Our lodge and hunting concession is situated and operated on the Ranch which has belonged to our family for four generations. Since 1992 hunters from Mexico, USA, Spain, Romania, Germany, Australia and Denmark experienced the AFRICAN TASTE of HUNTING and repeat many times as good friends of PHUMBA SAFARIS.
Always remember that we will provide the hunting experience which will exceed all expectations without any hidden costs or fees.
Hardus was born on the Farm Doornlaagte. His love for hunting started at a very young age when he accompanied his father on hunting trips to Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia. The ranch where the lodge is and most of the hunting commenced, belong to the family for 100 years! (This celebration was 2019) He has a natural sense for hunting and is always eager to share his knowledge with all his clients and friends.
Venessa grew up in Namibia. Her love for animals started at a very young age spending hours with her father taking care as ‘n Game Ranger in the Etosha National Park. A few years after she married Hardus, they started Phumba Safaris in 1992. After quit working as a reporter, she became the manager of the business ever since.
Ph Deon joined the Phumba-Team 20 years ago. His reputation in hunting started years ago when he was culling animals over all of Africa. He has a fantastic knowledge of the hunting areas in South Africa.
Ph Johan is a Gunsmith in our local town and love hunting as a freelance Professional Hunter. We are happy to have him as part of the Phumba-Team. He is always concerned and kind to do his best to satisfy his clients.
Max joined Phumba Safaris in 2015. He grew up in Zimbabwe, was trained as a chef in Harare. His skills improved over many years and we are delighted to be spoiled by his talent in the kitchen and around the dining table.
“Chabby” was born and raised on the farm. He has a natural skill development in tracking, very polite and honest. He has been part of the Team since the early 1990’s.
Torison lives with his wife and children on the farm. His family was employed by Hardus’s father years ago. He has a natural sense of tracking and many clients who experience his skills will witness his amazing talent.
Elpi is born and raised on the farm. He is the managing the skinning and pre-preparation of the trophies. His love for his job is created over many years of in-training education. It is his natural habit to do his work with perfection!