Self Drive

With our self-drive safaris, you drive your own 4×4 vehicle (or hired vehicle) and experience an adventure of a lifetime. You will be led by a fully equipped vehicle and team. Our team will look after you and assist you where necessary every step of the way. The Makushe self-drive safaris are perfect for the traveler that seeks adventure but lacks the experience of traveling in Africa.

If you do not have your own 4×4 vehicle, we can assist with hiring a suitable vehicle.


Camping chairs (most people prefer their own)
Bedding (for hygienic reasons)
Personal taxes (border and road taxes)
All optional activities
All drinks
Travel and medical insurance
All items of a personal nature including the option of chalets instead of camping.

If you experience any difficulty in obtaining any of these excluded items, please ask us for assistance in advance.


Use of all camping equipment (tents, camp beds, mattresses  etc.)
Catering equipment (including cutlery and crockery)
Park entrance and accommodation fees (camping)
Pre booked activities
Light breakfast and full dinner daily
Two way communication radios in each vehicle


Passport, Visas where applicable, Driver’s license, Vehicle Border letter (Hire Purchase and Insurance), Cash
US$ easily excepted at most outlets
VISA and Mastercard excepted at most places


Please also bring:                           

  • Bedding (it is cold at night)
  • Torch and headlights
  • Camping chairs
  • Cooler box
  • Snacks and drinks
  • Sunscreen cream and insect repellent
  • Comfortable walking shoes/boots
  • Personal medication – we have basic First Aid
  • Warm jacket or coat


Breakfast – coffee, tea, rusks and cereal (full breakfast when travelling distance allows)

Lunch – be innovative, left overs, snacks, fruit etc.

Supper – we will surprise you