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Things To Do in Namibia

When it comes to adventure activities in Namibia, there are no limit to what you can actually engage in. There are lots of places to see and lots of things to do. Whether you are a water sports person, sand lover, or you prefer being in the air.

Namibia is a beautiful country full of the wonders of nature. A visit to the country will create an insatiable appetite for the wild outdoors and it is comforting to know that where to lay your tired body or have fun.

With its wide open spaces and abundant wildlife, Namibia makes it a best destination for adventure activities. If you are into the great outdoors, the country has a lot to offer with its beautiful landscapes, endless skies, barren deserts, rugged mountains and remarkable wildlife.

Below are a few adventure activities for water sports fun lovers:

  • Fishing
  • swimming
  • Kayaking
  • Rafting
  • Dolphin and Seal cruise

Most water sports activities in Namibia are practised at the coastal towns such as Swakopmund and Walvis Bay. These towns are destinations considered a must visit when rounding up your trip. These towns are German influenced, and best of all, it is a place where the desert meets the ocean. Making it a dream destination for sand lovers, water sport enthusiasts, and a playground for outdoors activity lovers.

Air adventures include:

  • Sky Diving
  • Air Balooning
  • Scenic flights
  • Paragliding

It is of importance to highlight that with Namibia being home to the Namib Desert, as well as the Kalahari Desert. You can fly so high in the sky and view the Namib Desert in all its glory down below. That is not the epitome of fun yet. There is sky diving and if you are daring or curious enough then go ahead and create a memory of a lifetime up in the sky in an Air Baloon.

Other kind of adventure activities involve:

  • Game Drives
  • Hiking
  • Visiting Museums
  • 4x4 trail adventures
  • Horse Riding
  • Camel Riding
  • Tours & Safaris
  • Cultural tours
  • Bird watching
  • Sand boarding
  • Quad biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Camping

In addition to the above mentioned, we do not want to forget to specifically entice you to come discover the magnificent wildlife at the Etosha National Park while on a a game drive and embark on a journey of witnessing animals in the wilderness.

After you are done with Etosha, we suggest you enjoy the open spaces of this desert country by starting off with quad biking on our dunes and also climb the world’s highest dunes at Sossusvlei. Here you will enjoy the scenic beauty and watch the sunset with a glass of wine.

You might also want to visit the skeleton coast, pre-historic rock-art, haunting, shipwreck littered, or visit the culturally distinct Himba tribe in Kaokoland and many other Namibian tribes such as the Bushmen (San).

A visit to the Fish river canyon, which happens to be the second largest canyon in the world is surely memorable, and for hiking fanatics that would love a challenge, this is your destination.

The above listed companies should assist in putting all your adventure requirements together.

We invite you to come try out adventure activities in Namibia

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