Our Story

Here's what we all about.



Welcome to Boela Bekker Safaris, thank you for your interest. For more information regarding our services, please browse the site or contact Boela at bbsafaris@gmail.com, alternatively you can phone or send a text message to Boela at (+27)72 515 6607 or Francois at (+27)82 926 4471

Who we are

Boela Bekker Safaris is situated in Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal. We are a qualified outfitting company specialising in not only hunting of plains and dangerous game, but we also offer deep sea charters for billfish and pelagics. Alternatively, fresh water fishing for Tiger fish may be done. We offer a wide variety of hunting, including free range species, to ensure that every client’s needs are met.

Boela & Tanya Bekker

have strived to maintain their vision of operating a professional and family orientated outfit. We aim to ensure that you will enjoy a relaxed, family orientated safari where every day experiences are shared by the entire hunting party – may that be during an exciting stalk, or simply whilst sharing the day’s experiences around the camp fire. We look forward in hosting you and your family equally should you be a first time visitor, or one of their many returning friends. Boela is a fully licenced Hunting Outfitter and dangerous game qualified PH – all qualifications may be verified by PHASA.

Francois and Nadia Marais

joined Boela Bekker Safaris in 2020, bringing his experience in hunting and videography to the team. He has played an intricate role in promotional and marketing drives. Francois is a fully registered and licensed Professional Hunter with PHASA.

Immanuel Menyuka

is currently head tracker and oversees the day-to-day running of camps and management of camp staff. This gentleman takes great pride in overseeing that all trophies get properly field prepared before being delivered to taxidermists. His personal vision is to provide a better future for his two children, by enabling them to finish school and attend university.

Our Vision

We are as passionate about our service as we are about our wildlife and community. We hope to awaken that same passion within our clients, as we uplift and preserve to the best of our abilities. We feel fortunate to be South Africans and wish to share our heritage and beautiful land with people from all over the world.

Our Mission

We strive to meet you as our guests and send you off at the end of your Safari as family friends. Boela Bekker Safaris strives to ensure that all our clients receive individual attention and great hospitality whilst offering game viewing in their natural, unspoilt habitat.


We offer you and your guests the opportunity to structure your safari to best suits your needs and wishes.

Hunting: We offer hunting opportunities where a wide variety of plains and dangerous game can be hunted. A large variety of free range species is available to the experienced hunter. Trophy, management or cull hunts can be provided to ensure that your hunting needs are met.

Fishing: Richards Bay offers some of the best billfish opportunities in the world, with pelagic species such as King Mackerel, Dorado, Tuna, Wahoo and Trevally caught in good numbers each season. Jozini dam offers great Tiger fish fishing opportunities for a once in a lifetime experience.

Day Trips: This may be a visit to the world renowned Hluhluwe-Imfolozi game reserve www.hluhluwegamereserve.com for game and bird viewing or to the living monument of King Shaka www.aha.co.za where Zulu culture, ethnic dishes and traditional dances can be enjoyed. Not limited to the mentioned attractions only, these excursions are sure to be enjoyed by everyone as a fun filled event or simply to take a break from hunting or fishing

Accommodation in Richards Bay: Be sure to visit the web page of The Nest. A quaint self-catering apartment located ideally in close proximity from two small shopping centres and a 5min drive from the main beach. For more information, please visit www.travelground.co.za

Traveling: We are proud to be in association with Leola Robberts of Flight Centre, she has managed our clients flight bookings to date, including the handling of import and export permits of firearms. Leola can be contacted at leola.robberts@flightcentre.co.za

Giving Back

With the generosity and help of our guests, we as Boela Bekker Safaris have managed to aid various organisations in the past directly due to you, the hunter. Humanitarian aid packs have been distributed to various orphanages and safe houses looking after abused woman and children. Carcasses of hunted animals donated gets processed and distributed to old age homes, orphanages and soup kitchens whilst the large bones and hooves get cut to manageable pieces, ensuring that many waggly tails can be seen at the SPCA. It is these small gestures by you, the hunter / guest that lend a helping hand to the upliftment and care of our immediate community. This contributes to the preservation of our natural resources by means of education and awareness, adding value to our fauna and flora so desperately needed throughout Africa.

If you choose to allow us this opportunity, you will be rest assured that your tailor made dream African Safari is in good hands.

“We are looking forward to meeting you, to share more of our story”

- Boela Bekker