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About Booysen Safaris

About Dwane Booysen

To say that I grew up in an adventurous family is an understatement. I am proud to say that I am a third generation professional hunter. I was born on a cattle farm in Swaziland and later relocated with my father Andre, mother Lee and sister Caleche to Mbombela in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa.
As well as being a Sugar Cane farmer, my father, Andre Booysen and CEO of Mdunza Safaris, was also a professional hunter, Outfitter and owner of a training college for prospective young hunters. My father hunted with great professional hunters such as Bob Smith, Dave Bahl, Nels Anderson, Jerry Maash and Richard Wacker. He was introduced 40 years prior to hunting by my grandfather, Bill, who was also a prolific hunter.

I started hunting with my dad at the tender age of seven and it has been my passion ever since. After graduating from college I decided to pursue my dream of becoming a Professional Hunter and Outfitter. I manage the company from our family lodge, Paindaine Beach Resort located in Mozambique.

I am also an avid angler. I inherited my love for deep sea and freshwater fishing from my father, grandfather and mom Lee, the first female skipper in South Africa at age 16. Both my dad and granddad achieved Springbok status. My grandfather held the world record for over 20 years for a yellow finned Tuna of 15kg (line class) at a weight of 240 lbs.

I am blessed to be able to offer my clients both hunting and fishing facilities. Booysen Safaris is first and foremost about pursuing ones’ passion for hunting in Africa; South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and many more of our neighbours.


About Booysen Safaris

Booysen Safaris is a second generation family-run operation and has an exceptional love and passion for nature, conservation and hunting. We have a absolute commitment to quality and offers exceptional trophies and service in a picture perfect setting. Nature and wildlife is one of the biggest tourist attractions to South Africa - possibly the most exotic and unique destination in the world. 

Booysen Safaris - offers you an affordable and unforgettable South African safari hunting experience which will remain with you for the rest of your life. Hunting with Booysen Safaris offers great diversity. Hunting all of the Southern African Contenent, with its diverse vegetation ranging from dense bush to open Karoo plains, offers a wide range of game species, and wing shooting. The African countries in which we will hunt are among the last remaining on the African continent where a hunter can experience a Safari complete with optimal accommodation and amenities.

Booysen Safaris should be your first choice when planning your Hunting Safaris in Africa, South Africa, Tanzania, Mozambique and  Zimbabwe. Let our experience professional hunters plan your next Big Five Safari in Africa. On arrival at Johannesburg International Airport, you are personally welcomed and transported to your lodge. During your stay in the bush, modern, well equipped 4 wheel drive vehicles are used to negotiate any type of hunting area. When you leave us, your Professional Hunter will accompany you to your point of departure.

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