SAFARIS INFORMATION

INFORMATION

Transport

Customers will be picked up at the nearest airport and driven to the lodge. Our customers have the option to charter an aeroplane at their own cost.

Weather

Our summer months run from October to April, with temperatures varying from 25 degrees Celsius to 40 degrees Celsius. Summer is our rainy season.
Our winter months run from May to October, with temperatures ranging from -5 degrees Celsius to 30 degrees Celsius. Early mornings and evenings can be very cold, often experiencing frost.

Clothing

Clothing should be as comfortable as possible. Mornings and evenings can be cold so good jackets will be needed.
Make sure you have a comfortable pair of boots with ankle support. A second pair of boots is always useful in case you happen to get your one pair of boots wet.

We recommend:

  • Clothing(suitable for bush and game drives)
  • Hat
  • Comfortable walking boots with ankle support
  • Sweaters and jackets
  • 2 casual clothing sets
  • Camera
  • Spare camera batteries or charger
  • Memory card for a camera
  • Flashlight with spare batteries
  • Binoculars
  • Knife
  • First aid kit with personal medication
  • Sunglasses
  • Protective sun lotion

Medical Requirements

  • No vaccines are needed to enter South Africa
  • Medical air rescues are available throughout the country in cases of emergency
  • Each professional hunter (Guide) carries a first aid kit and is trained in first aid
  • South Africa has very good hospitals
  • We are situated in a malaria free area

Transport of Firearms and Bows

Customers are advised to bring their own weapons and ammunition which you are familiar with.
You will be more confident and comfortable with a weapon that you know.
 
We always have weapons in various calibres available for rent during safaris, as many customers prefer not to go through the process of the temporary importation of weapons.
  • Passport – Original, legal photocopy
  • Aeroplane ticket back to your country of origin
  • Proof of ownership of the weapon (Gun permit)
  • SAPS 520 document with the required fields filled out in BLACK ink. Documents must not be signed at home, but in the presence of the police officer.
  • Letter of invitation from the organization
The document processing is free at any port of entry into The Republic of South Africa (RSA). The process can take several hours in moments of peak activity. Make sure you allow enough time for this process between connecting flights.
Important to Remember
The importation of automatic or semi-automatic weapons is prohibited into South Africa
Only one weapon is allowed per calibre per person
A maximum of 200 cartridges is allowed per calibre per person
The temporary import permit will not be granted to any person under the age of twenty-one (21) years