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 Patrick James de Beer


Mugaba Safaris is a South African based Safari Outfit that has been established in 1997 by Professional Hunter Patrick James de Beer. Patrick grew up in a Safari fraternity and has extensively hunted most of the East and Southern African continent, including the island of Mauritius.


Since its establishment, Mugaba Safaris developed to become a world class Safari company of excellence. Our team of Professional Hunters, guides, trackers and skinners guarantees to offer you only the best Safari experience.


Mugaba Safaris is the concession owner of more than One and a Half million acres worth of prime hunting grounds, and we can hence offer you any huntable specie your heart desires, ranging from the elusive Kudu to the legendary Cape Buffalo. Mugaba Safaris specializes in Dangerous Game hunting safaris, and prides itself on a large amount of Lion and Cape Buffalo successfully bagged on an annual basis.


Our service offerings does not stop at hunting only though. We have extensive knowledge to offer you an Overland Tour which will blow your mind. May it be Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland or even South Africa, we will show you places that will make your heart melt. Add to that the splendour of the South African diverse countryside and the claim of our world renowned golf courses, the beauty of our trout highlands and the myriad of activities Africa has to offer, and you will soon realise we are an operator second to none which can offer you all these in dedicated and affordable packages. 


Patrick de Beer holds a Master's degree in Environmental Engineering, a Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering as well as an MBA, he is a qualified helicopter pilot, registered Tour guide and is PSE's African Bowhunting Advisor, as appointed by Pete Shepley of PSE USA.He boasts unmatchable African hunting experience and is an avid tracker. He is regarded a limitless adventurer by many. Other than his passion for wildlife photography, of which many of his photographs feature in many naturalist magazines globally, he authored the widely referenced South African hunting industry resource "The Trophy Hunting Industry of South Africa: a proposed model to ensure its viable future". He further developed the acclaimed bowhunting software Radical Hunter - African Bowhunter that is used in the South African Professional Hunter training schools as a bowhunting training aid.


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Patrick and his team of professionals are looking forward to share their wealth of experiences with you. They are always available to attend to your African hunting enquiries. Contact Mugaba Safaris now do fulfill the hunt of your dreams!




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"I have hunted in Africa many times and I can say with complete sincerity that Patrick de Beer is totally professional. great company and keeps his cool in a tight situation. I cannot recommend him enough" Peter Carr, Editor in Chief, Sporting Rifle Magazine, UK


"First time experience in Africa! Patrick was recommended to me by a good friend. He exceeded all expectations, was very professional and great fun to hunt with...I'll be back!! Paul Childerley, UK


"Thank you for the great hunt. I never had a better time in my life" Mark Sullivan, PH, USA. 


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"Hello Patrick, Just returned home, long trip !!! Thanks again for a GREAT HUNT !!! EVERYTHING was as advertised and more. Let me Thank You Again for possibly the best hunt I've had in Africa, A thrill a minute, you’re a GREAT host and know the value in what you do”  Jim Rough, Canada.


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"Knowing what it takes to become and obtain the skill and knowledge of an expert bow hunter was the driving force of my decision to hunt with Patrick. This proved to be an outstanding decision on my part." John A. Mavilla, World Class Hunting LLC., USA. Article...


"Patrick and his PH's were excellent and with a great sense of humour; by far the best and the best deals in my experience" Col. JE Yates, USA.

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