Go Beyond

Fully-supported, privately guided and
and personally tailored self-drive safaris throughout southern Africa.

 


Our Equipment

After many years of camping experience and equipping our own expedition vehicles, we have mastered the art of packing and storage. We neither take too much nor too little and your Land Rover Defender will be equipped with the following while we carry everything else that is required to maximise your enjoyment on safari:

Camping Equipment

  • Comfortable tents sleeping two people with double or single mattress as required and mosquito netting (Black Pot Safaris will not put two roof top tents onto one vehicle as this exceeds the recommended carrying weight and makes the vehicle unstable and susceptible to rolling)
  • Pillows, sleeping bags, sleeping sheets, blankets and towels of a high quality
  • 40l fridge/freezer
  • Drawer storage system (when available)
  • Additional storage boxes
  • Lightweight aluminum roofrack
  • Jerrycan holder
  • Gas cylinder holder (when necessary)
  • Eezi Awning (optional, at additional cost)
  • 60L Water-tank (full)
  • 2 Ratchet tie downs
  • Fold-up table
  • Camp chairs
  • Axe
  • Spade

Safari Equipment

  • Long range fuel tank (150 litre)
  • Rear diff lock/center diff lock
  • Dual battery system
  • Tow strap and shackles
  • Jumper cables
  • Rubber sand ladders
  • Puncture repair kit
  • Towbar
  • Basic tool kit
  • Highlift jack
  • Additional spare tyre (2nd spare)
  • Bullbar
  • Winch (on request only, additional cost)
  • GPS (on request only, additional cost)
  • Air compressor and tyre pressure gauge
  • Two way radios
  • Satellite phone (On request only, additional cost)
  • 1 Wheel brace
  • Warning triangles

Picnic Bag stocked with all sorts of goodies on a daily basis, plus:

  • Thermos
  • Water container
  • Stainless steel mugs and cups
  • Milk container
  • Coffee, tea, sugar and milk

Books and Documentation

  • Field guide to mammals of Southern Africa
  • Field guide to birds of Southern Africa
  • 'On Safari' Guide: 4x4 and camp equipment information
  • Adventure guides to the areas being visited
  • All documentation required for cross border travel
  • Maps for areas being visited
  • GPS coordinates where relevant for areas being visited

Safari Leader's Vehicle

  • Winch
  • GPS
  • Satellite phone
  • First aid kit
  • Camp shower (on request) and hand basin
  • Mobile toilet seat and toilet enclosure (on request)
  • Mess tent for shade and shelter in case of rain
  • Fold -up shower enclosure
  • Comprehensive tool kit and recovery equipment
  • Lanterns and paraffin
  • Washing-up bucket, dish cloths, tea towels, washing up liquid etc
  • Cast-iron cooking pots and pans
  • All plates and cutlery
  • Collapsible Tripod
  • Stainless steel Braai grid
  • Spare gas
  • Additional reference books, other reading material and a selection of games

All of our equipment is of the highest quality, packs away securely and creates a stylish camp environment. Each vehicle will carry additional storage boxes to help the team leaders store provisions for the trip. They will also require access to your fridges for the same purpose.

 

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