You guys are making a big deal over one of the most common species in southern Africa.
Whether its southern or Cape, a kudu is a kudu is a kudu. There isn't a hunting operation in Bots, RSA, or Namibia that doesn't offer them. There's a reason they are only $1500, gents.. They are extremely common antelope.
The Cape subspecies, IMO, offers a greater hunting challenge due to the mountainous terrain they inhabit. It's a great hunt.
To the original post, go over, enjoy yourself, and begin planning your return on the flight back home! And when you make your return trip a priority, make the plainsgame secondary & add a buffalo, elephant or leopard to your wishlist. You'll be glad you did.
Good luck! Africa is a special place!