Highlights of Namibia
Find more information about the most popular destinations in Namibia
Namibia's Top 12 highlights
Etosha National Park
The Etosha National Park is a nature conservation area in northern Namibia and is one of the most significant game reserves in Africa.
Sossusvlei and Deadvlei
The largest sand dunes of the world: In the middle of the Namib Desert, in the Namib Naukluft Park two of Namibia’s scenic highlights can be found: the Sossusvlei and Dead Vlei
Fish River Canyon
The Fish River Canyon is the second largest canyon worldwide after the Grand Canyon in the USA . The Canyon forms part of the state-run Ais-Ais Richtersveld Transfontier Park. Entrance to the Park is situated 10 kilometres from the well-known view point Hell`s Bend at the Hobas Restcamp.
Besides the harsh and fascinating landscape of the Kaokoveld itself, a visit of the Epupa Falls, the Ovahimba people, the search for desert elephants and desert lions are worthwile.
Wild National Parks, an abundance of wild life, the yearlong lush and green landscape which is unique for Namibia, the impressive culture of the “Caprivians” and much more.
Swakopmund is the capital of the Erongo Region and has about 34,000 inhabitants. Swakopmund serves mainly as a holiday resort and is thus of touristic importance.
Culture in Namibia
The Living Museums in Namibia are exceptional traditional projects where visitors can learn about the cultures of Namibian language groups and get in contact with the people.
The Damaraland, a unique and harsh landscape. The traveller can explore Namibia's highest mountain (Brandberg), centuries old rock engravings, a petrified forest, a huge rock finger and much more.
UNESCO World Heritage Site and unique rock engravings: Twyfelfontein, which means as much as „doubtful fountain“ or „Fountain of Doubt“ is the name of a valley in the Damara highlands.
The Erongo region is an in parts surreal looking region. Travellers will find the Spitzkoppe, which is a huge Inselberg, a fomer San cave, a magic granite boulder landscape and much more.
Namib Naukluft Park
The Namib Naukluft Park is an ecologically protected area and was proclaimed in August 1979. The Park has an area of 49,800 km² and at the time of proclamation it was the largest protected area in Namibia.
After becoming one of the richest towns in Africa during a diamond boom in 1910, Kolmanskop was left by all inhabtants in the following decades. Kolmanskop became a ghost town in the desert.