Is Namibia good for a safari?
Absolutely, Namibia is an excellent destination for safaris. Its diverse landscapes, including the iconic sand dunes of the Namib Desert and the wildlife-rich parks like Etosha National Park, offer incredible opportunities to observe a wide variety of animals in their natural habitats. The country's commitment to conservation and well-managed tourism infrastructure make it a top choice for both first-time and experienced safari-goers. Whether you're interested in spotting the Big Five, unique desert-adapted species, or stunning desert scenery, Namibia's safaris promise unforgettable experiences for nature and wildlife enthusiasts.
Check out our Namibia wildlife guide for detail on animal spotting opportunities.
What to wear on safari in Namibia
For a safari in Namibia, opt for neutral-toned clothing like khakis and browns to blend with the environment. Pack lightweight, long-sleeved attire for sun and insect protection, and don't forget a wide-brimmed hat. Closed-toe, comfortable shoes are essential. Layering is key for chilly mornings and evenings. Sunscreen, sunglasses, insect repellent, and a rain jacket might be needed. Respect local customs with appropriate attire for cultural visits. Binoculars, camera gear, and swimwear complete the essentials for an unforgettable Namibian safari experience.
Is Namibia a good family destination?
Namibia is a fantastic destination for families, offering limitless adventure opportunities and great value for money.
Many lodges and camps will only accept children 12 years and over, but there are some that are specific family accommodations that cater your younger children. Get in contact with us to find out how we can tailor a trip for your family.
Do I need travel insurance for Namibia?
As part of the Terms and Conditions of your safari with Natural World Safaris it is essential that you purchase comprehensive travel insurance when making final payment for your safari.
Your insurance should be inclusive of full medical cover including costs of emergency repatriation, cancellation and travel delay.
How safe is Namibia?
Namibia is a safe and captivating destination for tourists, offering a stable political environment and relatively low crime rates. Its diverse natural wonders, from the Namib Desert's dunes to Etosha National Park's wildlife, provide ample exploration opportunities. The friendly and welcoming nature of the Namibian people further adds to the sense of safety for visitors. Just remember to follow standard safety precautions and stay informed about any travel advisories for a secure and enjoyable trip.