. . . . .  and there we were   !

Firearm information


    • Hat
    • Binoculars, for advice on different binoculars please visit
    • Sunglasses
    • Sun block (choose a factor as high as you can get +30)
    • Mosquito repellent
    • Torch
    • Torch batteries (and batteries for anything else that might need it)
    • Power adapter (220V or 240V is the standard power supply in Africa)
    • Plug adopters (bring a variety of plugs as there are many varieties: square pin, round pin, two prong etc)



    • Comfortable walking boots - preferably ones that you've used before your trip
    • Jacket
    • Gloves - for those early mornings
    • Long pants


    • toothbrush
    • toothpaste
    • your brand name toiletries that you can't do without!


    • Malaria tablets (remember you usually need to start the course BEFORE you leave home)  
    • 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 arrive


    • guns/bow - bring the weapon you are most familiar with
    • ammunition
    • gun case
    • gun licenses OR proof of ownership of each firearm (obtainable from US Customs, for example)
    • export permits when you leave your home country
    • import permits - check with your PH/outfitter


    • passport
    • gun documentation (see above)
    • medical documentation (see above)
    • credit cards, traveller's cheques, cash
    • business cards
    • air tickets & your travel agent's contact details
    • travel insurance if required (usually arranged by your travel agent)
    • address & contact details for your outfitter/PH in Africa


    • camera
    • cellphone with roaming capabilities (needs to work on GSM system)
    • books & other reading material
    • accommodation bookings for before & end of safari