Attractions

Museum in Tsumkwe Area

Living Hunter’s Museum of the Ju/'Hoansi

About 25km out of Tsumkwe, heading towards Khaudum National Park, is the Living Hunter’s Museum of the Ju/’Hoansi, which is run and managed independently by the San. A lot of effort has gone into representing the ol…
Natural Feature in Tsumkwe Area

Baobabs

The dry, crusty landscape around Tsumkwe supports several large baobab trees, some of which have grown quite huge. The imaginatively named Grootboom (Big Tree) is one of the largest, with a circumference of over 30m…
Hills in Tsumkwe Area

Aha Hills

Up against the Botswana border, the flat landscape is broken only by the arid Aha Hills. The region is pockmarked with unexplored caves and sinkholes, but don’t attempt to enter them unless you have extensive caving…
Natural Site in Tsumkwe Area

Panveld

Forming an arc east of Tsumkwe is a remote landscape of phosphate-rich pans. After the rains, the largest of these, Nyae Nyae, Khebi and Gautcha (all at the southern end of the arc), are transformed into superb wetl…
Historic Site in Tsumkwe Area

Dorslandboom

One tree with historical significance is the Dorslandboom, which was visited by the Dorsland (Thirst Land) trekkers who camped here on their trek to Angola in 1891 and carved their names into the tree. It's 34km nor…
Landmark in Tsumkwe Area

Grootboom

The dry, crusty landscape around Tsumkwe supports several large baobab trees, some of which have grown quite huge. The imaginatively named Grootboom (Big Tree) is one of the largest, with a circumference of over 30m…
Landmark in Tsumkwe Area

Holboom

Of the baobabs in Tsumkwe's hinterland, the immense Holboom (Hollow Tree) dominates the bush near the village of Tjokwe.