Are you looking for travel advice for Namibia? On this page, you can read about possible health risks and vaccinations regarding Namibia. Which specific vaccinations you require, depends on the regions you plan to visit and on the duration of your stay in Namibia. In most cases vaccinations are not mandatory.
Namibia is located in Southern Africa between Angola, Botswana and South Africa and has a desert climate. Namibia is the least densely populated country in Africa. As a result, nature and wildlife have plenty of space. This former German colony is a country full of exquisite contrasts. The breath-taking scenery ranges from rugged coastlines to vast deserts and from high mountains to endless plains. The famous wildlife reserves in Namibia are populated by herds of elephants, rhinos, giraffes and lions, and are further characterised by wilderness and an infinite horizon. Namibia is not without reason a popular destination for adventurous safaris.
Protect yourself well against various possible diseases and avoid mosquito bites. Both malaria and dengue are prevalent in Namibia. Our KLM Health Services nurses are happy to tell you which vaccinations you require for Namibia and how to fully prepare for your trip to this breathtakingly beautiful country. Click here to make an appointment with one of our nurses.
Namibia vaccinations: the most common risks
Vaccines can make you resistant to various (tropical) diseases that occur in Namibia. Below you can read which health risks and diseases are common in Namibia. You can see at a glance which specific vaccinations you require.