Namibia

Beautiful Namibia is unlike any other country on Earth. Discover the oldest living desert in the world with its high sand dunes; one of Africa’s greatest game parks; the Skeleton Coast littered with shipwrecks; sand-covered ghost towns; huge gravel plains twinkling with gemstones; limitless horizons; quirky little towns; and an excellent visitor-friendly infrastructure.

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The Namib Desert and Sossusvlei

In the Nama language, Namib means “vast” – the Namib Desert occupies around 80 900km2, stretching 1 600km along the Atlantic Coast of Namibia, varying in width from 50km to 160km

Major Attractions

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Fish River Canyon

The second largest canyon on Earth, this is one of the most imposing sights in Namibia, featuring a gigantic ravine about 160km long, 27km wide and, in places, 550m deep.
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Cities

Namibia’s capital city, Windhoek, is laid-back, funky and eclectic, and one of the safest cities in Southern Africa – the perfect place to start or finish a Namibian holiday.

World Heritage Sites

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Twyfelfontein

Twyfelfontein (Afrikaans for “doubt spring”), also known as /U-//aes, is a site of ancient rock engravings in the Kunene region of north-western Namibia.

Transfrontier Conservation Areas

The |Ai-|Ais/Richtersveld Transfrontier Park

The |Ai-|Ais/Richtersveld Transfrontier Park straddles the borders of South Africa and Namibia. It consists of the Richtersveld National Park (a World Heritage Site) in South Africa and the |Ai|Ais National Park in Namibia.
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