K5 Hunting Block
K5 Hunting Block
K5 Hunting Block covers an area of 683.8 Sq. Km. It is located in the mighty Selous Game Reserve of an area of 50,000 Sq. Km being part of the Selous Ecosystem covering an area of over 130,000 sq.km. It is dominated with acacia-comiphora woodland intersperse with scattered open glades and grassland mosaics that provide for abundant game and remarkable hunting experience particularly the cats, buffalo and antelopes. K5 Block is probably the best hunting block in the Selous Game Reserve and one of the best in the country in terms of hunting roads network, and distribution and abundance of wildlife. The area offers an interesting, pristine and authentic wilderness for an unforgettable hunting experience.
Wildlife found in this area include: Eland, Buffalo, Roan, Lion, Leopard, Liechtenstein Hartebeest, Greater kudu, and Lesser Kudu, Grants Gazelle etc.
K5 offers opportunities to prospective hunters for tigerfish angling in the Kilombero River that is so far the best of all tiger fishing rivers in the country. Our clients always attempt snapshot angling tigerfish in Kilombero River during their hunting intermissions.
LIKELIHOOD OF TROPHY ANIMALS
Species - Availability & Expectations
Very High **** High *** Medium ** Low *
THE K5 HUNTING CAMP
K5 Camp set up rewards our clients with the true test of the wilderness of the pristine Selous Game Reserve. It is not uncommon for most of our clients to be kept vigil at their bedsides the entire night enjoying symphonic choruses of hippos and bush babies, melodious roaring lions and hyenas as well as the boredom cricketing of the insects around the camp.
Accommodation tents in K5 camp are large with space for two adults. The tents overlook the mighty Kilombero River teamed with hippos lazily wallowing in the shallows, birds soaring over the water and crocodiles afloat. The tents are well ventilated, with mosquito proof windows zipped doors both at the obverse and back. Each tent is a stand alone with its own verandah, which is furnished with camp chairs and tables and provided with en-suite private washroom with shower and flush toilet. Beds have comfortable foam mattresses, cotton bed sheets and duvets.
Meals are served in the well built and grass thatched high stand mess. Breakfast includes Tea, Coffee, fresh juices, fresh fruit, bacon, eggs, sausages etc. Both the picnic lunch box served on the tree shade on river bank or at the magnificent Shughuli Falls site or a return to camp for a buffet lunch are an either/or option for our clients. Dinner is traditionally a three-course meal with soups/starters, a wholesome main course and mouth-watering desserts. All our food is freshly prepared in Camp. A Questionnaire on food and drinks preferences will be sent to you in time. K5 Camp bar is stocked with a wide selection of both soft and hot/hard drinks.
Our camp crew at K5 Camp comprise of personal Tent steward, cooks, mess attendants, trackers/porters and truck drivers. They operate in team spirit to enable our clients to realize their dreams of hunting in Africa and particularly in Selous in Tanzania and are extremely friendly and always willing to help
The camp has an exclusive traditionally built mess and bar that provide for a comfortable dining and wining place. Meals meticulously prepared by our highly experienced chef are served by our well experienced waiters. While enjoying their evening food and drinks (soft, medium and hard) they will be also be intoned by an uncalled for copious ensemble of sounds from the typical vocals of hippos, growling lions, clinking crickets and other symphonies of songs of nocturnal wildlife. The dinners are a full feast with soups/starters, a heavenly main course and enticing tartlets while the drinks are a choice by the clients from a versatile and fully stocked collection of an assortment of soft drinks, wines, and hard drinks.
Our breakfast offers include tea, coffee, crisp organic product, bacon, eggs, frankfurters and so forth. An outing lunch or come back to camp are made available as advised by our highly experienced Professional Hunters.
Staying in K5 Camp tents is very much like having your own estate in Tanzania from where you will be able to explore the magnificent Selous Game Reserve.
Hot water is provided in the tents’ shower rooms and accessible in the mornings and nights, and available on request at all other time.
Clothing is done regularly with the exception of when you move camp. If you don't mind, put garments you might want washed in the clothing bin and they will be returned at night.
K4 camp runs a generator for powering fridges and profound coolers while the general lighting power draws from solar charged batteries. The power of electric supply is the standard UK 240 volts 50 Hz and three stick attachments.