Toyota Hilux Safari

Travelling as a small group of friends or as a family and need a bit more space than you get with an SUV? Is your focus on photography and you want to get the best shots? This is how you travel in true safari style.

With a pop-up roof, large sliding windows and being higher off the ground, you’re better positioned for epic wildlife viewing and unobstructed panoramic photographs of the incredible landscape that surrounds you.

As a compact 4x4 safari vehicle you’ll easily navigate the gravel roads and you’ll be able to head that last 5km stretch into Sossusvlei or into the dry riverbed in Damaraland to search for the elusive desert adapted elephants. If you’re lodge is off the beaten track, you’ll easily get there too.

Available for private guided tours and self-drives. These vehicles are few and far between and we’re one of the only companies in Namibia that rents out these safari converted vehicles for self-drives. You've come to Africa for a safari so why not travel in the ultimate safari vehicle?

Whilst this vehicle can accommodate up to 7 people (on a self-drive basis including the driver), we recommend each person have a window seat. It’s a much better experience and you won't have to share your view of that cheetah, just metres away.

The rear luggage compartment is more than spacious enough for all the luggage you’ll have in tow.

Two of these vehicles have fridges (with an additional battery). The rest all come with a cool box. All of these vehicles have traction control, except for one. To make sure these specific features are included in your rental, please contact your consultant for more details.

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Specifications

  • 7 passenger seats including driver (4 window seats excluding the front passenger seat )
  • Air conditioning (front only)
  • Power steering
  • Electric windows (front only)
  • Pop-up rooftop
  • Radio/CD player/USB
  • Air bags (front only)
  • ABS brakes
  • Manual gearbox (5 forward gears)
  • 80 litre fuel tank(≈650km range)
  • 2.5 litre diesel engine
  • 4-wheel drive
  • Low range
  • Diff lock
  • Traction control (except in one vehicle)
  • Tyre size 17”

Included

  • Mobile phone with local SIM card
  • Cooler box or 12v fridge
  • GPS vehicle tracker
  • Additional driver
  • Unlimited km
  • 2 spare tyres
  • First aid kit
  • Standard vehicle tool set
  • Breakdown triangles
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Tyre gauge
  • Standard insurance excess
  • Tyre and windscreen insurance
  • Vehicle procedures and information

Extra Options

  • Pre-programmed GPS sat-nav
  • Airport transfers
  • Reduced excess
  • One-way rental
  • Extra spare tyre
  • Driver/guide
  • Child and booster seats
  • Luggage trailer
  • Air compressor
  • Jumper cables
  • Jerry cans
  • Satellite phone
  • Cross border permission letter (no additional charge)

Configuration

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Prices

Year 2020 Low Season High Season
Daily rate US$ 154 US$ 170
Standard excess US$ 290 US$ 290
Year 2021 Low Season High Season
Daily rate 1-14 days US$ 162 US$ 180
Daily rate 15+ days US$ 146 US$ 162
Standard excess US$ 290 US$ 290
  • Low Season is from 1 January to 30 June and High Season is from 1 July to 31 December.
  • Prices valid only for years indicated.
  • Standard cover is included with all daily rates.
  • Contact us for a free, personalised quote.

Our Fleet

Nissan NP300 DC

One of the most popular 4WD vehicles for self-drive throughout Africa. A hardy vehicle with good handling on all road types, high clearance and all the basics you need covered.

Toyota Fortuner SUV

Adventure and luxury combine in this comfortable 4-wheel drive vehicle. The same "off road" performance as other 4x4's without feeling all the bumps along the way.

Toyota Land Cruiser

The Toyota Landcruiser is surely one of the toughest vehicles in production. It's also quite a refined drive despite its workhorse credentials.

Toyota Hilux Safari

With a pop-up roof, large sliding windows and being higher off the ground, you’re better positioned for epic wildlife viewing and to get incredible photographs all round.

Toyota Land Cruiser Safari

Booked only on a private guided basis, this vehicle is truly the ultimate way to travel if you’re a small group and especially if you are photographers.

Nissan NP300 DC Camper

Thinking of doing a camping tour or a camping combo tour? We’ve got you covered with a 4×4 camping-equipped vehicle for two.

About Us

  • Edward Edward
  • Wilmari Wilmari
  • Bianca Bianca
  • Ashlee Ashlee
  • Ulrike Ulrike
  • Jessica Jessica
  • Kirstie Kirstie
  • Wayne Wayne
  • Simone Simone

“I feel that Edward is honest, extremely helpful, and a true professional. I will recommend this company and Edward's expertise to anyone heading to Africa. A perfect trip!”

“NTS was AMAZING! Special thanks to Wilmari for the best trip we have ever taken. 100% recommend!”

“This was a "bucket list" trip for us. It could not have been better. HIGHLY recommend you ask for Bianca.”

“I cannot say enough about this great company and Ashlee herself... best honeymoon we could have wished for!”

Ulrike helped us plan our safari for 2 years... patience of a saint and the insight and knowledge of a true local.”

Jessica was AMAZING and so helpful with all of our concerns and questions - we had the most amazing trip.”

Kirstie is always professional with a friendly pleasant manner and she is always welcoming.”

Wayne was extremely thorough. Perfect first class service all round.”

Simone was outstanding and gave us very useful advice for the trip. She provided all the necessary support during our journey.”