Lanka Safaris

Personal Effects and Attire

Personal Effects for Safari Hunters

  • Binoculars for the Hunter and Observer (important).
  • Camera.
  • Your personal and general medications.
  • Sunglasses, if you need them.
  • Lip ice.
  • Chargers for your batteries and for mobile phone.
  • Your personal toiletries
  • Antiseptic and antihistamine lotions.
  • Your diary to record the unforgettable moments of your safaris.

Attire for South African Safaris

Laundry is done on a daily basis, so there is no need to carry an excessive amount of clothing. The colours worn are usually soft greens and khaki. Camouflage clothing is banned in some countries but not in South Africa.

We recommend the following:

  • 3 long sleeve shirts
  • 2 green T-shirts.
  • 2 soft pants that do not make a noise.
  • 1 light jacket
  • 1 other coat or jacket. (Fleece Recommended).
  • 1 lightweight hunting vest
  • 3 underwear
  • 1 wool sweater
  • 1 pyjamas
  • 1 cap or hat
  • 3 pairs of socks, not very thick
  • 1 pair of lightweight hunting shoes
  • 1 pair of boots, canvas, or Gore-Tex.
  • 1 pair of comfortable shoes for around the camp
  • 1 pair of gloves
  • 1 small backpack to carry your things for the day.
  • 1 car charger for your mobile phone.
  • 1 scarf, preferably wool.
  • Basic medication (aspirin, paracetamol etc.) including the medication that you are taking.


The same way gratuities are left at hotels, restaurants etc. so should we leave gratuities for those who have made our Safaris a memorable and fantastic experience.

Gratuities are a very personal matter, but we do recommend the following:

  • Professional Hunter, no less than 300 €
  • Tracker, no less than 100 €
  • Camp in general, not less than 50 €