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Namibia Self-Drive

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The Namibia 4x4 self-drive tour starts and ends in Windhoek, an easily accessible international airport hub. Over the course of two weeks you will experience a taste of what Namibia offers explorers and adventures.

From Windhoek visit the scenic Waterberg area before heading up towards the very north of Namibia crossing some of the most rugged scenery in Africa. To experience this vast, unspoilt, awe-inspiring wilderness is truly humbling.

Although a 4x4 vehicle is recommended, prior 4x4 driving experience is not essential. A thorough briefing prior to departure and guidance throughout the route will adequately equip you to handle the terrain and trails of this self-drive 4x4 holiday.

Namibia Safari Holiday

Namibia Self-Drive

A beautiful country with remarkable landscapes and a timeless presence, Namibia self-drive tours are an excellent way for tourists and adventurers to explore this land that offers a striking diversity of cultures, vegetation, topography and wildlife. Boasting natural splendor in epic proportions, Namibia highlights include the eternal views of the desolate Namib Desert, the abundant wildlife of Ethosha Pan in the north, a wild coastline offering a variety of attractions along the western edge of Namibia and old colonial cities revealing a glimpse into this young country's past. By planning a self-drive holiday to Namibia you can undertake to see the country’s highlights at your own pace, inconspicuously guided by a Drive South Africa self-drive tour of Namibia.

Advantages of Self-Drive Holidays

Self-drive holidays are a popular means to explore this land of unlimited space, offering the traveler independence and mobility while granting you the peace of mind to know that while off the beaten track you’re not wandering unguided through these vast expanses. The routes planned by Drive South Africa are tried, trusted and established, so you shouldn’t stumble across any unwelcome surprises. All the accommodation we recommend has been chosen because it offers character, good facilities and great value for money. Our routes are designed to give you the best possible experience of Namibia and its highlights from the comfort of your 4x4 rental or hire car.

Self-Drive Safaris

Self-drive Namibia safaris allow you to dictate your schedule, freeing you from the constraints of an organised tour package and allowing you enjoy the magnificent scenery of Namibia at your own pace. Our experienced travel consultants are ready to advise you on any part of your trip, or answer questions you might have.

Although networked by a well-maintained road infrastructure, much of Namibia is not tarred with a large portion of the roads being gravel. Generally a 4x4 is not mandatory for traveling in Namibia, though it is preferable particularly if you want to get off the beaten track. Drive South Africa will provide you with a suitable vehicle for your Namibian self-drive vacation, ensuring you are adequately equipped for any eventuality that arises during the course of your safari.

Namibia Self-Drive

[Photo by: Brian Snelson]

Safari Planning

Organisation is vital to a fun and successful safari: careful planning, adequate supplies, a complete inventory, enough water, equipment for all terrain and camping gear all need to be carefully reviewed and accounted for before you can begin your safari. Drive South Africa ensures that all facets of your safari are considered and catered for. We provide a fully equipped 4x4 self-drive rental car, ready to handle any terrain your itinerary may include, and a full inventory of tools and equipment needed for the duration of your adventure.

Local Knowledge

We have been equipping intrepid adventures and curious travellers with all the gear they need to enjoy a Namibia self-drive tour since 2002. Our first hand in depth knowledge of adventure travel and the motor vehicle rental industry means we can provide you with sound advice about your vehicle, the planned over night stops on your trip and expert knowledge about the country you choose to visit. We have a thorough knowledge of Namibia, its climate, topography, people and regions. Our established network of accommodation and car rental affiliates means we find cheap self-drive Namibia prices for our customers, and we personally accredit each part of your journey to ensure you have an unforgettable experience on your Namibia holiday.

Alternative Travel

Some travellers prefer to experience Namibia’s endless landscapes by overland tour, our sister site Overlanding Africa has full details of overland tours, budget African safaris, camping safaris and backpacking advice.

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