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Our Arebbusch Blog is regularly updated with news on a number of topics, such as Arebbusch Travel Lodge itself, happenings in and around Windhoek, Namibia and many other tourism related subjects.
You can’t miss the Jetty when you’re strolling down by the seaside along A. Schad Promenade in Swakopmund. Next time you’re in town, take a few moments to enjoy the pleasures associated with this feature. From seafood to sea views, there’s more to the Jetty than you think.
Whether you are in town on business or staying in Windhoek accommodation in Windhoek for a few days, you don’t want to miss out on a chance to admire some of the city’s historic buildings. One of the most prominent of these is the Christuskirche, which holds pride of place in the middle of a traffic circle along Robert Mugabe Avenue.
The Ai-Ais Richtersveld Park takes up 6 045km² of pristine, rugged landscape on either side of the Orange River in Namibia and South Africa. This mutual conservation area was set up in 2003 when the Richtersveld National Park in South Africa was merged with the Ai-Ais and Fish River Canyon Park in Namibia.
In the late nineteenth century, a transport driver by the name of Johnny Coleman became stranded in the middle of nowhere during a sandstorm. He was forced to abandon his wagon and find his way to safety on foot.
Leopards have been getting a lot of bad press lately, but don’t let that put you off your travels to Namibia. Negative instances involving these big cats are extremely rare and it’s usually much harder to find them than it is to avoid them and here’s why.
Arebbusch Travel Lodge is running a special on their double, twin, triple and large self-catering chalets from now until the end of June 2018.
Those who have visited Namibia before will find it no surprise that the Royals are reflecting on a honeymoon in Namibia. With one of the lowest population densities on earth, this African country is the ideal destination to seek out some privacy during these intimate first weeks. Namibia offers a high standard of hospitality and an excellent tourism infrastructure, luring over 1.5 million tourists during 2016.
Located within the Namib-Naukluft National Park, the Sossusvlei is packed with tall sand dunes, geological attractions and scenic landscapes. It is a sensational photographic gem and you’ll find it about 5 hours’ drive form your Windhoek accommodation and 400 km from Swakopmund.
Most of the tourists arriving in Namibia, check in to Windhoek accommodation before heading out for further explorations.
Keetmanshoop is rightly famous for its fine German fare and as a gateway to the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. It is also a springboard from which to explore the wonders of the Quiver Tree forest and Mesosaurus Fossil site about 40km away.
When you check in to your Windhoek Accommodation at Arebbusch Travel Lodge, you’ll know that you’re in an eco-friendly resort straight away. The immaculate gardens, indigenous bush and abundant birdlife are a dead giveaway.
The ordinary meerkat is an African enigma –cute enough to be immortalized as a Disney character with their own TV series. Although similar in appearance and behaviour, the yellow mongoose is a different animal altogether and can take down a mamba. These interesting...
At Arebbusch Travel Lodge we’re really getting into the spirit of Christmas. Book our Festive Season Accommodation Special and join us for the holiday celebrations.
The menu is planned, the grill is fired up and we are ready to serve you the Christmas lunch of the year. Get to Arebbusch Travel Lodge restaurant in Windhoek for a Christmas Lunch filled with festive family fun and fabulous food. Our chefs will be giving their full...
The black-faced impala (Aepyceros melampus petersi) is one of Namibia’s many conservation success stories. There are less than 3 000 of these endangered animals left, with about half of them resident in Etosha National Park.
Erongo’s Sandwich Harbour lies 80km south of Walvis Bay along a rough-hewn track which is best attempted with the help of a 4×4 vehicle. It is about 400km from Windhoek and 46km from Swakopmund.
Visitors to Central and Northern Namibia are in for a treat with sightings of warthogs alongside the roads or in farmlands on day trips from your Windhoek accommodation.
The Namibian Pick and Pay Cycle Classic 2017 is taking place this year on the 14th and 15th of October in Windhoek, Namibia. The mountain bike race takes place on the morning of Saturday the 14th, followed by the Kiddies Classsic that afternoon; while the road race...
If the ultimate in relaxation is your goal when visiting Namibia, you may be interested in incorporating some pampering at a luxury spa into your break. Perhaps a relaxing massage is not enough for you and you seek a more comprehensive and holistic approach, where everything at your resort of choice is focussed on your well-being and health. Either way, you will find what you need in Namibia.
The welwitschia may be one of Namibia’s most famous plant but this desert country has many other botanical enigmas to show for itself. Discover these on trips into the wild lands of Namibia during your travels from Windhoek.
We are delighted to announce the long-awaited opening of our luxury tented camp at Arebbusch Travel lodge. This exciting innovation is a one-of-a-kind experience for travellers seeking accommodation in Windhoek. Our tented camp offers a plush safari experience just steps away from all the luxuries of civilisation.
Zebras are one of Africa’s best-known animals, and Namibia is home to two of the four species that roam the plains of Africa in large numbers – Hartman’s Zebra and Burchell’s zebra.
When a festival reaches its 25th year of operation, you know it holds significant appeal. Scheduled for the SKW Sports Grounds from 30 June to 1 July – and with a programme that includes live music, food stalls, a motor show and beauty pageant – it’s worth making the...
From its humble beginnings as Game Reserve No3 in 1907, the Namib Naukluft Park has grown to become the largest game park in Africa and the fourth largest in the world. Throughout the years, more and more tracts of land have been added to this reserve. Sandwich...
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