Light weight binoculars preferably 7x35 or 8x32;
Camera (remember plenty of spare batteries and extra memory);
Day Bag - small to medium soft bag for carrying camera, and personal items;
Good 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).
Proper Hunting knife;
Good pair of sunglasses;
Miscellaneous– personal toilet kit, extra pair eyeglasses, insect repellent, good quality sunscreen, lip balm, reading material, tobacco and/or cigarettes, personal medication.
It is unnecessary to pack excessive clothing because a daily laundry services are usually provided daily. Three changes of clothing are adequate as laundry is done regularly. Outer clothes should be dark green or dark khaki. It is acceptable to wear camouflage clothing during the hunt in South Africa.
Our suggested list of clothing:
4 Shirts, 2 long and 2 short sleeved;
2 Long trousers;
2 Walking shorts;
1 Lightweight-hunting jacket;
1 Light to medium down jacket;
1 Lightweight raincoat;
4 Sets underwear;
1 Wool sweater;
1 Sweat or jogging suit;
1 “Boonie” hat or wide brim field hat;
6 Pairs medium weight socks;
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. Whatever your choice, 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.