J&M Safaris works with outfitters on five continents, giving you access to a wide variety of hunting grounds, from the Alaskan wilderness to the Zimbabwean bushveld. Whether you want to bag an elephant, bighorn sheep, elk, bear, or any other of the dozens of other exciting and even rare game…whether you hunt with a rifle, bow, black powder, crossbow, or handgun…whether you prefer an old-fashioned walking safari or a high-tech 4WD hunt…we’ll match you with an outfitter based on your needs, skills, interests, and budget. Once we identify your desired hunting experience and connect you with the ideal outfitter, our work doesn’t come to an end. J&M Safaris is a full-service company dedicated to meeting your every need. We also work in partnership with trusted, local travel agencies whose agents help us navigate gun permits, transportation arrangements, and lodging options. Armed with insider tips, tricks, and industry contacts, we help you plan every detail of your trip by offering a variety of supports and services.
- Packing and equipment lists
- Assistance with the acquisition of the necessary tags, permits, and/or licenses
- Help with understanding and following local governmental regulations
- Airline, land travel, and local lodging recommendations and contacts
- Travel guidelines for safely navigating foreign countries
- Guidance on traveling with firearms, managing customs, and shipping your trophies post-hunt
- Advice and recommendations on taxidermists and meat processors
We’re here for you! It’s our job to make sure you understand and budget for the entire cost of your hunt. When we connect you with a hunt and an outfitter, we give you all the details and let you know what you can expect to spend on various elements of your trip, so you don’t have to worry about any unhappy surprises. Here are some common fees and costs associated with the outfitted hunting experience that we’ll review with you:
- Trophy fees
- Travel costs
- Ancillary food and lodging costs (before and after the hunt)
- Shipping and receiving costs
- Customs fees
- Tanning, processing, and taxidermy charges
- Tag, license, and permit costs
Sound like a lot? It can be, though be aware that every trip is different and not all will cause you to incur all the above fees. However, it can be overwhelming, and this is another way in which our experience and expertise pays off–literally! We’ll provide you with invaluable tips and advice on how and when you can cut costs. It’s our job to ensure that you arrive at your hunting grounds completely prepared, armed with the right equipment AND the knowledge you need to have an enjoyable, exciting, and successful hunt! Best of all, all our expert guidance and support is 100% free to you. We never charge an additional fee for our services. Our outfitter partners pay us a fee because we help them by fully preparing our clients for the hunts they’ve chosen. What’s more, we don’t discourage you from speaking directly with your outfitter. In fact, we require it! We want you to have the experience of a lifetime, and we know how important communication is to achieving that goal!
Looking for a once-in-a-lifetime hunt at a rock-bottom price? If you’re flexible with your schedule, you can save thousands by scooping up a cancellation or last-minute trip. As a booking agent, we often have access to these exclusive deals and are able to pass the savings on to our clients. Contact us today to find out what deals we are offering right now, and together we’ll start planning your next hunting adventure!