Have you packed



  • Cash (can exchange USD for Rand at airport)
  • Credit Card (call card company to inform of travel)
  • Gun Documents (4457 & SAPS + Mandate & Invitation letter *only if you are bringing your OWN firearm)
  • Medical Documents
  • Passport
  • Plane Tickets
  • Travel Insurance
  • Address + Contact Details of your Outfitter/PH in Africa


  • Comfortable Walking Boots - best if they are already broken in
  • Jacket
  • Clothes You Can Layer - Best if they are neutral colors *No Nylon, brush pants or Bright Colors
  • Gloves
  • Hat / Ball Cap
  • Long Pants


  • Toothbrush + Toothpaste
  • Shampoo + Conditioner
  • Toiletries You Cannot Do Without
  • Shaver
  • Shaving Cream
  • Deodorant


  • Necessary Vaccinations
  • Any Personal Medication
  • Copy of your doctor's prescription in addition to your medication to cover you in case you lose or need a refill
  • Certificate or Letter of Coverage from Insurance Is Strongly Advised


TDK Safaris recommends a Global Rescue Membership in addition to Signature Travel Insurance for your next trip. Visit http://www.globalrescue.com/tdksafaris/or call 617-549-4200 for more information.

From minor medical issues to life-threatening situations, Global Rescue’s critical services cover you. Therefore, hunters that travel abroad trust Global Rescue’s medical and security travel. Global Rescue memberships start at only $119, in other words, it’s affordable and features the following benefits:

Medical Evacuation

Medical Evacuation services to your home country hospital of choice

Field Rescue Services

Field Rescue services from the point of injury or illness

24/7 Access

24/7 access to board-certified physicians, clinicians, in addition to specialists from Elite Medical Group and the Johns Hopkins Emergency Medicine Division of Special Operations

Security Extraction

Security extraction services from natural disasters, civil unrest, and hostile environments


Trip cancellation insured up to $100,000

Trip interruption insured up to 150% of trip cost insured

Up to $2,500 for lost luggage/baggage delay

$100,000 emergency medical/dental coverage