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Archived entries for  Namibia

Namibia is a land of contrasts. Dominated by Desert and Semi Desert, its main features are the Namib Desert in the west and the Kalahari Desert in the east with a highland plateau in between. Namibia is twice the size of Germany, bigger than Texas and half the size of Alaska! Visit the namibia section on our website.

My Trip | Why Should You Go To Namibia?

Exploring Namibia

The African Outback “In Australia there was once a TV advert that encouraged people to visit the Northern Territories, stating that you will never never know, if you never never go. This applies to Namibia. The country has so much to offer,” says our client Hugh Corr. We’re headed to Namibia ourselves in a week, for our annual […]

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Challenge4ACause: Pedal pushing through Damaraland


The journey that defines Challenge4ACause is reserved for the passionate; for those possessing fortitude. Negotiating 330 kilometers on a bicycle in the unforgiving landscape of the Damaraland is not for the faint-hearted. The driving force behind this pedal-pushing – behind the sheer grit – is not simply a gauge of endurance. Nor is it centered around […]

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My Trip | The MacKinnons in Namibia

Lamberts Bay Sunset

The Golden Years Many people fantasise and wax lyrical about their plans to start exploring the world once they’ve retired. Once they’ve thrown in the day job, paid the mortgage, married the kids off. Of course we believe in making those fantasies a reality long before then. But the post-retirement years are most definitely an exciting […]

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My Trip | Namibia through Lori’s lens

Dunes of Sossusvlei

We fully appreciate that when it comes to rating our tailor-made adventures we may be a tad biased (a bit of self-confidence never killed anybody), which is why we’ve brought in an impartial source. Enter Lori Ann Graham. One of our savvy travel consultants, Dee Dlamini put together a trip that would’ve made Columbus green. The explorers: Lori […]

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The Rhino Africa Namibia Fly-in Special

Tour Namibia

What Makes This Special Special This six night, seven day Namibia Fly-in Tour takes you to the some of the most beautiful places the Namibia has to offer, with overnight stays in the most remote luxury lodges in Southern Africa. The thing about getting to see the whole of Namibia in one trip is that […]

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Where To Stay in Etosha National Park


Etosha – The Great Public v Private Debate After visiting the spectacular dunes of Sossusvlei and the arid bush of Damaraland (home to the desert adapted black rhino and elephants), you might be looking for a more abundant game viewing experience. Cue Etosha National Park. The 22,750km wildlife sanctuary in Northern Namibia is a hub […]

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The Secret to Sossusvlei


The Namib-Naukluft National Park covers part of the Namib Desert (considered the world’s oldest desert) and the Naukluft mountain range. With an overall area of 49,768 km2 the Namib-Naukluft is the largest game park in Africa and the fourth largest in the world. The NamibRand Nature Reserve (1,722 km²) is a private nature reserve which […]

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Rhino Africa’s Top 10 Safari Lodges in Namibia 2012


Namibia is a land of startling contrasts and stunning visual feasts. Though not Africa’s largest country, it is certainly the most sparsely populated. Vast open landscapes stretch from the Namib Desert in the west to the expansive Kalahari Desert in the east. With a terrain so boundless, it may be difficult to know where to […]

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Challenge4aCause meets Lion Man

The Namibian desert is home to special desert adapted lion and rhino, and once a year, our cyclists

On their recent cycle through the Damaraland Desert to raise money to save the rhino, the Challenge4aCause Team came across a strange character. The type one only finds a thousand miles from anywhere; barefooted and shaggy. A desert man. A social recluse. A conservationist we’ve christened Lion Man.

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2011 Challenge4aCause Damaraland Challenge – A Teaser

Look at that backdrop - 2011 Damaraland Challenge4aCause Cycle

Cycling the desert to save the rhino: The 2011 Challenge4aCause Damaraland Challenge has come to a successful close. All the cyclists completed the grueling 300km ride through the harsh desert conditions and in so doing have raised funds to help save the endangered desert adapted black rhino! We’ll be updating our blog with full video, […]

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Today is World Water Day!

World Water Day

The 22nd of March is World Water Day and in South Africa, a country where water is scarce, it is also National Water Week from the 21st to the 27th of March. Without water, without one Oxygen and two Hydrogen atoms connecting, we wouldn’t be here. Water covers 70% of the Earth’s surface and is […]

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Whispering sweet nothings, Serra Cafema Camp is calling.

Serra Cafema

With the end of the year looming, I’ve heard certain phrases being used in heavy rotation. Chief among them is a general desire to ‘park off and just do nothing’. Well if you’re willing to endure a three hour, light aircraft trip from Windhoek, Namibia, you’ll soon discover the place where the art of doing […]

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