2 Springfield Rd, Winterton, KZN, South Africa
+27 83 458 9098

Checklist of what to bring to Tanzania


  • Visa for entry into Tanzania
  • Valid passport
  • Yellow fever vaccination (get the shot at least 10 days prior to entry)
  • Malaria profolax (try it out in advance in case of bad side effects)
  • Cash (only notes dated 2006 and up are accepted in Tanzania). No travellers’ cheques are accepted. Credit cards are accepted at major hotels only.
  • Rifle transit permit and/or airline required rifle transport documentation



  • 3 long sleeved safari shirts (olive/dark green or dark khaki in colour)
  • 3 pairs of long safari pants (olive/dark green or dark khaki in colour)
  • 2 pairs of casual clothing for the evenings such as t-shirts, light pants/shorts
  • Belt with ammunition pouch
  • 1 pair comfortable hunting shoes (broken in)
  • 1 pair light shoes for around the fire in the evenings
  • 4 pairs of socks
  • 1 set of ankle high gaiters
  • 1 light jacket
  • 1 small day pack
  • 1 hat (we provide you with a cap)
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent (we recommend Avon’s Skin-so-soft Bug Guard Plus with picaridin for tse-tse flies, in our experience DEET does not work)
  • Sunglasses
  • Flashlight
  • Camera
  • Extra batteries
  • Chargers for camera/phone etc (220 volts used in camp)
  • Adapter plug (we use UK square 3-pin plugs in camp)
  • Personal toiletries (body soap and towels are provided)
  • Personal medication (bring 2-3 days’ extra supply in case of delayed flights)



  • Rifle
  • Soft rifle case
  • Ammunition
  • Binoculars
  • Trophy tags


Looking for that "Old School" hunting safari experience or Dangerous Game Hunting?

Look no further than Pierré van Tonder Big Game Safaris!


Want to know what our past clients have to say?

"Thanks to Pierré van Tonder for his welcome and the perfect flawless organisation of our safari in the wild bush of the Selous. Thanks to Clinton for his passion and his patience which allowed me to have such a successful, beautiful and fun safari, with top leopard and top crocodile!
We will be back with Pierré and Clinton van Tonder ! "

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"Pierre and his staff are personable and friendly. I have hunted with several other outfitters of various quality but have never found any to equal what you will experience with Pierre. He is a highly competent hunter and an ethical outfitter. I no longer look elsewhere when I hunt Africa."

Richard McConnell, MD

"Pierre Van Tonder is an excellent PH with comfortable camps, great food. His professionalism and knowledge of the game make for a very pleasurable experience. Rather looking forward to hunting with him again."

Mark, USA

"I have known Pierré van Tonder for over 10 years and hunted dangerous game in Africa with him five times.
There is no else I would rather stand shoulder to shoulder with on the Plains of Africa."

Nathan Simpson, USA

"Read Ruark and live authentic African Safaris with PvT."

Roger Owen

"No words can describe my safaris with PvT better than - An experience without equal."

George Lloyd, USA

With over 30 years African Hunting experience and more than 260 successful hunts!

look no further than Pierré van Tonder Big Game Safaris.
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