What To Pack For Safari: The Ultimate Safari Packing List

What To Pack For Safari: The Ultimate Safari Packing List
 
 
Taking your first safari trip can be mind-boggling. This first safari checklist will help make sure you have everything you need for this new adventure in your life.
 
Are you adventuring on your first safari trip and putting a list together of everything you need?
 
 There are so many products to consider that it can be difficult to remember everything. From documents to essentials, to camera gear...it can become very overwhelming! 
 
 We have made a download version of this huge first safari packing checklist so that you can use it and make sure you have everything you need.
 
 You DO NOT need to buy everything (we didn't...it's expensive!) but having a list that you can refer back to makes life so much easier. 
The best safaris for any traveler. These safaris get you straight to best-known wildlife, including most of the Big Five, and needn’t break the bank in the process. Packing for an African safari is vastly different than packing for just about any other trip, and it’s often a challenge for first time safari goers. Not only do most safari goers have weight restrictions on bush flights (a typical weight restriction is 15 kilograms or 33 pounds total per person, including camera equipment and carry-ons), but you also have the challenge of knowing which types of clothes to wear on safari are appropriate. Be sure to pack your VIVIDMax Grip on your way to see the most beautiful exotic animals. Thank you for using our safari packing list to help you plan and pack for your safari. We are confident that by following this list you will make the most of your incredible safari experience.  
 
This post is all about the best safaris to explore and the best first safari trip packing download checklist.

What to Pack: Safari Packing List | Top Essential Things to Bring

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Taking your first safari trip can be mind-boggling. This first safari checklist will help make sure you have everything you need for this new adventure in your life.

Are you adventuring on your first safari trip and putting a list together of everything you need?

There are so many products to consider that it can be difficult to remember everything. From documents to essentials, to camera gear...it can become very overwhelming!

We have made a download version of this huge first safari packing checklist so that you can use it and make sure you have everything you need.

You DO NOT need to buy everything (we didn't...it's expensive!) but having a list that you can refer back to makes life so much easier.

Safari Documents

1. Passport

2. Yellow Health Card

3. COVID-19 Vaccination Card

4. Printed Travel Itinerary

Essentials

1. Soft Sided Luggage Duffel Bag

2. Clear Toiletry Case

3. Sunscreen

4. Insect Repellant

5. First Aid Kit/Medications

Camera Gear

1. Panasonic LUMIX FZ80 4K Digital Camera

2. Extra Batteries

3. Extra SD Card

4. Lens Cleaning Cloth

5. Tripod

6. Binoculars

Safari Clothing

1. Neutral Color Layering Tanks (2-Pairs)

2. Safari T-Shirts (3-Pairs)

3. Long Sleeve Safari Shirt (2-Pairs)

4. Comfortable Durable Pants (2-Pairs)

5. Safari Utility Jacket (1-Pair)

6. Casual Dress

7. Sports Bra

8. Light Scarf

9. Pajamas

10. Closed Toe Shoes

11. VIVIDMax Grip Clogs

12. Bathing Suits

13. Sunglasses

14. Safari Hat

15. Underwear

16. VIVID Foot Support Socks

Good to Know(s) 

  • Bush flights typically have strict weight restrictions of round 15 kilos(or 33lbs) and prefer soft luggage

Traveling to Africa

  • Tsetse flies are biting fly that inhabit much of Africa. They are attracted to dark blue and black, so it's best to dress in earth tones.

  • Most of Sub Saharan Africa Operates on 220 240v power and a frequency of 50hz. You'll need adapters and a convertor.

  • Some countries in Africa have banned single use plastic bags, including quart size bags given by TSA.  

 Safari Packing List What to Pack: PDF Download

Want a first safari trip packing checklist PDF? You can shop the exact and FULL (More than 10 things to bring) packing list we made for our roadsters directly to your phone or computer! It is guaranteed to make your life SO much easier.  

 

Click here to download the first Safari Trip Packing Checklist PDF.

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