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Namibia Travel Guide

Don't leave home without brushing up on all the need-to-know essentials for your Namibia holiday planning. Make sure you cover all the top attractions and plan the best time to go according to the seasons. Without the right visa you won't be allowed in so find out how to obtain one before you travel. Have a read through our Top Travel Tips so you have a better idea of what to expect. If you're still in the process of deciding which tour is right for you, read more about what to expect of our overland camping and lodge-accommodated safaris. We also have a comprehensive guide on where to find Africa's Big 5 and an easy reference guide on more of the continent's wildlife.

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Best Places to Visit

Our pick of Namibia's top game reserves, national parks and natural attractions

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Best Time to Visit

Time your safari adventure with the seasons for the best chance to spot wildlife

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Top Travel Tips

Learn about what vaccinations you'll need, travelling with children and more

Visas

Traveller Visas

Visa requirements for Namibia and information on getting your visa

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Overland Safaris

What to expect on an overland camping expedition from transport to accommodation

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About Lodge Safaris

More about our lodge accommodated safaris in Africa and what to expect

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Safari Wildlife Guide

Where to see Africa's most iconic wildlife and the best time to do so

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Spotting Africa's Big 5

Our guide to the best places in Africa to see the famous Big 5 - lion, leopard & more

Get to know Namibia

Recommended Reading

  • The Second Coming of Mavala Shikongo
    by Peter Orner
  • The Purple Violet of Oshaantu
    by Neshani Andreas
  • Born of the Sun: A Namibian Novel
    by Joseph Diescho
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Facts about Namibia

  • Namibia is home to the largest single piece of meteor on the planet, which weighs around 66 tonnes.
  • The largest number of free-roaming cheetahs in the world (between 2,000 and 3,000) can be found in Namibia.
  • Namibia has the highest sand dunes in the world. Located in Sossuvlei, the largest is 1,256 ft in height.

Namibia Travel Advice

We closely monitor current travel guidance for Namibia and follow advice as set out by the British Foreign Office. Safety of our travellers is paramount and we recommend that you check the latest travel updates from the relevant advisory body in your country.

Useful Online Resources:

The official Namibia Tourist Organisation site and the latest Namibia Weather Updates from the BBC.