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Namib Desert 4x4 Tour from Swakopmund
"This adventurous tour starts from your hotel or guesthouse in the town of Swakopmund. After your pickup travel out into the surrounding Namib Desert to see how life in all its forms survives in this barren and unforgiving yet beautiful landscape.Hop into your 4x4 vehicle and allow your guide to whisk you off into the wilderness to discover all manner of plant and animal life. Your guide is experienced in tracking and locating the many different species of sand-dwelling creature as you travel out through the dunes a myriad of different animals and insects abound. As you travel look out for sidewinders (venomous snakes)
From ZAR885.00
 
Quad Bike Tour of the Namib Desert
"After a safety briefing and practice session depart from Walvis Bay on a powerful quad bike into the Namib Desert with your guide. Accelerate over sand dunes and meander around the desert canyons that punctuate the barren landscape just outside Swakopmund. The starkness of the plains repres and your quad bike lends itself to 360-degree views of the surroundings that stretch around you.Look out for fossils of animal footprints preserved from a time when the Kuiseb Delta flowed through the now-parched plains and check out some of the desert vegetation and plants that have adapted to survive the extreme desert conditions. Wildlife such as lizards geckos scorpions and snakes are often seen
From ZAR1,020.00
 
Spitzkoppe Guided Tour from Swakopmund or Walvis Bay
"Your tour starts around 7:30am with pickup and briefing from your accommodation in Swakopmund or Walvis Bay. At 8am depart towards Henties Bay driving next to the Atlantic ocean where you'll stop to view a shipwreck. Around 8:30am you'll have a stop for a photo opportunity at a unique holiday resort. At 9am you'll arrive at Henties Bay for a quick tour and a bit of history on Henties Bay and off you go again to your main destina juicewaterbeer sparkling wine
From ZAR2,290.00

More General in Windhoek

Few people gives large space for wild animals

Namibia has a population of 1,8 mill people. It's the least densely populated country in the world after Mongolia (2.5 inhabitants per square kilometre). Few people gives large space for the wild...
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georeiser
Oct 18, 2009

Tourist information in Windhoek

The Windhoek tourism Information provide information and advice on current activities taking place in Namibia. They will also provide information about hotels, guesthouses, safari, transportation,...
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georeiser
Oct 09, 2009

Street names in Windhoek

Many of the streets in Windhoek have German names. And some streets have names after head of states in foreign countries, like Oluf Palme street, Robert Mugabe Avenue and Fidel Castro street. Most of...
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georeiser
Oct 09, 2009

The main parking area in downtown

The main parking area in front of the Supreme Court on one side and kalahari hotel on the other, functions as the main bus stop, taxi and contains a market. This is the place where the long distance...
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georeiser
Oct 08, 2009

The climate

Days are mostly hot days during November, December, January and February, while nights are cooler. The maximum temperature in January is 31°C.June, July and August are cold with little rain. Minimum...
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georeiser
Oct 07, 2009

ATM in Windhoek, Namibia

There are ATM's at the airport and in the city. But some banks didn't accept withdrawal from my Visacard and Mastercard. Among them are "Bank Windhoek", with several terminals in the city. But...
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georeiser
Oct 07, 2009
 
 
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Money Matters

Doing research on a country I want to visit in Asia, i just realised that it's nice to know what bank cards and money can be used in a country. So I thought to make this quick tip for Namibia:You can...
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Edla
Aug 02, 2007

Hiking safari : Hartmann's mountain zebras

Before going to Namibia, I didn't know there are in fact two kinds of zebras : the Hartmann's mountain zebras living in the mountains and the Burchell’s zebras that have shadow lines between their...
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Bigjones
May 24, 2005

Safari in Okapuka : the lion feeding

Another great moment : we went with our guide to give a piece of giraffe to the lions. Protected by a wall and an electric fence, we were able to see a lion and a lionness very close to us and of...
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Bigjones
Apr 28, 2005

Safari in Okapuka : the white rhinos

Seeing these rhinos is one of my fondest memories, I'd never thought it was possible to be so close to them. We stopped the car there for a while and watch them eat their grass without paying any...
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Bigjones
Apr 28, 2005

Safari in Okapuka : the giraffes

This is the first giraffe we saw in Namibia. Apart from giraffes, these are some of the animals we saw in Okapuka : - wildebeests- hartebeests- springboks- gemsboks (= oryx)- white rhinos...
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Bigjones
Apr 28, 2005

Safari in Okapuka : the lilacbreasted roller

One of our favourite animals in Namibia, this multicoloured bird is even more impressive and beautiful when it spreads its blue wings. We saw it in the logde's garden but also in Etosha National Parc....
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Bigjones
Apr 28, 2005

So Dry...

It's really funny for me, because I never ENJOY natural hair drier. It's do dray that you don't even need any hair drier after washing your hair. This rule is not for man only, but also good for lady...
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THLIN
Sep 25, 2004

Downtown Windhoek

Skyline of Independence Avenue, the main avenue in Windhoek, and the place to go if you need to go shopping or a good restaurant.Here you can find the Post Office, from where you can make phone calls,...
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SirRichard
Nov 14, 2002

Top Hotels in Windhoek

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"QUIET AND ORDERLY"
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"Windhoek - Our own little hill "country""
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"Windhoek, the capital of Namibia"
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"A city that holds a small corner of my heart"
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"Windhoek"
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