This is all you need to know to plan your trip to our beautiful country.  Please read through all the information thoroughly and feel free to contact us if you need any information not listed.

Malaria

Please consult your local doctor. We are born and raised in South Africa and have never taken malaria medication. Not to say we have no Malaria but through the last 2 decades we had clients saying they will never take malaria medication again because it makes them feel drowsy and they have returned year after year without it. Please take note that we will take no responsibility if you decide not to take the medication.

Immunisation

No Immunization is needed when entering into South Africa.

Inoculation against yellow fever might be required from delegates for some African countries.  (Please inquire from your Professional Hunter)

Hepatitis A: CDC recommends this vaccine because you can get hepatitis A through contaminated food or water in South Africa, regardless of where you are eating or staying.

Personal Accessories

  • Personal Medical Kit:  Include any prescriptions and medication
  • Sun Block – Minimum SPF 30
  • Mosquito Repellent
  • Pair of Sunglasses
  • Personal Care Items
  • Small Day Pack
  • Flashlight with spare batteries
  • Binoculars and Camera with spare batteries.
  • Pocketknife

Standard Electricity

Standard power source is 220V.  Wild Game Safaris will supply you with a converter. To charge your camera ext.

Basic Information

Need to travel light?  You can.  We have a laundry service daily making sure your clothes are clean.  Therefor 3 sets of clothing is sufficient for your stay.  Bring along a warm jacket in case there are some chilli nights.

Flights

Flights depart from either JFK New York, Atlanta GA or Dulles Washington and arrive at O.R Tambo International Airport. (Johannesburg International Airport)  A connection flight will be required from O.R Tambo to Gateway International, Polokwane.  NB:  The reverse will apply upon departure.

JFK to Johannesburg:
Flights arrive in the morning around 8am. This will allow you to take a connecting flight a little later to Polokwane where Wild Game Safaris will pick you up for your arrival day. Reverse will apply for your trip back. Book your trip from Polokwane. Flight at …….. will get you in time in Johannesburg and enough time if there are any problems. Please do no book the flight at 6pm out. By any chance something does go wrong you will miss your entire flight back to the US and will lead to a new ticket.

Atlanta to Johannesburg:
Flight arrives late afternoon around 5pm. Wild Game Safaris will arrange a guest house (Afton Quest house). Where you can stay the night, and get a good nights sleep. The next morning you will fly out to Polokwane where WGS will pick you up. You will arrive in camp around 2pm. Where you have enough time to shoot rifle/bow and go out for an afternoon hunting shift. Reverse flight from Polokwane apply.

Departure from USA via Europe can also be done.  Experience, however tells us not to as clients have been dissatisfied with the option.

Please note when you travel with children up to 18 years, you need to have underbridge certificate with you to enter any foreign country.  Please make sure from your home affair office if you need this.