General information about our safari operations
Group size: Minimum 3 pax and Maximum 16 pax, everything
else will be quoted as a private tour. From 4-10 pax transport will be provided
in a Toyota Quantum mini bus or similar vehicle. From 11-16 Pax transport will
be provided in a Sprinter 18/23 setter bus.
The Tents are dome type, which is easy to assemble and your mattresses are approximately 5 cm thick with your own cover, and everyone has a camp chair with backrest. This will only apply to the nights you are camping of
course.Group participation on the camping nights of the trip is limited as there is a camp assistant to help you with camp chores. We do request that you put your own tent up and down. Your guide is there to assist
where help is needed at all times.Please note that during the times that we are camping at
community campsites or local villages, Facilities may be fairly basic sometimes showers may run out of hot water or may not even have hot water shower.
Your guide will let you know well in advance about such eventualities.Travelling through the remote areas on the safari your guide will let you know when and where would be the best time to buy such things as
alcoholic beverages for the evenings. Some campsites have small shops that provide basic things such as, cool drinks etc.Clients are limited to one soft bag per person with maximum weight of 15kg. This does not include photographic equipmentWe suggest a sleeping bag range of “3-4”season. Sleeping bags can be supplied by prior arrangement for a cost of N$ 30 – per day for the duration of the Trip. Day time temperatures can be very hot whilst evenings,
especially in the winter (June-September), can fall below freezing. Warm clothes for the evenings in winter are recommended.Clothing recommendations:T-shirts and long sleeved shirts; shorts/skirts; long trousers / slacks; tracksuits; underwear and socks; swimming costume; comfortable walking shoes; soft hat; good sunglasses; sweater; parka; camera; binoculars; personal toiletries and towel; torch; visas (if required) basic medical kit to include suntan lotion , insect repellent, malaria tablets, water bottle.The Namibia dollar (N$) is pegged to the South African Rand
(SAR) meaning SAR can be used throughout Namibia.All tap water in Namibia has been purified or comes directly
from boreholes and is safe to drink, however please check with your guide.
We cook with tap water and our staff drinks from the tap water on the camp grounds but mineral water is easily available at shops, rest camps and lodges should you prefer to drink this.The Northern area of Namibia is malaria country so please check with your doctor regarding prophylactics to be taken.All meals on the camping part of the trip is, (unlessstipulated), are cooked on an open fire by your guide and assistant.
We pride ourselves on excellent bush cuisine and meals might include dishes such as:Beef Stroganoff, Roast Chicken, and Spaghetti Bolognaise and, of course BBQ. Salads and fresh vegetables will be served where possible, but please note in some areas this is not necessarily not possible every day. Fresh fruit will also be supplied when possible. Vegans and any other dietary requests will be catered for please notify us prior to safari departure. A lunch usually consists of sandwiches, salad and / or cold cuts of meat and cheese with fresh bread and pickles.
For breakfast we have cereals and toast. On game driving days we might have a light breakfast and then a brunch instead of lunch.Electrical Plugs are 220 V and are 3 pin (round pin as opposed to square pin) Adaptors are required and can be purchase in the Windhoek in any supermarket or from our office to recharge your cameras and other electrical devices at some campsites and at your accommodation establishments.Pre and post Safari Airport transfers and accommodation can be arranged on request. We strongly recommend that you arrange travel insurance and we can assist you with this, ask the office for a quote. Please bring your insurance details with you on your trip.It is customary to tip in Namibia usually, around 10% at restaurants, Porters, at hotels around N$ 10- per travel bag. Your guide and assistant can be tipped at your own discretion but we ask that the guide be tipped separately from your assistant.