Shamwari Conservation Experience

What to pack

What to Pack (exercised at the discretion of participants)

  • Binoculars - essential for the best experience!
  • Short and long sleeve t-shirts
  • Long/short work trousers
  • Hiking/work boots and trainers
  • Sweatshirt/fleece
  • Windbreaker/rain jacket
  • Daypack rucksack
  • Sleeping bag 
  • Ground mat (if you want your own, there are some available on site)
  • Warm hat for winter and cap for sun all year
  • Working gloves
  • Winter gloves
  • Changes of casual clothes for the evening
  • Underwear and socks
  • Beach towel
  • Swimming costume (summer months!)
  • Toiletries
  • Sunscreen
  • Relative supply of any personal medication as required
  • Personal first aid kit
  • Torch and water bottle
  • Camera and spare batteries
  • Reference books and notebooks
  • Hair dryer
  • 3 point round plugs
  • Games, playing cards

NB - there is everybody possibility of clothes being damaged and/or stained while working on the reserve.  Please bear this in mind when packing your work clothes. All work clothes must be of suitable colour for working in the bush - NO BRIGHTLY COLOURED CLOTHING MUST BE WORN WHILST ON THE RESERVE.