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Swakopmund

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Walvisbaai

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Daan Viljoen Game Park

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Usakos

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Cape Cross

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Uis

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Hentiesbaai

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Otjimbingwe

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Swakopmund

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Walvisbaai

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  • By shared taxi to Swapokmund

    Walvisbaai Transportation

    The Intercape bus is only running in the morning and not every day to Swakopmund (and on to Windhoek) the train takes over 2 hours. But there are informal shared taxis 30 to 35 Namibian $ (€ 3) and 25 minutes leaving when full from north of the town (i think near Kuisebmond stadium, the realy fight for passengers, get then of at Pick&Pay...

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  • Walvis Bay harbour tour is wonderful for...

    Walvisbaai Things to Do

    To be honest, I would probably not have bothered with the harbour tour at Walvis Bay if my parents hadn't done it a few months earlier and waxed lyrical about how wonderful it was. And, if I hadn't, I'd have missed out on one of the most fun ways to pass half a day in the Swakopmund/Walvis Bay area - which is saying something given how many...

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  • Beware of poor visibility at Walvis Bay...

    Walvisbaai Transportation

    Just a word of warning if you decide to fly out of Walvis Bay to connect with an international flight.The airport is right on the edge of the Namib desert, and when the wind gets up, the visibility can be so compromised that flights out of Walvis are delayed or even postponed until the next day (see photo). It doesn't happen very regularly, but it...

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Daan Viljoen Game Park

  • What to pack

    Daan Viljoen Game Park What to Pack

    Good walking shoes for comfortable walking around here. Light safari cloths recommended for better camouflage, walking around you do not want to scare the animals. Be aware that bright colours might attract insects.If you visit here during winter months (June-August) warm cloths is a MUST.It can get very cold here at night. Warm sleeping bags in...

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  • Dan Viljoen ***temporary closed.

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    The Dan Viljoen National Park is one of the smallest in Namibia, but it is unique for the area because of its small lake in the middle. It is perfect place for short walks and trekking. The landscape is just amazing and it is very close to Windhoek so you can visit this place even if you have only one day.***** Latest I heard this park is temporary...

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  • Self Drive

    Daan Viljoen Game Park Transportation

    We got our rental car in Windhoek and after getting our supply we drove straight here for the park. That is of course the easiest way to get here, I am not sure if there is any bus line to take you here :)))It is about one hour drive from Windhoek, take road C28.

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Usakos

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  • A water tower with a witch's hat!

    Usakos Things to Do

    Most people who have travelled through Usakos - since virtually nobody travels 'to' it - will have one vivid recollection of the town: the distinctive water tower with the witch's hat.In a climate as arid as Namibia's, where evaporation can easily exceed the rainfall by a factor of ten, conserving what little water is available is a major priority....

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  • The tiny but distinctive Ned Geref Kerk

    Usakos Things to Do

    The Ned Geref Kerk ('People's Reformed Church') in Usakos is an endearing architectural mongrel that isn't quite sure whether it wants to be a church or a castle!The fact that there is an NGK in town is significant, as this is an Afrikaans Protestant church and indicates that at least some of the farming community around Usakos has South African -...

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  • A street frozen in time

    Usakos Things to Do

    Many of Namibia's small towns - which is the vast majority, as there aren't many 'big' ones - have a distinctive timewarp feel about them.This is particularly true of Usakos. Part of the reason why the main street feels so forgotten is that it has been bypassed by the main road: at the sign shown in the photo, you bear right for Swakopmund. This...

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Cape Cross

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  • More Seals

    Cape Cross Things to Do

    The reason to come to Cape Cross is to see the seals - they are amazing and you will get as many great photos as your memory card allows!The smell is vile - but the seals are fabulous.Look not only on the beach, but also in the sea and you are sure to see many of them swimming.

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  • Baby Seals

    Cape Cross Things to Do

    At the time of year we were here (late Nov early Dec), there were a lot of pups.Not all of them were a pretty sight either. As there are so many seals living on this beach, sometimes as our guide told us, the mother will forget who her pup is, not so many of them survive. So, do expect to see a lot of dead pups - which is a sad sight.Some of them...

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  • A beach of seals

    Cape Cross Things to Do

    Visiting Cape Cross is a must visit in Namibia.When we visited I had never seen seals in the wild before and I was totally amazed and so excited!In fact, even now, living here in New Zealand where there are plenty of seals along the coast, I still have not seen this many all in one go.The smell, the noise, the sights - it's just incredible.

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Uis

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  • The White Lady of the Brandberg

    Uis Things to Do

    The White Lady of the Brandberg is probably the best known set of Bushman (San) paintings in Namibia, and is also relatively accessible provided that you're willing to do a bit of hiking.The White Lady was first discovered under a rock overhang by a German explorer - Reinhard Maack - in 1918 and its origin has been long been the subject of spirited...

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  • Scars of Uis' tin mining past on the...

    Uis Things to Do

    Even as a mining person, I wouldn't recommend visiting Uis on account of its tin mining heritage, but this history does help to explain the most prominent eyesore in the region.As you drive north from Uis to Khorixas, you may notice a pile of white material stacked up against the hillside on your right hand (western) side: it's hard to miss because...

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  • Meet The Gladiator: a whole new suborder...

    Uis Things to Do

    Meet Tyrannophasma gladiator ... a splendidly named and highly carnivorous beastie, known respectfully as The Gladiator by his friends and prey!It may not mean much in your world, but the entymological world was set alight when a whole new suborder of insect was identified by researchers from the Max Planck Institute in the Brandberg during 2002!...

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Hentiesbaai

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  • Seafood and Hamburgers galore

    Hentiesbaai Restaurants

    Relaxing, great venue, friendly staff.Feel like home.Unique Kiddies menu and decorPlace where one can relax and enjoy good food.Combination of a Restaurant and Arts and Crafts. A must try: Sarah's BreakfastExcellent Hamburgers: Do try the Time Out Burger. Beef = 100% PURE beef, not for the feint heartet.For dinner: The Seafood platter, money and...

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  • Go shopping

    Hentiesbaai Things to Do

    There are a few lovely little shops around where you can get some nice clothing or even little gifts if you should need one.

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  • The Rock Garden

    Hentiesbaai Things to Do

    Well I am not sure what else to call this. It looks like a rock garden with very interesting shaped and formed rocks arranged on this piece of land.

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