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Southern Namibia
Southern Namibia
Southern Namibia
Southern Namibia
Southern Namibia
Southern Namibia
Southern Namibia

a short hop from Windhoek

Often used as a one night stop southern Namibia has some hidden gems.

a picturesque grove of Quivertrees

Kalahari Desert is more vegetated then the Namib…

…it receives more rain than a normal desert should.

Southern Namibia

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Southern Namibia is mostly Kalahari Desert...
...with trees and flowers carpeting the poor soil.
Its rolling dunes trap occasional rain, encouraging vegetation, and animal life..
Although there are fewer large animals in the south...
...there is plenty to keep your interest.
Whilst not guaranteed, meerkat sightings are common...
Waiting for the next film crew....
A common sight - the sociable weavers nest.
The Quivertree Forest is well worth the short detour from the B1 road.
Lodges and guest houses in Southern Namibia are typically welcoming and comfortable.
Eningu Clay House really is made out of clay!
Southern Namibia - often missed in the rush to get somewhere.
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Southern Namibia is mostly Kalahari Desert...
Southern Namibia is mostly Kalahari Desert...
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...with trees and flowers carpeting the poor soil.
...with trees and flowers carpeting the poor soil.
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Its rolling dunes trap occasional rain, encouraging vegetation, and animal life..
Its rolling dunes trap occasional rain, encouraging vegetation, and animal life..
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Although there are fewer large animals in the south...
Although there are fewer large animals in the south...
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...there is plenty to keep your interest.
...there is plenty to keep your interest.
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Whilst not guaranteed, meerkat sightings are common...
Whilst not guaranteed, meerkat sightings are common...
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Waiting for the next film crew....
Waiting for the next film crew....
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A common sight - the sociable weavers nest.
A common sight - the sociable weavers nest.
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The Quivertree Forest is well worth the short detour from the B1 road.
The Quivertree Forest is well worth the short detour from the B1 road.
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Lodges and guest houses in Southern Namibia are typically welcoming and comfortable.
Lodges and guest houses in Southern Namibia are typically welcoming and comfortable.
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Eningu Clay House really is made out of clay!
Eningu Clay House really is made out of clay!
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Southern Namibia - often missed in the rush to get somewhere.
Southern Namibia - often missed in the rush to get somewhere.
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Safaris visiting Southern Namibia

Just ideas, we'll always tailor-make a trip for you


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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$2,370 - US$3,270 per person

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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$3,300 - US$3,790 per person

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Brown Hyena Self-drive

14 days • 8 locations
WINDHOEK AIRPORT TO WINDHOEK AIRPORT

The perfect trip for those who want to mix the adventure and freedom of a self-drive with some of our favourite luxury camps in Namibia and a great mix of activities.

US$7,820 - US$9,870 per person

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Where to stay in Southern Namibia

Our suggestions for safari camps in Southern Namibia


Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch

Bagatelle Game Ranch

Bagatelle is a welcoming guest farm in the Kalahari. Visit as a stopover heading south or to enjoy the photogenic red dunes and varied wildlife.


90% (195 reviews)
Eningu Clayhouse

Eningu Clayhouse

Scarcely an hour from Windhoek airport, Eningu is an artistic place to unwind amid the vast silence of the Kalahari.


90% (69 reviews)
Central Lodge

Central Lodge

Central Lodge offers clean, fresh and comfortable accommodation surrounded by a well-kept garden in the centre of Keetmanshoop.


71% (60 reviews)
Kalahari Red Dunes Lodge

Kalahari Red Dunes

A good stop between Windhoek and Fish River Canyon, Kalahari Red Dunes is set around a dry lake on a private reserve, with excellent walking opportunities.


91% (49 reviews)
Kalahari Anib Lodge

Kalahari Anib Lodge

Kalahari Anib Lodge is a comfortable stop between Windhoek and Fish River Canyon. Expect stunning Kalahari scenery, two swimming pools and lots of space.


90% (47 reviews)
Dabis Guest Farm

Dabis Guest Farm

For good farm hospitality, wholesome cooking and an interesting farm drive, Dabis makes a great stop en-route from Lüderitz to the Sesriem area.


94% (25 reviews)
Kalahari Bush Breaks

Kalahari Bush Breaks

Kalahari Bush Breaks, situated on the edge of the Kalahari Desert, is a perfect stop-over whilst driving between Namibia and Botswana.


85% (19 reviews)
Hotel Helmeringhausen

Hotel Helmeringhausen

Hotel Helmeringhausen is a unique hotel in the heart of southern Namibia's farming district and makes a good stopover option.


72% (17 reviews)
Namtib Desert Lodge

Namtib Desert Lodge

A charming owner run lodge, located off the scenic D707, Namtib Desert Lodge is a convenient stop en route from the south to Sossusvlei.


89% (14 reviews)
Kanaan Desert Retreat

Kanaan Desert Retreat

The tented Kanaan Desert Retreat offers a range of activities against the beautiful backdrop of the Namib Desert.


86% (10 reviews)
Otjimbondona Kalahari

Otjimbondona

Otjimbondona Kalahari is a luxurious, peaceful and relaxing lodge conveniently located close to Windhoek's International Airport.


100% (4 reviews)
Kalahari Farmhouse

Kalahari Farmhouse

Kalahari Farmhouse, located in Stampriet has comfortable chalets in the gardens of an old farmhouse.


90% (4 reviews)
Suricate Kalahari Tented Camp

Suricate Tented Camp

Suricate Kalahari Tented Camp is a relaxing spot with its own waterhole and a range of activities for exploring the area.


100% (3 reviews)
Camelthorn Kalahari Lodge

Camelthorn Kalahari

Camelthorn Kalahari Lodge offers a peaceful night's sleep in the Kalahari, breaking the journey between Windhoek and Fish River Canyon.


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Zebra Kalahari Lodge

Zebra Kalahari Lodge

Zebra Kalahari Lodge is located in the Intu Africa Kalahari Private Game Reserve; surrounded by red sands, it is a relaxing place for a night or two.


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