Page Updated: April 2021
Some hunters, both professionals and clients, love to hunt in shorts and ignore the scraped knees and thorn scratches. Whether you wear shorts in the field or not, they are great for around the hunting camp or for sight-seeing. When choosing your safari shorts for African hunting, as with safari pants, go for a comfortable fit above all.
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These lightweight nylon shorts will dry almost instantly, thanks to the durable water-repellent treatment on the fabric. They have UPF 50 sun protection, gusseted crotch and elasticized waist for comfort and mobility. Two zippered back pockets and two front pockets all lined with mesh for even faster drying and lighter weight. Buy Now
***NEW*** These stretchy cotton twill shorts have a hidden stretch in the waistband, back patch pockets with button-through closures for added security. Buy Now
***NEW*** These 14-pocket performance cargo shorts are made of a cotton-blend fabric which is soft, strong and breathable. There is just comfort stretch to the cotton as well as adjustable elastic at the side-seams of the waist. Buy Now
***NEW*** These safari shorts are made with a lightweight hemp blend that's built for breathable comfort in the heat. They are durable, moisture-wicking with just the right amount of stretch for easy movement and comfort. The soft inner waistband adds additional comfort and there is double-welt construction on both back pockets and a secure button-close on one. Buy Now
These quick-dry, moisture-wicking shorts are made with nylon stretch fabric with a UPF 50 rating. They have a gusseted crotch and elasticized waist for exceptional comfort and mobility. Two zippered mesh-lined back pockets and one lower leg pocket for quick access. Buy Now
These Wrangler shorts are made of 100% cotton and come with an elastic waist at the back. They are a relaxed fit with 2 cargo pockets and 2 side pockets. Buy Now
These shorts stretch, dry quickly and are constructed for rigorous wear. There are six pockets to carry all the essentials, while double-needle construction on the inseam and outseam ensures durability. An easy-grip rubber-coated slotted button is at the center front waistband. Buy Now
These chinos Pima cotton shorts are double washed for added softness and tailored them in a classic fit. They come with pick-stitch detailing, shirt-stripe pocketing and a handy interior locker loop. Side-seam pockets, two button-through rear pockets. Buy Now
These shorts are cut from a rugged, but soft, stretch cotton blend. The gusseted crotch allows for greater comfort and mobility. Pocket styles include two rear, top-entry pockets and a low-profile side utility pocket with concealed zipper, all lined with hydrophilic mesh. Buy Now
These Tag 100% pre-washed cotton hunting shorts are durable and lightweight with a short 5 1/2" inseam. There are two button flap cargo pockets in front, two in back and two side pockets on the hip, offer generous storage for essential outdoor gear. The bellows design in front plus side elastic on the waistband allow for freedom of movement without restriction. Buy Now
These men's khaki shorts are made of durable stretch cotton for comfort and performance. They come with a smart phone pocket and single welt button-through back pockets. The length of these stretch khaki shorts come at or just above the knee. Buy Now
These classic Wrangler cargo shorts are constructed with durable materials built for long-lasting comfort and breathability. Made with a comfortable fit, the shorts sit at the natural waist and features a relaxed seat and thigh fit. Buy Now