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Packing List for Mozambique

Mozambique is generally warm but you can expect rain throughout the year. Average temperatures range from 65f - 95f, with some days reaching well over 100f from October – January.

The following list is a general guideline of what to bring on safari. There is a daily laundry service except for the days of arrival/departure and days away at spike camp, very seldom more than 1-2 nights. Pack light ensuring you have the basic comfortable clothing/equipment and keep in mind you'll be traveling from Beira to camp in a charter plane with limited space.

Packing List:

  • 2 Pairs of good walking boots or running shoes (walked/run in)
  • 1 Pair of swamp boots for Mozambique Swamp Buffalo hunts only. We recommend All Star type sneakers
  • 4 Pairs of good socks
  • 3 Pairs of long hunting pants (Dark Khaki or Olive Green)
  • 3 Pairs of short hunting pants
  • 3 Pairs of hunting shirts (Dark Khaki or Olive Green)
  • 1 Realtree coverall with zipper for Mozambique Swamp Buffalo hunts only
  • 1 Hunting Jacket - Realtree type camo (Dark Khaki or Olive Green)
  • 1 Warm sweater or jumper
  • Light Weight rain gear for Mozambique
  • Sun Screen
  • Cap or Hat
  • Casual wear for evenings, very relaxed

Extra Gear:

  • Binoculars
  • Camera/s 
  • USB flash drive or SD card for copying your PH’s pictures to take with you
  • Camera/Binocular lens cleaning cloth
  • Flashlight
  • Pocket knife
  • Sunglasses & sun block SPF 30
  • Small backpack for daily equipment while hunting (e.g. cameras, extra ammo)
  • Rifle with Sufficient Ammunition
  • Chap stick or lip balm
  • International plug set - conversion to South Africa 220 V
  • Insect repellant - Mosquito repellent preferably containing DEET
  • Extra prescription glasses if required
  • Spare batteries if required
  • Rifle cleaning kit, regular wipe down set
  • Prescription drugs if required
  • Toiletries
  • Baby/Wet wipes for the ladies on safari
  • Malaria prophylaxis
  • First aid is on hand in camp and in all hunting vehicles, but it would be wise to bring your own requirements along
  • Skin so Soft by Avon for Tsetse flies
  • Rifle soft case - For all charter flights 1 soft case per gun as hard cases don't always fit into the small planes, we will arrange storage at point of departure if required
  • Taxidermy tags if you have your own Taxidermist (shipping Instructions)
  • Any CITES permits you may require

Please Note:

Military type camo is not permitted in most African countries, but Realtree types are normally accepted.

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