Top things to do in Kavango

National Park in Kavango

Khaudum National Park

Exploring the largely undeveloped 384,000-hectare Khaudum National Park is an intense wilderness challenge. Meandering sand tracks lure you through pristine bush and dry acacia forest and across omiramba (fossil riv…
Arts & Crafts in Rundu

Ncumcara Community Forestry Craft Centre

Very reasonably priced woodcarvings from a sustainable source are on offer at Ncumcara Community Forestry Craft Centre, a neighbourhood craft shop. The carvings are high quality with proceeds going back to the local…
Market in Rundu

Covered Market

Take a stroll around this large market, which is one of Namibia's most sophisticated informal sales outlets. From July to September, don't miss the fresh papayas sold straight from the trees.
Museum in Kavango

Roman Catholic Mission Museum

At Sambiu, east of Rundu and 30km along the Okavango River road, is a Roman Catholic mission museum, which exhibits crafts and woodcarvings from Angola and Kavango. Phone to arrange a visit, or take your chances and…
Church in Rundu


This church is at once an important landmark and a spiritual focal point for the local community.