Packing and check list for Africa

Hunting Legends

Your Safari Packing and Check List for Africa

The following information is a quick check list for packing to Africa. Once you have booked and confirmed your hunt, we will provide you with more detail and information to make your trip as comfortable an experience as you will ever receive in Africa.

Essentials:                                                                                                                 

  • Sunglasses
  • Sun block
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Torch
  • Batteries for all your equipment that needs it
  • Plug adaptors, we use 220 volt, 3 pin
  • Binoculars
  • Camera and or Video camera, chargers

 

Documentation: 

  • Travellers Checks
  • Cash
  • Credit Card, make all the arrangements with your bank before your departure
  • Gun documents
  • Medical documents
  • Passport
  • Air tickets & your travel agents contact details
  • Travel insurance
  • Address of contact details of your outfitter PH in Africa
  • Contact details of your next of kin that can be contacted  

Clothing: 

  • Comfortable walking boots – preferably ones that you have worn before
  • Jacket
  • Warm underclothes
  • Gloves & beanie hat
  • Long pants, zip off are easier
  • Sun hat or Cap 

Toiletries 

  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Your brand toiletries that you can not do without
  • Hairdryer
  • Shaver
  • Shaving cream
  • Deodorant

Medical 

  • Necessary vaccinations
  • Malaria tablets ( remember you usually have to start the course before you leave
  • Headache tablets
  • Any personal medication
  • If you are bringing prescription medication, we recommend you also bring a copy of your doctor’s prescription so as to avoid questions when you may need a refill
  • Eye drops  

Guns 

  • Guns / bows – remember to bring the weapon you are most familiar with
  • Ammunition
  • Gun hard case
  • Gun Bag
  • Export permits – when you leave your home country
  • Gun licences or proof of ownership of each firearm you bring with
  • Knife
  • Range finder if using a Bow
  • Cleaning kit, Oil 

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