The following packing list is recommended for your African Scent Safari:
- Personal toiletries and medicines
- Anti-malaria tablets (some areas only)
- Insect repellent
- Sunglasses and Hat
- Suntan lotion
- Camera and spare film
- Spare belt
- Rain coat
- Long trousers, vests, short pants, underpants, shirts and tracksuit
- Hunting jacket
- Shoes, boots (well worn in), slippers and socks.
- Traveling documents
- Gun licenses
- Sunscreen SPF 30+
Visas: At present, USA citizens do not need a visa for South Africa. Consult your travel agent for the latest regulations.
Malaria risks: Obtain a prescription from your physician for Malaria prevention treatment prior to the start of your safari. Please note that only some areas are Malaria risk zones. Most animals (Bontebok, Grey Reebuck, Waterbuck, Sable, Roan, Tsessebe, Oribi, Gemsbok, Giraffe, Black wildebeest, Springbok, Blesbuck, Red Hartebeest, Zebra, Steenbuck, Duiker, Blue Wildebeest, Eland, Kudu, Impala, Mountain Reedbuck, Common Reedbuck, Bushbuck, Warthog, etc.) are hunted in Malaria free areas and therefore no special precautions are needed.
Rifle: A medium caliber rifle ranging from a .270 Winchester to a .375 H&H Magnum is recommended for most trophies. Buffalo and Elephant require a minimum caliber of .375 by law.
Telescope: A top quality variable scope in the 2-7 or 3-9 ranges is recommended.
Equipment Hire: For your convenience we also provide hunters with a full range of hunting equipment, if they prefer, by prior arrangement.