Attractions

Wildlife Reserve in Otjozondjupa

Okonjima Nature Reserve

The 200-sq-km Okonjima Nature Reserve is the epicentre of one of Namibia's most impressive conservation programs. Home of the AfriCat Foundation (www.africat.com), it protects cheetahs and other carnivores rescued f…
Wildlife Reserve in Otjozondjupa

Erindi Private Game Reserve

It may lack the scale of Etosha National Park, but many travellers rank Erinidi as their most memorable wildlife-watching experience in Namibia. With over 70,000 hectares of savannah grasslands and rocky mountains E…
Museum in Otjozondjupa

Living Museum

The Living Museum is a unique opportunity in Namibia to interact with, and learn about, the San people, one of the oldest traditional hunter and gatherer cultures in the world. Experiencing traditional San culture i…
National Park in Otjozondjupa

Waterberg National Park

The wild Waterberg is highly recommended – there is nothing quite like it in Namibia. It takes in a 50km-long, 16km-wide sandstone plateau, looming 150m above the desert plains. It doesn’t have the traditional big w…
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…
Lake in Otjozondjupa

Lake Otjikoto

In May 1851, explorers Charles John Andersson and Francis Galton stumbled across the unusual Lake Otjikoto. The name of the lake is Herero for 'deep hole', and its waters fill a limestone sinkhole measuring 100m by …
Natural Feature in Grootfontein

Hoba Meteorite

Near the Hoba Farm, the world’s largest meteorite was discovered in 1920 by hunter Jacobus Brits. This cuboid bit of space debris is composed of 82% iron, 16% nickel and 0.8% cobalt, along with traces of other metal…
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…
Museum in Tsumeb

Tsumeb Mining Museum

If you normally skip museums, make an exception here. Tsumeb’s story is told in this museum, which is housed in a 1915 colonial building that once served as both a school and a hospital for German troops. In additio…