Top 10 things to do in Namibia

  • Top 10 things to do in Namibia

Spot wildlife in Etosha National Park
1. Go wildlife spotting in Etosha National Park where hundreds of animals make their home, from leopards and lions to porcupines and pangolins


 Explore the  beaches of the Skeleton coast
2. Explore the rusted hulls and beaches of the Skeleton coast. A graveyard to many ships, this rugged coast is also home to baboons, elephants and giraffes


Climb the beautiful red dunes of Sossuvlei
3. Check out the Sossusvlei Dunes including Dune 45, the most picture-perfect dark orange sand dune in Namibia


Namibia is a great place to do a self-drive trip
4. Namibia is a great place to do a self-drive trip, with new roads and good distances between sites – perfect as a starting point if you’ve never driven in Africa before


See the German influenced Christ Church in the capital city of Windhoek
5. See the German influenced Christ Church in the capital city of Windhoek, built as a dedication of peace when the war between the Germans and Namibians ended in 1907


Discover the Namib Desert and see if you can find a Welwitschia plant
6. Discover the Namib Desert and see if you can find a Welwitschia plant, a living fossil that can only be found in Namibia and Angola


Spot wildlife in the Kalahari desert
7. Enjoy the Kalahari desert, which despite its name supports lots of flora and fauna like meerkats, Kalahari lions and hyenas


Damaraland is an area rich in Namibian history
8. Go back in time at the Twyfelfontein rock engravings, where humans have lived for 6,000 years and carved hundreds of intricate drawings into the sandstone


There's seals as far as the eye can see!
9. Spot seals at Cape Cross Seal Reserve, the biggest concentration of fur seals in the world. It shouldn’t be hard, there are hundreds of them!


Hike along the rim of the Fish River Canyon – Africa’s largest canyon
10. Marvel at Fish River Canyon, where the earth’s crust cracks apart - the largest canyon in Africa and second largest in the world.