What To Pack For A Safari In South Africa And Beyond

With so many extensive and not so extensive lists out there for what to pack for a safari, we decided to make a list of everything we packed and and make note of what we never used. I think one of the biggest myths is that you have to wear beige or green and no other color is allowed. Well as much as I was proud of my safari outfits that I will probably never wear again, most people wore whatever they wanted and it was no big deal.

What To Pack For A Safari In South Africa And Beyond

For Both

GoPro
Extra memory cards - you do not want to run out of memory
Extra batteries
GoPro Selfie Stick
Gorilla Pod - so you can be hands free capturing every moment but also being present to experience it.
Olympus E-PL7 16MP Compact System Camera with 3-Inch LCD with 14-42mm IIR Lens (Silver)(lightweight and gets the job done)
Stylish camera strap
Binoculars
iPhone 6 - in case all else fails, you can still capture a photo on your phone
Backpack - to carry it all in.
Eye drops
Sunscreen
Wet Wipes
iPad or Kindle for reading during the down time
Universal outlet plugs
Anti Maleria medicine
Pre downloaded music to your iPhone - for when you dont have wifi

What To Pack For A Safari In South Africa And Beyond

For Her
A Safari hat- Women's rag & bone Floppy Brim Fedora - for cover, but also to dress the part
Solid Colors (no white, no black, no prints)
Shorts or lightweight pants
Button down blouse with a tank top underneath - need to wear layers as the weather changes quite a bit from 5am-12pm
A lightweight jacket or vest
Comfortable shoes and | or boots
Swimsuit - for down time
A swimsuit cover up
Polarized sunglasses
Sandals
A casual dress for dinner
Headphones

For Him
Safari Hat
T-shirt (beige or green)
Button up long sleeve shirt
Lightweight jacket
Shorts
Tennis shoes
Sunglasses

What To Pack For A Safari In South Africa And Beyond