Expedition Vehicle

Our safari trucks are purpose built for overland tours and will carry all the equipment required to run an expedition through Africa. They are practical and built with safety and your comfort in mind. There is no on-board toilet, air conditioning or heating. Mechanically, the trucks are operated under a strict maintenance programme. However breakdowns can and sometimes do occur. At such times, please be patient while your Tour Leader considers the options of repair. Setbacks are what you make of them and digging the truck out of the mud is sometimes one of the most memorable parts of a tour! Africa is a big place and most tours cover long distances. Driving is therefore an integral part of the trip – an Ipod, book, cards, games etc can help pass the time. Average speeds are around 60-80km/hour although there are times when our speed will be considerably below that due to bumpy roads. Warm clothes are recommended for days when we are driving with the sides up. Dress in layers – the mornings can be cool but during the day you can take off a layer as it warms up.

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      4 SERIES SCANIA

  • Airbag suspension
  • 260 hp
  • Long range fuel tanks
  • Coach seats
  • Roll up PVC sides for better viewing
  • Large storage capacity for food, spares and luggage
  • Secure safe for money belts and passports
  • 250ltr water tank
  • Open air bench seat behind cab for game viewing
  • Cool boxes for food and drinks
  • Internal and external lighting
  • Charging facilities for your Cameras 240V AC and 12V DC
  • Stereo, plays CD's and has an input jack for MP3 player
  • Library on truck

 

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Expedition Vehicle

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Our safari trucks are purpose built for overland tours and will carry all the equipment required to run an expedition through Africa. They are practical and built with safety and your comfort in mind. There is no on-board...

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Health & Insurance

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*TRAVEL INSURANCE *Travel insurance is mandatory for all passengers. You should look for a comprehensive policy to cover you for health, accident, repatriation, cancellation, loss of belongings, documents and money etc. Your policy should be issued to cover you for...

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Pre departure Information

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PRE-DEPARTURE INFORMATION EAST AFRICA  Please read carefully!   PASSPORTS Your passport must be valid for a minimum of six months beyond the date of your EXIT from Africa.  This is extremely important – even if you are 1 or 2 days...

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Accommodation

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*H*- hotel or lodge with ensuite facilities. *A/E*- accommodation with ensuite facilities, eg, chalet, cottage, banda. *PT*- permanent tent (most with ensuite facilities). *C*- camping in easily erected dome tents, mosquito proof, 50mm foam mattress. Short walk to shared bathroom facilities. 11...

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Booking Conditions

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1. THE COMPANY: "The Safari Company NZ Ltd”. Herein after called the Company accepts bookings for all tours as listed on its website subject to the following conditions. 2. YOUR SIGNATURE: The person signing and returning the Booking Form accepts these...

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