Khomas Highland Hunting Safaris is in the Khomas Hochland region of Namibia. The lodge is 22° 39.186’S 16° 38.406’E. The hunting areas range between flat, open thornveld savannah, open grassland, rocky hills and riverine bush.
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 and a warm jacket would be needed. However, during the day temperatures can reach 30°C. The summer rains start in January till the end of March.
The land was previously used for cattle farming but has historically always had naturally occurring plains game. They still have some livestock.
There are no inhabitants on the land used. Khomas Highland Hunting Safaris is 8,500 hectares and also has available concessions of150 000 hectare in the Khomas Hochland Conservancy. As their property is in the conservancy, the only fences are three feet high to keep in cattle, so the wild animals can move freely between areas. Game is introduced to improve the gene pool and this area has no malaria.
Leopard and klipspringer are available on a limited quota. Their trophies are all excellent quality and all were Gold Medal in the Namibian hunting standard. Phil and Dietmar ensure that the whole hunting experience a memorable one. Both rifle and bow hunting is catered for.
The Lodge is part of the main house. The lounge, bar and dining room are separate from the accommodation. All the buildings and chalets are brick with tin roofs. All have en suite bathrooms, flush toilets, hot and cold water, and constant electricity. If there is a power failure they have a back-up generator. There is also a swimming pool, a boma, satellite TV, landline telephone as well as mobile phone and free Wi-Fi coverage. A maximum of 6 hunters can be accommodated at any one time and the minimum hunt offered is 5 days.
The distance to the closest tar road is 25 km. No lights can be seen and no vehicles can be heard. The nearest international airport is Windhoek, one-and-a-half hours away by a vehicle. The closest hospital is also in Windhoek.
All meals are inclusive of the price and all dinners are four-course. Light breakfast followed by a big brunch is served, and typically the animals shot to provide the meat. All drinks except alcohol are included in the daily rate.
Five full-time trackers are employed who have been working for the Hennings family for 20 years. They also have skinners and a full complement of the lodge staff.
All clients are met at the airport on arrival and dropped off on departure. This and field preparation of trophies is included in the daily rate. The current daily rate for a one-on-one hunt is ‚¬300per day, and a two-on-one hunt is ‚¬250per day. Numerous package deals are also on offer.
Vehicles are well maintained.4 x Land Cruiser pick-ups1 x Land Cruiser VX wagon
Khomas Highland Hunting Safaris has been in operation for 21 years and is registered in Namibia.They are all members of NAPHA and DJV and had 20 trophy hunters last year.
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 a cold room. All the skinners have at least 20 years experience. Namases taxidermy is recommended. However, trophies can be shipped to the clients own taxidermist of choice.
Notes: For the first-time hunter to Africa, they offer a good plains game hunt. The accommodation is comfortable with a very homely atmosphere.