All our equipped 4×4 vehicle ( Land Rover 110 Defender. Toyota Hilux Double Cab 4×4 and other 4x4s ) have as standard the following:
- Two 2 person roof top tents – 1.4 meter wide
- Fridge / Freezer ( smaller fridges, 40lt if you are two persons travelling and larger fridges, 55lt for groups of 4 persons )
- Twin Battery System / Battery management system
- 50l Extended Fuel Tank ( Land Rover has 110 litres and Toyotas 160 litres )
- 50l Water Tank
- Extensive Tool Box – You may not be able to use it, but in remote locations there are brilliant mechanics who does not have the tools to assist you ( includes quick set epoxy, Q20, oil, transmission oil, coolant)
- GPS – Preloaded with maps ( Tracks4Africa ) of areas you will be visiting.
- All required vehicle signs for the countries you will be travelling in ( SA Sticker, red on back and white in front )
We also provide camping equipment rental, this gives you the option to use your own 4×4 but hire our camping equipment
We have added:
Fire Extinguisher ( as required by traffic laws )
Tyre pressure gage, tyre inflator, patch kit, spare valves, high lift jack and snatch strap ( with set of D shackles, tree protector and gloves ).
Spade, axe, jerry cans x 2 + funnel and battery jumper cables.
Emergency triangles ( 2 ) and emergency light sticks ( for additional warning sticks at night ).
If you are traversing Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique or further north in Africa a set of sand tracks is added.
First Aid Box
We have found that you have the greatest need for a first aid box when you are a good half day’s drive from the nearest doctor or pharmacy. We packed the following emergency items on a kitty basis (take when you need and replace when you are in a major town ). These are all over the counter medicines and can be bought at any pharmacy, Clicks Pharmacy or Dischem.
PLEASE NOTE: Items should only be used if the instructions are followed. Do not use expired or open items. We check the bags every 6 months and remove expired items. Brands stated here may differ due to availability.
|Surgical gloves||Band Aids x 10||Burnshield x 2||Lip Balm – Labello||Med Lemon – Colds|
|CPR Mouth Piece||Water purifying tablets||Pain Tablets – Disprin||Valoid||Cough Syrup|
|Antiseptic – 100ml||Imodium||Deep Heat – Muscle pains||Rehydration Sachets x 4||Eno|
|Emergency Blanket||Anthisan – insect bites||Eye Drops||Swabs||Safety Pins|
|SAM Splint||Anti Bacterial ointment – Savlon||Emergency Tooth Repair Kit||Bandages||Whistle and Mirror|
|Scissor||Injection + Needles||Insect Repellent||Wet Wipes||Logenzes – soar throat|
Experience Enhancing Equipment
Map book of the area you are traveling through (GPS is only helpful till a point and to open a map book still has the allure of an adventure about to unfold).
Guide Books: Birds, Trees and Mammal identification for southern Africa.
Tourist guide book – to indicated points of interest and show historical facts of the area you find yourself in.
Camping Equipment – packed per category in storage boxes (they are marked)
|Dish Cloth||1||Braai Fork||1||Forks||4|
|Dish Sponge / Scourer||1||Bread Board||1||Knives||4|
|Dishwashing Liquid 500ml||1||Bread Knife||1||Milk Jug||1|
|CROCKERY||Can Opener||1||Sugar Bowl||1|
|Cereal Bowl||4||Cork Screw||1||Table Spoons||4|
|Coffee Cups||4||Dish Up Spoon||2||Tea Spoons||4|
|Dinner Plates||4||Salad Spoon Set||2||Cutlery Box||1|
|Serving Dishes||4||Egg Lifter||1||Salt & Pepper Set||1|
|Wine Glasses||4||Vegetable Knife||1||Water Hose and Nozzle||1|
|Pillow Cases||4||Wooden Spoon||1|
|Pillows||4||Tea Pot – Steel||1||CAMP|
|Pillow Protector||4||Pot – Small||1||Camping Table||1|
|Sheets – on request||Pot – Medium||1||Camping Chair
|Sleeping Bags||4||Pan – Medium||1||Camping dust carpet||1|
|Towels||4||Water Bottle ( 2lt )||1||Table Lamp – Rechargeable Battery||2|
|Blanket – 1 per tent||2||Lighter||1||Gas Bottle – 3kg||1|
|Plastic Rubbish Bags||10||Gas Plate||1|
Please let us know if you require any additional equipment. We can assist with the following:
Extra Spare Wheels
Free standing 3 person tent
Extra bedding, blankets, sleeping bags etc
Accommodation Bookings – For all your accommodation needs
Mariska – firstname.lastname@example.org
Guided 4×4 Expeditions – Great adventures, guided
Carel – email@example.com
4×4 Fitment – All your 4×4 requirements for your own 4×4
Luan – firstname.lastname@example.org
Driver / guide or camp assistant can be arranged.