Warm & comfortable safari jackets & fleeces

A warm layer is essential on safari. With safari fleeces, gilets, and jackets to suit your preference, our range is designed and tested to keep men, women, and children snug when it’s cold outdoors on safari

Safari Jackets & Fleeces Read our Safari Jackets & Fleeces Advice Guide

  • Pack a safari jacket or safari fleece for all safaris - whether you opt for a long-sleeved safari fleece or jacket or a safari fleece vest - as it does get cold on safari.
  • The reasons for the cold include: African winters, wind chill on safaris in open 4x4s (dipping into valleys and drainage lines also adds an extra bite of cold), early morning starts and late evening finishes for safari activities, land-locked countries, and many safari areas being high above sea level - the Maasai Mara & Serengeti (and most of East Africa) are the height of some ski resorts at 1,400 meters above sea level. Botswana, parts of Zambia and Namibia are also at more or less 1,000 meters above sea level.
  • Think of the safari experience as a desert trip where it starts off cold in the mornings and becomes cold again in the evenings, but heating up by midday to warm or hot. Keep in mind that the hotter the temperatures are at midday, the earlier you will go on safari, which means the cooler it will be. Again, you should definitely pack a safari fleece or safari jacket for your safari. We have given this advice to clients who have ignored it and returned from an October safari in Botswana to tell us that, yes, they did indeed get cold despite the midday heat.
  • For the African winter, definitely opt for a long-sleeved safari jacket or safari fleece and, for the summer, either a long-sleeved or a vest jacket or fleece, but then wear a long-sleeved safari shirt underneath so that the sleeves help to keep you warm.
  • Colour is still key when choosing the correct safari fleece or safari jacket. Opt for neutral shades such as khaki, green, or brown.
  • For safari travel over the rainy season, pack a high-quality, waterproof safari jacket which is proven to actually work. For East Africa (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda), the rains generally occur in two parts: the longer monsoon in April and May and then the shorter rains around November. Higher safari areas such as the Ngorongoro Crater catch the wind from the sea and it may rain at any time of the year. Southern Tanzania differs from this and is similar to the rainy season in Zambia, Botswana, and northern Mozambique - and falls between late November and late March, often extending into April. As a general rule, if one had to ask "when is Africa always dry?" - the answer would be May to October, with regional rains still possible in some parts. Note too that the South African rainy season is split down the middle of the country, with the east receiving rain through summer and the west a winter rainfall area. That winter rainfall can push through in cold fronts to the East of the country too.

    Number of women's, men's, kid's safari jackets or safari fleeces to pack for your safari:
    1 x safari fleece or jacket; 1 x waterproof safari jacket should you be travelling over the rainy season.

Safari Jackets & Fleeces - Boys' & Girls' Rufiji™ Long Sleeve Safari Fleece

Boys' & Girls' Rufiji™ Long Sleeve Safari Fleece in Olive

$44.00
Special Offer Safari Jackets & Fleeces - Men's SafariElite Bonded Safari Fleece

Men's SafariElite Bonded Safari Fleece in Safari Sage & Sand

$79.00
Safari Jackets & Fleeces - Women's SafariElite Bonded Safari Fleece

Women's SafariElite Bonded Safari Fleece in Safari Sand & Sage

$72.00 $70.00
New In Safari Jackets & Fleeces - Men's Explorer Safari Jacket with Micro-Fleece Lining & BUGTech

Men's Explorer Safari Jacket with Micro-Fleece Lining & BUGTech in Katavi Khaki

$98.00
New In Safari Jackets & Fleeces - Women's Pioneer Safari Jacket with Micro-Fleece Lining & BUGTech

Women's Pioneer Safari Jacket with Micro-Fleece Lining & BUGTech in Katavi Khaki

$98.00
Safari Jackets & Fleeces - Rufiji™ MaraTech™ Multi-Pocket Safari Gilet (Unisex)

Rufiji™ MaraTech™ Multi-Pocket Safari Gilet (Unisex) in Wild Sage

$78.00
Safari Jackets & Fleeces - Men's Rufiji™ Essential Long Sleeve Safari Fleece

Men's Rufiji™ Essential Long Sleeve Safari Fleece in Olive

$47.00
Safari Jackets & Fleeces - Men's Rufiji™ Gilet Safari Fleece

Men's Rufiji™ Gilet Safari Fleece

$47.00
Safari Jackets & Fleeces - Women's Rufiji™ Gilet Safari Fleece

Women's Rufiji™ Gilet Safari Fleece in Mushroom

$45.00
New In Safari Jackets & Fleeces - Rufiji™ BUGTech™ Explorer Gilet (Unisex)

Rufiji™ BUGTech™ Explorer Gilet (Unisex) in Baobab Khaki

$79.00
New In Safari Jackets & Fleeces - Boys' & Girls' SafariElite Bonded Safari Fleece

Boys' & Girls' SafariElite Bonded Safari Fleece in Safari Sage & Sand

$65.00
Safari Jackets & Fleeces - Waterproof Packaway Safari Jacket (Unisex)

Waterproof Packaway Safari Jacket (Unisex) in Khaki

$44.00
Safari Jackets & Fleeces - Waterproof Packaway Safari Jacket for kids

Waterproof Packaway Safari Jacket for kids in Safari Green

$35.00
Safari Jackets & Fleeces - Essential Waterproof Safari Poncho

Essential Waterproof Safari Poncho in Khaki

$40.00
On Sale Safari Jackets & Fleeces - Men's Kiwi Fleece Jacket

Men's Kiwi Fleece Jacket in Evergreen

$64.00 $54.00 Save 16%
Safari Jackets & Fleeces - Men's NosiLife Anti-Insect Safari Jacket

Men's NosiLife Anti-Insect Safari Jacket in Safari Pebble

$125.00
Safari Jackets & Fleeces - Women's NosiLife Anti-Insect Safari Jacket

Women's NosiLife Anti-Insect Safari Jacket in Desert Sand

$142.00
Women's NosiLife Anti-Insect Safari Jacket in colour Mid-Khaki

Women's NosiLife Anti-Insect Safari Jacket in Mid-Khaki

$142.00
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