Namibia is a country of contrasting landscapes and stark natural beauty with a diversity of people and cultures. From game-packed parks to the silence and spectacle of the desert, this incredible country is waiting.
Most nationalities do not require a visa and will get a 30-day permit on arrival.
By Air: Hosea Kutako International Airport (WDH), ± 40km from Windhoek.
Other Airports: Eros Windhoek (ERS), Walvis Bay (WVB) & Lüderitz (LUD)
By Sea: Walvis Bay Port & Lüderitz Port
By Road: 17 border crossings, via SA, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia & Angola.
POINTS OF INTEREST
Damaraland | Desert adapted wildlife | Etosha National Park, one of Africa's largest parks | Fish River Canyon | “Kokerboom” in the Quiver Tree Forest | Red Namib Desert | Sossusvlei & Deadvlei | Swakopmund & Walvis Bay | The Kalahari Desert | The Petrified Forest | Wealth of Cultures | Windhoek CBD | Zambezi Region
Language & currency
Language: English is the official language. German and Afrikaans are also widely spoken.
Currency: The Namibian Dollar (NAD) is equivalent to the South African Rand (ZAR). International cards are widely accepted.
The climate varies from arid and semi-arid to subtropical. Summer (November - April) is hot and sunny. Winter (May - October) is generally dry with mild days.
Travel Tip: Wildlife viewing in all parks, especially Etosha, is best from June to October, during the dry season.