November 27, 2018


How to pack for the ultimate wild-life experience

Walking safaris generally consist of gentle meandering, discovering ancient secrets and intimate encounters with nature. There are numerous options of walking safaris across South Africa, with differing terrains and an array of wild-life, bird-life and indigenous vegetation. We will never forget the feeling when walking carefully with our experienced guide in search for one of the magnificent Big 5. Truly unforgettable! Thinking about embarking on such an ultimate wild-life experience? Here is HI-TEC’s best gear for you to enjoy South Africa walking safaris in greater comfort.

The Ravus Vent Mid

This outdoor crossover walking boot will keep your feet comfortable through-out your walking safari. It’s breathable and provides superior grip in the tougher terrains with a M-D Traction outsole. Ultimate comfort, for the ultimate wild-life experience is ensured with a compression-moulded EVA midsole. The gusseted tongue makes sure you avoid debris on those challenging walks. Ideal for all your outdoor adventures to come!


The Rainforest Wide Brim Hat

Summer in South Africa is generally hot, especially when traveling in the Kruger, KwaZulu-Natal or Northern Cape. Keep safe from the sun by packing a hat that covers your face, ears and neck. It’s an essential for walking safaris and all other outdoor adventures. Designed to fit snug for all day wear and made from moisture-wicking fabric, with mesh vents to keep you dry. 


The Rhino Short Sleeve

Neutral colours on walking safaris are a must! When entering wild animal territory on foot, you are expected to dress appropriately in bush colours. Part of HI-TEC’s bush range, the Rhino short sleeved shirt is an outdoor favourite. Keep gadgets close-by in the double patch pockets and have peace of mind knowing your shirt offers durability through the 100% cotton twill make-up. It is lightweight, versatile and looks great on and off the trail. View shirt here. 

You can view the full article in the summer edition of WILD magazine.  

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