Namibia travel news
Recent news about tourism in Namibia and new articles on Info-Namibia
Caprivi Mutoya Lodge
New lodge and campsite in the Caprivi
Formerly know as Umvuvu Lodge, the property is now under new ownership and has undergone a major refurbishment: Situated in a small riverine forest, Caprivi Mutoya Lodge & Campsite lies on the banks of a tranquil backwater lake of the Zambezi River and offers 5 chalets, 3 luxury tents and 12 campsites. Facilities on offer includes a bar and restaurant, swimming pool, curio shop, small lounge with books & games and WIFI. A large wooden deck offering stunning lake views is surrounding the restaurant.
Fish River Hiking Trail
Hiking in the world’s second largest Canyon
During the months of April to September the Fish River Lodge offers 2-5 day guided hikes in the Fish River. In the world’s second largest canyon the hiker awaits grand landscapes, breath-taking vistas, unforgettable sundowners, intensive game and bird viewing, fascinating insights into the geology of Namibia and much more.
Interesting Museum at the palm beach in Swakopmund
The Swakopmund Museum which was founded in 1951 is the largest privately run museum in Namibia. The Museum has numerours sections with displays of minerals, indigenous flora and fauna as well as historical and cultural artefacts just to name a few.
Archery trail close to Windhoek
Archer's Land at Heja Game Lodge only 15 km out of Windhoek is Namibia’s first archery range for traditional bow shooting. Situated in a beautiful landscape two trails with a variety of 3D animal targets invite all visitors to enjoy some archery whilst taking a walk through nature.
Museum of the former Finnish missionary station
The Nakambale Museum is situated in the former Finnish Missionary station Olukonda close to the town Ondangwa in the north of Namibia. The Museum was named after the Finnish missionary Martti Rautanen, whose nick name was „Nakambale“ .
Rautanen became missionary in 1880 shortly after the missionary station was founded. He initiated the building of a church and a missionary house. Both buildings still exist.
Ovahimba Living Museum
Traditiona himba culture
In November 2016 the Ovahimba Living Museum was opened. It is the 6th Living Museum of the Living Culture Foundation Namibia.
The Ovahimba Living Museum is a place where you can interactively experience the traditional culture of the Ovahimba. The Museum acts as a traditional school for guests and for the children of the own community alike and at the same time it is an income generating institution.
New hotel in Swakopmund
The Delight Swakopmund opened its doors in 2015 and offers 54 colourfully designed rooms with en-suite bathrooms. The hotel is located in the city centre of Swakopmund and is in close walking distance to the famous Mole, a little beach directly in Swakopmund.
The Delight Swakopmund belongs to the popular Gondwana Collection and offers a stylish bar, a relaxed garden, free Wi-Fi, 24 hour Security and secure parking. All activities offered in and around Swakopmund can be booked at the reception.
Centuries old desert plant
The Welwitschia Mirabilis is a plant which is endemic to the Namib desert in Namibia and Southern Angola. Named after Friedrich Welwitsch who "discovered" the plant in 1859, some of the specimen are estimated to be between 1000 and 1500 years old.
Still a real insider tip
The Buffalo Game Park (the official name is Buffalo Core Area) is situated on the eastern side of the Okavango in the Kavango region of Namibia. The park has a size of 629 km² and belongs to the 2007 proclaimed Bwabwata National Park.