Family welcomes you to Africa and hopes to share the wonders and
vibrant spirit that this great continent has to offer.
ourselves on our high percentage of repeat clientele, a direct
result of our dedicated team of professional hunters, trackers,
skinners and camp staff.
This is more
than a business for us, it’s a way of life and you are invited
to become a part of our Lucca African Safaris family.
looks forward to meeting your every expectation, whether it is
your first trip to Africa, a hunt for the Big 5 or the choice of
our 40 different plains game species. We are here to ensure that
you experience the safari of a lifetime.
Eastern Cape Province
Cape has a reputation for its superb eco-tourism infrastructure
with a 100% malaria free environment. It enjoys a daily average
of 7 hours of sunshine annually. Winter (April-August)
temperatures range from 7.1 degrees Celsius (44.8 degrees
Fahrenheit) to 19.5 degrees Celsius (61.3 degrees Fahrenheit)
and 25.4 degrees Celsius (77.8 degrees Fahrenheit).
the weather of the Eastern Cape is kind to visitors. The Eastern
Cape boasts a remarkable natural diversity, ranging from the
lush, evergreen Tsitsikamma Forest to the rugged Baviaanskloof
Wilderness Area, the southern slopes of the Drakensberg and the
arid Great Karoo.
It is known
as the land of rolling hills, endless sweeps of rocky coves and
sandy beaches, towering mountain ranges and verdant forests.
A feature of
the Eastern Cape is its astonishing coastline, which is a
paradise for water sports enthusiasts; surfers ride the perfect
waves, anglers reel in king-size catches, and board sailors
revel in the challenge of the wind.
resorts and splendid facilities ensure that there is something
for everyone! The Eastern Cape Province, also known as "The
Cradle of Human Culture" played a very prominent and important
role in South African history.
white met for the first time, but long before the ensuing
black-white contact of the 18th century, man had already left
his mark in this area.
of the Nahoon footprints in 1964 marks human presence in the
area to about 200 000 years ago, thus making the Eastern Cape
city of East London, the site of the world's oldest fossilized
Cape is in the fortunate position that it is home to the largest
land based mammal (the elephant), the tallest (the giraffe), the
fastest (the cheetah), the smallest (dwergskeerbek-mouse), the
largest non-flying bird (the ostrich) and the largest flying
bird (the kori bustard).
is one of the world's finest Safari destinations and the Safaris
are conducted within the unique habitat of a diversity of
high-mountain sour veld, open, flat grassland alongside
semi-desert thorn scrub, dramatic vistas and the exotic rock
formations of the magnificent Karoo region.
Safaris specializes in providing discerning hunters with a wide
variety of hunting opportunities, extremely high quality
trophies, personalized service and the true spirit of hunting in
South Africa. We deliver superb results and splendid memories.
The area to
be hunted will be dominated buy the hunter’s game requirement,
but can be categorized in the four areas, (1) Open Karoo
Savannas (2) High mountains with Deep valleys (3) Coastal
Forests and (4) Kalahari dessert.
We are able
to hunt the entire year, but the most popular time is mid-March
to end of November. At Lucca African Safaris we offer you a
choice of hunting options.
hunt off the Trophy Price List on a Daily Rate Ore
alternatively, you can choose a package or we can tailor make a
package for your needs.
Most of our
hunting is undertaken using the ‘spot and stalk method and our
hunts are fair-chase. Shots vary between 100-300 yards for
plains game species and 20 – 50 yards for most dangerous game