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Mosquitoes ??

London
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Mosquitoes ??

Do you need to use insect repellent on Hamilton island for mosquitoes and midges??

Sydney, Australia
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1. Re: Mosquitoes ??

You have to use insect repellant just about anywhere in Australia

I live in suburban Sydney and last week was covered in mossie bites from hanging out the washing

We have had so much rain and then humid conditions that mossies are everywhere

Spray a lot especially at dusk

Abbey

Moreton Island...
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2. Re: Mosquitoes ??

Yes and buy tropical strength personal insect repellant, like Aeroguard or Bushmans.

We have lots of mozzies in Queensland at the moment, it's hot, humid and rainy at times...perfect for breeding mozzies unfortunately.

Melbourne, Australia
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3. Re: Mosquitoes ??

We were on Hamilton Island October/November weekend. Did not need any insect repellent at all - although we had taken some Bushmans with us

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for Adelaide, South Australia, Kangaroo Island
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4. Re: Mosquitoes ??

Have it on hand... depending on the time of year and prevalence of mosquitoes during their breeding cycle you may, or may not, need to use it. We were there in September and didn't .. but after the rains it's possibly a different matter

5. Re: Mosquitoes ??

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