Malaria & Safety – Mkomazi NP
In general, travelling to Mkomazi National Park is safe in our opinion. Crime is very rare in Tanzania’s wildlife areas popular with tourists. Mostly, you will meet other visitors. Basically, the rest of the people you see will be the staff of the tour operator, parks and reserves, and accommodations.
Malaria & Vaccinations
You should take steps to protect yourself from malaria, as it is a health concern. This should be done by taking antimalarial medicine and wearing mosquito repellent containing at least 30% DEET. Consider covering up in the evening too. As well, several vaccinations are recommended when travelling to Mkomazi, seek out your local healthcare professional for advice.
While viewing wildlife, you will be protected from most risks by listening to and following the advice of your guide. Also, take note of the ‘wildlife viewing safety precautions’ below.
Further advice on limiting dangers and annoyances when traveling:
- Wildlife Viewing Safety Precautions
- General Safety Precautions
- Cities & Other Urban Areas: Safety Precautions
- Safety & Security – Tanzania
- Malaria & Vaccinations – Tanzania