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Cabela's African Safari is a hunting simulation video game, in which a player can track and stalk a variety of animals on a safari over five African countries. Animals include leopards, elephants, cheetahs, cape buffalo, and many others.

The game was published by Activision Value, in conjunction with hunting supply company Cabela's.

Plot summary[]

You play as a big game hunter who is on a safari in Africa. You Start out in South Africa, where you go on a wingshooting hunt for turtle doves. then, you hunt impala and take a trophy Greater Kudu. Then you hunt for Springbok and Duiker, and fighting African Wild dogs. Then, you hunt Black Wildebeests in a jeep and then hunt warthogs. The Level ends when you hunt a trophy White Rhinoceros. Then, you proceed to Namibia where you hunt for Zebras, Steenbucks, and Klipspringers. Then, you go on another wing shooting hunt, for egyptian geese and hunt a trophy Gemsbok. Then, you hunt a herd of hartebeests in a jeep, and hunt three kudu. The Level ends when you hunt a trophy leopard. Then, you go to Botswana, where first, you hunt lechwe, zebra, and ostrich. then, you go on a wing shooting hunt for spur-winged geese and hunt a trophy bushbuck. Then you bait leopards and hunt Cape Buffalo in a jeep. The level ends when you hunt a trophy African Elephant. Then you proceed to Zimbabwe, where you hunt waterbucks, Sable antelope, baboons, and two more baited leopards. Then, you hunt Springbok in a vehicle and hunt a trophy eland and red-billed teals. The level ends when you hunt three trophy buffalo. Then, you proceed to Mozambique for the final level. First, you track and hunt a trophy Nyala and hunt two cheetahs. Then you bait in and fight hyenas. Then you hunt reedbuck and red forest duiker. And then, you hunt zebras in a jeep. and go on a wingshooting hunt for yellow-billed ducks. the level ends when you hunt two trophy lions. After you hunt the lions, the game ends. Your guide says "and so, you have conqured the feared big five. Many have journeyed to Africa in hope of returning with Africa's most feared and exotic trophies, but you are among the few who have succeded. Congradulations, and take pride. Africa shall remember you as a hunter who has passed her ultimate test!"

Game modes[]

  • Instant Hunt.
  • Big Five.
  • Open Safari.
  • Safari Hunt.
  • Wing Shooting Practice, Tournament and Hot Seat (Multiplayer).


  • South Africa
  • Namibia
  • Botswana
  • Zimbabwe
  • Mozambique

Game animals[]

  • Impala (South Africa)
  • Springbok (South Africa, Zimbabwe)
  • Duiker (South Africa, Mozambique)
  • Kudu (South Africa, Namibia)
  • Black Wildebeest (South Africa)
  • Warthog (South Africa)
  • Turtle dove (South Africa)
  • Rhinoceros (South Africa)
  • Zebra (Namibia, Botswana, Mozambique)
  • Klipspringer (Namibia)
  • Gemsbok (Namibia)
  • Steenbuck(Namibia)
  • Hartebeest (Namibia)
  • Egyptian goose (Namibia)
  • Leopard (Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe)
  • Lechwe (Botswana)
  • Ostrich (Botswana)
  • Spur-winged Goose (Botswana)
  • Bushbuck (Botswana)
  • Cape Buffalo (Botswana, Zimbabwe)
  • African elephant (Botswana)
  • Waterbuck (Zimbabwe)
  • Sable antelope (Zimbabwe)
  • Baboon (Zimbabwe)
  • Red-Billed Teal (Zimbabwe)
  • Eland (Zimbabwe)
  • Nyala (Mozambique)
  • Cheetah (Mozambique)
  • Hyena (Mozambique)
  • Reedbuck (Mozambique)
  • Yellow-Billed Duck (Mozambique)
  • Lion (Mozambique)

Non-game animals[]

  • African wild dog (South Africa, Namibia)
  • Blue wildebeest (South Africa)
  • Albatross (Namibia, Botswana)
  • Chimpanzee (Namibia)
  • Giraffe (Botswana)
  • Impala (Zimbabwe)
  • White pelican (Zimbabwe)
  • Elephant (Mozambique)
  • Gorilla (Mozambique)
  • Flamingo (Mozambique)


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