Safari kit list
There’s no need to go completely safarichic with your outfit, but looking the part is important for several very good reasons...
A good hat protects you from the sun and helps prevent glare when seeking distant animals whilst on a game drive.
Go for muted greens, browns and khaki tones to blend in. Avoid dark blue – it attracts the nasty tsetse fly.
03 Long sleeves
A long-sleeved top and light trousers gives protection from the sun and helps prevent insect bites. Layers help you stay warm in the morning chill.
There’s no need for sturdy walking boots unless you’re doing a hike. Comfortable trainers are best.
05 Photo vest
A photographer’s vest may not be fashionable, but the assorted pockets are invaluable for keeping kit to hand.
Hippos are the most dangerous African animal – with a 600mm lens and 1.4x teleconverter, we can keep our distance