Home > Experts > Question Question Posted by: Col | 2013-01-11 Maputo (Mozambique) & Richards Bay (SA) Hi - my husband and I are going on a cruise at the end of January and both have SA Passports. Do we need a Visa to enter Mozambique? And are Maputo and Richards Bay (and surrounding Game Reserves i.e. Phinda, Hluhluwe / Umfolozi and even the Lake St Lucia area) malaria areas? My husband had a Kidney Transplant 15 years ago and is on immuno-suppressive and various other drugs. Please advise whether we would need anti-malaria medication and if so, would this still be necessary even if we just stay onboard the ship in these ports and not go ashore? Thank-you. Not what you were looking for? Try searching again, or ask your own question 1 Our users say: Posted by: pete | 2013-01-14 Dear Col,Risk of Malaria is very low on criuse liners as malaria infected mosquitoes are active from Dusk to dawn when you should be on board!. Use Tabard lotion at Dusk if you are on board in port but risk is low due to effective spraying from Kwazulu Natal to Maputo. If you go further north risk is higher but sleeping on board reduces risk.Regards,Pete. Reply to pete Have your say Your name (optional) Your comment Security × Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly. Search health advice Find an answer × Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly. Reply to Your name (optional) Your comment Security Close Submit comment Recently: Asked Questions Answered Questions Commented Questions I skipped my petogen injection could I be pregnant? I skipped my petogen injection could I be pregnant? I skipped my petogen injection could I be pregnant? I skipped my petogen injection could I be pregnant? I skipped my petogen injection could I be pregnant? Africa asthma statistics in children below 5 years of age coughing Non stop cough Non stop cough Cough and prexum 5mg Unappreciated My Husband cheated what should I do. Wedding fever... Am I at fault? I am not sure what to think advertisement From our sponsors Sun protection for all children Understanding your sunscreen The science behind cosmeceuticals Do you know these 5 facts about skincare?