Wildebeest Hunting

Wildebeest Hunting Season: Wildebeest are an excellent species to hunt year round in Texas!

Origin: Africa
Horn Size: 12-33 inches
Weight: 260-600 pounds
Estimated World Population: 1,000,000
Ox Ranch Population: 40

The Wildebeest, also known as gnu, consists of two species: the Black Wildebeest that is native to North Africa and the much larger Blue Wildebeest that is located in South Africa. Throughout documentaries, these are the animals you tend to see getting eaten by crocodiles or drowning while they cross rivers. What is truly unique about these animals is the fact that they have what is known as “swarm intelligence,” a term used to describe how the herd will explore and overcome problems as one. They have even been known to fight and injure lions, making them a worthy opponent for any huntsman!

At Ox Ranch, you may choose your hunting method: Spot and Stalk, Rifle Hunting, Bow Hunting, Pistol Hunting, Safari Style, or From a Blind! Our Wildebeest hunting is fair chase on over 18,000 acres of Texas Hill Country!

Wildebeest Hunting Trophy Fee: $11,000

*Field Dressing Included
*100% Opportunity Guarantee
*Transportation of your Animal to Meat Processor / Taxidermist
*Firearm and Ammunition Provided, if Needed
*Access to the Ranch’s 5,800-foot Paved and Lighted Runway

Wildebeest Hunting All-Inclusive rates:

Weekday Hunting Package $1,250
Weekend Hunting Package $1,500
One Discounted non-hunter guest per hunter $400 a night 
Additional non-hunters $625 weekday / $750 weekend per night

Our All-Inclusive Wildebeest Hunting Package Includes all of the Above as well as the Following…

*3 days and 2 Nights of Lodging  (additional nights $625 weekday / $750 weekend)
*Meals Included and Prepared by an Award-Winning Chef
*All-Inclusive Beverages
*Experienced Hunting Guide
*Trophy Bass Fishing, Cave Exploring, and Numerous other Free Activities
*Night Vision Hog Hunting up to two hours per night.  We will Drive you Around the Ranch Hunting Without the use of any Lights! Or you can Hog Hunt from our Hunting Blind that Holds 10+ People.  This Blind has a TV that Receives Live Game Camera Footage, a Poker Table, Air Conditioning, and a Fully Stocked Bar.

Interesting Wildebeest Hunting Information:

  • The term “wildebeest” actually means “wild beast” in Dutch.
  • The name also translates to “wild cattle” in Afrikaans.
  • Vultures follow wildebeests as they migrate, eating many carcasses on the journey.
  • Newborn calves learn to walk in less than 7 minutes after birth!
  • Wildebeests often travel with zebras to increase their chance of survival.

Wildebeest Hunting Reservations

We recommend making Wildebeest hunting reservations well in advance to secure availability.

Please Call: (830) 275-4962
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  • Bobby
    Fun Times I thoroughly enjoyed my WIldebeest hunt on the Ox Ranch! These animals are very fast and kept us on our toes. It was not an easy hunt with having to be ready at any given time, but we got it done and harvested a beautiful Wildebeest by the end of the trip!

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