Everyone must obtain a Madagascan Visa. Contact your closest
Madagarcar Consulate or Island Quest for more information.
Euro or US Dollars are the suggested currency and can be changed
at Tana Airport, or in Nosy Be to Malagasy Franc (Fmg). Check
with your bank for latest exchange rates.
Malaria precautions must be taken. People planning on doing
a diving course are advised to go for a medical checkup/ fitness
test at their doctor. Clients to bring their own medication.
A herbal product called Malaria X, can be obtained from our
Johannesburg office at the cost of R85-00 for 40 capsules.
The herb originates in Mozambique and has no side effects.
Medical doctors are available in case of emergencies.
Clothing and Others:
Never make the mistake of over-packing for Madagascar, where
the climate is warm and tropical. Costumes, tee-shirts, shorts
and wrap-arounds are sufficient. Only one set of warmer clothing,
such as jeans and a warm jacket is suggested. Bedding is supplied
but please bring your own towels. Walking shoes/sandles, hat,
sunglasses, sun block and mosquito repellent are essential.
Mosquito pad burners are available on the yachts. Please bring
your own Baygon/Doom pads. Your choice of CD's are welcome!
Bring your own mask, snorkel, fins and wetsuit. If you prefer,
bring your own BCD and DV. We supply BCD's, DV's, weight belts,
cylinders and compressors to refill them. However, some package
options require diving gear rental.
Some of our yachts are equipped with fishing rods. Please
bring your own Rapalas (18cm red/white, yellow/green) lures