Select From Our Range of 4x4 Hire

1 Toyota Hilux Double Cab Camping…

  • From 1092 1092 1092 1092 Per Day
  • 160 Litre Diesel Fuel Tank
    1700 km Range
  • Fuel Economy: 10.6 km/litre
  • 4 Wheel Drive 2.5 Turbo Diesel
  • Manual Transmission
  • 2 Rooftop Tents
  • Air Conditioning & Radio-CD
  • Power Steering

Traverse any terrain in this powerful, reliable & equipped 4x4

2 Discoverer FunX 2 Berth 4x4…

  • From 1200 1200 1200 1200 Per Day
  • 75 Litre Diesel Fuel Tank
    680 km Range
  • Fuel Economy: 9 km/litre
  • 4x4 2.5 Turbodiesel
  • Manual Transmission
  • Air Conditioning & Radio-CD-MP3
  • Power Steering
  • 2x adults

Tough and comfortable in a 4x4

3 Toyota Hilux Bushcamper 4x4

  • From 1236 1236 1236 1236 Per Day
  • 160 Litre Diesel Fuel Tank
    1550 km Range
  • Fuel Economy: 10.5 km/litre
  • 2.5 Turbo Diesel
  • Manual Transmission
  • Air Conditioning & Radio-CD
  • Power Steering
  • 2x adults & 2x children

Traverse any terrain with this reliable 4x4 bushcamper

4 Toyota Fortuner Camping Equipped…

  • From 1368 1368 1368 1368 Per Day
  • 125 Litre Diesel Fuel Tank
    1230 km Range
  • Fuel Economy: 10.3 km/litre
  • 4 Wheel Drive Turbo Diesel
  • Manual Transmission
  • 1 Rooftop Tent
    1 Ground Tent
  • Air Conditioning & Radio-CD-MP3
  • Power Steering

Equipped rugged performance with increased comfort.

5 Land Rover Defender 110 4x4…

  • From 1422 1422 1422 1422 Per Day
  • 125 Litre Diesel Fuel Tank
    985 km Range
  • Fuel Economy: 7.8 km/litre
  • 4 Wheel Drive Turbo Diesel
  • Manual Transmission
  • 2 Rooftop Tents
  • Air Conditioning & Radio-CD
  • Power Steering

Classic equipped safari vehicle, rugged and powerful

6 Toyota Landcruiser Camping…

  • From 1422 1422 1422 1422 Per Day
  • 160 Litre Diesel Fuel Tank
    1250 km Range
  • Fuel Economy: 7.8 km/litre
  • 4 Wheel Drive Turbo Diesel
  • Manual Transmission
  • 2 Rooftop Tents
  • Air Conditioning & Radio-CD
  • Power Steering

The market leader in reliability and rugged performance

7 Toyota Landcruiser Bushcamper…

  • From 1524 1524 1524 1524 Per Day
  • 160 Litre Diesel Fuel Tank
    1250 km Range
  • Fuel Economy: 7.8 km/litre
  • 4 Wheel Drive Diesel
  • Manual Transmission
  • Air Conditioning & Radio-CD
  • Power Steering
  • 2x adults

Respected 4x4 safari vehicle with user friendly camp configuration

8 Ford Ranger Luxury Camper…

  • From 1588 1588 1588 1588 Per Day
  • 160 Litre Diesel Fuel Tank
    1000 km Range
  • Fuel Economy: 6 km/litre
  • 4 Wheel Drive Six Speed Automatic
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Air Conditioning & Radio-CD
  • Power Steering
  • 2x adults

The only Automatic Transmission camper equipped with all luxuries

9 Ford Ranger Luxury 4x4 Group…

  • From 1588 1588 1588 1588 Per Day
  • 160 Litre Diesel Fuel Tank
    1100 km Range
  • Fuel Economy: 7 km/litre
  • 2.2 Diesel with 6 speed manual 4x4
  • Manual Transmission
  • 2 Rooftop Tents
  • Air Conditioning & Radio-CD
  • Power Steering

Luxury Safari vehicle with two roof top tents - sleeps 4

10 Toyota Landcruiser Pop Top

  • From 1704 1704 1704 1704 Per Day
  • 180 Litre Diesel Fuel Tank
    1285 km Range
  • Fuel Economy: 7 km/litre
  • 4 wheel drive
  • Manual Transmission
  • 1 Rooftop Tent
  • Air Conditioning & Radio-CD
  • Power Steering

Enjoy all the luxuries and comfort you need with the Toyota Landcruiser.

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1 Toyota Hilux Double Cab Unequipped…

  • From 954 954 954 954 Per Day
  • 160 Litre Diesel Fuel Tank
    1800 km Range
  • Fuel Economy: 11.3 km/litre
  • 4 Wheel Drive 2.5 Turbo Diesel
  • Manual Transmission
  • Air Conditioning & Radio-CD
  • Power Steering
  • 4x adults

Traverse any terrain in this fuel efficient, reliable 4x4

2 Toyota Fortuner Unequipped…

  • From 1212 1212 1212 1212 Per Day
  • 120 Litre Diesel Fuel Tank
    1230 km Range
  • Fuel Economy: 10 km/litre
  • 4 Wheel Drive Turbo Diesel
  • Manual Transmission
  • Air Conditioning & Radio-CD-MP3
  • Power Steering
  • 5x adults

Combining established rugged performance with increased comfort.

3 Land Rover Defender 110 Unequipped…

  • From 1338 1338 1338 1338 Per Day
  • 125 Litre Diesel Fuel Tank
    1085 km Range
  • Fuel Economy: 8.5 km/litre
  • Manual Transmission
  • Air Conditioning & Radio-CD
  • Power Steering
  • 4x adults
  • Luggage: 2x lrg. 4x med. 4x small

Safari vehicle, rugged, powerful and perfect for photos

4 Toyota Landcruiser Unequipped…

  • From 1338 1338 1338 1338 Per Day
  • 150 Litre Diesel Fuel Tank
    1150 km Range
  • Fuel Economy: 7.6 km/litre
  • 4 wheel drive, turbo diesel
  • Manual Transmission
  • Air Conditioning & Radio-CD
  • Power Steering
  • 5x adults

The undisputed market leader in reliability and rugged 4x4 hire.

5 Land Rover Discovery 4 4x4

  • From 1692 1692 1692 1692 Per Day
  • 90 Litre Diesel Fuel Tank
    900 km Range
  • Fuel Economy: 9 km/litre
  • 4 Wheel Drive
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Air Conditioning & Radio-CD
  • Power Steering
  • 4x adults & 1x children

A multi-purpose vehicle delivering off road capability and sedan comfort

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Africa 4x4 Hire | 4x4 Rental : Get Rental Help from a Consultant

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4x4 Hire

Africa presents a vast untamed wilderness, teaming with wildlife, adventure and rugged beauty. Here the frontiers of modern living are disbanded in favor of the wild, where discovery punctuates the landscape and possibilities are largely governed by your capacity for exploration.  

4x4 off road safaris in Africa offer the intrepid explorer a unique opportunity to literally follow their heart across all manner of terrain, to test their mettle and discover the essence of this magical continent. Africa welcomes curious individuals wanting to unveil new experiences and discover the calm perspective adventure travel by 4x4 hire unlocks. No where else has the capacity for such expansive expedition and travel. Off road vehicle hire has never been this easy.

Drive South Africa caters to local and foreign African adventure travel enthusiasts. We specialize in off road vehicle hire, 4x4 off road equipment and self-drive wildlife safaris.

We have 4x4 car hire hubs in select locations throughout Southern Africa:

  • 4x4 Botswana
  • 4x4 Namibia
  • 4x4 South Africa

and by arrangement we cater for 4wd car hire in the following locations:

  • 4x4 Lesotho
  • 4x4 Swaziland

Our fleet of 4x4 off road rental cars comprise of the following vehicles:

  • Landrover Defender
  • Landrover Discovery
  • Nissan Single Cab
  • Nissan Single Cab 4x4 Trax Camper
  • Nissan King Cab Navara
  • Nissan Double Cab
  • Toyota Hilux
  • Toyota Fortuner
  • Toyota Landcruiser

Africa 4x4 hire

[photo by Greg Donikian]

Choosing to hire a 4x4

  • When choosing a 4x4 vehicle the more you know about the terrain you'll be traversing the more we can tailor your 4wd rental to your needs.
  • Conduct some independent research into the advantages and disadvantages of the different 4x4 vehicles available for your peace of mind.
  • 4x2 wheel drive with a diff-lock is not the same as a 4x4 vehicle. Africa 4x4 hire provides you with all round off road 4wd, while 4x2 with diff-lock only really assists you when weight or traction is removed from one of the wheels.
  • Do some research into what diff-lock and traction control entail and how they assist off road driving.
  • 4x4 without low range is not in the same league as 4x4 with low range. Low range provides considerably more versatility for your 4x4 hire car.
  • Make sure you have a decent clearance height on your 4x4 rental.
  • Beware of low profile tyres when choosing a 4x4 rental, these are difficult to replace in remote areas and prone to damage by rocks. A low profile tyre doesn't provide the advantages of pressure reduction for floatation or off road traction.
  • Knowing your capabilities behind the wheel as well as under the bonnet, or hood, is an important part of selecting your 4wd hire car. If you're mechanically acquainted with motor vehicles, serviceability is an important aspect of your 4x4 rental, if not, then reliability is paramount.
  • Petrol and diesel 4x4 hire have their pros and cons, and performance differs across manufacturers as well as across 4x4 models. Knowing your itinerary and potential terrain will assist you when deciding what type of engine you select.
  • 4x4 club and 4x4 forum websites can provide impartial and insightful advice for 4x4 trails, wildlife tours, off road equipment, Africa trips and Big 5 safaris.

Drive South Africa 4x4 hire camping equipped vehicles

We offer fully equipped 4x4 hire, or 4x4 rental of the vehicle without camping/safari equipment. Drive South Africa offers the best off road vehicle hire in Africa!

Our detail of safari and camping equipment is a comprehensive gear list designed to cover all your basic requirements for your 4x4 excursions including wildlife safaris, camping safaris, adventure safaris, Kruger Park safaris and general 4x4 safaris.

Drive South Africa Camping Equipment

  • Aluminium Roof rack
  • Jerrycan holder
  • Gas cylinder holder
  • Eezi Awn rooftop tent/s
  • Ground tents if specified
  • Eezi Awning (optional, at additional cost)
  • 60L Water-tank (full)
  • 2 Ratchet tie downs
  • Fold up table
  • Camp chairs
  • Battery powered lamp
  • Torch
  • Gas cylinder (full) and cooker top
  • Axe
  • Spade
  • First aid kit
  • Camp shower and collapsible basin
  • Bedding - sleeping bag and pillows
  • Mobile toilet (on request)
  • 40L Fridge/Freezer
  • Fold up shower or toilet enclosure (on request)
  • Portable wash-up basin
  • Full kitchen - See Gomo Kitchen below

Drive South Africa Safari Equipment

  • Long range fuel tank (150 liter) (full on handover)
  • Rear diff lock/center diff lock
  • Dual battery system
  • Tow strap
  • Jumper cables
  • Rubber sand ladders
  • Puncture repair kit
  • Towbar
  • Basic tool kit
  • Highlift jack/ Air jack
  • Additional spare tyre (2nd spare)
  • Bullbar
  • Steel canopy where necessary, side and rear opening*
  • Winch (on request only, additional cost)
  • GPS (on request only, additional cost)
  • Air compressor and tyre pressure gauge
  • Two way radios (Optional - additional cost)
  • Satellite phone (Optional - additional cost)

Off road vehicle hire in Africa

Our 4x4 rental cars include a range of insurance options including standard, medium and super cover insurance, this extends to cover fully equipped 4wd hire when applicable.

Our 4x4 hire cars are sourced through a selection of trusted affiliates operating in South Africa, Namibia and Botswana, ensuring you a wide range of vehicles from a reputable supplier.

Drive South Africa's online 4x4 hire system allows you to compare 4x4 rental prices and obtain quotes on vehicles ensuring you get the best value and the cheap 4wd rental prices.

We look forward to supplying you with the means to navigate your 4x4 off road vehicle hire adventure through Africa.

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