Start your Swakopmund Self Drive 4×4 Holiday in Namibia

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

Our Recommended 4×4 Vehicles for Swakopmund

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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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Swakopmund 4×4 Travel Advice

Swakopmund  Info

Swakopmund is a coastal town in Namibia on the Atlantic Ocean coastline, a 4-hour drive west of Windhoek. The Germans settled in Swakopmund in the 19th century, therefore there is a German influence on this seaside colonial town, especially when it comes to the architecture. The major languages spoken are German, English and Afrikaans.

Currency used in Namibia

The Namibian Dollar and the South African Rand are used as the countries currencies.

What vehicle do you need in Swakopmund

Hiring a small car can get you around Namibia but if you are going on a long road trip with 2 or more people and plan on camping, then you will need a car with a lot of space so that everyone is comfortable and you can fit all of your luggage. You may also need a car with camping equipment if you plan to explore the landscape so that you don’t have to worry about accommodation. A 4×4 is the best option so that you have all your bases covered, it’s up to you whether you choose to hire a 4×4 camper, double cab 4×4 or 4×4 SUV.

Best Time To Visit Swakopmund

Swakopmund is sandwiched between the Namib Desert and the Atlantic Ocean giving it a one of a kind personality, perfect for a scenic road trip.

The dry season from May to October is the best time to visit Swakopmund especially if you want to combine your adventure with safari tours in Namibia. The dry season is the best season for viewing wildlife.

What To Do In Swakopmund

1. Sandboarding
2. Skydiving
3. Dune-buggying
4. Paragliding
5. Horseback/Camel riding
6. Swakopmund Museum
7. Namib moon landscape

Why Rent a 4×4 In Swakopmund With Drive South Africa?

Swakopmund is a historic town, an adventurers dream. The best way to explore this dramatic landscape is by using a car that will not limit where you can go. Hire a 4×4 with Drive South Africa as we give you the widest range of vehicles to choose from at the best price to suit your adventure.

Renting a 4×4 from us is a simple step by step process. Just choose a 4×4  from our wide range of vehicles suitable for a 2 person trip or a group/family holiday, and follow the step by step booking prompts. Alternatively, contact us so that one of our friendly sales representatives can guide you through the process.