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Packing List

Written by: Eivind Stigen Holter. Published: 28.01.2019

Are you going to safari in Africa? We have made a package list with some extra good tips for those traveling on adventure with GET Africa Travel.

This MUST be on safari in Africa:

  • camera (battery, charge extra memory card). You will definitely experience fantastic scenery and a unique wildlife. Capture the best moments with a good SLR or mobile camera.
  • Binoculars. It's actually worth investing in a binoculars before going on a safari. Then you see birds and smaller animals in a completely different way, and maybe you "scoff" an animal before the rank?
  • Track-book: A good tip is to invest in a track book with the African animals.
  • Safari Clothing (bright / khaki / neutral colors). Lette shirts (preferably breathable), good footwear og long pants (if you're going on a walking safari), one easy fleece sweater / windbreaker (when the sun goes down it can get cool in the safari car)
  • Caps, (safari) hat and sunglasses. The sun can really roast when sitting in an open safari car under the African sun.
  • Sunscreen and aftersun. Better to lubricate in advance. After-treatment is good if you forget to lubricate yourself.
  • NB If you are going on a safari in southern Africa during the winter season (May - September) you may want to pack: scarf or neck, hat, warm sweater, long pants and maybe even a tights / stills. Even though it is hot during the day, it gets cold when the sun goes down.

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The MOST IMPORTANT things you need to bring with you on the journey:

  • passport (with valid visa if you need)
  • Vaccination card and updated vaccines
  • Essential Medications
  • Flybilletter
  • Money (Remember to check which currency is used)
  • insurance certificate
  • Driving license if you are going to drive a car
  • Copies of personal papers (always fine with available copies)

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OTHER on the package list:

  • Swimwear
  • Sandals / flip-flops
  • Light summer clothes (check the weather forecast before you leave)
  • A light jacket or fleece sweater for cool morning and evening safaris
  • Other clothes (underwear, shorts, t-shirts, etc.)
  • Adapter (NOTE: South Africa uses 3 220 / 250V, 50Hz)
  • Miscellaneous charger (mobile and camera)
  • A good book for the flight or waiting
  • Toiletries (medicines, mosquito repellent, toothbrush, etc)

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