Malaria In African Hunting Countries

Check the maps showing malaria in African hunting countries. Some are partially free of malaria, so if you are hunting in or near a marginal area, it is recommended to still take precautions.

In all maps below:

  • green areas indicate low to no risk of malaria

  • red areas indicate substantial risk of malaria

  • pink areas on Ethiopia & South Africa maps indicate low to no risk of malaria

Malaria In Benin

Benin Malaria Map

Prophylaxis is recommended for all travellers at all times of year.

Malaria In Botswana

Botswana Malaria Map

Prophylaxis is recommended for all travel to the northern part of the country in the provinces of Central, Chobe, Ghanzi, and Ngamiland, including safaris to the Okavango Delta area. There is no risk in the city of Gaborone. Transmission occurs mainly from November to June.

Malaria In Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso Malaria Map

Prophylaxis is recommended for all travellers at all times of year.

Malaria In Cameroon

Cameroon Malaria Map

Prophylaxis is recommended for all travellers at all times of year.

Malaria In Central African Republic

Central African Republic Malaria Map

Prophylaxis is recommended for all travellers at all times of year.

Malaria In Ethiopia

Ethiopia Malaria Map

Prophylaxis is recommended for all areas, except for Addis Ababa and for altitudes above 2000m.

Malaria In Mozambique

Mozambique Malaria Map

Prophylaxis is recommended for all travellers at all times of year.

Malaria In Namibia

Namibia Malaria Map

Prophylaxis is recommended for the provinces of Kunene, Ohangwena, Okavango, Omaheke, Omusati, Oshana, Oshikoto, Otjozondjupa and in the Caprivi and Kavango regions. Transmission occurs throughout the year along the Kunene River and in Caprivi and Kavango regions and from November to June in the other malaria risk areas.

Malaria In South Africa

South Africa Malaria Map

Prophylaxis is recommended for travel to low-altitude areas of the Mpumalanga Province (including Kruger National Park), Northern Province and northeastern KwaZulu-Natal as far south as the Tugela River. Risk is highest from October to May.

Malaria In Tanzania

Tanzania Malaria Map

Prophylaxis is recommended for all areas, except for altitudes over 1800m. The risk is lower in Dar es Salaam than in rural areas.

Malaria In Uganda

Uganda Malaria Map

Prophylaxis is recommended for all travellers at all times of year.

Malaria In Zambia

Zambia Malaria Map

Prophylaxis is recommended for all travellers at all times of year.

Malaria In Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Malaria Map

Prophylaxis is recommended for all areas, except the cities of Harare and Bulawayo. Malaria risk exists from November through June in areas below 1200m and year-round in the Zambezi valley.


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