Places of interest in Namibia

  • Sossusvlei
    Sossusvlei is one of Namibia’s main attractions, and certainly it’s most photographed one. Located in Sub-Saharan Africa in the southern part of the Namib Desert, Sossusvlei is part of the expansive Namib-Naukluft National Park, the fourth largest park in the world. “Vlei,” in the Afrikaans...
  • Reaching high over the plains of Namibia is the Waterberg Plateau, a 20-kilometer by 50-kilometer table mountain massif made of porous sandstone that soaks up moisture. Rainwater that drips through the stone top collects on a solid layer of clay beneath, and the water that runs off creates springs...
  • The Skeleton Coast
    The coast of NamibiaFor pure adventure, it’s hard to beat the Skeleton Coast of Namibia on the southwestern coast of Africa. Strewn with shipwrecks, glittering with gemstones, and often enveloped in thick fog, the Skeleton Coast is a place of mystery and harsh beauty. The entire coastline of...
  • The Fish River Canyon
    With a depth of 550 meters and a length of roughly 160 kilometers, the Fish Canyon in Namibia, Africa, is one of the longest and deepest canyons in the world. Its striking natural beauty originated some 500 million years ago due to shifting movements of the earth’s crust, which re-routed the Fish...
  • Etosha National Park
    Lion - one of the big five animals of AfricaNamibia’s Etosha National Park, a land of extremes, is a high point of Namibian travel. For nearly a century, this game preserve in the country’s northwest has protected giraffes, lions, zebras and other animals while also conserving precious salt...