Enjoy the amazing scenery of Sossusvlei, and maybe take a short walk to Dead Vlei, a bizarre collection of ancient camelthorn trees, or climb the nearby dunes.
Things to do in Namibia
A land of vast blue skies and endless horizons, you can climb the world's highest sand dunes at Sossusvlei, kayak with seals at Pelican Bay, or for a complete contrast, explore the lush waterways of the Caprivi Strip. Further ideas for things to do in Namibia include heading to the remote area of Damaraland to meet the country's desert-adapted elephant.
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Ideas for experiencing Namibia
Experiences you have as you travel often hold the longest memories. As part of their research trips, our specialists seek out authentic ways to get to know Namibia, and the best local guides. These activities reflect some of their best-loved experiences.
An excellent way to spend a morning is on a gentle kayaking trip to Pelican Point. A number of sturdy sea kayaks await and you will be guided to three colonies of up to around 6,000 cape fur seals.
Riders wind their way across the grassy plains and through ancient water courses and eventually up a steep mountain track, where a friendly barman with a selection of cocktails awaits them.
Taking in the sights of the city, you can stop at viewpoints and various historical sites including the Christus Kirche, Tintenpalast, and the Alte Feste museum.
The guided trip is likely to cover the riverbed, gravel plains and the magical dune field from east to west.
Sandwich Harbour lies around 30 kilometers south of Walvis Bay. Here, there's a reed lined lagoon fed by freshwater springs, a sandy beach and pale dunes dropping straight into the sea
Fish River Canyon, often compared to America's Grand Canyon, is one of Namibia's least visited wonders with incredible scenery but often challenging trekking conditions.