Tourism

Desert Affection: A trip for two

As you float higher and higher into the sky on the desert breeze, the sun peeks out and illuminates the landscape below.

The dreamiest family holiday destination

"All I wanted to do was get back to Africa. We had not left it, yet, but when I would wake in the night I would lie, listening, homesick for it already.” – Ernest Hemingway

Namibia’s digital connectivity good for tourists

It is such a joy to stay in touch with your loved ones in this way and share your day’s adventures with them in pictures; after having encountered a herd of elephants or capturing that rare bird species you hoped to find in Namibia.

Namibian lodges and hotels implement hygiene concepts flawlessly

The accommodation facilities of the well-known Namibian tourism company, Gondwana Collection Namibia have adapted perfectly to the new reality. This was confirmed by Eco Awards Namibia, whose independent inspectors visited most Gondwana lodges and the Del

The Namibia I know

Growing up in Namibia, and from a young age getting to explore and learn to appreciate its different landscapes and impressive vastness, it always seemed to me that no other place could ever match the marvel and wonder found here.

Hiking without luggage in the Fish River Canyon

Do you fancy an unparalleled adventure, such as a hike in the world's second largest canyon in Africa?

Buy a Toy, Bring Joy – Gondwana’s online shop supports Katutura’s artisan scene

The Narrative Online Shop is incredibly excited to launch a campaign in support of several Namibian community projects. Our aim is to bring Katutura artisan projects to the entire world!

Unique travel guide about north-central Namibia published

Many local travellers and those from abroad are often itching to travel further northwards than the King-Nehale-Gate at the north-eastern corner of Namibia’s famous Etosha National Park but did not dare to conquer the unknown so far off the beaten track

Into Kaokoland

Step into the more remote north-western corner of Namibia and experience the wild and exhilarating Kaokoland spirit . . .

Duwisib Castle in southern Namibia - a rare sight

Namibia's sparsely populated south with the wide plains, where the travellers' eyes can wander almost to the horizon, inspire again and again on the way to Sesriem, Sossusvlei or the Fish River Canyon, and other sights.

Five exciting day-trips from The Delight Hotel in Swakopmund

Moon Landscape & Welwitschia Plains An easy 30km drive from Swakopmund takes you to one of the most spectacular desert vistas - the Moon Landscape. Here, a series of small hills, gullies and ridges create an intriguing desert-scape in a medley of eart

Enrich your Christmas with a warm African touch

Have you ever thought about celebrating Christmas in the Kalahari? In the sunshine, on warm, red dunes under a crystal clear sky?

The Narrative – Recollect your Namibian experience online

The Narrative is Gondwana’s newest venture – our very own Online Store for authentically Namibian products curated by local artisans and craftsmen.

Namibia Welcomes You To Enjoy Our Wide Open Spaces

Are you ready for a holiday?

Chasing rainbows with Gondwana Collection 

After refreshing summer thunderstorms in Namibia, the heavens are often adorned with a beautiful natural phenomenon.

Road trip from Etosha King Nehale to Namushasha River Lodge

As we raised our glasses to a silent toast at the bar overlooking a waterhole in Etosha National Park, an elephant cow seemed to join in.

Journey into the soul of the Namib  

– unearth treasures, starting at The Desert Grace  After entering Gondwana Namib Park, a trail of pink-rimmed road signs leads to The Desert Grace, like a map leading to treasure. 

Legacy of legendary Oukwanyama king still vivid

One of the major streets in Windhoek bears the name of a young, brave son of the soil, the legendary King Mandume ya Ndemufayo. His leadership, courage and tragic death are still very vivid in the oral and written history in Namibia and Angola.

The Cardboard Box Travel Shop offers Safe Travels in Namibia with Gondwana and OSH-Med International

Dear partners and friends, we are well-prepared for the return of international guests to Namibia and offer preferential services for a carefree Namibian experience.

Namibian tourism on the edge

Travel in Namibia goes back a long way. In the early days it was simply an essential survival activity. The nomadic hunters and gatherers of old followed the rain.

Padlangs: The first 4x4 in the world

Did you know that Namibia pioneered the use of 4x4 vehicles more than a century ago? In 1908 one of the first ‘all-wheel-drive’ vehicles was sent to German South West Africa for the German colonial secretary.

Gondwana’s Etosha Collection: Meet me at the waterhole 

As the scorching sun gradually turned into a gentle, skin-kissing touch, it was time to unwind at Okaukuejo’s waterhole – a peaceful, enriching favourite place ever since my childhood.

The Heroes‘ Acre – a dignified resting place

The "Heroes Acre" is the official war memorial of Namibia and is open to visitors of the public. It is under the administration of the National Heritage Council.

Omarunga Epupa-Falls Camp - an arid land of milk and honey

A swarm of bees is on its way to its nest, which is a really amazing sight, since we are in the very dry Kaokoland in Namibia.

Twyfelfontein – an ancient art gallery of rock engravings

Ancient rock paintings in Europe and Africa are popular tourist hotspots. In Namibia, a whole valley of astonishing rock engravings can be viewed at Twyfelfontein, UNESCO world heritage site.

A gateway to the animal kingdom and the culture of the Aawambo

The newest addition to the Gondwana Collection Namibia, Etosha King Nehale, has opened its doors on 10 June 2020.

Museums in central Namibia offer diverse attractions

Namibia is thinly populated with few towns relative to its vastness and natural landscapes. It is interesting that several towns have museums, often privately run and a visit is definitely worthwhile.

Museums in northern Namibia –definitely worth a visit

Namibia is not only known for its vast open spaces, abundant wildlife, scenic tourism hot spots but also the remarkable talent of its population to speak several local languages and easily switching between them.

Stargazing in Namibia –a growing tourist attraction

Tourism in Namibia is very diverse and in addition to photo safaris, hiking, ballooning, mountaineering or playing golf, many tourists can fuel their passion for geology, botany, insect science or stargazing, in our multifaceted country.

A visit to Namibia’s central north

Oshana, Omusati, Ohangwena, Oshikoto: the regions of central northern Namibia.

Padlangs – Rooftop camping: the way to a camper’s heart

These days, while travelling through our beautiful country, there is hardly a route where you will not see hired or private vehicles with rooftop tents, as well as the more sophisticated alu-cabs. Adventure travelling has come a long way.

In a nutshell: Update on Namibian tourism

If you’re in the tourism industry, you are often asked how Namibian tourism is doing in the present economic climate, with factors like our three-year drought and current financial woes.

Celebrating the Ûiba-Ôas crystal market

A hundred kilometres east of Swakopmund on the B2, at the turnoff to Spitzkoppe and Henties Bay, is a gemstone market of note. An array of sparkling stones - fluorite, tourmaline, aquamarine, crystal quartz, garnets and topaz - fill the tables.

A special ‘house in a house’

Namibia, the driest country south of the Sahara, is struggling with water shortages at regular intervals.

A rhino rubs itself against brand new Namibia2Go car

A grazing white rhino chose “to cuddle” with their rental cars and damaged the bodywork in the process.

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