Visa and Health Requirements

We have compiled a guide with basic guidelines including matters of health and visa requirements. For more visa information, or to apply for one, contact the nearest Consulate of the country you are wishing to travel to.


Botswana

Botswana is a malaria zone and therefore precautions and health care requirements are recommended and necessary. Botswana is fairly developed with many hospitals along the route. Don’t forget to secure your visa for this country if you are required to do so.


Mozambique

Depending on how long you wish to visit Mozambique for, you may need some precautionary vaccinations for your holiday. Heath insurance is recommended and visa entry is required depending on your nationality, all travellers without Consular representation in their home country may apply on the border but all others MUST obtain a visa before arrival.


Namibia

This area is a malaria zone with high sun radiation in the hotter months. The health care in Namibia is above the African average with pharmacies scattered about. A visa is required depending on the length of stay and your nationality.


South Africa

South Africa only has a few areas that are malaria zones such as the Kruger National Park. Health care in South Africa is very good with visa entry being required depending on what country you enter from.


Swaziland

Swaziland is also a Malaria zone with necessary precautions been recommended. There are also fresh water viruses therefore swimming in Swaziland is not suggested. Don’t forget to secure your visa for this country if you are required to do so.


Zambia

NEWSFLASH: Yellow Fever vaccination required for passengers travelling to and from Zambia. All in-transit passengers between the two destinations (Zambia and South Africa), irrespective of the time period in transit, will also require proof of yellow fever vaccination.

Zambia is a malaria area with travel throughout the area being very popular. We do advise against driving into the Republic of Congo alone. Don’t forget to secure your visa for this country if you are required to do so.


Zimbabwe

Health care can prove to be slightly problematic in the surrounding underdeveloped areas. Any area below 1200m is regarded as a Malaria zone. Don’t forget to secure your visa for this country if required to do so.


Ethiopia

Most areas in Ethiopia are malaria areas with Mosquito prevention being very important. Health care is problematic and experienced doctors are scarce in some regions. Don’t forget to secure your visa for this country if you are required to do so.


Kenya

Depending on how long you wish to visit Kenya for, you may need some precautionary vaccinations for your holiday. There is satisfactory health care in Nairobi and you may need a visa to visit Kenya (depending on your nationality).


Madagascar

Please click here to find DETAILED information on recommended vaccinations, health care, precautions, malaria information, visa information and other valuable recommendations.


Malawi

This is a high risk malaria zone and therefore precautionary medicine is a must! Emergency health care outside of cities is extremely problematic. Don’t forget to secure your visa for this Malawi if you are required to do so.


Tanzania

Tanzania is a high risk yellow fever area in the north-western woodlands. Proper health care is scarce with many vaccinations been recommended. Don’t forget to secure your visa for this country if you are required to do so.


Angola

Angola is malaria risk area especially in the coastal regions. Proper health care is scarce with many vaccinations been recommended. Don’t forget to secure your visa for this country if you are required to do so.

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