Namibia for most people conjures up an image of cheetahs, mammoth sand dunes, huge open landscapes and tribal villages - and it doesn’t disappoint. It’s a popular choice for families due to its inspiring scenery, big cats, friendly locals, dry and sunny climate and a good choice of safari and activity options being available.
In the Namib Desert at Sossusvlei you can marvel at the changing red sands and race up to the top of the world’s highest sand dunes.
Twyfelfontein is home to a number of indigenous tribal people, and you can visit their villages and observe their way of life and customs. The Namibian people have frequented this area for many years and here you can see ancient Bushman rock paintings.
A popular choice is to travel in the Skeleton Coast National Park by 4WD vehicles to view the many shipwrecks along this rocky and inhospitable coastline.
Namibia is a great place to takes the kids on a safari experience. Etosha National Park is famed for its waterholes where game comes to drink, including black rhinos, elephants, lions and antelopes. The salt pan also attracts thousands of flamingos after heavy rains.
Namibia is also home to the world’s largest cheetah population and the Africat Foundation at Okonjima does invaluable work rehabilitating cheetahs, wild dogs, hyenas and leopards.