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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It’s all about adventure with this explorer’s watch. With GPS, heartrate monitor, weather, and sports functions, analyse and share your outings via the mobile connection to further enrich its features. The watch has up to 30 hours' battery life with 5-sec GPS accuracy, route navigation and track back, route altitude profile navigation in real time, compass, altitude, weather information and more. Buy Now
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
This durable quilted sweatshirt is sewn from two equally soft jersey layers and filled with just enough insulation to fend off the cold on early safari mornings. It is in a mockneck style with snap placket and stretch trim at cuffs and hem. Buy Now
These comfortable oil-tanned leather moccasins are ideal for safari evenings around a camp fire or getting up in the night. Buy Now
For someone who enjoys recording his thoughts about his African safari hunt, 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 sterling silver necklace is made in Africa and comes with adjustable length silver chain leather cord, allowing you to wear the pendant to suit the occasion. Buy NowFor more similar African silver jewellery - necklaces, earrings, cufflinks and rings.
This women's jacket is made of soft, comfy cotton with a hint of stretch for ease of movement. It comes with a concealed button-front placket, flap-top patch pockets, chest pocket with hidden zip to keep essentials safe and a half lining. Buy Now
This pure cotton French rib quarter-zip sweatshirt is specially washed and brushed, making it very soft. The cuffs and collar turn back to show the print trim, giving the impression of a layered look without adding any bulk. Buy Now
This convertible tote bag is ideal to use as a safari day bag. It keeps all your essentials organized and protected from the elements. It has 6" drop handles or can be used as a backpack with the 2 padded straps. The outside features a large zippered pocket and 2 water bottle holders. The interior has a padded laptop sleeve that accommodates up to a 13" laptop, zippered pockets, open pockets, even a place to keep pens and pencils organized. Finished with vegetable-tanned leather trim and anti-rust aluminum hardware. Buy Now
These scarves or wraps are 6ft x 3ft and are made with 100% high quality premium bamboo viscose and designed in Spain. There are various other African animal themed scarves to choose from. Buy Now
This Barmah foldaway suede leather hat for women is made of US pig suede leather and has 3M scotch guard waterproofing. A storage bag is provided. Buy Now
These adjustable bracelets are handmade from genuine elephant hair collected from the elephant's tail. Buy Now
Multicolor rope necklace and earrings in African Maasai beadwork. 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
Liven up every room with vibrant African colour. Made from thick fabric, this beautiful throw is hard-wearing and long-lasting and can be used on your bed, your settee, your table or even on the floor. Buy Now
Stud earrings with genuine cushion-cut Tanzanite set in 14 carat white gold. Tanzanite is only found in a very small area of northern Tanzania and comes on a range of blue shades. Buy Now
Capture your African safari with the tough blue Coolpix W100 digital camera from Nikon which features a rugged body rated to be waterproof to 33', dustproof, freeze proof to 14 Degree Fahrenheit and shockproof to 6'. 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.
If you are bored with hunting the Big Five, this book will help you prepare for hunting the quintessential big-game quarry, dinosaurs. The author and international big-game hunter Phil Massaro covers twenty dinosaur species, their habits and physiology, hunting methods and the proper choice of firerearm for each hunting scenario, and, of course, there's a ghost view that exposes the vitals for each. Massaro draws upon his experiences as a ballistician and dinosaur hunter to recommend cartridge and bullet choices, as well as covering the gamut of dinosaurworthy firearms. Buy Now
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
A must-have accessory for every hunter. Keep the time and your orientation in the bush within easy reach. 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. It includes an ultrabright LED for navigating your way around camp or searching for items inside your tent. Precision quartz movement. Also works as a compass so you can always find your way. Buy Now
This leather-bound whiskey book may come in useful in duty-free at Johannesburg airport. It is your nation-by-nation whiskey bible to more than 700 varieties and top award-winners from around the world. Its nation-by-nation, comprehensive A-to-Z-format reference guides you through every important distilling nation - from Dewar's and Macallan in Scotland to Jack Daniel's and Maker's Mark in the United States to Amrut and Lammerlaw in Asia and Australia. Buy Now
This 3-dial Chrono Watch has a titanium case and nylon band. Case diameter 42mm. Water resistant to 328 feet. Can be engraved on the rear. 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
This mini frame-lock pocket knife only weighs 1 1/4 oz and comes in African ox horn or European stag horn handle. It has a stainless steel locking frame with bead blast finish and a 2" blade length. It can be used for many everyday safari tasks from cutting tape to trimming fingernails. Buy Now
This paracord bracelet is practically a whole survival toolbox that you can wear on your wrist. It comes with different components that can provide you with the tools you need for navigation, fire starting, cutting, fishing, snaring, making a shelter, gear Repair, use as a tourniquet and more. Buy Now
This rechargeable LED lantern is a rugged, long-lasting light for home or away. It has 2 light intensities and is perfect for anywhere you need a reliable source of light. It has a 4 hour burn time and 2 hour charging time. It has a water-resistant case and comes with a USB power port and cable. Buy Now
Waterproof playing cards complete with survival facts and tips in a tin storage case. Buy Now