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The low-down on Etosha National Park – Part One: A Long Walk of its own

Posted Posted by Candice Winterboer in Conservation and Wildlife, Destinations and Attractions, Travel Blog     Comments No comments
Jul
28

Being the conservation capital of the world, it is not surprising that Namibia is able to offer some of the best safari experiences in the whole of Africa. Etosha National Park is one of these.  Secluded in the Kunene region of North Western Namibia, Etosha has been providing enthusiasts with wildlife experiences to remember since 1955 when the first day visitors were admitted.

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Discovering Sesriem, Namibia

Posted Posted by Arebbusch in Destinations and Attractions, Travel Blog     Comments No comments
Feb
17

Sesriem often comes across as the poor relative of the Sossusvlei and is seen as little more than a gateway to this world-renowned area. It is, however, home to the spectacular Sesriem Canyon, a noteworthy feature in its own right.

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Aus, Namibia – Living on the edge

Posted Posted by Arebbusch in Destinations and Attractions, Travel Blog     Comments No comments
Dec
9

If it wasn’t for the wild herds, Aus could be described as the original one-horse town. This small village is located on the B4 national road and is a popular pit-stop for tourists en route to their accommodation in Windhoek or other major centres. It is ideally located as a scenic and tranquil base for discovering Namibia’s southern interior.

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Exploring old haunts – Namibia’s ghost towns

Namibia is filled with forgotten places which beg exploration, and the Sperrgebiet is one of the best examples of these.  Book a guided tour as you will need a 4×4 vehicle and driver and, unless you wish to become a statistic, it really helps to have someone in your corner who knows their way around when venturing into deserted areas. 

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Waterberg National Park – Namibia

Posted Posted by Arebbusch in Destinations and Attractions, Travel Blog     Comments No comments
Aug
12

We are all familiar with the big game parks in Namibia such as Etosha, Namib Naukluft National Park, Sossusvlei and the Caprivi Strip. However, one of the most successful reserves in the country, conservation-wise, is the relatively low-key Waterberg National Park. Rising high above the surrounding savannah and almost inaccessible, this park provides sanctuary to 26 mammal species including the  Cape buffalo,  tsessebe, sable and roan antelope and the critically endangered black rhinoceros.

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