Shopping in Namibia

namibia craft centre windhoek The Namibia Craft Centre in Windhoek offers a variety of locally produced items

Namibia’s capital city Windhoek has shopping malls and craft markets (the Namibia Crafts Centre is a highlight) where you can buy any clothing items or travel gear you may have forgotten to pack, as well as souvenirs such as baskets, pottery, carvings, art and jewellery, leather goods, to take home. Swakopmund also has a number of souvenir and jewellery shops and art galleries.

When you travel around Namibia you’ll find craft markets and curio stalls in tourist areas, villages, along roadsides and near the entrance gates to national parks such as Etosha.


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Northern Namibia Self-Drive Camping Adventure

day 1

Touch Down in Namibia's Capital
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day 2

The Big Cats of AfriCat
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day 3

Okonjima Reserve
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day 4

Etosha's Famous Waterholes
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day 5

Game Drive in Etosha
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day 6

Discover Etosha's Remote Camp
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day 7

Kunene River
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day 8

Birder's Paradise
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day 9

Epupa Falls
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day 10

Guided walk to the Falls
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day 11

Drive to Palmwag
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day 12

Twyfelfontein & the Petrified Forest
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day 13

The Beauty of Spitzkoppe
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day 14

Markets & Hot Springs
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day 15

Fly Home

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