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Making the Most of Namibian Wildlife

Making the Most of Namibian Wildlife

Making the Most of Namibian Wildlife Wherever you go in Namibia, you’ll discover unique sights and incredible creatures. From the cityscapes of Windhoek to the vast reaches of Etosha, Namibian wildlife will enchant and amaze you. From the moment you fly into Windhoek,...

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Travel to Namibia for a Warm Welcome No Matter What

Travel to Namibia for a Warm Welcome No Matter What

Namibia has it all for safe travels in 2021 and beyond Namibia is a country made for those seeking safe, off-the-beaten-track adventures. There’s no shortage of places to get away from it all among this vast assortment of wide-open spaces. Although international...

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How to Honeymoon Like a Royal in Namibia

How to Honeymoon Like a Royal in Namibia

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.

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Bwabwata National Park

Bwabwata National Park

Most of the tourists arriving in Namibia, check in to Windhoek accommodation before heading out for further explorations.

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The Mesosaurus Fossil Site in Southern Namibia

The Mesosaurus Fossil Site in Southern Namibia

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.

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Black-Faced – Not Just Any Impala

Black-Faced – Not Just Any Impala

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.

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Warthogs in Namibia

Warthogs in Namibia

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.

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Wellness in Namibia

Wellness in Namibia

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.

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Weird and Wonderful Plants of Namibia

Weird and Wonderful Plants of 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.

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Namibia’s Zebra

Namibia’s Zebra

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.

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Namib-Naukluft – Land of Contrast

Namib-Naukluft – Land of Contrast

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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The Lions of Namibia

The Lions of Namibia

Many centuries ago, lions were one of the most numerous animals on earth. Today, their range has been decreased more than any other animal. Even in the conservation haven of Namibia, their populations are now confined mainly to the Northern reaches of the country....

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The Springbok in Nambia – one of a kind

The Springbok in Nambia – one of a kind

Chances are high that you will get to see springbok during your trip to Namibia. They are the most abundant animals in the country and you may even spot them in the farmlands along the road to your accommodation in Windhoek. They are equally at home in the harsh...

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Arebbusch Wildlife – The Elephants of Namibia

Arebbusch Wildlife – The Elephants of Namibia

The desert elephants of Damaraland are world-famous for coping in their hostile environment, and rightly so, but these are not the only elephants that occur in Namibia. African elephants are found in most of the country’s national parks, with Etosha National Park...

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Arebbusch Landmark – The Spectacular Spitzkoppe

Arebbusch Landmark – The Spectacular Spitzkoppe

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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i-Fun times in Windhoek

i-Fun times in Windhoek

Windhoek’s place to be when it comes to kiddie’s party time has got to be the i-Fun park. Directly across the road from Arebbusch Travel Lodge, more than 930 children hosted their birthday parties their last year.

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Are we doing enough to help save the cheetah?

Are we doing enough to help save the cheetah?

Cheetahs are vanishing off the face of the earth almost as fast as they can run, and if we don’t do something soon we will be holding elections for a new fastest land mammal before too long. While Namibia has had enormous conservation successes over the years and...

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Black vs White – Know your Rhinos

Black vs White – Know your Rhinos

Rhinos are an ancient race of animals and have been roaming the earth in various stages of evolution since the late Eocene, 33 million years ago. Where to see rhino Today, they are one of the most endangered species on earth and although Namibia has had great success...

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Kitesurfing in Namibia

Kitesurfing in Namibia

We are more likely to think of desert excursions and safaris in Etosha National Park than water-sports when it comes to planning a holiday in Namibia. However, the feisty Atlantic Ocean offers quite a few options for exciting seafaring activities, like kitesurfing....

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Things to do in Windhoek over the 2016 Festive Season

Things to do in Windhoek over the 2016 Festive Season

Another year has flown swiftly by and it’s time to take a look at what we can get up to in Windhoek this December. Windhoek is filled with enough big city action, malls, nightclubs, restaurants and outdoor amusements to charm every visitor. Music buffs can take a trip...

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