Namibia Holidays

Head to Namibia for an action-packed holiday filled with incredible scenery, exciting mountain treks and spectacular safaris. Explore the driest desert in the world, camping in the wilderness and exploring some of the best game reserves on a holiday in Namibia.


  • Visit Etosha National Park for a safari, home to some of Africa's best known wildlife

  • Lay eyes on Sesriem and Sossusvlei, Namibia's famous red sand dunes, and climb the 'Big Daddy' at sunrise for awe-inspiring views

  • Hike through the impressive Fish River Canyon, the largest canyon in Africa and ease your muscles at its hot springs

  • Learn about the fascinating, semi-nomadic Himba tribe in Kaokoveld

  • Say hello to the world's largest breeding colony of Cape fur seals in Cape Cross - home to over 200,000 seals in breeding season

Key Info

  • Capital City: Windhoek

  • Language: English

  • Currency: Namibian Dollar and South African Rand

  • Time difference: + 1 hour

  • Flight time: 15 hours to Windhoek via Johannesburg or Doha

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If you’re looking for wide open spaces and an ‘other-worldly-feel’ to your holiday, then Namibia is your best location in southern Africa. I drove from Sossusvlei area all the way to Swakopmund with a friend of mine, where all of a sudden, the desert descends and you reach coast, surrounded by palm trees; it is a phenomenal contrast and gives one a great sense of achievement having driven all that way.

Namibia Trip Ideas

Here are some trip ideas to Namibia. All of our trip ideas shown below are examples, and we’ll amend, adapt or start from scratch, until we’ve created the perfect trip for you. See one you like, or have a trip in mind? Call us now to book: 01483 319 333

Places to go in Namibia

Visit the highest desert sand dunes in the world in the vast Namib Desert. Stretching over 1,200 miles, this coastal desert is filled with plants and animals that have adapted to their surroundings over time. Climb up the huge sand dunes of Sossusvlei for amazing views over the surrounding salt and clay pans. 

Check out the wildlife on offer in Namibia with a fun-filled safari at Etosha National Park, home to herds of rare desert elephants. Discover the diverse landscape of the Caprivi Strip in search of giraffe, leopards and lions on a self-drive adventure.

Explore the Damaraland region, home to the dramatic Brandberg Mountain which is also known as ‘Fire Mountain’ because of its particularly colourful sunsets. There's also the impressive Fish River Canyon where you can hike, rock climb and camp overnight, the Petrified Forest where large tree trunks have turned into stone, or wander around and Cape Cross where you'll find the world's largest colony of Cape fur seals.

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Things to do in Namibia

It’s the unique experiences which make a VIVID trip special, and here are just some of the things you can do during your trip to Namibia. Experience the real country beyond the obvious, whether it’s heading out to the waterholes on a guided game drive, heading out on a unique 4x4 driving adventure into the Dunes of Swakopmund or taking a Catamaran cruise in search for the marine Big Five. To incorporate your favourite experiences into your dream trip, or learn more about the itineraries that we can create bespoke to you, just give our Travel Designers a call: 020 3510 5777

Map of Namibia

When to go to Namibia

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Etosha & Damaraland
Skeleton Coast & the Kunene River
The Namib Desert

Etosha & Damaraland

Skeleton Coast & the Kunene River

The Namib Desert




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