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Hunting in Benin

General Program

IBERHUNTING SPAIN S.L.U. Official Travel Agency no. C.I.MU.347.m


map of beninBenin, officially the¬†Republic of Benin, is a country in¬†West Africa. It is bordered by¬†Togo¬†to the west,¬†Nigeria¬†to the east, and¬†Burkina Faso¬†and¬†Niger¬†to the north. Benin is a¬†tropical¬†nation, highly dependent on¬†agriculture, and is a large exporter of¬†cotton¬†and¬†palm oil. Benin’s climate is hot and humid. Annual rainfall in the coastal area averages 1300¬†mm or about 51¬†inches. Benin has two rainy and two dry seasons per year. The principal rainy season is from April to late July, with a shorter less intense rainy period from late September to November. The main dry season is from December to April, with a short cooler dry season from late July to early September. Temperatures and humidity are high along the tropical coast. In¬†Cotonou, the average maximum temperature is 31¬†¬įC (87.8¬†¬įF); the minimum is 24¬†¬įC (75.2¬†¬įF). Landscape of BeninVariations in temperature increase when moving north through¬†savanna¬†and plateau toward the¬†Sahel. A dry wind from the Sahara called the¬†Harmattan blows from December to March, when grass dries up, other vegetation turns reddish brown, and a veil of fine dust hangs over the country, causing the skies to be overcast. It is also the season when farmers burn brush in the fields.

The adventure begins

Hunt sing sing waterbuck in Benin The adventure begin in the north of the country on the edge of the Pendjari National Park, in the Porga hunting zone. The hunt is physically demanding and requires hunters to be in good physical condition. It is primary focused on hunting Roan Antelopes, West Savannah African Buffaloes, Western Kobs, Nagor Reedbucks, Western Hartebeests… We shoot one good Lion every year, hunted only by tracking. Baiting is not permitted.


Accommodation is provided in a very comfortable tented camp offering a spectacular view on the bush. Accommmodation camp for hunt in Benin Accommodation camp for hunt in Benin

Hunting Season

Hunting season: from the beginning of January to mid-May.

6 days safari

Each hunter can harvest: 1 West African Savannah Buffalo, 1 Roan Antelope or 1 Western Hartebeest, 1 Nagor Reedbuck or 1 Western Kob, 1 Western Bush Duiker, 1 Red Flanked Duiker, 1 Oribi, 1 Harnessed Bushbuck, 1 Warthog and 1 Baboon.

13 and 20 days safari

Each hunter can harvest: 1 Lion (if available at the quota), 1 West African Savannah Buffalo, 1 Roan Antelope, 1 Sing Sing Waterbuck, 1 Hippopotamus, 1 Western Hartebeest, 1 Nagor Reedbuck, 1 Western Kob, 1 Western Bush Duiker, 1 Red Flanked Duiker, 1 Oribi, 1 Harnessed Bushbuck, 1 Warthog and 1 Baboon.


* Meet and greet plus assistance at Cotonou airport (Benin).
* Transfer from Cotonou to the hunting area and back by car.
* The organizing of your safari with 4×4 vehicles, professional hunters, trackers, porters, skinners.
* Full board accommodation and drinks at the hunting camp.
* Field preparation of trophies.


* Any air fare or travel costs to Cotonou.
* Trophy fees.
* Community development tax (15 % on the amount of trophy fees).
* Hunting permit and fire arms importation license.
* Transfer from Cotonou to the hunting area and back by private plane (quotation on request).
* Dipping and packing of trophies; shipping fees outside the country not included.
* The rent of a rifle with scope and ammunitions.
* Hotel and meals costs in Cotonou (first night on arrival).
* Insurances costs.
* Visa fees, personal spending money and tips.


  • You can access to Africa with the valid passport.
  • It is NOT mandatory to vaccinate against anything in particular.
  • If you bring your weapon, remember that it cannot be semi-automatic.


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