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Safari is swahili for ‘long journey’ and this ankle boot with low soft leather collar and tongue is designed for just that. This most forgiving boot is designed for stealth, comfort and durability when stalking the Big Five in the bush or taming the urban jungle.

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Both lightweight and robust, this highly rated boot goes everywhere. Bovine leather available in a choice of colours. Antique brass speed lacing. Tyre tread sole is standard, but can also be ordered with a ripple sole.

A Courteney cleaning kit is included with these boots. Supplied in a fabric pouch and containing polish, brush, cleaning cloth and spare laces – to help keep your exclusive boots in top condition and ready for your next adventure.

Compare UK sizes to USA sizes using this chart. For more information visit this page . If in any doubt we are glad to assist you. Please contact us at [email protected] to discuss your requirements.

Choose from Men’s Regular (D), Men’s Wide (EE) or Ladies fitting. We want you to be completely satisfied with the size and fit of your Courteney footwear so if in any doubt or for more information please contact us at [email protected] .

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  • Oil Tanned Leather Construction. Double Layered on Bottom and Toe
  • Leather Vamp and Leather Tongue with Canvas Inserts
  • Full Leather Lined
  • Vibram Gum Lite Sole
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  • 3.0 lbs. per Pair Average Weight
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Chui means leopard in Swahili and no animal describes our new warm weather, 6” safari boot better than the fast and remarkably tough leopard.

These boots have a Land Rover’s worth of built-in support to keep you going all day and their lightweight construction keeps feet cool and comfortable. Sturdy, but lightweight, Vibram soles keep jagged rocks and thorns at bay while providing robust traction. Hardwearing bull hide lowers, double layered around the bottom of the boot give protection where it is needed most; while canvas uppers and a glove leather lining add remarkable breathability without sacrificing durability. Perfect for Africa, Mexico and the traditional desert areas of the United States, the new Gokey “Chui” will let you move like a cat wherever your next hunt might be!

13 reviews for Chui Safari Boot

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Kevin Lunt (verified owner) – April 11, 2024

First pair of Gokey boots, amazing boot! Couldn’t be more pleased. Great fit, comfortable…I was looking for a nice every day boot still classy enough for special occasions and this boot is perfect! An amazing pair of boots! Thank you so much!!

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Pat D. (verified owner) – November 3, 2023

Well made boots, thank you. Pat

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Harold Giard (verified owner) – May 31, 2023

This is my sixth pair of Gokey footwear. I get compliments on the shoes all the time. I tell anyone who will listen, that a man’s footwear matters. The footwear can make or break an outfit…….

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STEVEN M. (verified owner) – May 31, 2023

Best boot ever had. Two day break in period. Like a glove. Shoot sporting clays, secure and precise feel of ground at each station.

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Jeff Lloyd (verified owner) – May 31, 2023

Best Dam Boots i have bought in a longtime. Might need another pair as i wear these to board meetings and business attire

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e sims floyd jr (verified owner) – April 26, 2023

as advertised

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Jordan (verified owner) – March 19, 2023

Spectacular comfort and construction. Performed like a charm in the Texas brush. Appreciate an American brand built in my home state of Missouri.

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Bryan M. (verified owner) – March 2, 2023

Very comfortable boot that breaths well and has conformed to my foot after wearing them for a few miles. A little narrower in the toe box than the chukka boots.

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Ted Morlock (verified owner) – February 19, 2023

Comfortable right from the start. Glad you mentioned they would be a little snug width wise for only the first wearing or two. They’ve already formed to my feet. Such a good looking boot I’m reluctant to wear them hunting. Haha Looking forward to many years with them.

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Mario Q. (verified owner) – February 18, 2023

It’s true to size. Does take a break on period, which is expected from a handmade product. I’ve caught so many stares while wearing them, that it’s undeniable how great they look. Understated Rugged Elegance is how I can describe them best. Quality is as good as it gets.

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Sammy C. (verified owner) – December 19, 2022

The quality is exceptional. The fit not so much. I bought the EE and when I received the boots, were still narrow. I wish the bootmaker remembered the in the USA, we have large, wide feet. I would buy again if they had a way to measure feet. But the shoes looked amazing, and the workmanship was unequaled.

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Emmett A. (verified owner) – December 15, 2022

Excellent boot. However the leather is a lot stiffer than my other Gokeys.

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duncan m. (verified owner) – October 14, 2022

Very well-made. Reminds me of the Gokey boots and bags from 35 years ago. And made in the US!

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Getting your safari boots right is essential as you're going to spend a lot of time on your feet.

Though probably not as much time on your feet as W D M Bell who wore out 24 pairs of boots a year while walking an average of 75 miles for each elephant he killed.

Early African hunters often wore leather officers boots known as 'Veldtshoen', the descriptive name originating from the Boer War. The upper part of the boot is turned outwards, rather than inwards, then stitched to the sole, just like the desert boots of today. In fact the original veldtshoen was the forerunner to desert boots, which are still called 'vellies' in South Africa.

Early safari boots were often topped with puttees - strips of cloth wound in a spiral from ankle to knee, originating in the 19th century in British India. Puttees became part of the regular British army uniform in the 20th century when they changed from wearing high boots to ankle boots. The forerunner of the gaiters, we know today, the military puttees were found to be extremely practical when hunting in the African bush.

John T McCutcheon, who accompanied Theodore Roosevelt on the 1909 safari, took 3 pairs of Abercrombie 'lightest shoes'(one pair with rubber soles), 3 cloth puttees, one pair of mosquito boots from Lawn and Alder, London and a pair of leather top boots for evening wear in camp.

Safari Boots Guidelines

Safari boots size and fit.

Getting the right size and fit of your safari boot or shoe is obviously essential. As with all footwear, size and fit may vary with different brand boots or shoes, plus you will have accommodate any foot irregularities you may have like bunions, hammer-toes etc. This can be hard to do if buying new boots or shoes online.

Make sure you consider the thickness of socks you intend to wear with the boots. Most good outdoor specialist footwear brands will take into account the potential thickness of socks in the sizing of their shoes for the specific activity, like hiking.

Consider also if you are going to be carrying a moderately heavy backpack and rifle, the weight of which may cause your feet to swell.

When selecting the type of footwear from the specialist outdoor ranges available, hunting is generally not listed in the activities, for obvious reasons. Where hunting boots are categorised, they are mostly for the domestic hunting scene and may not be suitable for Africa. Browsing the 'hiking' or 'trail' lists should turn up boots or shoes that work for hunting in Africa.

  • Check that you can easily move all your toes.
  • Check your foot does not slide around in the boot.
  • Check that no part of your foot is being squashed within the boot.
  • Check the whole of your whole foot is comfortably contained in the boot.

Right Safari Boots For The Terrain

Check the terrain that you'll be hunting before the purchase of new boots. This will help with the decision on boot height and tread pattern.

  • If the terrain is primarily hilly, uneven and rocky, you may prefer a medium-high boot which will protect your ankle if you go over on it. You can also tuck your trousers in a higher boot, if you need to, which will also help to keep out tsetse flies and other debris.
  • For African hunting opt for the softest sole you can get away with on the terrain you are hunting. Hard soles, though more durable, make more noise when walking.
  • Your choice of tread pattern also depends on the terrain you will be hunting. A deep, thick tread will improve traction in the wet or on sloping surfaces.

Safari Boots Durability & Water Resistance

  • Some water-resistance may be useful especially when hunting in the early morning when there is a heavy dew. Fully water-proof boots are probably unnecessary for most African hunts and they may make your feet very hot and sweaty.

Safari Boot Height

Use whatever boot height is comfortable for you and the type of hunting you expect to be doing. It is often useful to be able to tuck your trousers in, so tsetse flies, ticks and grass-seeds etc cannot gain access. However, generally...

  • Low cut shoes are fine for most daily hunt outings for plains game in flat bush veldt terrain.
  • Mid cut shoes are better if you are carrying a backpack & headed out for long days on buffalo tracks. They will offer better ankle support and protection from dirt and debris.
  • High cut boots are the best choice for maximum balance and ankle support. They may be the boot height of choice for very rough or mountainous terrain, and provided they are waterproof, in wet conditions too. They will also keep your trousers well tucked in, preventing access for insects etc.

Leather Or Synthetic Shoe/Boot Upper?

Leather is generally best for durability, protection, strength and comfort but there are lots of types of leather...

  • Full Grain Leather is thick, smooth & shiny which has great durability.
  • Reverse Full Grain Leather is the strongest, thickest leather which works well against abrasions.
  • Nubuck Leather is a type of full grain leather that has been sanded on the grain side, or outside, to give a slight nap like suede.
  • Split Leather is the result of the hide divided into several layers. The fibres are slightly looser than full grain leather to provide a softer feel. This leather can be oiled and waxed to improve water resistance.
  • Pigskin Leather is a dense leather which is very pliable, comfortable and water resistant.
  • Synthetic uppers can be manufactured to look and function like real leather with similar durability, water resistance and performance.

Upper Ventilation?

Upper ventilation is a good choice for the general warm climate and dry conditions of Africa. However, if you are likely to be hunting wet, marshy areas, skip the ventilation features. You may need water resistant footwear when hunting in the heavy early morning dew, changing to ventilated boots later in the day.

Waterproof Footwear?

A measure of water resistance or waterproofing in your hunting boots is a good idea, depending on your hunting area and season - chilly dewy mornings, river or marshy terrain, frequent downpours, etc.

  • The shoe is lined with a waterproof, breathable membrane, such as Gore-Tex, built within the whole shoe, like a sock.
  • Alternatively the seams of the show can be sealed with pieces of waterproof membrane.
  • Always take a spare pair of equally comfortable boots in case your main pair get broken or wet. There is nothing worse than walking in soaking boots.
  • Don't forget to take spare laces .
  • Make sure your boots are well worn-in . Don't arrive in Africa with brand new unworn boots. This is particularly important if your boots are made completely or partially of full-grain leather or nubuck. Boot or shoe uppers made of synthetic material do need wearing-in but not as much.

Hunting Boot/Shoe Tech Explained

It can be quite hard to unravel the technological features when selecting appropriate footwear to hunt in Africa. Manufacturers often brand these features with a name specific to their company but the technology is often available in many makes of footwear, just under another name.

  • Merrell 'Air Cushion' - a sealed unit located in the heel section of certain Merrell Footwear. It can absorb up to four times your weight and helps to correctly align the foot within the shoe for a more comfortable and stable walk or hike.
  • Merrell 'Kinetic Fit' - insoles provide flexible, intuitive support for connected and protected movement.
  • EVA midsole - part of the sole that provides cushioning and protection of your feet when striking the ground when walking or running.
  • Dual-density EVA foam pods - extra cushioning in the rear and forefoot areas.
  • Vibram Outsoles - deliver grip on different types of surfaces and are resistant to abrasion at the same time.
  • Vibram Megagrip - high performance rubber compound even better grip on wet and dry surfaces.
  • Gore-Tex - is the trade name for a membrane or fabric which has many applications. In footwear, a layer of Gore-Tex is built in to put a barrier between your feet and the elements - rain, wind, heat, etc. In addition to waterproofing, it allows sweat to evaporate, ensuring that your feet don’t become clammy and uncomfortable.
  • BOA Fit System - reduces pressure points and accommodates swelling with micro-adjustments for comfort in all environments.
  • Merrell 'FlexPlate' - is the integration of a lightweight, full foot stability plate with outsole lugs to provide stability, underfoot protection, durability and integrated grip.
  • Ballistic mesh - nylon fabric designed for maximum durability and abrasion resistance.
  • Merrell 'M-Select Dry' - is a waterproof technology using taped seams.
  • Merrell 'M-Select X-Dry' - is added moisture-wicking properties to keep the wearer completely dry.
  • Molded nylon arch shank - adds a measure of firmness for sure-footedness with increased padding underfoot to protect from rough terrain and vigorous foot strike (the way in which your foot strikes the ground).
  • EXO Heel System - a snug, supported area surrounding the base of the ankle that, once a foot is slipped in, locks the heel down, preventing rubbing and blisters.
  • TPU Stability Shank - a type of plastic shank that provides more stability for your feet.
  • TPU Midfoot Shank - a type of TPU shank that provides more midfoot support and stability.

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  • 7" tall leather uppers made from 2.5 mm full grain leather feature double and triple stitching throughout for added durability
  • Perfect for African Safaris or grassland and sand environments, the Safari features a Eurosole SuperLite Outsole that is a soft rubber ideal for stalking game
  • Forged boot hardware offers corrosion resistance and swivels instead of breaking
  • Featuring a interior Cambrelle lining that wicks away moisture, the Safari is non-insulated and has no waterproof membrane for maximum breathability in warmer weather
  • Protective rubber toe cap for extra abrasion resistance

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Whether you hike or hunt in warmer climes, here or abroad, Kenetrek Safari Hiking Boot is like buying two hiking boot models in one. While being your go-to early season or desert boot, they'll quickly become your first choice around town. The durable 2.5mm full grain leather uppers have a Cambrelle lining that breathes, wicks, and keeps you from overheating. And the new Django outsole pads your every step and grips just about any surface you'll encounter from rocky ascents to slippery sidewalks. We've added extra-padded soft collars and a flex notch upper design to bring slipper comfort to an incredibly durable boot. Specs: - 7" tall 2.5mm thick premium full grain leather uppers with one piece vamp construction with no seams down the tongue for abrasion resistance and waterproofness - Reinforced double and triple stitching in high wear areas - 5mm nylon midsoles for extra support with pack loads - Boot hardware that swivels instead of breaking - Reinforced rubber toe cap for extra abrasion resistance - No waterproof membrane for increased breathability in hot climates - Lightweight Django outsoles provide excellent traction

  • Is Discontinued By Manufacturer ‏ : ‎ No
  • Product Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 12 x 8 x 4 inches; 2 Pounds
  • Item model number ‏ : ‎ KE-420-SAF
  • Department ‏ : ‎ mens
  • Date First Available ‏ : ‎ September 16, 2014
  • Manufacturer ‏ : ‎ Kenetrek
  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B00ELFC83M
  • #1,307 in Men's Hiking Boots

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The Ultimate Safari Packing List

All the gear, accessories, and clothing that’s fit to pack for the perfect safari adventure.

Katherine Alex Beaven is a Los Angeles-based travel, food and drink, and culture writer.

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My first-ever safari was a three-day budget camping safari in Kruger National Park run by a hostel. I shared a small 5x5 tent with a friend. Since then, I’ve taken over 150 safaris, running the gamut from bare-bones camping to luxury lodges. I’ve gone from being underprepared to being over-prepared to knowing what safari essentials you should pack no matter where you’re headed or what type of safari experience you’ve booked.

To double-check my checklist, I also reached out to Koen Pretorius, a local safari guide in South Africa, for his expert input on what travelers should pack for a safari. Although his company, Tsala Trails, focuses on luxury walking safaris, his packing suggestions apply to all types of safaris.

For the most part, the products on this list are all items I’ve used (or wish I had), have seen other people use, or were recommended by our expert guide, who reminds you to “prepare for the worst, but go with the flow and enjoy” once you arrive.

Packing Checklist for a Safari

Whether you’re heading out on a walking safari, staying in a basic tented camp, or checking into a luxury lodge, these are the items you’ll want to make sure make it into your bag.

  • Best Camera: Nikon Z50 Mirrorless Camera Two Lens Kit
  • Best Binoculars: Zeiss 10x42 Terra ED Binoculars
  • Best Sunscreen: Thinksport Kid’s Safe Sunscreen SPF 50+
  • Best Bug Spray: Off! Familycare Smooth & Dry Aerosole Personal Repellents and Bug Spray
  • Best Travel Adapter: Vintar Universal Travel Adaptor Kit
  • Best Water Bottle: Brita Stainless Steel Premium Filtering Water Bottle
  • Best First-aid Kit: Adventure Store Ultralight/Watertight Medical Kit  

Luggage and Accessories

  • Best Suitcase: Osprey Sojourn Shuttle Bag
  • Best Day Pack: Deuter Speed Lite 21 Pack
  • Best Sunglasses for Men: Knockaround Premiums Sport Sunglasses
  • Best Sunglasses for Women: Smith Caper 53mm ChromaPop Polarized Square Sunglasses
  • Best Sun Hat: Tilly LTM6 Airflo Broad Brim Sun Hat
  • Best Travel Pill Organizer: Auvon Weekly Pill Organizer

Shoes and Apparel

  • Best Sun Shirt: Uniqlo Airism Mesh UV Protection Full-zip Hoodie
  • Best Insulating Layer: Patagonia Better Sweater Fleece Jacket
  • Best Waterproof Pants: REI Co-op Sahara Convertible Pants
  • Best Walking Shoes: Merrell Moab 3 Mid Waterproof Hiking Boot
  • Best Sandals: Teva Original Universal Sandal

The most important things you’ll pack for your safari aren’t clothing items, but your gear. I’ve included the essential items for most safaris here, but your exact needs will depend on your particular safari destination and the type of safari you’ll be embarking on (camping, walking, or luxury excursions will require different types of gear). Pretorius also says that no matter what type of safari you’re on, small travel towels can come in handy to clean your face from dirt, dust, sweat, or sunscreen. For anyone planning on using their phone to take pictures and videos, packing a portable power bank (like this fast-charging option ) will help make sure you don’t run out of juice and get you powered back up quickly so you don’t miss too many photo ops.

Best Camera

Nikon z50 mirrorless camera two lens kit.

For those who don’t want to rely on their smartphone, which can lose power, overheat, or glitch while on a safari, a handheld camera is a must. Pretorius suggests going for a mirrorless model. I agree and recommend the Nikon Z30 Mirrorless Camera with Two Lens Kit. Mirrorless cameras are much more lightweight than DSLRs and tend to have a faster shooting reaction speed that can make or break a wildlife shot. This Nikon Z50 has 20.9 megapixels, shoots 4K video, and comes with both a 16-50mm that’s good for portraits and a 50-250mm zoom lens that is perfect for wildlife safaris (and the maximum you’ll probably be able to shoot without the image becoming unstable). It can also shoot at a pushed 204800 ISO, which basically means it’s also great for night shots.

Best Binoculars

Zeiss 10x42 terra ed binoculars.

Binoculars are technically optional for a safari, but what’s the point of going on a bucket list trip experience and squinting to see the wildlife? That said, binoculars can be expensive, so you want to make sure to get the best bang for your buck. Pretorius suggests looking for binoculars with good quality lenses that are lightweight and durable with a strength of at least 8x32, 10x28, or 10x32. Our top pick are the Zeiss 10x42 Terra ED Binoculars, which are just over 1.5 pounds and compact. Zeiss glass is considered premium quality, and the 10x42 specs give you both a good depth of field and a steady view. Their weatherproof design keeps them working in temperatures ranging from 24-140 degrees, but they also have a waterproof body, so you don’t have to worry about ruining them if they get wet.

Best Sunscreen

Thinksport kid’s safe sunscreen spf 50+.

While many people remember to pack sunscreen for their safari, they often don’t think twice about how eco-friendly it will be since safaris are primarily a land-based activity. It’s still important to wear eco-friendly sunscreen like Thinksport since any residue will be washed off your body in the shower and eventually absorbed in the ground in the bush. I am a loyal Thinksport fan because their eco-friendly mineral sunscreens have broad-spectrum UV protection, don’t go on greasy (be sure to shake it before applying), and have a minimal white cast. The Kids’ formula is also non-toxic, biodegradable, unscented, and suitable for sensitive skin. Plus, it’s water-resistant and will last for 80 minutes.

Best Bug Spray

Off familycare smooth & dry aerosole personal repellents and bug spray.

Bug spray is available in most safari destinations, but the options may be limited. Bring your own to be safe. I recommend the Smooth and Dry version of Off! FamilyCare Insect & Mosquito Repellant. It comes in a convenient four-ounce size that is sure to last for your entire trip, but won’t take up unnecessary room in your day pack. This aerosol formula makes application effortless and even, and it dries without any sticky or greasy residue — there’s nothing worse than sitting in the heat and feeling like you have a coat of chemicals on you. It’s also unscented, which is ideal for heading into wildlife territory. The 15 percent DEET formulation covers a range of insects, from mosquitos to gnats and ticks. It can also safely be sprayed on clothes.

Best Travel Adapter

Vintar universal travel adaptor kit.

The Vintar Universal Travel Adaptor Kit is an essential buy that you can reuse for subsequent trips abroad. Not only is this adaptor beloved and well-priced, but it also stands out because it actually contains a plug adaptor configuration for South Africa. South Africa has a unique plug that is usually only available as its own clunky, pricey plug. I also love the streamlined design of this adaptor unit compared to other units and the fact that it has two two-prong plugs, two 5-volt USB-C ports, and one 5-volt USB-A port built right in.

Best Water Bottle

Brita stainless steel premium filtering water bottle.

While most lodges and safari companies will offer water bottles , Pretorius recommends bringing your own reusable water bottle to stay hydrated between game drives and walks, and during transfers and travel. I recommend the Brita Insulated Filtered Water Bottle because many lodges and camps in Africa use rainwater for drinking water, and while it is safe to drink, it may taste differently than you’re used to. This bottle has a replaceable carbon filter that helps to improve water taste and odor. It can also remove particulates in the water, but note that it is not a purifier. The stainless steel insulation will keep contents cool or warm for up to 24 hours, and the straw is ideal for taking sips inside a bumpy vehicle without spilling. One filter lasts up to two months or 40 gallons of water and replaces up to 300 plastic bottles of water.

Best First-aid Kit

Adventure medical kit ultralight watertight .5.

Any reputable safari operator or lodge will have a first-aid kit , but I still recommend packing this Adventure Medical Kit for peace of mind. It has all your essential medical needs covered, including an assortment of bandages and wound dressings, single doses of various generic pain and allergy medications, a splinter remover that can also remove ticks, and a collection of blister covers. Everything comes in a compact, double-layer waterproof bag that will easily fit into your day pack without taking up too much room. I particularly like having this on hand because it offers a quick way to deal with minor ailments on your own, using products you’re familiar with, and doesn’t require you to hunt down the lodge manager or interrupt the safari.

Best Luggage and Accessories

Your exact accessories and luggage needs will again vary depending on your specific trip, but I’ve compiled a basic list of items that function as universal needs. Regarding walking tours, Pretorius says a walking stick is a great addition, but only if you know you’ll use it. On the flip side, he says you’ll definitely want to pack a pair of ankle gaiters to strap onto your shoes to protect your lower legs and ankles from dirt, mud, debris, and errant branches or rocks.

Best Suitcase

Osprey sojourn shuttle bag 30 inch.

This eco-friendly, water-resistant wheeled duffel from Osprey ticks so many boxes, even ones you didn’t know you needed. On a basic level, it has a 108-liter capacity, several interior zippered organization pockets, a retractable handle, and is constructed with tough Bluesign-approved nylon. But the beauty of this bag is in the details. The duffel’s compression straps allow the bag to conform and snugly hold several different capacity levels — meaning you can pack it partially full, leaving room for souvenirs. Exterior storage includes a waterproof shoe compartment (key for muddy or dusty after-safari shoes) and a top easy-access compartment for toiletry bags or dirty clothes. It also has an extra-wide wheelbase and oversized 110mm wheels that maneuver beautifully over multiple surfaces, including rough terrain.

Best Day Pack

Deuter speed lite 21 pack.

Day packs are necessary for keeping your essentials with you while out on game drives or bush walks. The Deuter Speed Lite 21L Pack is made from 100 percent recycled materials and goes hard on the features while maintaining a simple and slim profile. Hikers and walkers will appreciate the bag’s minimal 15-ounce weight, padded and lined mesh backing, weight-balancing sternum and waist strap, and the side compression straps that help to prevent wobbling. You’ll get a side water bottle pocket (or you can slide a water bladder into the back sleeve and utilize the built-in hydration port and tube routing), a zippered top easy-access pocket, and accessory loops where you can thread things like your sunglasses. We also love that it’s made with Bluesign recycled materials.

Best Sunglasses for Men

Knockaround premiums sport sunglasses.

When it comes to sunglasses, Pretorius says you should pack a pair with polarized lenses and UVA and UVB protection to help protect your eyes while out on safari. These Knockaround Premiums Sport Sunglasses have a wide rectangular shape that will complement a variety of face shapes while also providing good coverage. These sunglasses are made from a strong but lightweight polycarbonate material and have comfortable nose cushions for those long outings. In particular, the polarized lenses are FDA-approved for their excellent impact resistance. They’re only available in one color and one size, but luckily it’s black and a size with a near-universal fit. These sunnies are also affordably priced, so you can leave your expensive sunglasses at home.

Best Sunglasses for Women

Smith caper sunglasses with chromapop.

These classically shaped square sunglasses offer 100 percent UV protection and the benefits of polarized lenses, plus a little extra that makes them a great safari pick. They have a proprietary ChromaPop component that enhances the view by further reducing glare and filtering out certain light wavelengths, resulting in superior clarity and natural color matching. Plus, they come in three color options, so you can find the pair that’s perfect for your look. Polymer materials makes them durable, and anti-slip nose cushions help keep them comfortable (and on your face during those windy game drives). They are an investment, however, so you might want to pick up a hard sided glasses case for storage.

Best Sun Hat

Tilley ltm6 airflo broad brim hat.

Pretorius says to stick with a brimmed hat since it will help keep your neck and shoulders protected from the sun, and he recommends investing in a hat from Tilly, the brand he himself uses. I like their LTM6 Airflo Sun Hat because it has the second-widest brim in the collection, comes in safari-friendly colors, and is made of Bluesign recycled materials. Where it shines, though, is its UPF 50+ sun protection rating and cooling mesh band around the crown that allows air to flow through (somehow while staying water-repelling). I love that it packs down flat and has the all-too-important adjustable wind strap, so it will stay in place in windy conditions. Oh, and Tilly guarantees all their hats for life.

Best Travel Pill Organizer

Auvon weekly pill organizer.

Use this travel pill organizer to pack your daily anti-malarial meds, regular prescriptions and supplements, or to ensure you have a stash of your trusted over-the-counter allergy or pain medicines. What I love about this seven-day pill organizer is that each day’s container can be removed separately and easily slipped into your pocket or day pack, giving you access to your daily dosage without having to cart around the entire case. Plus, the containers have a large capacity that can fit several larger-sized pills, and each day is a different color, a boon for visual folks like me. You’ll also get a water-resistant case with an easy-grab handle, and an interior pocket where you can store printed copies of your prescriptions (especially essential for any controlled prescriptions).

Best Shoes and Apparel

When it comes to clothing, Pretorius suggests leaning into performance tech items that are lightweight, breathable, and offer sun and water protection when possible. He says that waterproof pants and a waterproof jacket are “game-changers” during the rainy season since they fold up small and can make or break your experience in cold and rainy weather. For winter safaris, he warns that it can get cold and recommends packing a warming beanie and a pair of insulated gloves . These can also come in handy for early morning or nighttime game drives or walks during the shoulder season. The biggest tip is to pack layers, as temperatures can fluctuate from day to night and even throughout the day.

Best Sun Shirt

Uniqlo airism mesh uv protection full-zip hoodie.

Whether you’re walking or in a vehicle, be sure to pack at least one top that has UPF protection. UPF protection is like built-in sunscreen and the UPF number refers to the percentage of UV rays the fabric blocks. According to Pretorius, you should aim for easy-to-care-for materials such as polyester, cotton, or blends. Uniqlo’s recycled polyester-spandex Airism Mesh UV Protection Full Zip Hoodie provides a removable full-coverage layer that’s lightweight and breathable enough to wear in high temps without overheating. I love that it has hand pockets and thumbholes, too, so you can protect your hands as well. It also packs down into its own pocket, making it a cinch to toss into your day pack.

Best Insulating Layer

Patagonia better sweater fleece jacket.

An insulating layer is a must for keeping you cozy during morning or night walks, chilly nights in a tent , or during early or evening game drives. It’s amazing how quickly it can go from warm to chilly (or even freezing) when you’re zooming through the park in an open-air vehicle. I never got in the vehicle without my Patagonia fleece, a men’s version hand-me-down from a ranger friend after I failed to pack my own. I like this style in particular because it has a contoured cut that is easy to layer and features a full zipper that doesn’t require you to pull it over your head. The zippered hand pockets and sleeve stash pocket are also key for keeping items secure during bumpy rides or long hikes (they also help keep out sneaky bugs). Plus, it’s made from recycled material and is Fair Trade-certified.

Best Waterproof Pants

Rei co-op sahara convertible pants.

Waterproof and rainproof pants are essential for Safaris. Pretorius notes that they can help to keep your safari experience comfortable and pleasant in cold or inclement weather. These REI Co-op Sahara Convertible Pants ( also available for men ) are made from recycled polyester, spandex, and nylon, and have a special water-repellent coating that causes water to bead on contact. The cargo-style design includes six storage pockets to securely carry any essentials, and the drawstring elastic waist allows you to customize the fit for maximum comfort. The pants are lightweight and breathable but also feature vertical ankle zippers for extra airflow — or you can simply zip off the lower portion of the pants below the knee to convert them into shorts.

Best Walking Shoes

Merrell moab 3 mid waterproof hiking boots.

A durable and comfortable pair of sneakers is a must, even if you’re spending the majority of your time in a vehicle (you’ll likely have the chance to get out of the vehicle a few times to walk around or do a short bush walk). Heading out on a walking safari or staying in a ground-level tented camp? They’re a necessity. These Merrell Moab 3 Mid all-terrain boots get the job done by providing a supportive but comfortable fit with contoured footbeds, excellent shock absorption, high-traction soles, and outer heel and toe protection.

They’re also waterproof, which comes in handy for water crossings or downpours, and this mid-rise version has extra ankle support — highly recommended by Pretorius — for uneven ground and tiring trails. Several neutral colorways also mean you can pick the right combo for you while still blending into the bush.

Best Sandals

Teva women's original universal sandals.

Pretorius recommends packing a pair of sandals . While he is comfortable wearing flip-flops, I prefer a sturdier sandal like the Teva Original Universal. It’s a bit more rugged, with stabilizing traction in the sole and an adjustable heel strap to prevent them from sliding off. These sandals are also top-notch performers in wet conditions and have a molded sole with heel cushioning and arch support for long-wear comfort. Fitting with the theme of most of the items on this list, they are also made from recycled materials. Another bonus? They have an accessible price point, and there are a whopping 43 colors and patterns to choose from in women’s sizes and over 50 options in men’s sizes .

What to Know Before You Go on Safari

Avoid camouflage clothing.

If you’re visiting countries like Zimbabwe, Zambia, Ghana, and Uganda (to name a few), you’ll need to avoid packing anything with a camouflage design. In these countries, it is illegal for anyone outside of official law and military personnel to wear camouflage.

Consult your doctor about anti-malarial medications

Malaria is a serious and sometimes fatal disease transmitted by mosquitoes. It is present in some safari destinations, but not all. For example, all game reserves in South Africa's Eastern Cape are in malaria-free zones, but malaria is still a risk in other provinces, including Mpumalanga, which is home to Kruger National Park. Likewise, popular safari countries like Tanzania and Kenya are high-risk malaria zones.

Get in touch with your doctor or local travel clinic several months before your trip to discuss antimalarial options, as some medicines require you to start taking them several weeks before you arrive — and/or several weeks after. It’s also a good idea to ask if your destination requires any vaccinations for entry. Many countries require proof of a yellow fever vaccination, while Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, typhoid, cholera, and MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccinations are recommended prior to travel.

Prepare for the weather

Within the four global seasons of summer, spring, fall, and winter, you should pay attention to whether your visit coincides with the wet or dry season. In South Africa, the dry season is roughly between May and September, and the wet season is October through April with rains starting in November, Pretorius says.

“There is essentially no rain during the winter months,” he adds, which can make “spotting wildlife easier as the vegetation is less dense and the animals tend to stay around permanent water sources. Summer months are hot and humid, and storms can occur frequently, but rarely last very long. Rainy season means the return of migratory birds, and numerous antelope species also give birth during this time of year.”

Keep in mind, the majority of safari destinations are located below the equator in the southern hemisphere. Pretorius is quick to remind safari-goers that the winter and summer seasons occur at opposite times compared to locations above the equator. If you book a safari in most destinations during the months of June, July, and August, you’ll be hitting winter, not summer, and vice versa.

Everyone’s safari needs will differ, but check with your safari provider about what types of items will be available for free or to rent onsite so you don’t pack unnecessary items. For example, many providers offer simple ponchos during the rainy season but rarely offer waterproof pants. Focusing on the necessities will help keep your costs down, luggage lighter, and avoid product waste. Plus, you’ll have more room for souvenirs!

Additionally, avoid single-use and plastic products and instead try to stick to eco-friendly options when possible. Many lodges and camps operate with eco-friendly practices, and following suit during a safari is one way to be respectful of the natural areas, people, and wildlife you’ve come to see. Thin, plastic bags have also been banned in countries like Uganda, South Africa, Tanzania, and Kenya, making eco-friendly materials a must.

A soft-sided rolling duffel is the best luggage to bring on safari, particularly if part of your travels include a smaller airline or will take place on a smaller plane. Many smaller aircrafts and smaller airlines in African countries require soft-sided luggage. The last thing you’ll want to do after a long flight is purchase a new piece of luggage and repack before being let onto your intra-country flight. Since size, weight, shape, and luggage types can vary vastly between airlines, it’s a good idea to do research beforehand to make sure your luggage meets all restrictions.

Pretorius says to avoid “anything red, orange, yellow, fluorescent, and even white” since predators often associate these colors with prey. You want to blend in as much as possible with your surroundings, which is why natural, neutral-colors are best for safaris. This is even more important for walking safaris or camping as you’ll actually be on the ground. "Think earthy tones, like khaki, brown, beige, and even navy blue” when choosing your safari packing palette, Pretorius adds.

If you’re in a self-contained lodge, you can wear pretty much whatever you’d like while on the property. Just be sure to dress for the weather and remember that even luxury safari lodges have a fairly casual vibe (a.k.a you won’t need any formal or business attire).

When in doubt, opt for lightweight clothing that offers protection from the elements and environment — breathable, water-resistant/waterproof, and UPF fabrics in layers.

Why Trust Travel + Leisure

K. Alex Beaven has had over 150 safari experiences, including budget camping, bush walks, game drives, river cruises, and luxury lodges in Zimbabwe, Zambia, Namibia, Botswana, South Africa, and Sri Lanka. Additionally, Alex spent several months living onsite at two game reserves in the Eastern Cape, creating content for their conservation volunteer programs. She also interviewed Koen Pretorius, owner and guide at Tsala Trails , a safari company that offers all-inclusive walking safaris in Big 5 game reserves across South Africa, to get his best advice about preparing and packing for a safari.

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Always wear comfortable, closed shoes when you go on outdoor adventures, or your next safari or trip overseas. We recommend packing one pair to use for more active outdoor activities, on game drives and for short walks, as well as a pair of cooler shoes to wear while relaxing and around your lodge on safari. For long walks, always use a pair of trail or hiking shoes which you have walked in properly, together with a pair of cooler shoes for around camp to give your feet time to recuperate after miles of walking.

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Mens Safari Shoes & Boots Read our Mens Safari Shoes & Boots Advice Guide

  • If you are going on a classic game drive type of safari, then pack comfortable men's safari shoes to wear on game drive but which are able to double as good walking shoes for a walk in the bush - an activity we highly recommend. Note that if you do not have walking shoes with you on game drive then your guide may decide against a quick impromptu walk in the bush
  • Also take a pair of men's safari shoes to wear around the camp. These may be the same pair as your select for the above, but it may also be a pair of cooler sandals or open shoes.
  • For full-on walking safaris make sure you take men's safari shoes which are made for longer hikes - and ensure that you walk them in properly before you go on safari. You may prefer low rise canvas trail shoes or leather higher rise boots - the preference is purely personal.
  • If you are going on a walking safari in sandy areas (check with the walking safari company you have booked with) then we suggest that you pack higher rise boots with a built in tongue - such as our Rufiji™ APU Safari Combat Boots - as this will minimise the amount of sand which goes into the shoe which will cause discomfort.
  • We would still take a a pair of cooler men's shoes or sandals for before and after walks when around the camp.
  • Safari tip: always check your shoes for small snakes, scorpions, spiders and insects before putting them on.

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Rufiji™ explorer safari veldskoen shoes in kalahari khaki, rufiji™ apu combat safari boots in wildebeest brown, the buffalo boot in buffalo brown, veldskoen desert safari boots in khaki.

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