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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 What to Pack in Namibia

General items

When on a safari, you are likely to be asked not to bring a hard-shell suitcase as most safari trucks have only limited space to store luggage and these suitcases can't be piled well. Instead, bring a...
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King_Golo
Sep 08, 2015

Money

The official currency in Namibia is the Namibian Dollar. However, South African Rand are also commonly used, and are, in fact, another official currency. Every shop or restaurant will take both...
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King_Golo
Sep 08, 2015

PREPARE FOR THE DESERT!

Namibia is mostly desert. You need a strong rucksack that can hold lots of water, especially if you go to Sossusvlei. Don't take a cheap bag. BOOTS! Ladies - boots! Look at the pictures. Fashion shoes...
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DAO
Jan 07, 2011

Wind up (battry-less) torches

In the winter months you WILL need winter clothes for the night or you will freeze. We thought we were prepared but we soon bought wooly hats. I wish I had had a much thicker jacket and a hooder...
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smirnofforiginal
Dec 30, 2009

Camping Safari

Duffel bag is recommended. I found a great little waterproof number (figured it would be relatively dust proof which would be a big advantage here) I was trying to buy something less than 3300 cu but...
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tampa_shawn
Jan 25, 2008

Chilly nights

Namibia can be pretty cold at night in July, which is when we visited, so you need to pack some warm clothes and things that can be worn in layers. We found we often started the day with three layers...
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toonsarah
Dec 22, 2006
 
 
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Travel light but be prepared!

I always recommend backpack, especially if camping. For sure leave any posh suitcase at home, it will get very very dusty! Nights are surprisingly cold, and days are hot - so layering is the best...
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SanguiniA
Aug 04, 2006

Batteries are hard to find when in the bush.

Take easy mouldable luggage, the kind that can get battered and squashed into car boots, covered in dust and lugged into the bush. Walking shoes are a must, flip flops too. Shorts, t- shirts, a warm...
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Acirfa
Nov 20, 2005

A warm jumper or fleece is a must...

A rucksack is probably best and as light as you can get away with. A warm jumper/fleece if you are going to be along the coast, because it can get quite chilly, and even cold in the winter monthes.....
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TracyG
Jun 14, 2005

Winter in Namibia is cold

When you travel during the Namibian winter time (Mai - September) make sure to bring something warm. Early in the morning and after sunset it gets very cold. In some areas it can even freeze. During...
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chicabonita
Jan 16, 2005

What to take

Sleepbag of -5 C Head torch and normal one For very cold and for very hot weather clothes Take a good camera with a good zoom. I did make the error of go with my digital camera with a zoom of only...
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diageva
Oct 25, 2004

Women

If you can find Tampax in a supermarket is that you can find nearly anything. Despite I was told to bring my own tampon or pads, I did founded all kind of articles of this kind Tampax, OB, pads...
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diageva
Oct 24, 2004

What to take with?!

It's okay if you stop over in Windhoek between North & South trip to bring 7-day clothes with a 35L bag. But if you decide not to do laundry during the trip, Than I suggest you take 70L. It's clod...
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THLIN
Sep 10, 2004

what to bring

Good shoes (especially if you go hiking).means: not sandals and so!Light clothes,I prefer Linen or Cotton but wide woven.You can even wear them with long sleeves and they protect you against the sun...
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Myndo
Jul 22, 2004

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Top Things to Do in Namibia

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Dune 7

Dune 7 close to Waalvisbay is a major tourist attraction. You will be able to step up the dune, but be prepared that is quite exhausting. When we had been there in April 2016 it did rain a bit ahead...
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Hohenzollernhaus

Art nouveau architecture at its best: the Hohenzollernhaus in central Swakopmund looks completely out of place, but it's one of the town's highlights. Built in 1906, the house started as a hotel, but...
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Etosha National Park

The hook-lipped rhinoceros is getting rarer and rarer, but if you are lucky, you can see some in the Etosha NP. We were - and saw two males settling a dispute concerning who can drink where at the...
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German Heritage

The Prinzessin Rupprecht Hotel of nowadays was built in 1901 - 1902 as a military Hospital and named after Marie Gabrielle, the wife of Prince Rupprecht von Bayern, who was the last Bavarian...
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Desert and dunes

This is the best excursion that I made together with a Spanish girl with whom I travelled to Namibia for the first time. We joined a small group of tourists in Windoek and enjoyed the excursion very...
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Desert Explorers Adventure Centre

Want to have an outdoor adventure? This place is really a ‘One Stop Shop’ for outdoor activities in the area. I simply walked in and said I wanted to skydive. 2 hours later I was jumping out of a...
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"Beautiful Extreme World"
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DAO

"SAND, SUN AND SKYDIVING !!!!!"
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Myndo

"Namibia - the dry paradise"
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GillianMcLaughlin

"Namibian Safari"
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"Namibia"
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