Malaria & Vaccinations – South Africa

Philip Briggs
Expert
By Philip Briggs

Philip lives in South Africa and is the author of many guidebooks to African destinations, including the Bradt and Insight guide to South Africa.

Philip lives in South Africa and is the author of many Africa guidebooks, including the Bradt and Insight guide to South Africa.

Philip is the author of many Africa guidebooks, including the Bradt and Insight guides to South Africa.

Philip is the author of the Bradt and Insight guides to South Africa.

The information on this page is just a brief guide and should not be used as a replacement for a consultation with your travel doctor. The government organizations and travel clinics below are trusted resources for complete and up-to-date info about travelers' health in South Africa.

Vaccinations

Recommended; see websites below for more detailed immunization advice.

Malaria Risk

Most of the country is free of malaria, but the main wildlife area lies in a moderate-risk zone, including Kruger NP and all other Lowveld reserves in Mpumalanga. The KwaZulu-Natal parks lie in a low-risk zone. The highest risk of transition is in the rainy season from October to May. See websites below for more detailed advice.

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