Welcome to Namibia

Namibia a land of vast landscapes, fascinating culture and plentiful wildlife. A holiday to Namibia will excite and entertain with breathtaking mountains, huge deserts and friendly people. Try a safari to Namibia with one of the expert safari companies that will look after you as you explore this fantastic country on the Southern African coast. A self drive safari is also a great way to discover Namibia with plenty good hotels, lodges, guesthouses and camp sites in all the main areas.

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Places and towns in Namibia

Ai Ais at the south end of Fish River Canyon located over thermal hot springs
Ariamsvlei Border with South Africa south east open 24hrs
Aus North of Fish River Canyon excellent base for exploring Luderitz and southern Namib Desert
Bethanien Peaceful village en route to the Namib Desert
Brandberg Damaraland Namibia's tallest mountain, bushman paintings and burnt rock
Buitepos Border with Botswana central west open 07h00 to 24h00
Caprivi Northern Namibia stretch of well watered land between Zambia, and Botswana
Damaraland Petrified forest, twyfelfontein, burnt mountain and more Central north west
Duwisib Location of the famous Duwisib Castle
Epupa on the northern border with Angola with remote wonderful waterfalls
Etosha Wildlife in a stunning surreal landscape
Fish River Canyon Africa's largest canyon a beautiful spectacle in the very south
Gamsberg Pass south of Windhoek on the way to the Namib Desert
Gobabis Kalahari town between Windhoek and the Botswana border
Grootfontein Small town east of Etosha en route to the north - Caprivi
Grunau crossroads in the south where the B3 meets B1
Helmeringhausen small farm town in the south on the edge of the Namib desert
Henties Bay coastal town at the south of the Skeleton Coast
Hobas At the north end of Fish River Canyon where the hike starts
Kamanjab South Damaraland and close to West Etosha
Kaokoland rugged unexplored northwest area Himba tribe and amazing landscapes
Karibib halfway between Windhoek and Swakopmund on the B2 tar road
Karasburg in the very south of Namibia ideal stopover town
Katima Mulilo in the very north west on the Zambezi River close to the Zambia border
Kazungula ferry crossing to Zambia in the very northwest
Kavango The western side of the Caprivi Strip
Keetmanshoop Quiver trees dot the landscape near this southern town
Khorixas heart of Damaraland and just west of Etosha Park
Kolmanskop deserted town 20km from Luderitz on the southern coast
Luderitz vibrant harbour town on Namibia's south coast
Maltahohe on the edge of the Namib desert small sleepy town
Mariental on the B1 road 270km south of Windhoek
Namib Desert
Naukluft mountains on the north of the namib desert good hiking and scenery
Ngoma northern border with botswana open 07h00 to 18h00
Noordoewer southern border with South Africa (Vioolsdrif) open 24hrs
Okahandja Namibias garden town 90km north of Windhoek on the main B1 road
Okakarara south of Waterberg plateau
Omaruru former cattle farming centre of Namibia near the Erongo mountains
Ondangwa central north Owamboland on the way to Angola
Opuwo Kaokoland administrative centre and heart of Himba territory
Oshakati
Otavi small town on the B1 road east of Etosha Park
Otjiwarongo half way between Windhoek and Etosha on the main B1 road north
Outjo just south of Etosha and gateway to Damaraland
Palmwag desert oasis famous for desert elephant, rhino and lion - Damaraland
Purros a small settlement right in the middle of Kaokoveld, vast plains, harsh mountains and dry rivers
Rehoboth 90km south of Windhoek on the main B1 road
Rosh Pinah on the edge of the forbidden diamond area west of Fish River Canyon
Ruacana small town overlooking beautiful Ruacana Falls
Rundu on the northern birder on the way to or from the Caprivi strip and Vic falls
Seeheim old settlement that now consists of one hotel just north of Fish River
Sesfontein remote outpost in the Kaokoveld north west
Skeleton Coast harsh but beautiful northern coastline from Swakopmund to Angola
Solitaire thriving small garage/farm on the Namib deserts edge famous for apple pie
Sossusvlei the dry pan in the centre of the Namib Desert
Sesreim entrance into the Namib desert and Sossusvlei
Spitzkoppe graceful remote mountain peaks among the flat desert between Windhoek and Swakopmund
Swakopmund popular seaside town and activity centre of Namibia
Tsumeb busy town on the B1 road north 90km from Etosha parks east gate
Twyfelfontein ancient bushman paintings in beautiful stark landscape in Damaraland
Uis An old mining town with a new lease of life and great views of Brandberg mountain
Usakos half way between Windhoek and Swakopmund on the tar B2 road
Velloorsdrift southern border with South Africa open 08h00 to 17h00
Walvis Bay Namibias second largest city home to flocks of flamingos, coastal city on the edge of the desert
Waterberg a lost world on a sandstone plateau between Windhoek and Etosha Park
Windhoek small modern capital of the country and centrally located

 

Map of Namibia

 

Map of Namibia

Kaokoveld & Himbaveld  Lodges and Camping Damaraland Accommodation Etosha National Park Lodges & Rest Camps Rundu Hotels Katimo Mulilo Accommodation Caprivi Strip Accommodation Grootfontein Hotels Tsumeb Hotels & Accommodation Waterberg Plateau Accommodation Okahandja Hotels and Accommodation Otjiwarongo Hotels & Accommodation Windhoek Hotels and Guesthouses Namib Naukluft Accommodation Mariental Hotels and Guesthouses Rehoboth Hotels and Accomodation Maltahohe Hotels and Accommodation Fish River Canyon Accommodation Aus stunning scenery and wild horses of Namibia Keetmanshoop Hotels and Guesthouses Luderitz Hotels and Accommodation Kolmanskop Accommodation Grunau Hotels and Guesthouses Noordoewer Accommodation Ariamsvlei Accommodation Swakopmund Hotels and Guesthouses Walvis Bay Hotels and Accommodation Skeleton Coast Accommodation Sossusclei, Sesriem and  the Namib Desert Accommodation Gobabis Accommodation Buitrpos Accommodation Brandberg Accommodation Omaruru Hotels Queit stopover along the road to the desert

 

safari to etosha namibiaEtosha National Park

Etosha National Park is one of the first places you will want to include on your holiday to Namibia. At a staggering 22,270 square kilometres, it is one of the largest National Parks in Africa.


Accommodation in Etosha National Park in Namibia

fish river canyon namibiaFish River Canyon

A long way from anywhere and either on route to Luderitz or Cape Town, the Fish River Canyon and Kalahari Desert Area is a vast area dominated by sheep and cattle farms and an increasing amount of conservation game ranches.

Accommodation around Fish River Canyon in Namibia

places to stay in sesreimSossusvlei & the Namib Desert

The Namib Naukluft Park is the central part of The Namib Desert. Sossusvlei, Sesreim Canyon and Dune Forty Five being the most well known destinations. Sossusvlei’s uniqueness, make it one of the most popular ‘ must sees’ on any itinerary to Namibia. At 325m Sossusvlei’s dunes are the amongst the highest in the world.
Accommodation around Sossusvlei and the Namib Naukluft Park

Swakopmund

Swakopmund’s temperate climate offers respite from the searing heat of the desert. Completely different from the rest of the Namibia, it allows you to indulge in a variety of ocean activities and adventures.



Accommodation in Swakopmund Namibia

places to stay windhoek namibiaWindhoek - Capital City of Namibia

With all the modern conveniences of a city, Windhoek usually marks the start of any trip to Namibia. With its international airport most holidays to Namibia start and end in Windhoek.



Accommodation in Windhoek, capital city of Namibia

hotels in luderitzLuderitz

Stay at comfortable hotels and totally escape from the outside world in Luderitz..

Take desert excursions to Kolmanskop including the wild horses of Aus.



Accommodation in Luderitz Namibia

Damaraland NamibiaDamaraland

Damaraland is a spectacular self drive destination. Sandwiched between the Skeleton Coast in the West and the Etosha National Park in the north east of Namibia.

Damaraland has a variety of places to see and activities to do.


Places to stay in Damaraland Namibia

Rock Dassies Wateberg Plateau NamibiaWaterberg Plateau

Waterberg Plateau area is most famous home to Okonjima Lodge and the AfriCat Foundation. The work being done here is ground breaking and ensures reintroduction into the wild of some of Namibia's predators.


Read more about Waterberg Plateau in Namibia

Caprivi Strip

Escape the crowds in the remote and awe-inspiring Caprivi Strip in the north east corner of Namibia. With its woodlands, rivers and swamps, The Caprivi Strip is unlike any other part of Namibia and is usually a complete surprise for the first time visitor!

Places to stay in the Caprivi Strip Namibia

Traditional Himba girlKaokoland
and the Himba Tribe

Not a fence in sight and barely any sign of civilization, Kaokoland is a true wilderness area. The Kaokoveld is a rugged wilderness for the intrepid adventurer, accessible only by 4 wheel drive or light aircraft. This part of Namibia is home to the Himba people and their traditional nomadic lifestyle.
Places to stay in Kaokoland Namibia

places to stay in etoshaNWR Namibia Wildlife Resorts bookings

Namibia Wildlife Resorts or NWR manages camping sites restcamps and lodge across Namibia mostly in the National Parks

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