Sitatunga! - This is truly one of Africa's most elusive species ranking alongside mountain Nyala and giant Eland as one of the most challenging safaris. One of the more specialist spiral horned antelope, Sitatunga are probably the most economical of this hard to get group and success is usually high if you concentrate upon Sitatunga only and choose the right country and region.
In Zambia you find ideal Sitatunga habitat and this is one of the best countries for a successful sitatunga hunt, usually over 7 or 10 days. Recently Sitatunga and hunting them has become more accessible with the opening up of various previously unhunted regions.Without a doubt, Zambia's Bangweulu swamp, a vast wetland spreading to over 70,000 square miles in the wet season, is the Sitatunga capital of Africa. Currently this is your best bet for a Sitatunga hunt, combining a high success rate, trophies in the 28 inch range and enough habitat to go after big bulls.
Zambia does have other areas, isolated wetland pockets where Sitatunga occur in huntable numbers although these areas are usually remote and quality is not as good.Recently there have been new areas opened up on the fringes of the Bangweulu swamps which do harbor Sitatunga and other species, however these remain unexplored due to their hostile environment BUT still hold great potential and excitement which brings us to offer Rough exploratory hunts at reduced rates into this region.