Africa Safari and Cultural Tour Destinations in Namibia

Our list of Destinations in Namibia includes both popular safari destinations as well as less known but equally majestic cultural destinations. This list is ever expanding, compiled and maintained by our team of local travel experts. You will find a wealth of up to date information and travel tips from when to travel, where to visit, local customs and safety issues.

 

 Sossusvlei

Sossusvlei

Namibia

A salt and clay pan surrounded by high red dunes and a photographer's dream come true. Sossusvlei, is one of the major visitor attractions of Namibia. The area is characterized by high sand dunes of vivid pink-to-orange color indicating the high iron content and consequent oxidation processes. [...]

Type: Safari Destination

Spitzkoppe

Spitzkoppe

Namibia

The giant boulders in the middle of the desert glowing pink especially during the sunrise or sunset is a perfect place to be. Walk around the splendid display of nature and admire rock art by the ancient bushmen. Most travelers recommend a night under the glorious stars. [...]

Type: Safari Destination

Caprivi Strip

Caprivi Strip

Namibia

A beautiful stretch of 280 miles rife with a vast variety of flora and fauna to enjoy activities like game drives, boat rides, bush walks and more! An accidental blunder caused by Leo von Caprivi, resulted in the formation of the Caprivi strip and also named the blunder after him. [...]

Type: Safari Destination

Swakopmund

Swakopmund

Namibia

A picturesque coastal city facing the Atlantic ocean established by the German colonialists and featured with the German styled architecture, Swakopmund, takes you back in time deep into the Namibian history. [...]

Type: Safari Destination

Twyfelfontein

Twyfelfontein

Namibia

Displaying one of the largest concentrations of rock petroglyphs in Africa, Twyfelfontein has been inhabited for 6000 years. Considered to be one of the most holy site, it was used to conduct shamanist rituals. This place has a mystic feel to it even to this day. [...]

Type: Safari Destination

Kolmanskop

Kolmanskop

Namibia

Once a thriving mining town, is now slowly being reclaimed by the Namib desert. A town with a short life span of barely 50 years, was home to a very wealthy population as diamonds could be found everywhere waiting to be picked. Feel close to the lives of the people who lived here a longtime ago, yet have left their mark fading in time. [...]

Type: Safari Destination

Skeleton Coast

Skeleton Coast

Namibia

One of the finest and most unusual coastal wildernesses in the world, the Skeleton Coast stretches between Swakopmund in the south to the mouth of the Kunene River. The swirling fogs and strong currents of the Atlantic coastline have long been a hazard to shipping but food for imagination to the creative. [...]

Type: Safari Destination

Fish River Canyon

Fish River Canyon

Namibia

Second to Arizona's Grand Canyon, and the second most visited attraction in Namibia, the daunting yet spell binding sheerness is a not to be missed feature of Namibia. The tranquility and timelessness experienced here is beyond anything you would have felt before. [...]

Type: Safari Destination

Cape Cross

Cape Cross

Namibia

Home to one of the largest colonies of Cape fur seals in the world, Cape Cross is a majestic sight with hundreds, if not thousands, of seals and adorable pups basking in the sun. This amazing sight along the beautiful coastline is a must during your visit to Namibia. [...]

Type: Safari Destination

Etosha National Park

Etosha National Park

Namibia

Park your vehicle by one of the many water holes, sit back and wait, your eyes can feast on the different species visiting the waterhole to quench their thirst. One of the greatest game reserves in Namibia, the Etosha National park with its vast white-green salt flat of the Etosha Pan is a breath-taking sight in itself. [...]

Type: Safari Destination