Many adventure seekers choose Australia as the starting or ending point for their trip around the world. Especially if you plan to visit other countries before or after your visit to Australia – for example Indonesia, Thailand or Vietnam. Then you may require additional vaccinations to ensure a safe and healthy trip. Which vaccinations you require for Australia, mostly depends on which additional countries you plan to visit as part of your journey. Please also take into account other possible health risks. It is absolutely necessary to protect yourself against bright sunlight. We will gladly inform you about the required immunisations and vaccines for Australia and are happy to tell you what other precautions you can take.
Australia vaccinations: the most common risks
You may encounter diseases in Australia against which you are normally not immune. The right vaccinations can protect you against these diseases. Check out the main health risks in this country below, so you know immediately which specific vaccinations Australia requires. Also read our tips for travelling. This way you can best protect yourself against health risks from water, food, sun and insects.
In this country Yellow Fever is not prevalent. However, when you’re traveling FROM a Yellow fever area vaccination can be COMPULSORY. Please contact KLM Health Services to discuss or vaccination applies to you.
Recommended vaccinations and risks
In this country Chikungunya is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.
In this country dengue fever is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.
In this country Japanese encephalitis is (possibly) prevalent. Vaccination depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services for a personal advice.