The name PEDANI came to life with the combination of the firstnames of the families members, showing our core values as a family unit. PEDANI Hunting Safaris is owned and operated by Nico Groen, who is a registered Professional Hunter & Outfitter.


Nico is a member of SAHGCA (South African Hunters & Game Conservation Assotiation) as well as SABA (South African Bow Hunters Association) and served 2 years on the committee as Vice-Chair. He is also one of the Bow Hunting Proficiency Certificate Instructors.


Being a avid Bow & Rifle hunter Nico has bagged and conducted numerous successfull hunts with both local and intenational clients. With more than 30 years experience together with our partner outfits, you can be assured of an experience of a lifetime.


Hunting Methods


We hunt prodominantly by means of spot and stalk as is this seems to be method preferred by most hunters whether hunting with a Bow or Rifle. We do however try to accommodate all of our clients needs when it comes to hunting and therefore we also make use of hides that are also wheelchair friendly.


“For us hunting wasn’t a sport. It was a way to be intimate with nature…” -Ted Kerasote

Hunting Areas


Most of our hunting happens in the Limpopo Province and Freestate Privince, and our concessions are all in Malaria free areas.


We also have concessions in the Northern Cape, Mpumalanga, Eastern Cape, North West Province as well as Kwazulu Natal, these are mostly in Non-Malaria areas however we will advise you if Malaria or any other special medication is needed.

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