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Fish River Canyon
Fish River Canyon
Fish River Canyon
Fish River Canyon
Fish River Canyon
Fish River Canyon
Fish River Canyon
Fish River Canyon

Africa's largest canyon and second biggest in the world

Fish River is one of many ephemeral rivers

great hiking

spectacular views

80km Fish River Hike takes 4-5 days.

take your pick of well appointed lodges

spectacular viewpoints along the rim of the canyon.

boundless panoramic rocky landscapes

Fish River Canyon

Fish River Canyon: Holidays

Holidays to the Fish River Canyon

Namibia’s Fish River Canyon is not to be missed. It’s the largest canyon in the southern hemisphere, and boasts breathtaking landscapes and some interesting flora and fauna. A holiday to the Fish River Canyon works very well as part of a longer trip to visit other areas of Namibia, or a more focused southern Namibia tour, as you can see in our Trip Ideas below.

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Black Wildebeest Self-drive Safari

19 days • 10 locations
CAPE TOWN AIRPORT TO WINDHOEK AIRPORT

Journey from South Africa’s cosmopolitan Cape Town to central Namibia’s Okonjima Nature Reserve during this self-driven safari. The route passes through a stunning variety of landscapes, offering access to this beautiful continent’s rich diversity.

US$3,200 - US$3,680 per person

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Quiver Tree Self-drive Safari

14 days • 7 locations
WINDHOEK AIRPORT TO WINDHOEK AIRPORT

An offbeat Namibian self-drive adventure exploring the epic Fish River Canyon and fascinating Kolmanskop ghost town in the south, before turning north via the classic highlights of Sossusvlei, Swakopmund and Damaraland.

US$2,300 - US$3,170 per person

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Where to stay in Fish River Canyon

Our suggestions for places to stay in Fish River Canyon


Canyon Lodge

Canyon Lodge

Just 20km from Fish River Canyon, Canyon Lodge was the first lodge in the area, with individual chalets built amongst huge granite boulders.


89% (100 reviews)
Fish River Lodge

Fish River Lodge

Perched on the lip of Fish River Canyon, Fish River Lodge has some of the best views of any lodge in Namibia.


93% (75 reviews)
Canyon Roadhouse

Canyon Roadhouse

Relatively close to Fish River Canyon, Canyon Roadhouse combines the feel of an old farm with an extraordinary array motor memorabilia.


88% (34 reviews)
Canyon Village

Canyon Village

Close to Fish River Canyon, the reasonably priced Canyon Village features interior walls covered in murals by Namibian artists depicting the history of the area.


90% (14 reviews)
Vogelstrausskluft Lodge

Vogelstrausskluft Lodge

Sadly closed, Vogelstrausskluft Lodge used to offer lovely views, welcoming staff and delicious food.


77% (6 reviews)
Ai-Ais Hot Springs Spa

Ai-Ais Hot Springs Spa

The government-run Ai-Ais Restcamp is situated on a site of natural hot springs, down at the bottom of the Fish River Canyon.


73% (6 reviews)
Hobas Lodge

Hobas Lodge

Within a stone’s throw of the Hobas entrance to the Fish River Canyon, Hobas Lodge offers both bush chalets and camping.


40% (1 review)
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