Activities and highlights in the Omaheke
This page provides an overview of activities, highlights and sights in the Omaheke, the large "Sand veld" in the east of Namibia. The wild Kaudom National Park offers a remote top class 4x4 adventure. The Livin gMuseums of the San are great destinations for people with an interest in indigenous people. The Wildlife Foundation is a sanctuary for wild animals.
Harnas Wildlife Foundation
Orphanage for animals – home for wild animals – rearing station for injured and problem animals – all these attributes concern the Harnas Wildlife Foundation. Harnas was founded by a private initiative more than thirty years ago and is a sustainalble nature reserve where certain animal species can be reintroduced to the wild.
Ju/'Hoansi Living Museum
The Living Museum of the Ju/Hoansi is situated in the small village Grashoek, about halfway between Grootfontein and Tsumkwe, north of the the C44. The Living Museum is the first Living Museum of Namibia. It is a highlight in tourism in Namibia as well as a good example for a sustainable development of the Bushmen community.
Kaudom National Park
The Kaudom National Park (sometimes referred to as Khaudom National Park) is located in the north-east of Namibia directly at the border to Botswana and at the entrance to the Caprivi Strip. The park has an area of 3842 km² and is situated in the so-called Kalahari Sandveld, a semi-desert area.
Little Hunter's Museum
The Living Hunters Museum of the Ju/Hoansi is situated about 23 km north of Tsumkwe, the capital of the Bushmen. It should only be accessed with 4x4 vehicles as the road which leads to the Living Museum is sandy.