Introduction to Namibia Safari Tours

Namibia is a unique holiday destination and offers a huge amount – from stunning landscapes with awe inspiring desert vistas, rugged coastal regions, wildlife wildernesses and diverse culture & heritage, Namibia really has something for everyone.

Located in South West Africa, bordered on one side by the Atlantic Ocean and inland by 4 other African countries – South Africa to the South, Botswana to the East, Angola to the North and Zambia to the North East.

Namibia is easily accessible for travel and due to its location, it is also a great destination to twin with it’s neighbouring countries. Visitors can access Windhoek, the capital, from international airlines flying directly from Europe and other African destinations,

Namibia is a year-round travel destination and is said to have over 300 days of sunshine. Being in the Southern Hemisphere, summer months are Oct-April where daytime temperatures can exceed 35-40°C and winter months May-Sept where they can be from 18-22°C during the day.  Night time temperatures can be cold, especially in winter where the temperature can drop below zero.

Known as one of the most arid countries in Southern Africa, Namibia however does have two main rainy seasons during the summer months; there are short rains between Sep-Nov and the main rainy season between Dec-Apr.

With good infrastructure, self-driving is an option for those who are on more of a budget or who wish to explore in their own vehicle – however during the rainy periods it is advised to be an experienced driver in these sorts of conditions.  Flying safaris are also a very popular way to explore this country, as scenically from the air it offers much to see as well as cutting down the long travel time by road, thus maximising your time spent at a particular area rather than travelling.

Namibia offers a sense of space and wilderness, visitors can really experience the getting away from it all here. Current indications show that in 2023 Namibia’s population stands at an estimated 2.6 million people, which is a current population density of just 3.16 people per km2, one of the lowest in the world, you really can escape from it all in this beautiful destination.

We have a wide selection of lodges, hotels and safari camps in Namibia’s key areas, including Etosha, the Zambezi region, Damaraland, Kalahari and the Namib Desert. These can be combined with locations in Zambia , Botswana or a trip to South Africa, and we can tailor a tour to suit your requirements and budget.

If Namibia is on your travel wishlist,  contact us to discuss your travel plans with one of our dedicated travel consultants.

Namibia Safari Itineraries and Tours

A selection of hand picked itineraries covering the highlights of this magnificent destination, staying in a variety of locations and accommodation types to suit most budgets. We have a great mix of self drive tours, fly-in tours and a combination of driving and flying, to explore this magical country.

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Namibia Parks and Reserves

Namibia’s diverse and varied National Parks and Reserves offer exceptional wildlife and birding experiences, where visitors can get off the beaten track and really immerse themselves in the landscape and nature that surrounds them.

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Windhoek the capital of Namibia is the ideal spot to start/end your Namibian adventure.  There is a variety of accommodation for visitors from larger hotels to smaller boutique style hotels & guest houses catering for various budgets. Places to eat out are plentiful with a wide variety of cuisine from international to local delicacies and there are plenty of places of interest if you are keen to embark on some sight-seeing during your stay.

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Located on the Atlantic Coast, Swakopmund has a very German influence and many inhabitants speak German. There are a good number of restaurants and bars, as well as many excursions on offer.  It is a good base for those who wish to explore some of the Coastal & Desert areas as well as embark on many of the adrenalin activities that are on offer in this region.

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Namibia Travel Information

Namibia is a thrilling destination to experience, whether you choose to explore independently on a self drive itinerary or on one of our recommended flying circuits.  Our travel information section aims to provide you with useful information and resources for your trip to this fascinating country.

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Concerned about the security of your booking and your own safety while on safari?

We fully appreciate your concerns when it comes to booking a safari in Africa and you can rest assured that your financial security when booking and your own personal safety when on safari is our highest priority. Gamewatchers Safaris is a member of the Kenya Association of Tour Operators bonding scheme, backed by a leading insurance company, to ensure your payments are fully protected if a bonded KATO member ceases trading.