Adventure in Namibia

Information on adventure activities in our country. If you can not find activity here you like to do please e-mail us for more information.
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Camel and horse riding

Most of Namibian towns has riding clubs with major and well known ones in Swakopmund and Okahandja. Horses have been traditionally kept on Namibian farms as  well. Different options are offered: a full-day horse riding tours or short trips between 1.5 to 2 hours. Riding tours can be booked close to Windhoek on several farms, in and around Okahandja, into the Namib Desert or into the Fish River Canyon. Some itineraries are up to nine days long. Camel riding can be done at the camel farm near Swakopmund.
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Cave diving
Cave diving in Namibia can be done in the several underground sites: Dragon's Breath cave, the largest underground lake in the world, discovered in 1986, Aigamas Cave the home for the fish species Calrias cavernicola, unique to this cave, Harasib Underground Lake, Guinas Lake with its unique multi - coloured Tilapia guinasana fish species and Otjikoto Lake where retreating German forces drowned some cannons and ammunition which  still can be seen at the bottom of the lake.
Sport diving is provided by Namibian Underwater Federation on pre-arranged basis only.
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Hot air balloon trips
Hot air balloon trips are conducted from Sesriem on daily basis at sunrise and can be booked through us. For more information and prices please click here.
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Angling
The angling potential of the Atlantic coast of Namibia regarded as one of the best in Africa, if not in the world. The most popular area is the stretch of coastline between Swakopmund and Ugab river mouth. See our fishing tours. Tiger fishing is one of the types of freshwater angling and can be done in the Caprivi strip on the Chobe and Zambezi rivers. Besides there are more than 80 different fish species in this area. Another popular freshwater angling spots are Namibian dams: Hardap Dam, Von Bach Dam, Naute Dam and Friedenau Dam. Species like small-mouth yellow fish, Mozambique tilapia, common carp, mud mullet, sharp-tooth catfish and barbell can be caught there.
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4x4 Trails
Namibia is a paradise for outdoor activities one of which is our 4x4 trails. You can rent a four wheel drive vehicle or book our safaris to visit most remote areas of our country.
Note to self drivers: please use only designated roads! Off-road driving destroys fragile eco-systems especially at the coast and takes long time to recover in our arid climate.
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Sandboarding
Activity offered at the coast to sand dunes between Swakopmund and Walvis Bay.
Dune skiing
Atlantic coast: sand dunes between Swakopmund and Walvis Bay.
Shooting range
Shooting range at Oropoko Lodge offers clay pigeon shooting as well as other activities.
Community tourism
Information on community based projects and NACOBTA can be found here.
Hiking trails
There are several well known hiking trails in Namibia. For more information please click here.
"Sedina" boat tours
Tours at the coast in Luderitz.
Dolphin cruises
Provided by Mola-Mola Safaris in Walvis Bay.
Motor biking tours
Desert and Kaokoland biking safaris.
Microlighting
Trips are offered in Damaraland (Twyfelfontein). For more information click here.
Drumming & bowling
Tandem sky diving
Trips are offered at the coast. For more information please click here.
Kunene river rafting, also at Epupa Camp
White-river rafting on the Kunene river is done on the stretch between Ruacana and Epupa Falls. The distance traversed is about 120 kilometres.
Orange river canoeing
Canoeing is done on the Orange river on the border with South Africa. The starting point is Noordoewer and trip ends at Aussenkehr or Sendelingsdrift 160 kilometres downstream.
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Mountaineering and rock climbing
With its vast spaces and diversity of  geological  phenomena, Namibia offers  many  opportunities to mountaineers. Amongst them the Spitzkoppe, one of the major challenges, the granite rock with its height of 1730 meters above sea level, which located just off the road between Usakos and Swakopmund. Another challenging mountain is Brandberg, the highest in Namibia should be taken seriously because of extremely high temperatures and limited supplies of water. Guides to Brandberg can be booked through us. Climbing tower in Swakopmund.
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Parasailing
Can be done in the dune area around Swakopmund. Enjoy a desert and dune view from 50 meters up in the air.
Provided by the experienced staff with more than eight years of experience in parasailing.
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''Flying Fox''
Cable slide installed on the top of the Rossing Mountain.
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Kayaking at the coast
Kayak trips organized in and around Walvis Bay lagoon - one of RAMSAR registered most important world's wetlands. You can choose between shorter morning bird watching tours and trips to Pelican Point with a possibility of viewing seals, dolphins and variety of birds including flamingos and pelicans.
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Quad bike tours & excursions
The quad bike tours are organized at the coast on the dunes between Walvis Bay and Swakopmund. These tours are conducted along designated routes by registered tour operators and vary from 10 kilometres to fully inclusive overnight tours. The programs can be found here.
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Safaris to Skeleton Coast
Safaris to a very special area in the country.
Wellness
Wellness centre a few kilometres from capital Windhoek
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