Hunting can be dangerous. We have to be aware of our surroundings and treat nature with respect. Below is an extract from the indemnity form. Please familiarize yourself with the contents, as you will be required to sign an indemnity before going on the hunting safari. To make sure you remember your safari for the right reasons, please take note of the following.
1. Accept the risks of hunting
I hereby acknowledge that I am well acquainted and fully aware of and appreciate the real dangers and risks that are associated with hunting, walking/stalking on a game farm and/or staying at a game lodge arising from the presence of wild and dangerous animals, reptiles, birds and insects and the real risk of suffering bodily harm, injury, death and/or loss to property which may arise as a result of an encounter with and/or the presence of wild animals and/or reptiles and/or bird and/or insects whilst on the property or concessions of Koedoeberg Game Lodge.
2. Waiver all claims
I waiver all claims of whatsoever cause or nature howsoever arising against the owners of Koedoeberg Game Lodge, their associates, servants, employees and/or any persons connected whether directly or indirectly with the running of the hunting and any other operations at Koedoeberg Game Lodge and fellow guest/ invitees which I might have arising out of harm, injury, death, or loss suffered whilst on the premises, property or concessions of Koedoeberg Game Lodge and whether arising from an act of commission or omission on the part of those hereby indemnified or any one of them.
3. Injury or loss
I indemnify and hold harmless and free, the owners of Koedoeberg Game Lodge, their associates and their employees and/or any persons connected whether directly or indirectly with the running of the hunting and other operations at Koedoeberg Game Lodge and fellow guests/invitees from any and all claims of whatsoever cause of nature which may arise on behalf of my spouse, common law wife/husband, my children, whether minor or adult, or relatives and/or persons accompanying me to Koedoeberg Game Lodge whether as my invitee otherwise or at all who suffer injury or loss whilst on the premises, property or concessions of Koedoeberg Game Lodge and whether arising from an act of commission or omission on the part of those hereby indemnified or anyone of them.
4. Handling of firearms
I hereby acknowledge that the handling of firearms and related ammunition can be dangerous and I hereby indemnify Koedoeberg Game Lodge, their associates and their employees from any and all claims of whatsoever cause or nature which may arise from the use of firearms and ammunition.
5. Decisions of my Professional Hunter
I agree to abide to the decision of my Professional Hunter to take down any trophy with his rifle that I have shot at; if in his discretion, this animal holds threat to human life or needs to be put out of misery. I agree to pay all costs in full, that are incurred, before termination of the hunt, which may arise from my Professional Hunter taking down these wounded or life threatening animals.
6. Photos used for promotion
I also agree that photographs taken during the safari may be used for promotion and/or publicity purposes by Koedoeberg Game Lodge. I have read and understand the conditions appearing immediately above my signature and that I am bound thereby. Please note: this indemnity is binding to the laws of the country of the client, as well as the country of the outfitter.