General Information


  • Calibers to utilize on an African safari are often debated, for the purpose of simplicity NSC recommends the following calibers are used for small to large plains game: any .300 caliber using a 180-grain projectile. Buffalo, lion and leopard found in Niassa, including hippo, the minimum caliber to be utilized is a .375 H&H Magnum, using a 300-grain projectile. However, for buffalo we do recommend a caliber of .400 as a sensible option All documentation for the application of a temporary import permit into Mozambique can be downloaded in the “Client Information” section of this website. 
  • Bow Hunting is legal in Mozambique but not for Buffalo, Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Crocodile or Hippo. A temporary import permit is also required for all bow hunters.
  • All hunters must be in possession of a Government issued hunting license.
  • All hunters must be older than 18 years of age.

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