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parks & attractions in Namibia

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From the world’s highest dunes to shimmering salt pans, steep escarpments to soaring mountains, not forgetting the dramatic skeleton coast with its unusual rock formations and crashing waves; each of Namibia’s key areas offers something completely captivating for its visitors. Combining the parks is quickest and easiest through short fly-drives, and you’ll experience bird’s eye views of the dramatic landscapes for which Namibia is renowned, but self-drive is equally viable and highly popular.

African travel at its most varied, you’ll find the same level of diversity across Namibia’s stunning parks and attractions listed below. 

Top Parks & Attractions in Namibia

PARKS AND ATTRACTIONS OF NAMIBIA

AfriCat Foundation

A beautiful location, the Africat Foundation is designed to protect Namibia's large predators, here you can track leopard & cheetah.

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Caprivi Strip

Similar to neighbouring Botswana, the Caprivi Strip is a completely different Namibia where wide tropical rivers flow & vegetation thrives.

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Damaraland & Twyfelfontein

A place of ancient valleys, rocky outcrops & flat-topped mountains, Damaraland's main attraction is the desert-adapted elephant.

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Etosha National Park

Etosha National Park is one of Africa's largest game reserves & offers some of the best wildlife viewing in Namibia, great on a a self-drive.

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Fish River Canyon

Staggering & stark, Fish River Canyon is a beautiful 500 metre deep canyon, second in size only to the Grand Canyon in Arizona.

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Kaokoland & Kunene

Home to some of Namibia's most rugged landscapes & unique, fascinating cultures, Kaokoland is sparsely populated, serene & largely empty.

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Luderitz & Kolmanskop

Once thriving cities, Luderitz & Kolmanskop are now some of Namibia's most famous ghost towns.

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Namib Naukluft & Sossusvlei

Home to some of the most jaw-dropping vistas in Africa, the Namib Naukluft is home to some of the highest sand dunes in the world.

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Ongava Reserve

On the southern border of Etosha National Park, at Ongava Reserve you may be able to spot both black & white rhino.

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Skeleton Coast

Forming part of the oldest desert in the world, the Skeleton Coast consists of striking landscapes that are inhospitable yet stunning.

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Swakopmund & Walwis Bay

Founded in 1882 as the main harbour for Germany, Swakopmund is fast becoming known as the adventure capital of Namibia.

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Windhoek

Windhoek is Namibia's capital city, a small & friendly with a pleasant, mild climate - a good start or end point for your safari.

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