Observers and hunters alike will find there is plenty on offer in the surrounding regions of our hunting areas in the Eastern Cape. Have a look at a few listed activities and traveling times to give you a better understanding of what is available.
Please note: Charges / Costs for any activities must be settled directly with that particular establishment or activity where applicable. A basic transfer fee of USD $200 will be levied per vehicle per day. This fee can be split between groups/individuals where applicable.
All activities within 2 hours from camp.
- Battlefield Tours
- Golf at our very own Gary Player Design course in Alicedale or Fish River Sun
- Deep Sea Fishing
- Surf & Estuarine Fishing
- Beach Horse rides
- Big 5 Game Drives
- Elephant Back Safaris
- Grahamstown Church Tours
- Pristine Beaches – Surfing at the world renowned Super Tubes in Jeffrey’s Bay
- Health Spas & Massages
- Shopping Trips to Port Elizabeth
- Curio Stores and African market
- Addo Elephant National Park
Traveling times to activities dependent on the camp you’re in.
- San/Bushman Rock art and caves
- San/Bushman Rock art experience with the famous Stephen Townley Basset - Pay him a visit at his studio up in the mountains.
- Cape Mountain Zebra National Park
- Karoo National Park and The Valley of Desolation
- Township Cultural Tours & Restaurant
Most activities can be arranged upon your arrival, but we prefer hearing from you well before your hunt to ensure availability by booking.
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"Had a wonderful time with Rusty. The experience of a lifetime. Thank you so much for the wonderful memories. I will always remember my time in South Africa. The entire group is totally an A+ TEAM."~ Tom Ingstad '13 from
"It was fantastic to return to the Dark Continent in 2014 by way of John X Safaris in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. Carl, Etresia, Greg, Bless and the entire JXS staff created a fantastic adventure for me. From the Waterbuck that was so large that I named him the "Battleship Texas" to my last and favourite stalk of the hunt on a beautiful Eastern Cape Kudu, my hunting experience was "First Cabin" in every respect."~ Craig Horan '14 from
"Thank you all for a fantastic first hunting safari. It was a magic week, I will be back!"~ Uno Kristiansson '13 from Sweden
"Excellent week. My PH, Rusty, was excellent and loves to hunt. He worked very hard to fill my needs. He communicates well and has an excellent personality. Lauren and her staff were 'over the top' accommodating to guest needs. Food and presentation was great as was the field lunches. Both lodges were beautiful. It was good to experience both locations. All the PH's got along well and were well coordinated. I must also comment that the communication from Trish and Carl was immediately responsive at all times.
Thanks again John X Safaris. God Bless"
"Our first African Safari experience exceeded all expectations. Thanks Carl and Trish and all the John X staff for their caring and generous commitment of time and efforts to make this a trip of a lifetime! A special thanks to Greg Hayes and Bless for their knowledge, effort and friendship that made this such a wonderful experience and successful hunt. We are already planning our next trip. A truly professional organization at all levels. Thanks again!"~ Dave Stark '14 from
"Being part of the John X team was a privilege once again. Always having fun and hunting some good animals. Thank you Carl and the John X Team. I will be back!"~ Bjorn Hagman '13 from Sweden