visa requirements are necessary for foreigners?
Yes, foreigners do need visas for South Africa.
It is your responsibility to check with both your embassy and the
South African Embassy with regards to appropriate visas.
What to bring?
First Aid Kit
You should pack the following kit for all weather conditions, including:
- 2/3 shorts
- 1 jacket / anorak
- Tracksuit / pullover
- 2 pairs of long pants / jeans
- 2 pairs of walking shoes / boots / trainers
- 1 pair of sandals
- 3-4 T-shirts
- 2-3 long sleeve shirts
- smarter change of clothes
- sun hat; preferably one that covers the back of your neck
- kikoi / sarong
Your clothing should be easy to wash and dry and should preferably
not need ironing. Avoid synthetics, which can be very uncomfortable
in hot weather.
Take a set of casual but smart clothes for the occasional evening
out in a restaurant or pub.
If you wear glasses or contacts, it is also advisable to bring a
- towel and facecloth
What fitness level is recommended for
- personal toiletries
- camera and film
- suntan lotion
A reasonable level of fitness is required for Adventure Tours. For
specifics on your particular tour, please consult with AHJ for advice.
What accommodation is used?
- We use a range of accommodations on the Wild Coast. For the more
upmarket trips and tours, the Wild Coast hotels and small private
lodges are used, where the average standard of 3-star hotels apply.
- On our student programmes, AHJ has partnered with various communities
along the Wild Coast and developed a range of rural village-based
Do I need my own insurance?
Yes you do. We recommend all travelers get good travel insurance.
Due to the remoteness or the regions visited on tour and activities
done, we recommend you get insurance that includes Casavac (emergency
air evacuation insurance).