• Buffalobuffalo

    Scientific Name Syncerus caffer
    Average Weight Male 800 kg
    Average Weight Female 750 kg
    Shoulder Height Male 140 cm
    Shoulder Height Female 132 cm
    Mating Season April, May
  • Lionlion

    Scientific Name Panthera leo
    Average Weight Male 220kg
    Average Weight Female 160kg
    Shoulder Height Male 1.2 m
    Shoulder Height Female 1 m
    Mating Season Throughout the year
  • Leopardleopard

    Scientific Name Panthera Pardus
    Average Weight Male 60 kg
    Average Weight Female 32 Kg
    Shoulder Height Male 60 cm
    Shoulder Height Female 60 cm
    Mating Season Throughout the year
  • Elephantelephant

    Scientific Name Loxodonta africana
    Average Weight Male 5500kg
    Average Weight Female 3700kg
    Shoulder Height Male 3.2m
    Shoulder Height Female 2.5m
    Mating Season Throughout the year
  • Rhinocerosrhino

    Scientific Name Ceratotherium simum
    Average Weight Male 2150 kg
    Average Weight Female 1500 kg
    Shoulder Height Male 180cm
    Shoulder Height Female 160cm
    Mating Season Throughout the year
  • Hippohippo

    Scientific Name Hippopotamus Amphibius
    Average Weight Male 1500 Kg
    Average Weight Female 1350 kg
    Shoulder Height Male 1,5 m
    Shoulder Height Female 1,5 m
    Mating Season Throughout the year
  • Crocodilecrocodile

    Scientific Name Crocodylus Niloticus
    Average Weight Male 800 kg
    Average Weight Female 750 kg
    Shoulder Height Male 140 cm
    Shoulder Height Female 132 cm
    Mating Season April, May

Dangerous Game

The pursuit of Africa's Big 5 with Maartens Safaris is the experience of a life time! This is the last real adventure on earth and putting you on the ground, toe to toe with these great animals is a life changing event. Africa's Dangerous Game is without a doubt the best hunting adventure available. We are among the most experienced professional hunters when it comes to hunting dangerous animals on the African continent. We hunt these animals on foot in wild areas and we do not offer 'canned' hunts. Our experience and excellent hunting areas ensures the success of our Dangerous Game Safaris. Each member of the Big 5 offers a different challenge and we welcome discussing the aspects of your Dangerous Game Safari with you. Many of these hunts can take years of planning and it is never too soon to contact us to discuss your Dangerous Game Safari.
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