Explore Namibia

Namibia is full of diverse adventures that are ready for you to discover. From the haunting remnants of the Skeleton Coast to the intricate ecosystem of the Namib Desert, there’s plenty to see and do.

We’ve travelled extensively in Namibia and have had a range of experiences that we’re excited to share with you. Below, you’ll find the adventures we’ve shared so far to help guide you on your own journey through Namibia.

For more travel tips and detailed guides on other African destinations, check out our Africa Travels page.

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Explore Namibia: Unique Experiences Await

▫️ Finding the Desert Elephants of Namibia

A guide on where to find this elusive and incredible breed of elephants in the desert.

▫️ Navigating Namibia’s Dry Riverbeds to Find Desert Elephants

How to drive the dry riverbeds of the Ugab, Huab, Hoanib and Hoarisib riverbeds.

▫️How to Visit Sossusvlei, Where to Stay and What to See

Discover the incredible dunes in the heart of Namibia’s UNESCO Namib Sand Sea.

▫️How To Photograph Sossusvlei and Deadvlei

Lars’s personal experience and expert advice on how to capture these incredible sand dunes and almost a thousand-year-old preserved trees.

▫️ Kolmanskop Ghost Town: Uncover the Secrets of Ghost Towns

Step back in time as you wander through the eerie remains of Kolmanskop Ghost Town, where the sands of the Namib Desert have taken over the once bustling diamond town.

▫️Living Desert Tour: Discover Desert Wonders

Venture on a Living Desert Tour in Swakopmund. Unveil the small creatures and plants adapting to the harsh desert conditions.

▫️Ndovu Safari Lodge: Connect with the Wild

Stay at Ndovu Safari Lodge for a chance to come face-to-face with Africa’s magnificent wildlife, including elephants, hippos, and a myriad of bird species.

▫️Sandwich Harbour: Marvel at the Desert Seascape

Embark on a journey to Sandwich Harbour. There, towering dunes meet the Atlantic Ocean, creating a surreal landscape.

▫️Kanaan Desert Retreat: Embrace the Solitude of the Desert

Retreat to the serene Kanaan Desert Retreat and bask in the untouched beauty of Namibian landscapes.

▫️What to do In Luderitz Namibia: Delve into Coastal History

Dive into the maritime past and present of Lüderitz. Explore its unique architecture and discover the array of activities this coastal town offers.

▫️Quiver Tree Forest and Giant’s Playground: Capture Nature’s Artwork

Immerse yourself in the otherworldly landscapes of the Quiver Tree Forest and Giant’s Playground, where nature’s sculptures provide a playground for photography and exploration at sunset.

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Oryx at Sossusvlei, Namibia ©Lifejourney4two

Planning Your Namibian Expedition

Venturing into the wilds of Namibia requires thoughtful planning. From route planning and vehicle hire to ensuring healthcare provisions – it’s essential to have all bases covered for a seamless adventure as you explore Namibia.

  • Vehicle Hire: Opt for a sturdy 4×4 vehicle to navigate through Namibia’s rugged terrains. Consider vehicles equipped with camping gear for an authentic outdoor experience. Find a good deal through Motorhome Republic.
  • Healthcare Preparations: Ensure you have comprehensive health insurance that covers emergency evacuations, and carry a basic first aid kit with essentials.
  • Sustainable Travel: Travel responsibly by adhering to sustainable practices, leaving no trace behind and respecting the local communities and wildlife.

Embarking on a Namibian adventure will indeed satiate your wanderlust, providing an array of experiences from delving into historical, ghost towns and exploring diverse ecosystems to getting up close to Africa’s majestic wildlife.

With careful planning, your Namibian road trip will be a life-enriching journey, bringing you closer to Africa’s raw beauty and spirit.

Planning on Overlanding and Planning Your Own Road Trip Route?

⭐️ Download this FREE printable road trip planner to take the hassle out of planning and keeping useful info in one place.

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