Hwange National Park- Malaria & Safety Hwange Safaris
Health and safety while traveling in Hwange National Park
Malaria is a big concern, and you should protect yourself from it. This comes in the form of applying mosquito repellent that contains at least 30% DEET and taking antimalarial drugs (and you should cover up in the evenings too). There are a few vaccinations recommended before traveling to Zimbabwe. Seek advice from your healthcare professional or local travel clinic.
Zimbabwe has some of the best guides for walking safaris, and Hwange is a perfect place for this experience. Wildlife viewing always comes with certain risks, but you'll be fine if you follow the recommendations of your guide and take note of the ‘wildlife viewing safety precautions’ below.