Hunting Adventures

About Journey Hunts

Someone said a Journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step. Take that first step with Journey Hunts.

We will take care of your entire trip from plane tickets until we get your trophy home. Best of all our services cost you nothing. We have vetted the best outfits and safaris in the world and bring them to you hassle-free… LEARN MORE….>>

Meet the team

Matt Guedes

Matt Guedes

Founder, Owner

Matt Guedes has been in the outdoor world for over 20 years now. As a hunter, outdoor writer, professional hunter, guide, business owner, and more Matt brings a rare expertise directly to you to assure that your trip of a lifetime is spot on. Matt’s integrity and character are the backbone of his success and are what makes Journey Hunts your most reliable resource for each and every hunt that your desire to go on.

Michael Cole

Michael Cole

Senior Hunting Consultant

Mike Cole has been hunting about as long as he has been walking. Brought up in the West, Mike has been taught how to shoot and hunt from his youth. Mike has hunted all around the world and for the past few years with Journey Hunts he has lead many trips to destinations from Colorado to Greenland. Mike is a trusted leader and consultant who will help you to find your dream hunt.

Wes Jelen

Wes Jelen

Senior Hunting Consultant

Wes Jelen was born and raised in central Mississippi and grew up hunting and fishing with his father, Glenn Jelen, Jr. and late grandfather, Glenn, Sr.  He is an aspiring outdoor writer,  a small business owner, and partner in a meat butchering and processing business with his father. After 10 years of chasing whitetails in the hill country of Mississippi, he took his first international hunting trip to Argentina and was hooked. Wes has since hunted New Zealand for Red Stag and numerous US states.

What we do

Individual Hunts

Journey Hunts specializes in finding the perfect hunt, for the perfect species, in the perfect place, just for you. No matter what your dream hunt is, we have it or will find it for you. We have taken on the task of finding the best hunts on the planet and we bring them to you. Journey with us today. More info

Group and Corporate

If you desire to hunt with your group of friends or if you own a business and you want to put together a great trip just for your group we can do just that. Not only will we arrange everything for you, you will get special discounts for bringing your group or organization to us.

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Non-Hunting

Even though hunting is our mainstay, we have become quite expert on travel and all of its nuances. Due to the demand of our clients, we now offer great vacations and trips that aren’t attached to a hunt. Where do you want to go? We will take care of it with our same great customer care.

 

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By the end of the Journey we became more of a family. I’m so glad I got to meet Matt and Journey Hunts will definitely be my resource for my future hunts all over the world. -Khalid Sultan

Matt Guedes guides you through all the ins and outs of every part of the trip. From the booking, flights, customs, taxidermy, and the friendships made, Journey Hunts is top notch! I will be using Matt again in the near future to go to Alaska for a moose hunting trip! This trip was the best one I have ever been on in my life! Thanks Matt! -Jamie Stehman

I am very pleased with Journey Hunts and I will definitely use them again. Matt and his team are very knowledgeable and they will use their resources and industry contacts to help you as much as you need. I would recommend them to anyone who is wanting to hunt anyplace worldwide. -Chuck Shafer

Journey Hunts exceeded my expectations and I highly recommend their services. The people, facilities and hunting at the Safari chosen by Journey Hunts are first class. I give both Journey Hunts and the Safari 5 STARS. -Darrin Brown

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Our Services

Time is the greatest commodity in life. We all seem to run short of it. With that being the case Journey Hunts does the heavy lifting for you by taking care of your hunt from helping you book your flights with our dedicated travel agent to getting your head, horns, and hides safely back home. We use our experience and connections to assure you a hassle free trip of a lifetime. The best part is that our services are FREE to you.

Adventure Journal

Choose your Journey

Choose your Journey

Featured Hunt South African 5 Species Show Special

Let the Journey Begin…

Are you ready?

If you want to experience a South African Safari at an incredible price then this is the hunt you will want to go on. Where else in the world can you shoot 5 great species for under $4000? It only exists in Africa and now is the time for you to venture to the Dark Continent. Our South African Safari is as good as it gets. It is only missing YOU!

 

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Featured Hunt New Zealand Bronze Metal Red Stag Package

Let the Journey Begin…

Are you ready?

If you want to experience a great New Zealand Red Stag hunt at a price point that is an exception then this is the hunt for you. We have teamed up with what we believe is the best outfitter on the South Island of New Zealand and our results speak for themselves. We have been 100% on Red Stag Harvests for three years running. Will you be next?

 

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Featured Hunt Saskatchewan Black Bear Hunt

Let the Journey Begin…

Are you ready?

This is one of the best long-standing hunts that Journey Hunts offers. We have had 90% shot opportunity in the last 8 years in this region. The only time we haven’t had a shot opportunity was on two very hot weeks. We shoot many bears that are over 18″ and have shot them all the way up to 22″. These pumpkin head bears are also 50% phase in this area of Saskatchewan.

 

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From the blog

Don’t Leave Home Without It

Sponsored by: Journey Hunts, Grim Reaper Broadheads & Black Eagle Arrows By: Matt Guedes I have been so blessed the past few years to travel all around the globe to hunt various game and have incredible experiences beyond the hunt.  I have been to eight countries...

Continuing To Grow

Sponsored by: Journey Hunts, Grim Reaper Broadheads & Black Eagle Arrows By: Matt Guedes I have long been an advocate of the philosophy that we are either growing or we are diminishing.  I have never been a fan of neutral or stagnant ground when it comes to our growth...

Three Minus One

Sponsored by: Journey Hunts, Grim Reaper Broadheads & Black Eagle Arrows By: Matt Guedes My recent trip to South Africa and Doornrand Hunting Safaris with Danie and Louise Krige. was an incredible trip.  This trip was our first of what will be many with Doornrand and...

Africa’s Spiral Slam

Sponsored by: Journey Hunts, Grim Reaper Broadheads & Black Eagle Arrows By: Matt Guedes Over the past 6 years of traveling to Africa one of my primary goals was to complete the Spiral Slam with the bow.  This particular slam is made up of the Kudu, the Eland, the...

If Your Focus is on Speed – You are Focused on the Wrong Thing

Sponsored by: Journey Hunts, Grim Reaper Broadheads & Black Eagle Arrows By: Matt Guedes For years and years there has been a speed frenzy in the bow market. Now, I like speed and it definitely can kill, but speed has led to another wrong focus. That focus is one in...

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I have known Matt for approx 10yrs. He is a Godly man with strong integrity. I only wish all hunters had the level of respect for the animals they hunt as he does. Thanks for doing it right Matt! -Dennis Riggs

Class act operation by a very stand up guy! Knowledgeable and great service. - Justin Clark

If you are looking for a guided hunt give Journey Hunts a chance to lead you on a hunt of a life time. I don’t think you will be sorry. - Todd Pillsbury

Great people! And an amazing company!!! -Jake Knighton

Matt knows his industry and has a strong passion for the environment he lives in. -Richard Burdon

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