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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.
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.
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.
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...
On the way to Swakopmund from Windhoek along the B3 you will notice a mountain range, called the Pontok Mountains rising up out of the barren landscapes. The Spitzkoppe, known as the Matterhorn of Namibia and towering at 1 784m above sea level, forms part of this...
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