Tips for Traveling to South Africa


This is the most popular hunting destination for first time hunters to Africa, offering a wide range of plains game species.  Almost all hunting in South Africa takes place on fenced private land.


All year round (recommended: April – October)


  • The best time to hunt is from April to June, when the day temperatures are around 25 degrees celsius during the day.
  • January and February are the hottest months


You will arrive at OR Tambo Airport, Johannesburg which is in the province of Gauteng.  You will either be met there and driven directly to you hunt area of if it is more convenient, you can take a onward domestic flight to the nearest airport in your hunting province.


  • 1 Safari hat
  • 1 Warm fleece hat – for cold mornings & evenings on the hunting truck
  • 1 Safari jacket
  • 3 Safari Shirts
  • 3 Safari Trousers/Pants
  • 1 Belt
  • 2 Short – optional to hunt/wear in camp
  • 5 Sets Underwear
  • 5 Pairs socks
  • 1 Pair gloves for cold mornings/evenings
  • 1 Pair gaiters
  • 2 Scarf/bandana
  • 2 Pair pyjamas
  • 1 Swimwear – if hotel or camp has a pool
  • 2 Pairs safari boots – plus spare laces
  • 1 Pair sandals/flip flops for camp/tent use
  • Insect repellent
  • Sanitising hand wipes
  • Sunscreen
  • Lip balm
  • Soft case for rifles 
  • Small rifle cleaning kit
  • Ammo pouch
  • Knife
  • Binoculars
  • Multi tool
  • Flashlight/Headlamp
  • Converter/Adapter Plug