Discovery and experience are the two most important words when it comes to describing Namibia. When you look past the immense arid open spaces you will discover Namibia as it unfolds a wealth of geological and cultural history, an unexpected diversity of plants and wildlife, a rough and pristine coastline and an untouched wilderness. It's a place where you can climb the highest sand dunes in the world. Descend to the floor of the deepest canyon in Africa. Watch wildlife as they roam on one of the most spectacular pans on earth. And explore the oldest, driest desert in the world.
Two of Namibia's biggest calling cards are the Namib Desert and an almost hostile coastline. But beyond these two, the rough icy waters and the sea of sand, lies a rocky expanse that has been largely unchanged over the years. Rock formations such as Spitzkoppe or the Brandberg and the Fish River Canyon are obvious landmarks, but Namibia is dotted with other features such as underground lakes, strangely shaped rocks, meteorites, petrified forests, flat topped mountains and the Etosha salt pan that is so large that it can easily be seen from space.
But there is more to Namibia than dry open spaces. As a country, Namibia is home to vibrant cities where the population is excited about their future, while remaining deeply connected to their rich, cultural past. It is a country with a stable, democratic government, infrastructure that allows guests to move confidently off the beaten path.
To many South Africans and even some further afield, Namibia is remembered as South West Africa, but Namibia has much deeper roots. It was a 23 year battle for independence from South Africa which was started in 1966 by the South West Africa People's Organisation (SWAPO). It was a war for liberation which was finally won on March 21, 1990 when Namibia became an independent state. But its history goes even further back than WW1 when Germany, who had colonized it the end of the 19th century, surrendered it to the South African expeditionary army. In fact, the history of this land can be found carved into rock paintings found to the south and in Twyfelfontein, some dating back to 26,000 B.C. Various people groups including San Bushmen, Bantu herdsmen and finally the Himba, Herero and Nama tribes have been making this rugged land home for thousands of years.
So don't just visit Namibia, Explore Namibia! Discover and experience Namibia for yourself!
Buschtrommel - Tours & Accommodation offers pet-friendly accommodation in Walvis Bay. Free Wi-Fi is provided and free private parking is available on site. Some units have a seating area where you can relax. A terrace or balcony are features in certain ro
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Caprivi Houseboat Safaris' Lodge is an exclusive lodge nestled amid a lush green garden on the banks of the Zambezi River, a few kilometers east of Katima Mulilo in the Zambezi (Caprivi) region of Namibia, offering genuine hospitality in a relaxed and inf
Mount Etjo Safari Lodge offers you the unique opportunity to experience the beauty of pristine African wilderness while enjoying luxury accommodation, exquisite African cuisine and excellent service.
Villelodge Accommodation is a small, family owned establishment that offers quality accommodation at affordable rates.
Uzuri Guesthouse moved to a new premises and is now situated at 154 Jan Jonker Road, opposite the Windhoek Show Grounds and 5 minutes walking distance from Maerua Mall. The Mall houses a variety of Clothing Shops, Coffee Shops/Restaurants, Food...
Lobster Nest Guest Apartment is situated in the small coastal resort town of Langstrand, along the Atlantic shoreline of Namibia. 1 bedroom unit sleeping up to 4 guests.
Reward yourself with an enjoyable stay at our self catering holiday apartment, overlooking the Swakopmund main beach. Easy walking distance to explore our picturesque town.
Amazing Grace Beach Front Self-catering Holiday Suite - Long Beach - Namibia (Situated between Swakopmund & Walvis Bay)
Experience Namibia from the start of your trip at Arebbusch Travel Lodge with wide open spaces, beautiful gardens, birdlife and wildlife. The lodge offers high quality, affordable accommodation in luxury rooms, standard rooms, 2 - 6 bed self-catering unit