Is malaria a risk at Mankwe?

There are mosquitoes in the camp at certain times of the year, and Mankwe is in a low risk malaria zone, so there is always some risk and it is your choice as to how you deal with that risk.

Are all my meals included during my stay?

Yes, all your meals are included. Tea, coffee and squash (concentrated fruit juice) drinks are available 24 hours. Alcohol and other fizzy soda drinks are not included, but are available to buy from the camp shop.

Should I bring a sleeping bag?

Bed linen and blankets are provided, but you are welcome to bring your sleeping bag if you prefer. If you feel the cold at night, a sleeping back can be useful in the winter months (May-September)

Is bed linen provided?

Yes, bed sheets, pillows and blankets are provided, as well as bath towels. If you feel the cold you should also consider bringing a sleeping bag during the winter months (May-September) You are welcome to bring your own towels if

What things should I bring with me?

Field supplies   Binoculars   Water bottle (at least 1 litre)   Penknife   Insect repellent   Sunscreen   Sunglasses    Lip Salve   Flashlight, torch or headlamp with extra batteries and bulb    Antihistamine tablets    Rehydration

What clothes do I need to bring?

Clothing and footwear for fieldwork* Please note that all clothing should be earthy or dark colours such as browns, blacks, dark greens, beige, khaki etc.  White, Yellow and Red are not suitable for the bush.   Long-sleeved shirts and combat

Which mobile (cell) phone provider should I use?

There is some reasonable 4G reception, but only with the South African provider MTN (not Vodacom or Cell-C) and there are a number of options you can consider. If you have an international roaming option with your home provider, that

Which type of power plug do they use in South Africa?

South Africa mains power sockets are Type M and have rounded pins and look like this: Adaptors (such as the one shown above) are freely available from various websites, such as Amazon or eBay. The example above enables connection from

What can I bring to help?

You will learn during your visit about the committed anti-poaching teams that patrol the reserve protecting the mammals. These teams carry out invaluable work including deterring rhino poachers, for whom rhino horn represents significant value. If you have any unwanted