Packing list



  • Binoculars, lightweight, 7 to 10 x 32 to 35
  • Camera, with plenty of spare batteries and memory cards
  • Day bag – small to medium for carrying cameras and personal items
  • Flashlight with extra batteries and spare bulb
  • Rifle cleaning kit – with accessories for each gun
  • Soft gun case – if you are bringing your own rifle
  • Hunting knife
  • Sunglasses
  • Miscellaneous – personal toilet kit, extra pair eyeglasses, insect repellent, good quality sun screen, lip balm, reading material, tobacco or cigarettes, personal medication



It is unnecessary to pack excessive clothing, a laundry service is usually provided daily. Three changes of clothing are adequate. Outer clothes should be dark green or dark khaki. Camouflage clothing is acceptable when hunting in South Africa.



  • 4 shirts, 2 long and 2 short sleeved
  • 2 long trousers
  • 2 walking shorts
  • 1 hunting jacket – lightweight
  • 1 down jacket – light to medium
  • 1 raincoat – lightweight
  • 4 sets underwear
  • 1 wool sweater
  • 1 sweat or jogging suit
  • 1 “boonie” hat or wide rimmed field hat
  • 6 pairs socks – medium weight
  • 2 pairs walking shoes
  • 1 pair lodge slippers
  • 1 pair gloves


Note: If you are prone to sore feet, heavier socks and one pair of sturdy hunting boots may be advisable. Shoe or boot soles should be of rubber without lugs or cleats so that you can move quietly while stalking and tracking game. Dark coloured boots/shoes are recommended, NOT WHITE.