Health: All guests staying at Shindzela Tented Safari Camp acknowledge that they are in a fit state of health, and know of no reason why they cannot participate in game drives or a walking safari. Guests on a walking activity must be able to walk in the wilderness for periods of 2 or 3 hours. It is the sole responsibility of guests to advise Shindzela Safaris of any health issues such as epilepsy, allergic reactions, asthma and so forth.
All guests participating in a Shindzela safari must provide us with contacts details of a relative who we can contact in the event of an emergency.
Whilst we are not medical professionals, we can say that it is not necessary to have a host of vaccinations / shots for travel to South Africa. In most cases, tourists visiting the country will travel in first world conditions – South African accommodation, food and water is generally of a good standard. Taking sensible travel decisions makes it very unlikely that you will contract any illnesses whilst travelling inSouth Africa (read our notes on malaria) or encounter any medical problems during your travels. If you are volunteering and working in our very rural areas, then perhaps consult your travel clinic or doctor about shots.
Private hospitals are of a very high standard inSouth Africa, and most towns and cities have good pharmacies. If you do take any medication on a daily basis, please bring a supply with you.
If you are still unsure of health whilst travelling toSouth Africa, please contact your local doctor and / or Travel Clinic. More Information from www.traveldoctor.co.za
Travel and Medical insurance: It is compulsory for each and every guest that travels with Shindzela Safaris, to take out a comprehensive travel insurance policy that covers medical evacuation, hospitalization, repatriation, cancellation and baggage loss. We reserve the right to refuse entry to our safari activities should a guest not have appropriate insurance.
Shindzela Safaris has insurances in place for professional and passenger liability. Our cover does include emergency medical evacuation insurance for guests in the event of an accident. However, this insurance ONLY covers your evacuation to the closest medical facility. Once at a medical facility, the guest assumes full responsibility for all medical and related costs.
Indemnity: All guests staying atShindzela Tented Safari Camp are required to sign an indemnity form on arrival at the camp.
Wildlife: Whilst our safari guides are trained as wildlife rangers, and exercise due respect when encountering wildlife on foot, in camp or during a safari activity, the guest accepts the inherent risks associated with participating in a wildlife safari, or staying in an unfenced safari camp.
The guest understands and accepts that Shindzela Bush Camp is unfenced, and is situated in a wild, untamed nature reserve. Animals are free to roam through the camp. Shindzela Walking Safaris CC trading as Shindzela Tented Safari Camp, its employees and agents cannot be held responsible for any incidents, injuries or deaths as a result of participating in a walking safari, game drive, or staying at the camp.
Liability and responsibility: Shindzela Tented Safari Camp / Shindzela Walking Safaris carries public, passenger and professional liability insurance. Neither Shindzela Walking Safaris CC nor any person or agent acting for it, through or on behalf of the company shall be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever arising from any cause whatsoever, including loss or damage caused by sickness, theft, injury or death. In addition, the company shall have the right at any time at its discretion to cancel any safari or the remainder thereof, or make an alteration to the product or price, should it be deemed necessary, due to adverse weather conditions, strikes, war or government restrictions. In the case of cancellation or changes under such conditions, any additional costs incurred, shall be borne by the guest.
Law: The law ofSouth Africa shall govern the relationship between Shindzela Tented Safari Camp and Shindzela Walking Safaris cc and the guest, and the courts of theRepublic ofSouth Africa shall have sole jurisdiction in respect of any claims and / or disputes, which may arise between Shindzela Walking Safaris and the guest or agent.
The company refers to Shindzela Walking Safaris cc, and the “guest or passenger” refers to a person (s) traveling with Shindzela Walking Safaris CC, whether on a tour or safari.