Spitzkoppe

Spitzkoppe

About Spitzkoppe Spitzkoppe means ‘pointed dome’ in German, and this is a clear-cut description of this bald granite inselberg found on the way to Swakopmund from Windhoek. The tallest peak, known colloquially as the Matterhorn of Namibia, towers above this range,...
Wild Horses

Wild Horses

About Namibia’s Wild Horses The romance of wild horses galloping across the wilderness is the last thing you expect in Namibia, but you can witness this spectacle on the arid plains around Garub near Aus in Southern Namibia. Location The wild horses of Namibia...
Dias Cross

Dias Cross

About Dias Cross The Dias Cross is one of longest standing Namibian attractions and marks the spot where Portuguese explorers first set foot on the coast near Lüderitz in 1488. Their landing took place just a year after Diogo Cão erected a similar structure at Cape...
Solitaire

Solitaire

About Solitaire Solitaire is one of Namibia’s most enigmatic destinations and has a unique claim to fame. It’s the home of world-famous Moose’s apple pie. This tiny stop has little more than a diner, church, petrol station and small shop as well as an arrangement of...
Fish River Canyon

Fish River Canyon

About The Fish River Canyon There are a few schools of thought as to where the Fish River Canyon stands on the worldwide scale of largest or deepest. However, regardless of its status, the canyon is one of Namibia’s most visited places and is an adventure wonderland...
Kolmanskop

Kolmanskop

About Kolmanskop The name ‘’Kolmanskop’’ means ‘’Coleman’s Head’’ and although it has become synonymous with diamonds, the town is named after a far less glittering event. The area became known as Coleman’s head after a transport driver by the name of Johnny Coleman...