We strongly advise all clients use Henry Durrheim from RiflePermits to assist with rifle permit applications and clearing of customs in Johannesburg specifically, as he is based in Johannesburg and will meet you at OR Tambo airport to assist you with clearing of customs and make the experience a lot easier and more pleasurable for you.

(+27) 83 379 7062
Fax (+27) 12 362 2501
 henry@riflepermits.com
 www.riflepermits.com

You may contact Steve Turner at Travel With Guns, he will assist you with your flight bookings and travelling with guns and rifle permit applications. He is based in San Antonio with the following details :

210-858-9833
(Toll Free) 1-866-427-7166
 steve@travelwithguns.com
 www.travelwithguns.com

Contact our offices for any Charter flight requirements or questions.

  • 1 down Jacket
  • 1 Warm sweater
  • 1 Smart/casual outfit
  • 1 Pocket Knife
  • 1 Sweatshirt/jeans for evening
  • 1 Pair running shoes or boots for hunting
  • Warm Socks
  • Sunscreen
  • 1 Set thermal underwear
  • 4 Khaki Shirts (long and short sleeve)
  • 2 Pairs Khaki shorts
  • 2 Pairs long Khaki trousers
  • Cap or Floppy hat
  • 1 Woolen cap
  • 1 Pair warm gloves
  • 1 Flashlight
  • Camera
  • Adaptors for charging phones, cameras, etc. (*South Africa uses 220 volt appliances)
  • Binoculars
  • RainGear
  • Broad spectrum antibiotics e.g. Doxycycline, Tetracycline (*No Inocculations required). Malaria tablets are required for certain areas, please contact us for further information

NOTES

*South Africa uses 220 volt appliances
*No inoculations required
*Malaria tablets required for certain areas, please contact us for further information
*Laundry is done daily
*Lodges provide complimentary soaps and towels
*Evenings are mostly casual wear

Kwazulu Natal

  • KwaZulu-Natal has a varied yet verdant climate thanks to diverse, complex topography. Generally, the coast is subtropical with inland regions becoming progressively colder.

    The KwaZulu-Natal midlands can be hot and wet in summer while winters are cool and dry, sometimes with snow and frost. The Zululand north coast has the warmest climate and highest humidity.

  •   Min Max
    °F °C °F °C
    March 68 20 80 27
    April 64 18 78 26
    May 54 12 75 24
    June 46 8 73 23
    July 52 11 71 22
    August 55 13 71 22
    September 59 15 77 25
    October 63 17 78 26

Natal Midlands Zululand

Limpopo

  • Finding itself at South Africa’s northernmost area and bisected by the tropic of Capricorn, visitors can expect sunshine, long summer afternoons and dry days.

    During the summer months the heat is often interrupted by short thunderstorms. Winter is typical of the interior highveld plateau. A sunny season of chilly mornings, warm middays, dry afternoons and cool to cold nights.


  •   Min Max
    °F °C °F °C
    March 55 13 75 24
    April 50 10 71 22
    May 43 6 66 19
    June 39 4 63 17
    July 39 4 63 17
    August 43 6 68 20
    September 48 9 73 23
    October 54 12 77 25

Limpopo

Eastern Cape

  • Generally speaking, the climate at the coast experiences more wind and higher levels of humidity.

    Eastern Capes coastal cities enjoy both a subtropical and Mediterranean climate while inland things get a bit hotter. The interior can become very cold in winter, with occasional heavy snowfalls. The humidity increases the closer you get to KwaZulu Natal.


  •   Min Max
    °F °C °F °C
    March 58 14 77 25
    April 54 12 71 22
    May 50 10 68 20
    June 41 5 64 18
    July 43 6 63 17
    August 46 8 64 18
    September 48 9 66 19
    October 52 11 70 21

Eastern Cape

We recommend the use of a videographer to all our clients to capture the memories whilst on Safari, especially on "BIG 5" safaris. Please contact us for details.