Suggested itineraries for Namibia safaris
Luxury Namibia Safari
Maximise your time in Namibia with a luxurious fly-in, fly-out experience, taking you from the dunes of Sossusvlei to the impressive game of Etosha.
Guide Price From £10,490 per person (based on 2 adults) Duration 10 nights Best Months July - October Region Windhoek, Sossusvlei, Skeleton Coast, Damaraland, Etosha National Park,
Namibian Honeymoon Escape
Embark on a romantic odyssey through the breathtaking landscapes of Namibia.
Guide Price From £9,925 per person (based on 2 adults) Duration 14 nights Best Months July - October Region Windhoek, Sossusvlei, Skeleton Coast, Damaraland, Etosha National Park,
Namibia Family Self-Drive Safari
Guide Price From £2,950 per person based on 2 adults and 2 children (12 and under) sharing Duration 14 nights Best Months July - October Region Windhoek, Sossusvlei, Skeleton Coast, Swakopmund, Damaraland, Etosha National Park,
Where is Central Namibia?
In this Namibian expanse, the focal points are not the terrain itself but the inviting guest farms and cozy lodges scattered across the region. Some establishments boast private game reserves, others captivate visitors with their distinctive environments, and a few simply serve as comfortable rest stops for travelers passing through.
Although historically the name ‘Skeleton Coast’ was used to refer to the entirety of Namibia’s coastline, today it describes the 500 km expanse north of Swakopmund, and 40 km east into the arid Damaraland region.
Stretching across 16,390 km² the Skeleton Coast National Park is a vast expanse of largely untouched wilderness, and most families prefer to use Swakopmund and Walvis Bay as bases from which to explore the wider area. You can either take an internal flight from Windhoek or take the fascinating road trip through the Erongo region of Namibia.
What to do in Central Namibia?
Central Namibia offers a range of fantastic activities to kickstart or end your family safari.
Stop at Okahandja for its open markets, historical charm and reputation for biltong. To the south, Von Bach Dam’s hilly terrain supports a variety of game. Gross Barmen Hot Springs, west of Okahandja, features hot mineral springs and scenic walks.
In Omaruru, a green town with an artsy vibe, discover the gateway to the Erongo Wilderness Conservancy. Covering 2,000km², this private area showcases the Erongo Mountains and diverse ecosystems, with successful wildlife conservation efforts, including white rhinos.
For the adventurous, the Gamsberg Nature Reserve offers an opportunity to scale Namibia’s ‘Table Mountain’ or a more leisurely drive through its spectacular pass.
The Central Highlands promise a blend of natural beauty, wildlife, and cultural richness for an unforgettable Namibian experience.
Best time to visit?
The best time to visit Central Namibia is during the dry season, which falls between May and October. This period offers mild temperatures and clear skies, making it ideal for outdoor activities and wildlife safaris.
Who should visit?
The incredible range on offer in Central Namibia ensures that the whole family will be kept occupied during your safari holiday.
Acting as a strop through on your journey, many of Central Namibia’s destinations offer activities that can captivate family members of all ages. Children will be enthralled by the dramatic landscapes and the chance to spot roaming game, all the while lapping up an enriching cultural experience in the bustling market towns.
Whilst adults and older children can take in the rugged beauty of the coast’s unique rock formations and partake in the more thrilling activities on offer – including hiking up the Gamsberg Mountain.