FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
- Do I need a visa?
You must be in possession of a passport that is valid for at least six months after your return date with at least 3 blank pages. No visas are necessary for most countries but we do advise that guests contact their local embassy and make sure they don’t need one.
- What vaccinations/medication do I need?
South Africa no vaccinations are required however we recommend your tetanus to be up to date. Malaria medication is not required in the Waterberg, the Cape Winelands or the Wild Coast. Botswana, this is a low risk malaria area and the official advice is that guests contact their physician and take the necessary prophylactics.
- Do I need a hard hat?
Yes. Hard hats are mandatory on all rides.
- Do cell phones work?
You will get coverage although sometimes only in a few select places. If you cell phone has international roaming you should get connection in most areas of South Africa . If you want to purchase a South African sim card upon arrival please do buy a MTN sim card as it is the only network that we get.
- Useful contact numbers
Should there be any problem with the transfer when you arrive you can phone or text Laura on +24834191929, if you need to contact us before you leave the UK. In the case of a badly delayed flight please dial 00 27 14755 4003 during the day and after hours on +27(0)14755 4009.
We suggest you don't change too much money into the local currency as your holiday is fully inclusive. Gratuities are at your discretion and can be paid in Pounds euros of dollars.
- What should I bring?
As well as comfortable riding clothes and your hard hat we recommend the following;
Bum bag, Lip salve, Sun protection cream factor 20 or higher, Short boots and chaps. (Long rubber boots are not advised.) Swimming costume. Light weight long sleeved shirts. Light weight raincoat. Extra film and camera batteries. A good book.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS FOR EACH SAFARI:
- SIGNATURE SAFARI
- FAMILY SAFARI
- CLASSIC SAFARI
- AFRICAN EXPLORER
- BIG FIVE SAFARI