Car rental 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


Drive South Africa can provide you with a car rental in Windhoek to suit all your travel needs. Car rental Windhoek is easy as one, two, three with Drive South Africa’s excellent team of specialists.

Drive South Africa creates that extra value for our customers by proving the best car rental service in Windhoek.

Hiring a 4x4 rental car in Windhoek will also be a great idea which will give you far more ability to do what you would like in Windhoek.

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 rental 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 rent a 4x4 to navigate through the desert-like terrain.

Length of stay in 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 rental Windhoek will enable you to rent a vehicle without hassle urging you to stay longer and see other places worthwhile in this great desert nation.

What to pack in 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.

Car rental Windhoek will always give you the best and cheaper pricese when you search for a car online.

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.

Renting a 4x4 in Windhoek will allow you to see the coastline in all its beauty.

Why rent a car in Windhoek with Drive South Africa

Drive South Africa’s car rental 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 rental Windhoek will ensure you have the best Namibian experience possible.

Frequently Asked Questions Windhoek Car Rental

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

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

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

Some car rental 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 rental agencies are at the airport: Eros airport (ERS)?

Car rental 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 rental type in Windhoek.

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

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

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