Exploring the varied regions of Namibia.
Central Region, Namib
Region, Northern Region, Southern
Situated in Namibia's central highlands, Windhoek, the capital, is an
attractive city surrounded by clusters of hills and the impressive Auas and Eros
The Namib-Naukluft Park, covering over 49 768 km is not only the
largest nature conservation area in Namibia, but it is rated as the fourth largest in the
world, as well as being the most unusual.
The Etosha National Park is one of the major sanctuaries for wildlife
in Africa and was proclaimed a game reserve by German Governor von Lindequist in 1907.
The semi-arid southern region consists of sun-baked savannah with its
yellowish-brown tints and characteristic euphorbia and aloe plant species. It has a stark
beauty which creates its own mystery.
The rock engravings at Twyfelfontein and one of the world's most
important game parks - Etosha National Park.
Etosha, Africa's Untamed
Part of the excellent Living Edens series, from PBS.
Sossusvlei and the Namib Dessert
The shifting sand dunes of Sossusvlei, the ancient gorge at Sesriem
Canyon and the vast wilderness of the Namib Desert. Includes driving tips.
Swakopmund and the Skeleton Coast
Visit the graceful old German seaside town, the seal colony at Cape
Cross and the treacherous Skeleton Coast.
A permit is required to enter the
Coast National Park and you must buy this in Swakopmund or Windhoek first.
The capital of Namibia is Windhoek.
Wildlife areas, photo safaris, and trophy hunting.
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