Terms and Conditions

Terms of Business

  • A deposit of 50% of the safari rate is required to confirm your booking.
  • Full payment for your safari, together with the relevant Trophy Fees Deposit, must be received 60 days prior to the commencement of your safari.
  • With any cancellation occurring prior to 90 days of the start of the safari, the deposit will be re-funded only if the safari is re-sold and a 15% administration fee will be deducted.
  • Force Majeure, (meaning acts of God, explosion, floods, tempest, fire or accident, war, threat of war, sabotage, insurrection, civil disturbance, government intervention, weather conditions or other untoward occurrences). In the event of Force Majeure, the company is entitled to vary or cancel any itinerary or arrangement. Refunds in this case are solely to the discretion of the company, although all endeavors shall be made to refund, where possible.
  • Trophies will only be shipped after full trophy payment has been received.
  • Trophy Fees are applicable to ALL Game shot, including wounded and lost Game.
  • Upon the end of your safari, the final invoice reflecting all additional charges (or refunds) will be handed to you or will be send to you by email as soon as possible. 
  • All payments are payable in cash, or wire transfer. Personal checks will not be accepted without prior arrangement 


We strongly recommend that you obtain the following types of insurance:

  • Accidental Death and Disability
  • Loss of personal effects
  • Emergency Evacuation
  • Medical
  • Trip Cancellation

Please make sure your policies are up to date and you are fully insured before you travel.


It is important to understand that hunting is a sport that involves inherent risks; big game hunting can be dangerous. Although every possible care is taken to safeguard you and your property, Michel Mantheakis Safaris Ltd accepts no responsibility for any accidents, injury, illness or fatality nor loss or damage of client's property incurred during or arising while on safari. The company accepts no responsibility for any changes in Government fees or policies. We will however, endeavor to notify you as soon as possible, should this occur.

No guarantees are made for any animal not obtained during the hunt as our PH's adhere to the principals pertaining to Fair Chase and ethical hunting and regulations as stipulated in the Wildlife Conservation Act of Tanzania