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The ultimate guide to your next Namibia Safari

Get to Know Namibia

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Africa’s least populated country, Namibia, captivates visitors with its vast arid landscapes, abundant wildlife, and ancient rock art.

From the world-famous red dunes of Sossusvlei to the eerie isolated beaches of the Skeleton Coast, each region of Namibia has its own distinct landscapes, wildlife, and activities.

In contrast to other southern African countries, Namibia is a true year-round destination with little seasonal fluctuations.

The chilly Benguela Current controls the weather along the coast, and coastal communities like Swakopmund, Walvis Bay, and Lüderitz are frequently covered by morning mist.

 

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Why Namibia?

  • Discover the unique landscapes of Namibia, including beaches, dunes, and dense bush.
  • Take a birdwatching safari to see a wide variety of species in their natural habitat.
  • Experience an endless variety of desert adventure activities on a safari in Namibia.
  • Visit the famous Etosha National Park to see spectacular wildlife in the Namibian bush.
  • Go stargazing in the beautiful Sossusvlei Reserve and discover the night sky on your Namibia safari.
  • Try your hand at hardcore fishing at the eerie Skeleton Coast of Namibia for a truly unique experience.

 

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FAQs about Namibia

  • A safari in Namibia is best done between July and October, when temperatures are just above 20°C and the chance of rain is low. This is also the best time for wildlife viewing, making it peak travel season.
  • Elephant
  • Lion
  • Cheetahs 
  • Springbok 
  • Zebra 
  • Blue wildebeest 
  • Oryx
  • Meerkat
  • Ostrich
  • Bat-eared foxes
  • Neutral-coloured clothing 
  • Long-sleeved shirts that provide sun and mosquito protection
  • T-shirts and shorts for warmer days 
  • Evenings and cooler days call for jeans or long pants
  • South Africa, Namibia, Mozambique, Botswana, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe are among the countries that offer rail safaris.
  • Sossusvlei is located about 350km southwest of Windhoek (southern part of the Namib Desert). It is a salt and clay pan surrounded by the high red dunes' of Namib-Naukluft National Park.
  • Sossusvlei has a wide range of different types of accommodation from the luxury side to the budget side of things. Examples of this include; The Desert Camp, Desert Quiver Camp, Le Mirage Desert Lodge & Spa and much more.
  • You can fly to Sossusvlei from Windhoek or you can drive to Sossusvlei
  • The road to Sossusvlei is extremely beautiful and is a great journey to add to a Safari in Namibia
  • There are many lots of routes to drive depending on where you are starting your journey

Otjiwarongo has a variety of lodges, guesthouses and hotels to choose from.

  • Visit the Cheetah Conservation Fund
  • Combine the Waterberg National Park with an authentic Namibian Safari
  • Explore the Rare and Endangered Species trust
  • The driving distance from Otjiwarongo to Waterberg Plateau National Park is 113 km.
  • Visit the historic Lutheran church - Christuskirche 

  • Go walking at Avis Dam Nature Reserve in Windhoek

  • Explore the Independence Memorial Museum

  • See the Gibeon meteorites on your Windhoek Holiday

  • Visit Joe's Beerhouse

  • Windhoek, the capital city of Namibia, is located roughly in the country's centre.
  • It is located about 400 miles (650 kilometres) north of the Orange River and 760 miles (1,225 kilometres) north of Cape Town.
  • The most well-known rock art areas are Damaraland's Brandberg Massif (2697m – mostly painting sites) and Twyfelfontein, a UNESCO World Heritage rock art site also in Damaraland.
  • Visit the Twyfelfontein and Brandberg Massif Bushman rock art sites
  • Explore Spitzkoppe or take photos from afar on your Damaraland holiday
  • Learn about the amazing Damara culture on an organised cultural tour
  • Try out scenic flights over Damaraland and see the beauty of the Namibian landscapes 
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