What should I pack?

Bring your bicycle (unless you would like to hire a bike), helmet, all cycling kit including cleats

Pack clothing for both hot and cold conditions (avoid bright colours if going on Safari as well)

Warm gear – a warm jacket, beanie, scarf and gloves (particularly in winter and for Safaris)

Raingear especially a raincoat

Swim wear

A cap/ hat

A pair of comfortable shoes

A pair of walking shoes

Nightwear and underwear




Malaria medication (as prescribed by your MD if required)

Insect repellant for application to your skin (this can be purchased in South Africa)

Any personal medication



Photocopy of passport and airline tickets (to be kept separately from the originals)

Travel insurance

Your own first aid kit equipped with the basics