What to bring along on your safari

• PASSPORT –PLEASE NOTE: PASSPORT APPLICATION CAN TAKE UP TO 6 MONTHS
• RIFLE PAPERWORK – CHECK RIFLE IMPORTATION SECTION
• AIRLINE TICKET/RESERVATIONS
• CASH/CREDIT CARD TO USE IN STORES WHEN BUYING CURIOUS – NOTIFY YOUR CREDIT CARD COMPANY      THAT YOU ARE COMING TO AFRICA.
 

What to bring with on your Safari:
 
  • Warm jacket as it gets cold in the mornings and evenings
  • Cap or hat for the sun
  • Daily laundry will be done, three sets of hunting clothing is adequate
  • Camo hunting clothing or olive, dark brown, green colors
  • Flashlight/headlamp and spare batteries
  • Calibers – 270Win, 30-06Sprg, 300Win mag, 7mm Rem Mag for plainsgame – minimum 60 good quality softs
  • Calibers – 375H&H or Larger for DG – 40 Good quality softs, 20 Solids
  • Barnes Triple Shock, Nosler Partition, Nosler Accubond, Federal Premium or equivalent
  • Bullet pouch for belt
  • Comfortable Hunting shoes/boots
  • Binoculars 8×42 or 10×42
  • Rain jacket
  • Camera equipment
  • Chargers/adaptors/converters for your 110V equipment (220Vac in SA)
  • Chap Stick (Lip Ice), antacid, moisturiser, anti-histamine
  • No Malaria or Ebola in our area

CLOTHING
Mornings and late evenings can be cool 30-40 F
It warms up fast to 60-70F and in even 80-90F in some months.
Pack to layer!
Washing is done daily
• 4/5 HUNTING SHIRTS – LONG OR SHORT SLEEVES, KHAKI, CREAM, OLIVE, CAMOUFLAGE
• LOOSE FITTING PANTS OR JEANS
• SHORTS – ZIP OFF PANTS WORK VERY GOOD
• 4/5 UNDERWEAR
• 4/5 PAIRS OF SOCKS
• T-SHIRTS
• SWEATER
• WARM JACKET OR FLEECE
• WATERPROOF WINDBREAKER WITH HOOD
• BALL CAP / HUNTING HAT (We do provide you with a JS Safari cap)
• VEST
• GLOVES
• SHOES- LIGHT WEIGHT COMFORTABLE SHOES TO HUNT IN – NOT VERY WARM HEAVY
HUNTING BOOTS
• COMFORTABLE SHOES OR SANDALS TO WEAR AROUND CAMP

PERSONAL GEAR:  
• SMALL MEDICAL KIT CONTAINING:
• HEADACHE MEDICATION, BAND AIDS
• ALLERGY MEDICATION
• DIARRHEA MEDICATION
• ANTI ITCH CREAM
• INSECT REPELLANT
• SUNBLOCK AND SUN HAT
• SHAMPOO, TOOTHPASTE AND BRUSH, SOAP, SHAVING ECT.
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