What to get the African hunter in your life this Christmas??
Here are a few ideas for Christmas gifts for African hunters or safari travellers.....
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Forget designer aftershave this year. Ladies, the aroma of Hoppe's No.9 is like catnip for hunters ... like the classic Chanel No.5 perfume for women. These Hoppe's No.9 air fresheners are perfect to hang in any room to evoke delicious memories of hours of gun-cleaning for the hunter in your life. Buy Now
The Zeiss Conquest HD Binoculars 8x42 - the superior lens design and ED glass (extra-low dispersion) provide a bright sharp view with vivid natural colours and extended low light performance. The dialect mirror coatings allow for brightest possible view in all conditions. Buy Now
**NEW** The Zambezi safari jacket is back at last. It comes with a two-button closure, one chest and two lower pockets, leather trim details, partial lining with power mesh for airflow and two interior zip pockets. Buy Now
Capture your African hunt in an new way with the first GoPro camera to feature a built-in touch display. Controlling the camera, framing shots and playing back content is now ultra convenient - just view, tap and swipe the screen. Buy Now
The Leatherman 850022 MUT is the first multi-tool that functions as both a tactical and practical tool for military, law enforcement or civilian shooters. It features 16 tools including needlenose pliers, regular pliers, replaceable wire cutters, electrical crimper, combo knife, saw, replaceable cutting hook, hammer, bolt override tool, replaceable bronze carbon scraper, cleaning rod/brush adapter, replaceable firearm disassembly punch, carabiner/bottle opener and large bit driver. Every feature on the MUT can be opened and operated with one hand. Conveniently store Leatherman tool bits in the handle of the MUT for easy access in the middle of a job, or for safe keeping when not in use. The MUT includes a removable clip which allows you to wear it attached to a pocket or belt loop without the use of a sheath. By removing the clip, you can easily carry the tool in a sheath if preferred. Buy Now
The Carson HookUpz 2.0 Universal Smartphone Optics Adaptor allows users to connect their smartphones to a variety of different optics. Then use your built-in camera applications to take pictures and record video through the eyes of your optics. Use the HookUpz 2.0 to connect your smartphone to binoculars, spotting scopes, telescopes, microscopes, monoculars, borescopes and more. Note that the HookUpz 2.0 is NOT compatible with rifle scopes. Buy Now
The Browning Strike Force HD Sub Micro Trail Camera has a fast trigger time of 0.67 with a 100 foot flash range. It records HD videos with sound up to 2 minutes in length and can take comparable quality HD photos using power from 6 AA batteries. Buy Now
The Britain Cloth Field Watch easily withstands rigorous and repeated use. It comes fully equipped with luminescent numerals and hands and a date window for added convenience. Stainless steel case, mineral crystal, quartz movement. Buy Now
This meticulously detailed 1:18 scale metal diecast replica Land Rover Defender 90 Model has a fully detailed interior, chassis, engine bay and features functional steering with doors and hood that open. A warhorse of a vehicle that endured for 67 years on safari in Africa, the Land Rover Defender is an icon of a bygone era. Buy Now
Perfect to furnish a trophy room - this Bridle Leather Campaign Chair is a meticulous replica of a 19th-century British officer's chair in heavy, oiled bridle leather which is hand stitched. The hallmark of campaign furniture was sturdy but lightweight construction, made to break down, transport, and reassemble without fuss which was ideal in bygone safaris in Africa and India. It is made from hand turned maple wood parts with handsome brass hardware and designed to function on uneven footing. Buy Now
For someone who enjoys recording his African safari hunt thoughts there is no gift more appreciated than a fine journal. This refined, vintage-style travel version is bound in soft, supple American leather and secures with a leather strap that can be embossed with initials. 130-page recycled paper insert laces in with leather strings. Buy Now
The Firefield Nightfall 2 5x50 Night Vision Monocular features an ergonomic, easy-grip design so can be operated within seconds. It is equipped with a power-saving illuminator and one of the largest objective lenses available on the market. The fully weather-resistant design features a modern, rubber-armored housing for exceptional durability and is compact and lightweight. Night vision is not a necessity when hunting Africa but a lot of fun to use for game spotting in the dark. Buy Now
This Carabiner Compass Watch is a must-have accessory for every outdoorsman. Keep the time and your orientation in the wilds within easy reach, but without a wristwatch that can get caught on your gear or scuffed. The lens magnifies the watch dial, making it easier to read-but also flips out to be a functional magnifying glass. Hands and hour markers glow in the dark. Includes an ultrabright LED for navigating your way around camp or searching for items inside the car or tent. Precision quartz movement. Also works as a compass so you can always find your way home. Buy Now
Check out the full range of custom engraved African glassware and contact us to order. Please order early for Christmas as each piece has to be individually engraved for you.
Elegantly constructed from the finest distressed leather, the Melissa Shoulder bag by Frye will only get better with time. Accented with signature buttons, this carryall will complement virtually any outfit. Features a magnetic closure, interior lining, two slip pockets and a zip-pocket. Buy Now
Stay organized and keep up with your belongings, no matter the size or number of pieces with this selection of leather drawstring possible bags. A leather lace drawstring woven through brass eyelets holds the soft dry-milled cowhide leather pouch closed. Buy Now
Get organized with this leather executive portfolio. Made from genuine native American steer hide, this portfolio features a two-position solid brass snap closure that allows room for extra documents. Edge stitched with an inside front diagonal pocket and center pencil slot. Pencil and memo pad included. Buy Now
Mink oil makes this Italian leather Cara saddle crossbody bag by Frye feel soft and supple. Artisan stitching and raw-edge detailing create texture and visual interest, while antiqued silver hardware adds to its vintage appeal. Adjust the 43 1/4" strap so the bag hangs across your body comfortably. Finished with a zip closure and one interior pocket and key fob. Buy Now
Both luxurious and practical, these soft deerskin gloves are the best for gripping a cold steering wheel or touchscreen smartphone. They are lined with a warm and sumptuous lambskin and cashmere blend. The thumb and pointer finger are touchscreen compatible so you can text, check email or upload pics. They may seem snug at first but they stretch to conform perfectly to the fit of your hand. Buy Now
This book by Natasha Burns looks at the decorating styles of the homes, safari lodges and camps in East Africa, which combine native African patterns and the colonial European styles of expatriates who settled in that region. Buy Now
For a Christmas gift DVD for an African hunter check out the huge selection of African hunting DVDs. There is also a wide choice of DVDs for African bowhunters, sheep hunters or mainstream movies set in Africa.
If you are looking for a particular African hunting book that is not displayed here, go to the Shakari Connection Bookshelf where you are bound to find what you are looking for.
Duct tape is an essential piece of kit for all hunters. Primarily used to stick over your rifle muzzle to stop debris getting in, there is nothing that can't be mended with a bit of duct tape! No more boring black duct tape - it now comes in special safari designs such as zebra or leopard patterns which will delight all African hunters. Buy Now
The compact size of this Stanley flask allows it to easily fit in almost any jacket or vest pocket. A convenient lanyard keeps the cap attached. Easy-pouring, widemouthed opening. In green, this Stanley flask has an 8oz capacity. Buy Now
If you miss your coffee and need a caffeine fix while you are hunting, try these chewy coffee cubes. They come in 3 flavours - mocha, latte and pure drip. Buy Now
Whiskey tumblers handmade in Uganda by local artisans, these individual works of art are totally unique and reflect the wild beauty of the African region. Buy Now
Ideal for annihilating tsetse flies on an African safari. This personalized Italian bridle leather flyswatter comes with a handmade American oak handle. 201/2" long. Buy Now
This set of 2 hand-blown whiskey glasses come with a real .308 bullet. Each whiskey glass has a 7.5 oz capacity. Buy Now
These 1000 Mile socks are essentially a sock within a sock. By reducing the lack of friction between the layers helps to prevent blisters and reduces wear, this lightweight walking sock can protect the wearers feet. A braced arched additional support is used to comfort and protect the foot meanwhile the inner layer is used for sweat wicking properties. Buy Now
Porter's Moisturizing Lotion has been effectively soothing dry, cracked and sunburned skin since 1931. This original moisturizing lotion softens skin without leaving behind any oily residue. Buy Now
This travel toiletries kit includes mineral-rich face wash, hydrating face cream, expanding towels, travel-sized toothbrush and Marvis mint toothpaste. Buy Now
Defined by its ease of use, and the sharpness it lends to knives' blades, this is absolutely the finest knife-sharpening set on the market. The 8" stones provide the proper length, angle, and 'sweep' of the blade on the stone. Handy, triangular and compact design. Buy Now
The 150-lumen Black Diamond Ember Power Light masters hand-held lighting while adding charging capabilities. With an integrated USB port, keeping hand-held electronics alive is possible even miles from the trail head. A swipe-activated TriplePower LED and a rechargeable lithium polymer battery with power meter and lock mode for increased shelf life eliminates your lighting worries. Power meter shows remaining battery life. Max burn time is 50 hrs. Buy Now