Please read the instructions below this size chart before ordering. We have indicated whether this size chart uses body or garment measurements in the notes below the size chart. Allow 1cm variance for all garment measurements (as an example a 56cm garment measurement has a variance of 55-57cm. Please factor that into deciding on the size to order.)
To select cm (cm) or inches (in") please see the top left corner of the size chart table.
•Please use this size chart before ordering this product to ensure that you get the best fit and to save on returns costs.
•You can view the size chart in inches or centimeters by clicking on the "cm" or "inch" text on the green bar above the chart.
The designs of all Rufiji™ and Mara&Meru™ hats include an adjustable drawstring to ensure you are always able to get the best fit simply by adjusting the drawstring. This makes ordering the right size that much easier.
How to order the correct size Rufiji™ or Mara&Meru™ hat:
• To work out which hat will give you the most comfortable fit, simply measure your head at the fullest part where your hat will sit, which will be just above your ears. Please use this measurement to determine the size above.
• Please note that only our leather hats will have a very small amount of stretch (approximately 1cm).
• As children's heads grow faster than their bodies, this size chart also applies to boys and girls.
• UK and US hat sizes given below are our approximates of the equivalent hat size in each country. Please leave the size chart in "cm" rather than "inches" to view these correctly.
UK Size Hat
Up to size 7
Up to size 71⁄4
Up to size 73⁄4
US Size Hat
Up to size 71⁄8
Up to size 73⁄8
Up to size 77⁄8
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Please note: If you are unsure about which size to order, please contact us before ordering and we will help you as best we can. All advice given is our interpretation of the information which you provide and as such is an estimation - as it also depends on how you measure, and other factors.
Quick Facts: ⊙ Weight: 200g; ⊙ Brim size: 8cm; ⊙ Crown height: 9.5cm; ⊙ Mesh crown; ⊙ Made from water resistant 100% Cotton Canvas; ⊙ Packable; ⊙ Adjustable fit via internal drawstring; ⊙ Detachable leather chin strap with elephant toggle; ⊙ Plaited leather hat band detail at the base of the crown; ⊙ Unisex
Activities: ⊙ Outdoors;✓ ⊙ Safari;✓ ⊙ Travel;✓ ⊙ Beach;✓ ⊙ Time by the pool✓ ⊙ Fishing;✓ ⊙ Hiking;✓ ⊙ Adventures;✓ ⊙ Expeditions;✓ ⊙ Outdoor sports, hobbies, and activities✓ ⊙ Everyday wear✓
⊙ Weight: 200g / 7oz.
⊙ Mesh crown with metal eyelets for superior air flow and temperature regulation.
⊙ Made from water resistant 100% Cotton Canvas fabric.
⊙ Internal drawstring to adjust size.
⊙ Wide, full brim for protection of the face and neck.
⊙ Plaited leather hat band around the brim complements the overall style of the hat.
⊙ Grosgrain binding with metal wire around the brim helps this hat to retain its shape for your travels.
⊙ Detachable leather neck cord with elephant toggle for additional style and convenience.
⊙ Please note that it is best to either carry your hat when you travel, or to pack it flat. It should not be crushed when packing.
Perfect safari hat, exactly what I wanted. Will you be getting more of the Khaki color in stock soon? I want to get more for my 3 daughters for our safari.
The Safari Store reply: Thank you for your review. We have good stock of the Explorer Hat at the moment, but there are lots of people who want this hat on their head.
10 May 2023
The hat is beautiful and it fits perfectly. The colour is also very nice!
4 Aug 2022
I followed the measurements and ended up with a hat that is tight fitting. I think it runs small. If you are at the top of the measurement, I suggest ordering 1 size up.
30 Jul 2020
The hat is amazing - fits my small head perfectly and a great shape. Can I pack this in my suitcase without damaging it?
Reply by Steve, The Safari Store: Christina thank you for the positive feedback. You are able to pack the hat flat, but be careful not to put anything sharp or hard on top of it. The mesh does crease a bit, but loses the creasing after wearing for a few days. Our suggestion is always that you do a bit of trial and error and a practice pack and see how it works out in your bag and with your other items.
Rufiji™ Canvas Explorer Hat – Further Information:
⊙ WEIGHT: 200g
⊙ MATERIAL: Made from safari-grade canvas with a leather hat band and mesh crown.
⊙ CLEANING INSTRUCTIONS: Spot clean only.
⊙ SUN PROTECTION: With a wrap-around brim, this hat provides superior all-round sun protection against harmful UV rays.
⊙ ADJUSTABLE FIT: An internal drawstring and elasticated internal sweatband allows for size adjustment and to secure a snug fit even in windy conditions - great for open game viewers and boat trips on safari.
⊙ DETACHABLE CHIN STRAP: The detachable leather chin strap with elephant toggle offers added assurance that you won't lose your hat on those windy beach days or drafty game drives.