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Malaria Free Safari Destinations Ideas

There are certain places in Africa where it is possible to enjoy a wonderful wildlife safari without the worry of malaria 

There are plenty of malaria-free destinations to choose from where you can enjoy an authentic Big 5 safari in the African bush without sacrificing anything in terms of your safari experience or the quality of the accommodation.

Here follow 5 areas that are great to visit and see the Big 5 without having to worry about malaria:


Pilanesberg National Park

See the Big Five just 2 hours from Johannesburg and Pretoria in one of the country's most popular wildlife reserve.

This well-stocked Malaria Free park has a dramatic landscape that supports a wide variety of plants, animals and birds. It is also home to the big 5                                                                        

Sun City  is a luxury resort and casino, situated in the  North West Province of South Africa and borders  Pilanesberg National Park .

You’ll be spoilt for choice at Sun City Resort’s wide variety of restaurants and bars. As a large entertainment and holiday destination, Sun City’s diverse offering includes luxury fine dining, fast food outlets, slot machines, various activities and themed bars to choose from.

Madikwe Game Reserve

Madikwe Game Reserve

Madikwe Private Game Reserve, nestled on the border between South Africa and Botswana, is a lesser known gem that is completely malaria-free. Extending 76,000 hectares, this wild and remote paradise is one of the largest reserves in South Africa and is home to the Big 5 plus a thriving population of the endangered wild dog and other sought-after species such as cheetah and brown hyena. Bird-watchers will enjoy about 360 species in this dry Kalahari ecosystem. Madikwe is an easy 4 hours drive from Johannesburg or about 1 hour flight.


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Kwa Zulu Natal

Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve will provide visitors to the shores of Durban with unrivaled Big Five viewing. In particular, this game reserve is famous for its white rhino conservation. It is at many of the game reserves in KwaZulu Natal that you will be able to encounter large numbers of rhino. The protection of these animals is of the utmost importance at these park

Phinda Private Game Reserve close to Hluhluwe in Zululand, KwaZulu-Natal offers outstanding game viewing. A Big Five Game Reserve - lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and both black and white rhino with regular sightings of cheetah along with diverse antelope and a variety of plains game including giraffe and zebra. 

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