Aru Game Lodges Announces 2020 International Show Season Tour


Lincoln, NE — Aru Game Lodges, Namibia’s premiere outfitter and the Dallas Safari Club’s 2018 Outfitter of the Year, announces its 2020 international show schedule. In an effort to connect with as many colleagues, clients and fellow hunters as possible, Aru is publishing its upcoming schedule well in advance. 

In addition to discussing Aru’s various hunting and other safari options, Danene van der Westhuyzen, owner of Aru Game Lodges, president of the Namibian Professional Hunting Association (NAPHA) and CEO of the Operators and Professional Hunting Associations of Africa (OPHAA), will be making various presentations on hunting and conservation. 

Aru is also donating hunt packages to be awarded at auctions at Dallas Safari Club and Safari Club International. See below for complete details. 

Aru’s comprehensive lineup includes: 

DALLAS SAFARI CLUB 

January 9-12, 2020 

Booth #2926 

DSC Seminars

Presented by Danene van der Westhuyzen, Namibian Professional Hunting Association President, OPHAA CEO and DSC Conservation Advisory Board member will present the following DSC seminars: 

The Challenges and Battles in Africa 

January 11, 2020; 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m 

Location: Omni Dallas Hotel; Trinity Ballroom; Level 3 

Hunting in the Media 

Presented by Michael Sabbeth and Danene van der Westhuyzen 

January 11, 2020; 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

Location: Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center; Room D225 

DSC auction donation 

Aru is donating an exciting seven-day/eight-night Namibia plains game hunt for two hunters and two non-hunters in 2020 or 2021 valued at over $26,000. The hunt includes seven days of 1X1 guiding for two hunters. Trophies are to be shared by two hunters, and include 1X hartebeest, 1X impala, 1X Hartmann’s zebra, 2X springbok, 1X blue wildebeest, 2X waterbuck and 2X gemsbok. The package includes field prep, trophy fees for listed species, round-trip transfers from Windhoek International Airport and hunt concession, luxury chalet accommodations, meals, beverages and laundry service. Exclusions include airfare, dip-and-pack service, transportation to shipper, rifle hire at $50/person, gratuities, spa expenses and accommodation before/after the hunt. 

To bid on the hunt, please visit: https://bidding.biggame.org/ARU-GAME-LODGE-7-Day-Plains-Game-Safari-for-Two-Hunters-and-TwoNon-Hunters-in-Namibia-Includes-T_i34951828

SHEEP SHOW 

Reno, Nevada 

January 16-18, 2020 

Booth #911 

JAGD UND HUND 

Dortmund, Germany 

January 28-February 2, 2020

Stand #7.D24 

NETHERLANDS ROADSHOW 

Kaatsheuvel, Netherlands 

February 4-6, 2020 

February 4; Barrel & Boar 

February 5; Jachtboutique & Geweermakerij Elspeet 

SAFARI CLUB INTERNATIONAL 

Reno, Nevada 

February 5-8, 2020 

Booth #970 

SCI auction donation (Saturday Day Auction; February 8; auction item #044) Aru is donating an exciting seven-day/eight night Namibia plains game hunt for two hunters in 2020 or 2021 valued at over $18,000. The hunt includes seven days of 1X1 guiding for two hunters. Trophies are to be shared by two hunters, and include 2X gemsbok, 2X springbok, 2X blue wildebeest, 1X kudu and 1X Hartmann’s zebra. The package includes field prep, trophy fees for listed species, round-trip transfers from Windhoek International Airport and hunt concession, luxury chalet accommodations, meals, beverages and laundry service. Exclusions include airfare, dip-and-pack service, transportation to shipper, rifle hire at $50/person, gratuities, spa expenses and accommodation before/after the hunt.

SCI seminars 

Presented by: Danene van der Westhuyzen, Namibian Professional Hunting Association President, OPHAA CEO, and DSC Conservation Advisory Board member will present at the following SCI seminars: 

The Namibian Leopard National Census & Sustainable Hunting Practices February 5, 2020; 10:00-11:00 a.m. 

Location: Reno-Sparks Convention Center: Room A10 

DIE HOHE JAGD & FISCHEREI

Salzburg, Austria 

February 20-23, 2020 

Hall 8, Stand #302 

SALON DE LA CHASSE 

Mantes la Jolie, France 

March 27-30, 2020 

Stand #B12 

LAMOTTE BEUVRON GAME FAIR 

Lamotte-Beuvron, France 

June 12-14, 2020 

Premium Village 

The family and staff at Aru look forward to seeing you during the 2020 show season, and they welcome you to experience Namibia in a whole new way. For more information, please visit www.arugamelodges.com, or email info@arugamelodges.com, or submit your hunting enquiry online.

About Aru 

Aru Game Lodges-a renown family-run safari company with a proud Namibian heritage and an impressive commitment to sustainable, ethical hunting practices and proven wildlife and habitat conservation efforts-proudly delivers its guests the very best of Namibia. 

Aru offers two well-appointed lodges, Kalakwa and Veronica, both ideally located a short drive from Windhoek, Namibia’s capital city. Home to a long list of native game species and encompassing 130,900 hectares (53,000 acres) of diverse, postcard-perfect scenery, Aru boasts a perfect mix of the very best country and wildlife in Namibia. 

After unforgettable days afield, Aru’s guests are treated to luxury, elegance and privacy. Fivestar cuisine. Star-filled skies. Relaxing campfires and tales of the day’s adventures. The unique ambience that only Africa offers abounds at Aru. With exceptional big game hunting, worldclass wing-shooting, photo safaris and game drives, sundowner excursions and sightseeing, spa treatments and a relaxing sauna, there’s truly something for every taste, pace and passion at Aru.