Charters

In addition to providing tailor made safari trips and scenic flights for the tourism industry, Wings Over Africa provides an efficient and reliable service for the business traveller.

Our Gulfstream G111 is capable of flying worldwide charters. The aircraft is fully catered for with professional cabin attendants, mini bar & sleeping facilities for long haul trips. The cabin seating arrangement is conducive to onboard executive meetings whilst in transit. The Gulfstream G111 is an appropriate & effective tool for multi-city corporate charters within the Southern Africa region.

Our main clientele are the mining sector, luxury safaris & multi national corporations that require private & efficient transport.

We herewith confirm that the above aircraft are covered for Third Party and Passenger Legal Liability, R10,000,000 each aircraft or any one occurrence, each Aircraft, on a combined Single limit basis incorporating liability to third parties and passengers, including passengers baggage legal liability.

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Namibia & Surrounds

Namibia has a population of 2.1 million people. Given the presence of the arid Namib Desert, it is one of the least densely populated countries in the world. The land size of Namibia is the same as France, Germany and some British isles put together but with only a population of 2.1 Million people.

Before its independence in 1990, the area was known first as German South-West Africa, then as South-West Africa. Being situated between the Namib and the Kalahari deserts, Namibia is the country with the least rainfall in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Sample Itinerary

Flying Namibia

On this 7 day safari you’ll travel to the Fish River Canyon, the second largest canyon in the world. On day 2 you fly to Luderitz and then to the Sossusvlei Lodge in the Namib Desert. In an open vehicle excursion you’ll experience the giant sand dunes of the magnificent Sossusvlei, the world’s highest. On day 4 you fly to Walvis Bay to enjoy a marine cruise, and later journey to Damaraland, an area of steep mountain massifs towering over meandering riverbeds. On day 5 you visit Twyfelfontein to view ancient Bushmen rock paintings and then fly to Etosha National Park. On day 6 you’ll go on a game drive through the Etosha National Park where you may encounter four out of the ‘Big Five’ species of animals.


What to Pack


Clothing

  • Light, loose fitting clothing for the daytime, a cotton or cotton mix is the best choice
  • Evenings can get chilly especially in the desert so a polar fleece or jacket is recommended
  • Long trousers and long sleeved tops are recommend evening wear
  • Layered clothing is advisable especially for early morning as it can start off cold, but quickly becomes very hot
  • Sun hat
  • Walking shoes or boots
  • Sandals
  • Closed shoes are recommend for evening wear
  • Swimming costume
  • Sunglasses

Toiletries

  • Sunblock (factor 35+)
  • Lip balm
  • Hand cream
  • Perfumed creams are not recommended as they attract insects
  • Insect repellent

Other

  • Camera and lots of batteries
  • Binoculars
  • Sealable bag to keep dust and sand out of your camera and lenses
  • Plenty of film or memory cards
  • International plug adaptor
  • For those with laptops or devices that require charging from local power sources we recommend a surge protecting device

Paperwork

  • Photocopies of your passports and visas in case the originals are lost (this makes issuing of emergency travel documents much easier)
  • Copies of prescriptions for any prescription medication you are travelling with
  • Copies of travel insurance documentation
  • Copies of any medical insurance documentation

Currency

  • Namibia uses both Namibian Dollars and South African Rand which are on a 1:1 basis. If you are bringing currency we recommend South African Rand as it is easier to change back to your local currency if you have any left over after the trip
  • Botswana uses Pula, US dollars are also accepted at most lodges
  • Zambia uses Kwacha and US Dollars
  • Zimbabwe only uses US dollars due to their bad currency rates
  • Note that ATM machines are readily available in most towns and will give you the local currency of that country
  • Credit cards are widely accepted
  • When paying in shops in USD in Zambia you will receive change in Kwacha. Be aware of the exchange rate and how much you are spending so that you can ensure you get the correct change…

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