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Namibia Safari

The ultimate guide to your Namibian safari adventure

Get to Know Namibia

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By Devryn Panaino

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Namibia offers an extraordinary blend of stunning landscapes, unique wildlife, and luxurious accommodations. From the dramatic dunes of Sossusvlei to the wildlife-rich Etosha National Park, a safari in Namibia promises unforgettable experiences in the heart of Southern Africa.

This remarkable country encompasses a range of environments and eco-friendly lodgings that seamlessly blend luxury with nature. With its abundant wildlife, incredible birdlife, and world-renowned national parks, Namibia is a prime destination for a memorable African safari.

 

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Why Visit Namibia?

Namibia captivates the heart and soul of every traveller. Here’s why you should embark on an unforgettable journey to this incredible country:

Wildlife Encounters

Big Game Viewing: Witness elephants, lions, leopards, and rhinos in their natural habitat. Namibia is known for its high concentrations of wildlife, particularly in Etosha National Park, where waterholes attract a variety of animals.

Unique Wildlife: Discover rare and endemic species like the black-faced impala, Hartmann’s mountain zebra, and the desert-adapted elephants and lions of the Kaokoveld. Birdwatchers will delight in spotting over 600 bird species, including the elegant flamingo and the elusive Pels Fishing Owl.

Scenic Beauty

Stunning Landscapes: From the towering red dunes of Sossusvlei and the eerie beauty of Dead Vlei to the rugged terrain of Damaraland and the vastness of the Namib Desert, Namibia’s landscapes are incredible.

Iconic Natural Wonders: Explore the Fish River Canyon, the second largest canyon in the world, and marvel at the Skeleton Coast’s shipwreck-strewn shores. Each region offers unique ecosystems and unforgettable scenery.

Cultural Richness

Vibrant Communities: Engage with the Himba people in the Kunene region, known for their traditional lifestyle and ochre-adorned appearance. Learn about their deep connection to the land and wildlife through cultural exchanges and bushcraft demonstrations.

Heritage and History: Visit historical sites such as the rock engravings at Twyfelfontein, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, or explore the colonial architecture and vibrant culture of Swakopmund.

Luxury and Comfort

Exclusive Lodges and Camps: Stay in world-class luxury lodges and camps that offer exceptional comfort and service. Enjoy eco-friendly accommodations that blend seamlessly with nature, providing an immersive yet opulent experience. Many lodges offer private plunge pools, gourmet dining, and personalized safari activities.

Gourmet Cuisine and Fine Wines: Indulge in Namibia’s renowned culinary scene, where you can savor exquisite dishes crafted from fresh, local ingredients. Pair your meals with fine wines from some of the best vineyards in and around Southern Africa, ensuring a delightful dining experience.

Adventure and Activities

Outdoor Adventures: Experience the serene beauty of the Namib Desert on a hot air balloon ride, explore the dunes on a sandboard, or take in the breathtaking views from a scenic flight over the Skeleton Coast.

Photography Safaris: Namibia is one of the most photogenic destinations in the world. With its unique landscapes and abundant wildlife, it offers countless opportunities for both amateur and professional photographers to capture incredible shots.

Accessibility and Infrastructure

Easy Access: Namibia boasts excellent infrastructure with a range of flight options, making travel convenient and comfortable. The country is well-connected by air, with regular flights to major safari destinations from its capital, Windhoek.

Tourism Services: Benefit from well-developed tourism services, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable travel experience. From professional guides and reliable transportation to well-equipped lodges and camps, Namibia is committed to providing a high-quality safari experience.

Responsible Tourism

Conservation Efforts: Your visit supports vital conservation and community initiatives, contributing to the protection of wildlife and local communities. Namibia is a leader in sustainable tourism, with numerous programs aimed at preserving its natural heritage and supporting local livelihoods. By choosing a safari in Namibia, you help fund anti-poaching efforts, wildlife research, and community development projects.

Embark on a journey to Namibia and discover a destination that promises adventure, beauty, and unforgettable memories.

Where to go in Namibia

On a luxury Namibia safari, you’ll have the choice of exploring the iconic Etosha National Park, with its waterholes and abundant wildlife, or Sossusvlei, with its iconic red dunes and surreal landscapes. These are a few of the exceptional experiences on offer. The vast Namib Desert, the rugged Damaraland, and the coastal Skeleton Coast each promise extraordinary adventures. Namibia is truly a top destination for an extraordinary safari, off the beaten path.

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When is the best month to travel to Namibia?

The dry winter months from May to September are ideal for wildlife viewing, as animals gather around water sources, making them easier to spot.

 For birdwatching and lush landscapes, the summer months from November to March are perfect. 

Whether you aim to witness the dramatic dunes of Sossusvlei, enjoy the striking beauty of the Skeleton Coast, or explore vibrant wildlife habitats, each season in Namibia brings its own special charm.

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Looking for Something Unique?

Uncover the magic of Namibia with experiences that cater to every traveler’s dream. From exploring the dramatic dunes of Sossusvlei to witnessing wildlife at Etosha’s waterholes, Namibia offers unforgettable adventures and a deeper connection to its natural wonders and diverse wildlife. Discover the perfect experience that awaits you.


Namibia Safari Reviews

Read what our guests have to say about exploring the wonders of Namibia. Their tales of seamless trip planning, incredible wildlife encounters, and unforgettable experiences capture the essence of our safaris and the breathtaking beauty of Namibia.

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19 Day Safari in Southern Africa

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26 Jul 2023
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28 Jan 2023
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Rosie Rozain, Malaysia
20 Apr 2018
The sound of the lion roaring still rumbles through me. Absolutely amazing...

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Our Recommended Activities in Namibia

Namibia offers a wide range of activities to suit every traveler’s interests. Climb the iconic red dunes of Sossusvlei, enjoy wildlife viewing at Etosha National Park’s waterholes, and discover the haunting beauty of the Skeleton Coast. For adventure enthusiasts, Swakopmund provides sandboarding, quad biking, and skydiving.


See Namibia in Your Comfort

Experience Namibia in your own comfort with a variety of accommodation options that suit different preferences and budgets. Stay in luxury lodges with stunning views and personalized service, or embark on a self-drive safari with well-equipped campsites. Each option ensures you can explore Namibia’s beauty at your own pace.


Holiday Styles and Options in Namibia

Tailor your Namibian holiday to match your personal style, whether it’s a luxury retreat, an adventurous self-drive, or an immersive cultural tour. Enjoy the freedom of a self-drive adventure, the exclusivity of luxury lodges, or the rich experiences of guided tours. Namibia caters to all types of travelers, ensuring a memorable and personalized safari experience.


Who is Travelling to Namibia with you?

No matter who you are or what you’re looking for, a luxury Namibia safari can be tailored to meet your needs. Couples can enjoy romantic getaways in secluded lodges, while families can embark on exciting adventures suitable for all ages. 

Solo travellers can find peace and exploration in the vast landscapes, and friends can share thrilling experiences together. Honeymooners will discover intimate settings perfect for creating unforgettable memories. Whatever your travel style, Namibia offers special and luxurious experiences for every type of traveller.


What You Need To Know

Planning your trip to Namibia involves considering several important factors to ensure a smooth and enjoyable experience. Familiarize yourself with visa requirements, health precautions, and the best times to visit. Our experts provide all the necessary insights to help you prepare for an unforgettable adventure in Namibia.