Lanka Safaris

Flight Information

Lanka Safaris hunting lodges are ideally located two hours from the Port Elizabeth airport.

Flight tip: Although the airline tells you that you are checked into Port Elizabeth, you will have to pick up your luggage in Johannesburg and check it in again for the internal flight to Port Elizabeth, this is because Johannesburg is the point of entry in South Africa.

For your return, you will not have to collect your luggage again in Johannesburg as it will be sent directly to your final destination of check in.

Please note that your firearms will never come out with your luggage you will have to collect them from Security.

Customs and Immigration

Passports are required for all visitors to South Africa, with the expiration date no less than 6 months after the date of departure from your country of origin.  The passport needs to have at least two blank pages for use by customs in South Africa. 

Clients who bring their own firearms need to collect them from the Security Company at Johannesburg International where they will be issued with a Temporary Import Permit. 

You may not enter South Africa with two rifles of the same caliber or automatic or semi-automatic firearms. The maximum amount of ammunition allowed is 200 rounds per caliber. The weapons must be transported in rifle cases, and ammunition in ammunition boxes, they must be kept separate and cannot be checked in with your luggage. With regards to your normal luggage, you must abide by the rules and regulations of the airline you are traveling with.

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