast is full English, and typically the animals shot provide the meat. All drinks and alcohol are included in the daily rate.
Two full-time trackers are employed who have been working for Malan for 4 years. They also have skinners and a full complement of lodge staff.
All clients are met at the airport on arrival and dropped off on departure by Malan. This service is inclusive and field preparation of trophies is included in the daily rate. The current daily rate for a one-on-one hunt is US$400 per day, and a one-on-two hunt is US$350 per day for plains game. In Matetsi, numerous package deals are also on offer.
Both the vehicles are well maintained.1 x Toyota Land Cruiser pick ups1 x Toyota Land Cruiser double cab.
Arub has been in operation for 18 years and is registered in Namibia.They are all members of NAPHA and SCI and have between 35 to 40 hunters a year.
Years in Operation
|Malan Lambrechts||Owner Outfitter Professional Hunter||18|
|Deon Jacobs||Professional Hunter||5|
|Karl Stumpfe||Professional Hunter||20|
Trophies are skinned, salted and stored in separate sheds made of brick, very secure and 100% vermin proof. These facilities are well ventilated and have electric lighting. The trophies once dried are stored separately and tags are used for identification. There is also an abattoir with cold room.All the skinners have at least 6 years experience. Trophaendienste Taxidermy is recommended. However, trophies can be shipped to the clients own taxidermist of choice.
Notes: Malan and Barista are both welcoming and friendly. Their lodge overlooks a beautiful dam and another larger dam on their property has bass. They love wildlife and have an 18-year-old baboon and year-old warthog and hartebeest that are family ‘pets’.