Malaria & Safety – Saadani NP

Philip Briggs
Expert
By Philip Briggs

Philip is a renowned Africa expert and author of many Bradt guidebooks to African destinations, including the guide to Tanzania.

Philip is a renowned Africa expert and author of the Bradt guidebook to Tanzania.

Philip is the author of the Bradt guidebook to Tanzania.

Safety

For the most part, travel to and within Saadani is very safe, in our opinion. Crime against tourists in parks or reserves is virtually nonexistent. If you are driving here, normal safety precautions are relevant in towns and cities as this is where most crime occurs.

Malaria & Vaccinations

Prevention of malaria is very important while visiting Saadani and Tanzania in general. Make sure to take antimalarial drugs and use a mosquito repellent containing at least 30% DEET while you are there. Also, get the vaccinations that are required before coming to this part of Africa.

Wildlife Viewing

When watching wild animals, it is advisable to pay close attention to the safety instructions given by your guide. In addition to that, be sure to read our ‘wildlife viewing safety precautions' below.

Further advice on limiting dangers and annoyances when traveling:

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