Welcome to Bowker Safaris

Bowker Safaris is a family owned hunting operation established in 1970. Safaris are conducted throughout Southern Africa. Primarily in the Eastern Cape.

Due to diverse hunting terrain, many species are available to hunt. The Eastern Cape has the highest density of kudu in South Africa, making for excellent kudu hunting.

Species available, baboon, blesbuck, bontebok, bushbuck, bushpig, grysbok, caracal, jackal, kudu, oribi, reedbuck, Eland, duiker, gemsbuck, impala, nyala, hartebeest, lechwe, springbuck, Steenbuck, vaal rhebuck, waterbuck, warthog, wildebeest, zebra.

Kudu, nyala, bushbuck, waterbuck, impala are hunted in the valley bushveld. Gemsbuck, wildebeest, hartebeest, springbuck, impala, bontebok and reedbuck are hunted in the savannah. Eland, vaal rhebuck and mountain reedbuck are hunted in the mountains.

Safaris are conducted by Meyrick and Denham Bowker who have lived in the hunting area since birth. Their hunting and environmental knowledge is vast.

At birth a buffalo calf weighs about fifty lb. A full grown adult bull can weigh around 2000 lb. Cows (female buffalo) average around 1000 lb. A full grown bull is about 6 ft. tall. They are known as the hunters formidable foe and live in large herds of up to a thousand animals.
The African Elephant can grow up to 13 ft. high at the shoulder and can weigh over 6.5 tons. The longest tusk of an African Elephant measured 11ft. 11/4 inches. The heaviest tusk weighed 226 lb. Elephants live in herds of up to 50 animals. The herd is led by an old female.