As safari enthusiasts gear up for their thrilling adventures, they often share similar questions and curiosities. To provide you with the best experience, we have compiled a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) to guide you through this exciting journey.
Yes it is. Please consult you GP or the CDC for the recommended treatment before taking you trip.
Visit your doctor (ideally 4-6 weeks) before your trips to get any vaccines and medicines you may need. The following are recommended:
If you are staying in one of the main camps, no more than 3 days supply of clothing will be needed. Our staff will clean and press your clothes daily. If you have two pairs of boots the spare set will be polished. If touring, we will be going from place to place. One set of clothes for each day is recommended.
This depends greatly on the region traveled to and the time of year. Remember South Africa's seasons are reversed from the Northern hemisphere countries, with April through October being the cool, dry fall and winter months. For most part, daytime temperatures are pleasant and range from 60 to 80 degrees F. Night time temperature gets chilly especially close to the rivers. Bring a warm jacket.
See the following table to give you an indication as to what the average temperatures are.
The South African electricity supply is 220/230 volts AC 50 HZ. Most plugs are 15 amp 3-prong or 5 amp 2-prong, with round pins. If an adaptor is called for, consider bringing one with you, although they can be purchased locally. US-made appliances may need a transformer.
Visit the following website for more information: www.power-plugs-sockets.com/south-africa
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A well broken in pair of boots with hard, moderately aggressive soles. Ankle height is most common. Clothing should be light weight easy breathing material. Typical cotton safari clothing will work best. A hat is a must, either a cap or wide brimmed hat will provide protection from the sun.