Did you know that Namibia is the second least densely populated country on earth? If you’re keen on avoiding the crowds, here are 8 things you need to know about Namibia safaris:

Self-drive safaris are the way to go

namibia self drive safariA self-drive Namibia safari is the most economical way to travel and it gives you the freedom to put your own Namibian adventure together. Apart from that, Namibian roads have a good infrastructure.

Guided Safaris

Namibia guided safarisDoes self-drive sound like too much of an effort? A guided safari is your next best option. Small-group safaris are very popular in Namibia.

The Fish River Canyon

fish river canyonNeed a rest from your safari in Namibia? Treat yourself on a spa day at the foot of the world’s second-deepest canyon. Here you can relax at a hot mineral spring. If you’re looking for more luxury, many lodges in Namibia have a spa facility.

Peace and quiet

peace and quiet in namibiaNamibia is the hidden treasure of Africa. Even the key attractions are relatively under-visited. If you like to be right in the wilderness without being bothered by other tourists, Namibia is the place to be.

Rich history

Namibia's rich historyThe Namib desert is considered to be the oldest desert in the world, but that’s not the only thing that’s old in Namibia. For some history whilst your safari, you visit one of the oldest Bushmen rock art sites in the world.

Desert-adapted wildlife

Namibia desert lifeNamibia is home to the Big Five but you can find lots of other animals in Namibia that have adapted to the dry desert such as the Oryx (gemsbok)

Count the stars

star gazing in namibia
Namibia is one of the best stargazing destinations in the world, perfect for a romantic night sleeping underneath the stars. Snuggle up with your loved one after a long safari day and see who counts the most falling stars.

For those with an adrenaline rush

adventure sports in Namibia
Hop off your vehicle and hop on a sandboard or quad. Or go to Swakopmund, Namibia’s adrenalin capital. Sports lovers can heave a sigh of relief here. If not having a 4×4 is your only excuse to avoid Namibia’s beautiful sand dunes, you can book a 4×4 with car hire Namibia today. If you plan on going on an adventure to this majestic country from South Africa, you might want to use a vehicle to get there. Car rental South Africa would be a great place to start looking for the best wheels to get you there.