Travel documents needed are: Valid Passport, entry visa, US customs form registering your weapon in the US or Proof of Ownership for your rifle, SAP 520 supplied by outfitter for temporary import of firearm, motivation letter, Invitation letter from the outfitter. These travel documents will be issued to you on confirmation of a booking.
Customs clearance will be at your port of entry to SA. You will be issued with a temporary import/export permit for you firearm at this point. No permit is required for a bow. Most clients bring their own firearms, though these can be hired from Hotfire Hunting & Fishing Safaris.