Namibian Destinations 

Etosha National Park & Surroundings

The Etosha National Park is centered around the vast Etosha salt pan. The pan itself is usually dry and only fills with water briefly in the summer, but is enough to stimulate the growth of a blue-green algae which lures thousands of flamingos. Most of the wildlife, including herds of zebra, wildebeest and antelope, can be seen around the waterholes that border the pan. 

Highlights and Adventures

  • The park hosts 114 mammal species and 340 bird species

  • It is the largest saltpan in Africa, visible even from space

  • Etosha National Park spans over 22 912km²

  • Indulge in birding in the Etosha National Park and surrounding areas

  • Explore Owamboland, Sleep over in a traditional village and visit the famous Nakambale Museum.

  • Make a quick stopt the mining town of Tsumeb to support the traditional dancers and musicians at the Tsumeb Arts Performance Centre.

Sossusvlei & The Namib-Naukluft Park

Located in the Namib Desert, Sossusvlei is a enormous clay pan surrounded by gigantic, red sand dunes. The Tsauchab River flows through the desert, and its rare flooding waters the vegetation that survives in the clay soil. During sunrise and sunset, the colors of the sand dunes are constantly changing and provide an opportunity for photographers. The fierce desert winds continually alter the shape and texture of the dunes, providing an ever-changing desert landscape.

Highlights and Adventures

  • Sossusvlei is Namibia’s second-most popular tourist attraction

  • The dunes at Sossusvlei are up to 325 metres high

  • The Sandwich Harbour Lagoon is fed by fresh water seeping from an inland aquifer

  • Take a balloon ride over the dunes of Sossusvlei at sunrise

  • Hike through NamibRand, Namibia’s largest private nature reserve

  • Explore the natural wonders of the Namib-Naukluft Park

Twyfelfontein, Brandberg & Damaraland

Located in north-western Namibia, Twyfelfontein contains one of the largest concentrations of rock engravings in Africa. Most of the carvings were created over 6,000 years ago by ancient Bushmen.  Other special attractions are the majestic Brandberg with its treasure trove of ancient Bushman rock art and daunting rock-climbing challenges, the Petrified Forest, Burnt Mountain, Organ Pipes, the Spitzkoppe, and the Erongo Mountains.

Highlights and Adventures

  • It is home to the ancient Damara people

  • It offers Arts and crafts aplenty

  • The region is dominated by the Brandberg, Namibia’s highest mountain

  • Buy a marble souvenir at the Karibib Marble works

  • Go on a horse-back excursion with guided tours through the area

  • Stock up on locally sourced crystals at the craft market near the Spitzkoppe

Kaokoland, The Kunene River and The Himba

This region is home to the  the Himba people and also home to amazing flora and fauna, including the desert dwelling Elephant, Rhino, Giraffe and Lion. In this region in northern Namibia you can experience cultural interaction with the Himba and track African wildlife on advanced 4x4 trails and fascinating Kaokoland fly-in tours.

Highlights and Adventures

  • Himba Tribes, Kunene River, Epupa Falls, Marienfluss Valley

  • Track desert dwelling Elephants

  • Enjoy canoeing or river-rafting on the Kunene River near Epupa Falls 

  • Go hiking in the Kaokoland

  • Indulge in bird-watching

  • Enjoy sundowner cruises,

  • Learn about the Himba people and their culture

Waterberg, Khaudum & Surroundings

Raising as an island of colour some 200 metres above the surrounding African bush and savannah, the Waterberg Plateau with its flamboyant brick-red sandstone formations and lush green vegetation is without a doubt the main draw card of the region. Tsumkwe, the main town in Bushmanland and home to a large percentage of Namibia’s Bushman population.

Highlights and Adventures

  • The Hoba Meteorite is the largest known meteorite in the world

  • Dinosaur footprints are found on top of the plateau

  • Tsumkwe and surroundings are home to Namibia’s earliest ancestors

  • Go on scenic walks and hikes, enjoy game drives in the Waterberg Plateau National Park

  • Meet the Herero people, explore historic and archaeological sites

  • Okonjima offers luxury lodge as well as camping Waterberg Plateau accommodation options and is home to the Africat Foundation which rescues and rehabilitates Leopard and Cheetah.

Kavango & Zambezi

This is the wettest region in Namibia with its high rainfall and a number of major rivers like the Okavango, Kwando and Zambezi. The abundance of water sustains a large variety of animals, including a large population of elephants. The wildlife is being protected in four reserves. The lure of the area is its wild and untamed quality, which gives visitors a peek into authentic African lifestyles.

Highlights and Adventures

  • The regions are home to five of Namibia’s parks

  • Fishing, game viewing and bird-watching

  • Local artists and craftspeople abound

  • Take a sunset cruise on the Zambezi River and other Boat/river activities

  • Okavango River, Kwando River, Zambezi River, Chobe River, Linyanti River, tropical woodlands and swamps, 4 of the Big Five game, National Parks, Popa Falls

Fish River, Coastal & The Deep South

The Fish River Canyon in southern Namibia is second only in grandeur to the Grand Canyon in Arizona. It is absolutely magnificent and breathtaking in its immensity. The canyon features a gigantic ravine, in total about 160km (100 miles) long, up to 27 km wide and in places almost 550 meters deep. Because the Fish River is being dammed it only contains a small amount of running water.

Highlights and Adventures

  • Go on a guided canoe or kayak adventure down the Orange River

  • Take a step back in time in the deserted mining village of Kolmanskop – be sure to take your camera along!

  • Sample some fresh home-grown oysters in Lüderitz

  • Surf the waves of the Atlantic Ocean in the Lüderitz waters

Coastal Strip

The coastal strip houses the towns of Cape Cross, Henties Bay, Swakopmund and Walvis Bay, and the fishing settlement of Wlotzkasbaken. The Dorob National Park – proclaimed to protect sensitive environmental areas – extends between the Swakop and Ugab rivers, while the Skeleton Coast National Park covers the area north of the Ugab River up to the Kunene River, protecting the northern third of Namibia’s coastline.


Highlights and Adventures

  • It is the ultimate summer holiday destination for locals

  • Go sand-boarding, quad-biking, fishing, wind-surfing, sailing, sky-diving, paragliding or dolphin cruising in one of the popular coastal towns

  • Take to the dunes and beaches atop a horse or camel on a guided tour just outside Swakopmund

  • Admire flamingos and other avifauna at the Walvis Bay Lagoon, a RAMSAR-declared site for coastal birds

  • Climb Dune 7 and see the world from a different perspective

Windhoek & Surroundings

Windhoek activities range from shopping to township and brewery tours. Go on Windhoek excursion in Namibia, relax in the National Botanical Gardens or enjoy game-viewing in Dann Viljoen Game Park.

Highlights and Adventures

  • Township Tour, Windhoek Brewery Tour, Heroes Acre, Arnham Cave, Stargazing, Horse riding, Gross Barmen Springs and Oanib Dam.

  • Local artists and craftspeople abound

  • Visit the Namibian Craft Centre to stock up on goodies for those who stayed at home, and get a sense for traditional artworks

  • Have a picnic in the Parliament Gardens, admire the age-old trees and get acquainted with the history of the adjacent ‘Ink Palace

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