Getting ready for that big trip and not knowing what to take on safari in Africa?

Africa is a long way away and if you are going out into the parks and beautiful places on offer – shops and supplies will not be at your fingertips!

It is best to have a basic but functional packing list to refer to.

What To Take On Safari In Africa

What To Take On Safari In Africa

Items of a personal nature

  • Shorts, ¾ pants
  • Long pants & jacket/windbreaker
  • Swimming costume
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Hats
  • T-shirts, long sleeved shirt
  • Trainers, socks & sandals
  • Sunblock
  • Binoculars
  • Camera
  • Battery charges, cords etc
  • Malaria tablets

In winter woolly hats, gloves, scarves, and thermal vests for the evenings – especially in Hwange – as temperatures at night can go below zero degrees Celsius. The days go up to approx. 28 deg Celsius.

Old T-shirts, trousers, sneakers, etc… are useful to bargain with when buying curios.

We suggest that you are on a course of anti-malarial prophylaxis before you leave home. Consult your doctor.

Please advise us of the following:

  • Special medical conditions & medications
  • Special food allergies
  • Special dietary requirements i.e. diabetic, vegetarian or vegan
  • Drinks preference i.e. red wine, light beer, Gin etc.. Remember we don’t have the brands you have at home
  • Emergency contact details for relatives
  • You must have a comprehensive travel & medical insurance
Safari Packing List