Welcome to Electric Safari Vehicles

 

Leaders in electric safari conversions.

Electric Safari Pty Ltd specialises in converting normally aspirated vehicles into fully electric vehicles. The technology we currently use is the best in the world for this application with motors that have a 95% efficiency rate that are dust proof and waterproof.

Our aim in the future is to convert all vehicles in environmentally sensitive areas to becoming more environmentally friendly as we provide a solution to be off the grid and non-reliant on fossil fuels.

Go Green – Go Electric 

Our aim in the future is to convert all vehicles in environmentally sensitive areas to becoming more environmentally friendly as we provide a solution to be off the grid and non-reliant on fossil fuels.

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We have converted a Land Rover safari vehicle for Makanyi Private Game Lodge. They are the first lodge to have an electric vehicle in the Timbavati Nature Reserve. 

Frequently asked questions

How will converting save me money?
  • The current fuel price is R17.5 per litre @ the current rate of crude oil being 72 USD per barrel
  • Estimated cost of crude oil for 2019 will be 101 USD per barrel increasing the current fuel price drastically depending on the rand/ USD exchange rate
  • Estimated price for 2019 predicted as high as R25.00 to R28.00
  • Average game drive cost per day R400 in fuel at the current rate
  • Converting to electric will stabilize your fixed monthly cost and make it better for financial budgets
  • Payback period is roughly 4 to 6 years depending on the kWh of the battery pack.
  • The life span on the 55kwh battery pack is roughly 15 years.
How long will it take to charge the vehicle?

It will take roughly 4-5 hours to fully charge the vehicle.

How far in km / miles can the conversion go?

The range of the vehicle will vary but one can expect a range of between 50 -300 km per full charge on the 55 kilowatt-hour battery pack. One also needs to take into account the terrain as well as the obstacles they will encounter while out on safari.

Will the conversion be weather proof?

Yes, All the electrical components are enclosed into ip55 waterproof boxes. The electric motor is also dust and waterproof.

How does one maintain the conversion?

The only maintenance one will need to do is to check the cooling system every 6 months and check the torque setting on the motor which can be done in under one hour.

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We have letters of intent from the following Safari Lodges:

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EMAIL

sales@electricsafarivehicles.com

Phone

(013) 755 4317 |

+27 72 124 2738 |
+44 7539 102701

Address

22 Rapid Street

Riverside Industrial Park

Nelspruit, 1200