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Eldorado Guest House

41 Reviews
Sleeps 154 in 25 rooms

Eldorado Guest House is a family-operated business which is located on the Eldorado Farm in the heart of Etosha. It is just 8 km south of...
from R260
per night for 2 guests

Mesosaurus Camp

6 Reviews
Sleeps 55 in 11 rooms

Offering breathtaking vistas of the rugged beauty of this area, Mesosaurus Camp is a great option for nature-loving groups. It is situated...
from R170
per night for 2 guests

Sossus Oasis Campsite

41 Reviews
Sleeps 72 in 12 rooms

Situated practically in front of the entrance gate to the Namib-Naukluft National Park/Sossusvlei at Sesriem - the area well known for the...
from R360
per night for 2 guests
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Weltevrede Guest Farm

27 Reviews
Sleeps 75 in 18 rooms

Off season special   Situated in the heart of the Namib Desert, some 300 km south west of Windhoek and bordered on three sides by the Namib Naukluft Park,...
from R240
per night for 2 guests

Urban Camp

15 Reviews
Sleeps 142 in 29 rooms

Urban Camp is a centrally located comfortable camping ground situated in the heart of Windhoek. The camp is a mere five-minute walk from...
from R250
per night for 2 guests

iGowati Country Hotel

21 Reviews
Sleeps 113 in 40 rooms

iGowati Country Hotel is the ideal stopover on your way to the wonders of Damaraland. Enjoy breathtaking desert landscapes where game such...
from R200
per night for 2 guests

Island View Lodge

6 Reviews
Sleeps 248 in 39 rooms

Island View Lodge is situated in a sheltered backwater overlooking Kalimbeza Island and is the perfect place to capture the spirit of the...
from R250
per night for 2 guests

Zelda Game and Guest Farm

13 Reviews
Sleeps 90 in 26 rooms

Extending over 10,000 hectares of bushveld, Zelda Game and Guest Farm offers guests an opportunity to relax on a real Namibian cattle and...
from R140
per night for 2 guests

Lagoon Chalets and Caravan Pa...

17 Reviews
Sleeps 224 in 55 rooms

Lagoon Chalets and Caravan Park offers self-catering accommodation and camping in Meersig, Walvis...
from R330
per night for 2 guests

Aubures Camp

3 Reviews
Sleeps 36 in 6 rooms

Aubures Camp is set on a working farm that is located at the base of the Rooirand Escarpment, about 50 km from Helmeringhausen, accessible...
from R200
per night for 2 guests

Madisa Camp

7 Reviews
Sleeps 166 in 20 rooms

Madisa Campsite is situated on the popular D2612 road going towards Twyfelfontein, in Namibia. The camp is hidden between unusual rock...
from R250
per night for 2 guests

Klein-Aus Vista Desert Horse ...

4 Reviews
Sleeps 60 in 10 rooms

Klein-Aus Vista Desert Horse Campsite offers ten basic campsites, set under large old camelthorn...
from R250
per night for 2 guests

Bastion Farmyard

72 Reviews
Sleeps 16 in 5 rooms

Bastion Farmyard offers four very well equipped en-suite rooms and four camp sites. We can accommodate up to 14 guests in the guesthouse...
from R550
per night for 2 guests

Sun Karros Daan Viljoen

14 Reviews
Sleeps 112 in 31 rooms

Set in the rolling hills of the Khomas Hochland, less than 20km from Windhoek, is The Daan Viljoen Game Park. The 4000 ha Game Reserve is...
from R320
per night for 2 guests

Goba Lodge and Rest Camp

18 Reviews
Sleeps 88 in 26 rooms

Guests visiting Goba Lodge for the first time are amazed that such a lush green paradise can exist in a thirsty land. To complete the...
from R256
per night for 2 guests

Trans Kalahari Inn

1 Review
Sleeps 66 in 24 rooms

Acting as an ideal start or end to a memorable Namibian journey, Trans Kalahari Inn offers comfortable accommodation to guests. It is a...
from R250
per night for 2 guests

Trupen Garden Accommodation &...

5 Reviews
Sleeps 26 in 8 rooms

Located on the outskirts of Keetmanshoop, Trupen Garden Accommodation & Camping offers a great...
from R278
per night for 2 guests

Erongo Plateau Camp

1 Review
Sleeps 16 in 4 rooms

Erongo Plateau Camp is situated in the heart of the majestic Erongo Mountain range, near Omaruru. This is the gate to Damaraland, with the...
from R280
per night for 2 guests

Livingstone's Camp

Sleeps 50 in 5 rooms

Livingstone’s Camp borders the Mamili National Park and offers five private campsites with clean updates facilities. The camp sites all...
from R500
per night for 2 guests

Goanikontes Oasis Rest Camp

2 Reviews
Sleeps 75 in 21 rooms

Goanikontes Oasis Rest Camp is a stunning resort and camp situated in the lunar landscape of...
from R300
per night for 2 guests

Namibia

Namibia Camping/Caravanning Accommodation

Namibia is a startling country – a celebration of the weird and wonderful. It contains the world's second largest canyon, the highest sand dunes, the oldest desert, the largest existing meteorite, the smallest antelope, some of the most bizarre plants and many other truly unusual attractions. Everywhere you look, there is something astonishing.

It's mostly desert, with big rivers on its borders – the Orange on its southern border with South Africa,  the Kunene on its north-western border with Angola and the Okavango on the north-eastern border of the Caprivi Strip, which was tacked on to Namibia in order to give the German colonialists access to the Zambezi.

To the west, the icy Atlantic Ocean pounds the desert shore with relentless fury, throwing up all manner of flotsam, including numerous wrecks. It's called the Skeleton Coast and the name says it all, really. But don't, for a moment, think that desert means boring, dull or monotonous. Oh no. The Namib Desert presents a whole host of spectacular landscapes – from gravel pavements, huge red dunes and contorted geological formations which have been dubbed 'the moon landscape' to vast underground forests of welwitschias. These massive, ancient desert trees literally grow underground with only the top of the trunk, two enormous leaves and flowers showing. Many of the welwitschia trees are thousands of years old.

Vast areas of the country are true wilderness and there are a number of game reserves, most notable of which is the Etosha National Park. Centred on a huge saltpan, Etosha is home to an enormous array of animals. All the usual big guys like rhinos, elephants, lions, giraffes etc, abound but there are some interesting endemics. The black faced impala is much like the usual impala, except it looks like someone ran a sooty finger down its nose. It's hard to imagine anything prettier than an impala, anyway, but the black-faced ones looked like Max Factor got hold of them to great advantage. The smallest antelope in the world is the cute little Damara dikdik, which is endemic to the park.

One of Etosha's main attractions is the floodlit waterholes on the edge of the camps – you can stay up all night with a blanket and a flask of coffee watching an ever-changing parade of animals. The high-lying Waterberg Plateau Park is a bit anomalous, in that it's quite well watered – as the name suggests – and mountainous. Kaokoland, in the northern part of the country is a wild, desert area just to the south of the Kunene River, where the fascinating and friendly Himba people herd their goats and cattle and live as they have done for centuries.

There are desert elephants and desert rhinos, huge ephemeral lakes that support enormous flocks of flamingos that arrive mere days after the rains have filled the pans. Nobody knows how they know it has rained thousands of miles away. They just do.

There is so much to see and do in this awesome country. You could do a rafting or canoeing trip on either the Kunene or the Orange. The game viewing and bird watching is excellent in Etosha, the Waterberg or any of the many other game reserves. There is awesome rock climbing at the spectacular Spitzkoppe, a huge granite inselberg rising up from the plain with dramatic sheerness. Dragon's Breath Cave holds the largest underground lake in the world. There are interesting sinkholes, which local divers have been exploring for decades. Bitterwasser is a glider's paradise where international pilots spend the summer months doing immensely long cross country flights and setting all manner of records.

Only for the bold, a horseback trail across the Namib Desert is a real challenge and a wonderful experience. Camel expeditions are also on offer. There is wonderful sea kayaking near Swakopmund, where you may see seals and dolphins. There is good rock art scattered all over Namibia but the most unusual is the rock engravings at Twyfelfontein. There are some very tough hikes, including one in the Fish River Canyon and one in the Namib Naukluft Park. You could do a balloon flight over the desert at sunrise.

And the capital city, Windhoek, is a clean, modern city rising up from the desert. It has all the usual facilities – golf courses, restaurants, shopping and good hotels. Namibia was a German colony, and many of the smaller towns still retain a Teutonic flavour, particularly Swakopmund and Lüderitz on the Atlantic coast. As well as the European-style buildings, you'll find lots of German restaurants and pubs. And, of course, Namibia makes the best beer in Africa, which is most definitely as a result of its German heritage. All Namibian beer conforms to the German Reinheidsgebod (purity law) of 1516. Germans don't muck about when it comes to making (or drinking) beer.

Namibia Border Posts Information

South Africa – Namibia Road Entry Points

Velverdiend / Mata Mata: 08:00 – 16:30
Klein Menasse / Rietfontein: 08:00 – 16:30
Ariamsvlei / Nakop: 24 hours
Vellorsdrift / Onseepkans: 08:00 – 17:00
Noordoewer / Vioolsdrift: 24 hours
Sendelingsdrift: 8:00 – 17:00
Oranjemund / Alexander Bay: 06:00 – 22:00

Botswana – Namibia Road Entry Points

Impalila Island: 07:00 – 18:00
Ngoma Bridge: 07:00 – 18:00
Muhembo / Shakawe: 06:00 – 18:00
Buitepos / Mamuno: 07:00 – 18:00

Zambia – Namibia Road Entry Points

Wanela (Katima Mulilo) / Sesheke: 6:00 – 17:00

Angola – Namibia Road Entry Points

Ruacana: 7:00 – 18:00
Omahenene: 8:00 – 18:00
Oshikango / St. Clara: 8:00 – 18:00
Rundu: 8:00 – 18:00

Easter Weekend, Public & School Holidays in Namibia

Book your holiday long before Namibia’s peak season begins. During the year-end holiday season and over Easter, most top destinations in Namibia are booked a year in advance. And if you’re living outside Namibia, it’s worth noting that banks are closed on public holidays and shops close for Good Friday, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

Public Holidays and Easter Holidays 2015

1 January – New Year's Day

21 March – Independence Day

3 April – Good Friday

5 April – Easter Sunday

6 April – Easter Monday

1 May – Workers' Day

4 May – Cassinga Day

14 May – Ascension Day

25 May – Africa Day

26 August – Heroes' Day

10 December – Human Rights Day

25 December – Christmas Day

26 December – Family Day

2015 School Holidays

December 2014 – 13 January 2015

18 April – 18 May

14 August – 31 August

5 December – mid January 2016 (tbc)

Namibia is a startling country – a celebration of the weird and wonderful. It contains the world's second largest canyon, the highest sand dunes, the oldest desert, the largest existing meteorite, the smallest antelope, some of the most bizarre...

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