Car hire in Windhoek, Namibia

Namibia’s capital city, Windhoek serves as the gateway to most big national parks and game reserves, including Etosha and Namib-Naukluft national parks, and coastal towns like Swakopmund and Walvis Bay.

Central Windhoek Namibia

Central Windhoek Namibia

If you need to hire a car in Windhoek or want to tame its massive sand dunes with a 4×4, Drive South Africa can provide you with a reliable vehicle to suit all your travel needs. Car hire Windhoek makes things easy with Drive South Africa’s excellent team of specialists.

Best time to visit Windhoek

Windhoek is an excellent all-year travel destination, however, it’s best visited during the months of May to November, as the city is at its busiest, and game viewing in Namibia’s national parks are excellent as the vegetation lessens, making wildlife easier to spot.

Around the area in Windhoek

Etosha National Park

Larger than the Kruger or Serengeti, Namibia’s Etosha National Park is home to the Etosha Pan – the largest salt pan in Africa. In fact, it’s so big that it can be viewed from space.

Etosha National Park Namibia

Etosha National Park Namibia

Etosha is home to elephants, the endangered black rhino, leopard, lions, and over 340 species of birds.

Getting around Windhoek

Car hire in Windhoek is relatively cheap and easy, however, if you’re planning on exploring Namibia’s national parks and game reserves, it’s best to hire a 4×4 to navigate through the desert-like terrain.

Make sure to use Drive South Africa to navigate your way around Windhoek when hiring a car will get you the best deals.

Length of stay Windhoek

We recommend a two-week stay in Windhoek, which gives you the chance to explore the surrounding wilderness areas.

Namibia Himba Woman

Namibia Himba Woman

If you wish to stay longer, car hire Windhoek will enable you to hire a vehicle without hassle urging you to stay longer and see other places worthwhile in this great desert nation.

What to pack for Windhoek

The days can be quite warm during the summer months, but be sure to pack in warm clothing to protect you from the chilly nights. The rainy season is in December, so be sure to pack in a raincoat.

Where to stay in Windhoek

Walvis Bay

If you’re planning a stay in Windhoek, be sure to head out of the city and explore the surrounding areas such as Walvis Bay.

Whale Watching Walvis Bay

Whale Watching Walvis Bay

The lagoon is home to marine life like dolphins, Cape fur seals, pelicans and flamingos. Be sure to experience them all on a chartered catamaran boat.

Why hire a car in Windhoek with Drive South Africa

Drive South Africa’s Car hire Windhoek offers affordable car hire in the capital city of Namibia. Drive South Africa offers a professional service ensuring your cheap car rental rates and allowing you to navigate Windhoek and beyond in your own time and at your preferred pace. Car hire Windhoek will ensure you have the best Namibian experience possible.

Frequently Asked Questions in Windhoek

How much does it cost to hire a car in Windhoek?

On average a car hire in Windhoek costs R1 281 per day.

Which car hire Windhoek companies have updated their vehicle cleaning and safety policies because of coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Some car hire Windhoek companies have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure their vehicles are clean and disinfected include Avis, Europcar and Thrifty

Which car hire agencies are at the airport: Eros airport (ERS)?

Car hire Windhoek companies onsite at Eros airport include Europcar and Bidvest.

What is the most popular car hire in Windhoek?

Economy (Volkswagen Polo or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Windhoek.

How much does it cost to hire a car for a week in Windhoek?

On average hiring a car in Windhoek costs R8 966 per week (R1 281 per day).

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