Sheldrake Ranch started game hunting on 3700acres in 1982 when the farm was stocked with game. In 1984 the ranch was expanded to 7400acres to accommodate more game. In 1988, due to tremendous grouth, another neighbouring farm was bought and the ranch was then 15 000acres big.
In 1989 the ranch was expanded to 25 000 acres when yet another neighbouring farm was bought. This made room for even more game, and more hunters could visit Sheldrake. During 1994 Sheldrake was expanded to 28 500 acres and in 2000 again to bring the total to 30 000 acres (12 000ha).
Sheldrake also has a large herd of disease free buffalo.