South African Hunting Safaris

South African Safaris

Welcome to Classic Safaris Int.

Where Quality Gets Salted...


Classic Safaris International was started by a family with a love for hunting, conservation and nature as well as a passion for this industry. The company is owned and operated by Willie and Ellizy Jansen van Rensburg, with their toddler son Erik as the favourite for all who spend time with this warm and inviting family. 

Willie who is a specialist South African big game professional hunter, hunting outfitter and international hunting agent is well known as one of the most successful and skilled dangerous game and small cat/predator guides in the industry today.

They offer memorable, family-orientated safaris and expeditions that are customized and affordable.

The main lodge situated in the Limpopo Province, a 2-hour drive from the Polokwane Airport and a 5-hour drive from O.R Tambo International Airport (Johannesburg – Gauteng). The lodge offers private, luxury, air-conditioned chalets, all equipped with their own on suite bathrooms. These tastefully decorated cottages are individually situated in our tranquil bird filled garden on top of a hill overlooking a watering hole. 

During your safari you will encounter diverse hunting terrain and breathtaking scenery on over 200 000 acres of privately owned land and free range concessions. An incredible adventure in every sense!

The main goal is to conduct ethical, fair chase, classically thrilling safaris where the pursuit is as memorable as the outstanding trophy.

They also offer the best experience and largest variety of tiger fishing destinations in the industry. With a wide range of top class destinations that cannot be met by any other company, anywhere! The methods on offer are trolling, drift baiting, spinning and fly fishing. 

Other fresh- and salt water fishing is also available, including fly fishing for trout, rod and reel casting for bream or vundu as well as pristine salt water fishing.

At Classic Safaris International you can be guaranteed a memorable, classic-style safari for the hunter, fisherman, wing shooter and naturalist alike. . . .


Let your journey begin . . . .

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