Best Namibia Tourist Attractions
It can never be said that Namibia is a one or two-trick pony; Namibia offers spectacular destinations and attractions in desert, semi-desert and bushveld environments. Excellent wildlife and birdlife sightings in the north and Caprivi Strip (Zambezi Region) with birding being excellent in the summer months, combine this with the scenic wonders that are found in the countries desert areas, and one is in for a treat no matter how long, or short the safari is.
Let us not forget the cultural side of the country with visits and educational options where one has the chance to experience the daily lives of the Damara, Nama, San, Himba and Herero people, to mention only but a few.
The list below features just a few of the most popular attractions and destinations that should form part and parcel of most if not all safaris when travelling around this simply fantastic country.
Top Tourist Attractions In Namibia
Namib Naukluft National ParkNamib Naukluft National Park stretches all the way up Namibia's coastline, the worlds 4th largest conservation area. The region takes in truly spectacular desert vistas that offer up stunning photographic options around almost every corner. Experience massive dunes, remote mountain ranges, all the way through excellent desert wildlife and birdlife.
Skeleton CoastA stark, hostile but fascinating region that offers up a different aspect of desert life, the Skeleton Coast National Park has to be experienced and seen to be believed, a truly magical destination that offers up incredible photographic opportunities wild ship wrecks, whale bones and desert wildlife.
Caprivi StripThe Caprivi Strip (or Zambezi Region) is a thin strip of Namibia that stretches out eastwards in the far north of the country, the Caprivi borders Botswana, Angola and Zambia. A great option for wildlife and birdlife is the perfect access point into Botswana, Zambia and Victoria Falls.
Etosha National ParkNamibia's Etosha National Park is the main wildlife attraction in a country dominated by desert scapes, a truly stunning yet different safari experience awaits. With the Etosha Pan as a backdrop, wildlife and birdlife photography within the park is simply stunning no matter the time of year.