Start your Namibia Self Drive 4×4 Holiday

Namibia is like nothing you have ever seen before. The perfect combination between amazing wildlife and pure peace and quiet.

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Toyota Hilux 2.4TD 4×4 Camp

A reliable and capable 4×4 vehicle that offers excellent fuel consumption and good off road performance. Good ride height ideal for game viewing. Equiiped with a roof top tent.

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Toyota Landcruiser 79 S/W 4×4 Camp

The Toyota Landcruiser is a very robust, reliable and exceptionally capable 4WD vehicle. A highly respected safari vehicle in Africa, with no electronics and ideal for remote area travel.

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Ford Ranger Single Cab 4×4 Safari Overlander

This Single Cab Ranger camper seats 2 adults. Perfect for a self-drive safari. It has a powerful diesel engine. It’s a tough pickup truck capable of turning troublesome obstacles into an exciting adventure.

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Ford Ranger D/Cab 4×4 Bushcamper

Superbly compact 4×4 camper suitable for up to 4 adults. Fully equipped with camping equipment. This is the vehicle you want on your African 4×4 adventure.

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Namibia Travel Advice

Introduction

Namibia is a land of stark and desolate beauty, with literally miles of both tarred and dirt roads to explore. This could be one of the best 4×4 adventures you will ever take, so make sure everything is in order with Drive South Africa’s excellent team of sales and travel experts who are waiting to make your 4×4 Namibian self-drive adventures a breeze.

There really is something unique and interesting about this country and with so many dirt and off roads, 4×4 hire Namibia really is the best way to experience it. All you have to do is fill in the simple online booking form, send an email or call one of our dedicated sales and travel experts today to get the best travel advice possible.

The Best Time to Visit Namibia

The best time to visit Namibia really is a dry country and rainfall is far less dense than countries further east. Namibia receives rain between December to March and this is when some days will be humid with afternoon showers and possible thunderstorms. However, you want to be there ideally from June to October which is widely considered to be a great time for wildlife viewing.

Where to Stay in Namibia


Windhoek

This is the biggest city in the country hence it has the widest variety of accommodation facilities available from self-catering guest houses, lodges and hotels you really won’t have any issues finding a great place to stay in Windhoek. 4×4 hire Windhoek will enable you to explore more than just the capital.


Swakopmund

This is a popular destination for those wishing to experience the vastness of the skeleton coast. Its German-inspired buildings also have many great places to stay. You really won’t have any problem finding great places to stay in Swakopmund. You can hire a 4×4 in Swakopmund, Drive South Africa has a pick-up and drop-off location in Swakopmund City Centre.


Etosha National Park

There really is so much to explore in Namibia, from the coastal German-inspired Swakopmund, to the shipwrecks of the skeleton coast. Not to mention the abundant wildlife of Etosha National Park. The Sossusvlei showcases the brightly lit yet almost ghostly dunes which are great for exploring in a new 4×4 hire Namibia. Windhoek the capital might be a small city but it’s up and coming nature makes it great for anyone wishing to get a little bit of an urban experience.

Around Namibia

There really is so much to explore in Namibia, from the coastal German-inspired Swakopmund, to the shipwrecks of the skeleton coast. Not to mention the abundant wildlife of Etosha National Park. The Sossusvlei showcases the brightly lit yet almost ghostly dunes which are great for exploring in a new 4×4 hire Namibia. Windhoek the capital might be a small city but it’s up and coming nature makes it great for anyone wishing to get a little bit of an urban experience.

Getting Around

If there is any country where off-road driving can be explored in its full magnitude it’s Namibia there really is a world of 4×4 trailblazing just waiting for you around every corner. Yes, you could try your luck with a two-wheel car. This is seriously going to limit your experience and once you arrive you really won’t be sorry for hiring a 4×4 in Namibia.

Length of Stay

There really a lot of explore in this magical country so anything less than 2 weeks wouldn’t be sufficient. You are going to want to get out there and drive on the many off-road locations for which the country is famous for. However, if you want to camp and experience this fascinating destination, 3 weeks is a suitable time.

What to Pack

Going on a self-drive safari or adventure anywhere in the world means that you will be going to some remote places where people may not be around to help you if you get yourself into any tricky situations. On top of the normal things you would take when travelling it’s also good to pack a few essential extras which might get you out of any situations. These include as much water as you can fit in your car, a spare tyre, a first aid kit, tow rope, a shovel and jumper cables.

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