It is of course the gigantic, incomparable sand dunes of the Namib Desert that feature most prominently on a Namibia safari
Why go Safari To Namibia?
Namibia Safari Destinations
Namibia is characterized by its desert habitat. This harsh environment forms a magnificent backdrop for a different kind of safari. Animal populations are smaller, but sightings in this sparse setting tend to be rewarding. Not to be missed is Etosha Pan, a seasonal wildlife magnet.
The sunny, virtually cloudless days of the Dry season (May to October) are a very pleasant time to visit. Although from June to August it can get veryRead More
A subtropical desert climate is the norm in Namibian parks. In the winter (May to October), this means barely any rain and afternoon temperatures that hardlyRead More
There are few direct flights to Namibia, and most people have a stopover in OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) Johannesburg, South Africa. Some ofRead More
Medium risk in northern Namibia, especially Etosha NP and the Zambezi Region (Caprivi Strip), and low to no risk in the rest of the country. The highest risk of transition is in the rainy season from October to MayRead More
The open, arid landscape of Namibia doesn’t support animals in great numbers, but you’ll certainly have no trouble seeing the ones that do live here. These include plenty of wildebeest, zebra, lion and elephantRead More
In our opinion, visitors have little cause for concern regarding personal safety in Namibia. It’s a very safe, politically stable country. The small population and low crime rate make it one of Africa’s safer destinationsRead More
The |Ai-|Ais/Richtersveld Transfrontier Park spans over South Africa and Namibia and is home to some of the most spectacular arid and desertRead More
Bwabwata is a recently established park merging the former Caprivi Game Park and Mahango Game Reserve. The park preserves an area that has sufferedRead More
This huge wilderness is one of Africa’s last remaining unofficial wildlife areas. The area is sparsely populated and animals still roam around everal important rockRead More
Etosha is Namibia’s best park for wildlife watching and is characterized by the vast, saline Etosha Pan. During the Dry season the waterholes around the pan become crowded with large concentrations of animals. Four of the Big Five are present
Kaokoland is a genuine wilderness area – totally untamed and inaccessible. The desert scenery is breathtaking and inhospitable at the same time. There is scattered wildlife around, including desert elephants, but this is not really a wildlife viewing destination as densities are very low and sightings are
Khaudum is a great wilderness destination with a healthy population of wildlife. This is probably Namibia’s second-most productive wildlife destination, after Etosha, but much less visited. The park is mostly a self-drive destination for experienced 4x4 drivers who travel in convoy. There are fewRead More
Mudumu is a travel experience for adventurous safari-goers in the Zambezi Region. The park has suffered from heavy poaching but is recovering slowly. Wildlife densities are still low, but a good variety of resident and migrating animals make a visit worthwhile. Expect toRead More
The Namib-Naukluft is one of Africa’s largest parks. It is home to the Sossusvlei area – an ocean of enormous red dunes and one of Namibia's main tourist attractions. The character of the dunes is constantly being reshaped by shifting sands and the changing lightRead More
Nkasa Rupara National Park (also Nkasa Lupala NP, formerly Mamili NP) is an adventurous and undeveloped park. It is a great birding destination and a stronghold for water-loving antelope. Wildlife densities are rather low, but there is a good variety of resident and migrating species. The park’s swampy environment makes it inaccessible during the Wet season; 80% of the park can become flooded. The park is located in the Zambezi Region (formerly Caprivi Strip)Learn More
The Skeleton Coast is a windswept strip of desert covering almost 500km/310mi of Atlantic coast. This spooky park is often shrouded in fog and dust storms. Its name comes from the numerous shipwrecks lying on the shore. A big draw for visitors is the fascinating Cape fur seal colonies. The most visited colony being at Cape Cross, located to the south, between the parkLearn More
The Waterberg Plateau is a top wildlife viewing destination in Namibia. The park consists of a sandstone massif which stands out impressively from the surrounding savannah grasslands. It was established as a breeding ground for threatened species, including
The Tsau //Khaeb National Park (formerly Sperrgebiet NP) is a former diamond mining site. It is remarkably pristine with a wealth of flora, especially succulent. Tsau //Khaeb is, in fact, the most biodiverse region in Namibia. This isn’t really a wildlife destination, but there are some desert-adapted animals. Most of the park
The Zambezi Region (formerly Caprivi Strip) is a narrow strip of land in northeastern Namibia bordering northern Botswana. The area is wetter and lusher than the rest of the country. There are three off-the-beaten-track national parks here: Bwabwata, Nkasa Rupara and Mudumu. Animals cross freely fromRead More
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Superior guide Your guide will be pleasant and personable; they're an established safari guide with at least 3 years of bush experience. They will have conversational English, and will be able to correctly identify virtually all species of animals and most birds – and also have some knowledge of their behaviour. They'll have a good understanding of the local cultures, and often speak some of the local languages. They will generally admit what he doesn't know, and use references to try and find out the answers. Superior guides are used in all of the trip ideas mentioned here.