Discover the captivating landscapes of Namibia with our range of camping and lodge-accommodated safari tours and tailor-made holidays.

Namibia, wedged between the dusty plains of the Kalahari Desert and the chilly Atlantic Ocean, is a country of striking natural beauty. The vast shifting sand sea of the ancient Namib Desert and the iconic apricot coloured dunes of Namib-Naukluft National Park stand in stark contrast to the blackened trees of the surreal Petrified Forest, the harsh but beautiful Skeleton Coast and the tropical waterways of the Caprivi Strip. Whether you wish to explore Namibia on an overland camping safari, a lodge accommodated safari, or do it your own way on a tailor made holiday, it's an enchanting destination that won't fail to impress.

Top Namibia Travel Deals and Upcoming Tours

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Falls to Cape - 22 days Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe 10 Mar 2018 USD $883 was $1,765 2-for-1 Falls to Cape - 22 days Map
Falls to Namibia - 10 days Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe 10 Mar 2018 USD $513 was $1,025 2-for-1 Falls to Namibia - 10 days Map
Great African Expedition - 57 days Nairobi, Kenya 17 Mar 2018 USD $2,748 was $5,495 2-for-1 Great African Expedition - 57 days Map
Kenya to Cape - 43 days Nairobi, Kenya 17 Mar 2018 USD $1,913 was $3,825 2-for-1 Kenya to Cape - 43 days Map
Namibia to Cape - 14 days Windhoek, Kenya 18 Mar 2018 USD $648 was $1,295 2-for-1 Namibia to Cape - 14 days Map
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Namibia Overland Safari Tours

Namibia to Falls

10 days | FROM USD $1,025

Depart Windhoek on a 10 day safari through Botswana. Meet the San...

Falls to Namibia

10 days | FROM USD $1,025

Kick off at Victoria Falls, get up close to the wildlife rich Chobe...

Cape to Namibia

14 days | FROM USD $1,295

Depart from the 'Mother City' of Cape Town and head north up to...

Namibia to Cape

14 days | FROM USD $1,295

Travelling from the capital Windhoek, experience the very best of...

Cape to Falls

22 days | FROM USD $1,765

From Cape Town to the adventure capital of the world, Victoria Falls,...

Falls to Cape

22 days | FROM USD $1,765

Southern Africa at its best. Kick off at Victoria Falls, spot game at...

An African Adventure

37 days | FROM USD $3,335

See the best of Africa, from its magnificent craters, dune-filled...

An African Adventure Southbound

37 days | FROM USD $3,335

See the best of Africa, from its magnificent craters, dune-filled...

Kenya to Cape

43 days | FROM USD $3,825

Embark on an overland journey across almost half the African...

Cape to Kenya

43 days | FROM USD $3,825

Embark on an overland journey across almost half the African Continent...

Great African Expedition

57 days | FROM USD $5,495

An epic expedition that heads south from Kenya via Uganda to Cape...

Great African Expedition North

57 days | FROM USD $5,495

An epic 57 day expedition travelling through South Africa, Namibia,...

On our overland camping safaris in Namibia, watch animals in their natural habitat congregate around the watering holes of Etosha National Park, climb up the vast dunes of Sossusvlei, meet the Himba tribe and take in amazing views over Fish River Canyon. All of our Namibia overland safaris are led by 3 crew - a tour leader, driver and cook who have travelled extensively throughout the region. Combining truck transportation and camping in tents is the most cost-effective way of visiting Namibia and it gets you off the beaten track too.

Namibia Lodge accommodated safaris

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Delta & Desert Discovery

17 days | FROM USD $5,835

Discover the natural beauty of Namibia and some of Africa's best game...

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Falls, Namibia & Cape

24 Days | FROM USD $6,095

Head south from Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe to Africa's 'Mother City'...

Discover giant sand dunes, explore the surreal Petrified Forest, go on game drives in Etosha National Park, visit the Cheetah Conservation Foundation at Otjiwarongo and spot the black rhino - you'll get to do all this a more on our lodge accommodated safaris to Namibia. With itineraries to Namibia as well mult-country trips to neighbouring Botwana, Zimbabwe and South Africa, these small group safaris use 3-4 star standard lodges and tented chalets and travel by road is done by private European standard transportation.

Namibia Safari Holidays

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Namibia Self Drive

12 days | FROM USD $2,965

With the adventure capital Swakopmund, the wildlife of Etosha National...

Our Namibia self drive package includes all the main highlights - the adventure capital Swakopmund, Etosha National Park, Twyfelfontein and the incredible Sossusvlei dunes. Our self drive holidays can depart any day of the year and include centrally located hotels and car hire. Aspects of this itinerary can be altered to suit your requirements, choose a different hotel or two and perhaps stay an extra night here or there.

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Tailor-made Holidays

From the towering dunes of Sossusvlei and the barren Skeleton coast and ghost town of Kolmanskop to the dusty plains of Etosha National Park – Namibia has it all. Our expert tailor-made team are on hand to deliver this and more in a bespoke holiday itinerary, designed around your preferences and interests. Whatever parts of this amazing country that you want to visit, we can arrange the perfect trip at a comfort level and price to suit you so why not get in touch?

Namibia Day Tours and Excursions

Explore ancient deserts, meet resident wildlife and marvel at bushman rock art with a day trip from Swakopmund.

Namib Desert Tour from Swakopmund

4 hours
FROM USD $60.00

Step back in time as you explore the ancient canyons of the Moon Valley in the Namib Desert and...

Pelican Point Peninsula Tour

3 hours 30 minutes
FROM USD $83.95

Spot birdlife in Walvis Bay Lagoon and see Pelican Point whilst learning about the local salt...

Living Dunes Experience from Swakopmund

3 hours
FROM USD $56.00

Discover the wealth of life living in the coastal dune belt of Swakopmund with this 3-hour morning...

Spitzkoppe Day Tour from Swakopmund

FROM USD $201.05

See rock art at Spitzkoppe Mountain, shop for semi-precious stones at a local market and marvel at...

Namibia tour reviews

Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.83 out of 5 based on 23 recent reviews — See All Namibia Reviews

An amazing journey though Africa over 57 days. Great sights and experiences, On The Go Tours have put together a fantastic trip. You’ll see the best Africa has to offer and have a chance at one in a lifetime experiences. The different crew members over these legs made the trip even more memorable in particular our last leader Onary. Our cooks kept us well fed including some delicous local dishes. If you have the time do this trip. ”  

Nathan Burgess • Submitted 17 Feb 2018

We had a great tour, it was amazing to see all the animals and to camp out under the stars. I would have preferred a group introduction on day 1. We were given the introductory talk, and then advised we would be meeting up 2 days later. We truly enjoyed our time on tour, and would definitely do it again.”  

Loretta Lyons • Submitted 15 Feb 2018

My Cape, Namibia and Falls adventure couldn't have been better. I had the most incredible time and it was the perfect itinerary, covering all the highlights of the countries we visited. There was plenty of wildlife spotting opportunities with lots of game drives but there was also enough downtime for us to relax and enjoy the lodges we were staying at.

And speaking of the accommodation, I was pleasantly surprised by how good it was. For me, the standout was the Guma Lagoon Camp in the Okavango Delta - it was truly magical with a rustic permanent tent right on the water's edge yet with all the essential conveniences. I could have happily spent a week here alone!

As a solo traveller, I did wonder whether a lodge safari would be less sociable than an overland camping safari but I had nothing to worry about - everyone in the group was really friendly and as lunches are prepared at picnic spots, there's plenty of opportunity to practise camaraderie and bond over sandwiches.

Our guide Joe was brilliant. He was a one-man band serving as our driver, guide and cook and did all three jobs with complete skill and care. He made sure we were well-looked after from start to finish. We were all amazed at his wildlife spotting skills, especially when he spotted a snake on the side of the road while driving! It was a pleasure chatting with him about Africa and his experience on the road and he really made the trip for all of us on the trip.

This really was the trip of a lifetime and I can't recommend it enough. ”  

Hollie Youlden • Submitted 15 Feb 2018

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The sand dunes of Sossusvlei in the Namib Desert are one of Namibia's most popular attraction and it's not difficult to see why. Reaching heights of 380 metres and covering a vast area of 32,000 sq km, these sand dunes are some of the tallest in the world, taking centuries to form with oxidised sand of stunning red, orange and pink hues. Located 45km from the Sesrium Gate, Dune 45 is one of the most accessible and offers an unparalleled sunrise experience.

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Recommended places to visit in Namibia

With awe-inspiring natural beauty, otherworldly landscapes and charming colonial towns, Namibia is a top destination in Africa and to get you inspired we've put together our selection of best places to visit in this gem of southern Africa:

Etosha National Park

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Surveying the landscape

Etosha National Park is a vast game reserve where elephants, lions, rhinos, giraffes and more all roam freely. One of the park's most defining characteristic is the huge salt pan which spreads out across more than 4,500 square kilometres, covering around 25% of the entire park and visible from space. Many of the camps on the reserve have floodlights next to the nearest waterholes for those keen on doing some night viewing.

Namib Naukluft National Park

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Encompassing one of the world's oldest deserts alongside rugged mountain ranges in the southwest of Namibia, the Namib Naukluft National Park is one of the country's largest reserves and home to a wealth of wildlife including hyenas, jackals, mountain zebra and leopards. It's also here that you'll find the classic desert scenery of the salt pans of Sossusvlei and the towering sand dunes of Sesriem punctuated by areas of dead marshes where acacia trees stand lifelessly.


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German influence on the architecture in Swakopmund

Swakopmund is the number one place in Namibia when it comes to seaside retreats. Benefiting from an ocean breeze, the climate here can be a welcome relief from the intense heat of more inland parts of the country. Throughout the town, colonial style buildings sit importantly along the roads, remnants of Swakopmund's days as a German colony. For thrill-seekers, there are a number of different extreme sports on offer here including shark fishing, sandboarding and parachuting.


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Rock carvings at Twyfelfontein

Twyfelfontein has gained worldwide recognition and fame for having one of the largest collections of petroglyphs on the continent. The drawings on the rocks depict hunter-gatherer rituals over the course of 2,000 years. The site is located in the African savannah and is surrounded by tabletop mountains and stretches of dry grassy brush. If the rock carvings weren’t enough to keep you satisfied, their surroundings will certainly complete the job.

Fish River Canyon

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Fish River Canyon, one of the largest canyons in the world

Few places on earth will leave you quite as utterly awestruck as the Fish River Canyon. It is the second largest canyon in the world and consists of huge rocky mountains which stretch out as far as the eye can see, broken up by gorges and canyons that plunge over 500m. There is an 85km hiking trail which takes intrepid visitors through this vast region, which has built up and formed over the course of hundreds of millions of years.