Start your Namibia Self Drive 4×4 Holiday
Namibia is a place of stark and desolate wonder and the perfect place to go on a 4×4 off-road adventure. Start your trip with the knowledge and advice of the Drive South Africa team and you’re guaranteed an unforgettable trip along the trails of this exciting country.
Our Recommended Vehicles for Namibia
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. Equipped with a roof top tent.
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.
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.
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.
Namibia Travel Advice
Intro to Namibia
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
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.
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.
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.
If you want a more luxurious camping trip you could always hire a camper in Namibia.
Getting Around Namibia
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 in Namibia
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 for 4×4 Namibia
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.
Is a 4x4 in Namibia necessary?
Yes, driving a 4×4 vehicle is strongly advised when in Namibia. Gravel roads make up 90% of the roads you travel on. Although you won’t use the 4×4 option on all roads, the vehicle’s high ground clearance and all-terrain tires will make the drive more enjoyable. When you drive a smaller car on a gravel road, you’re more likely to get underbody damage.
What 4x4 tyres do you use in Namibia?
All of our cars come with high-quality tyres that are ideal for off-road driving or long-distance travel.
What are the 4x4 requirements when hiring a 4x4 in Namibia?
You will not need an international driver’s license if your driver’s license is in English and has a photo of yourself on it. You will need an international driver’s license if your driver’s license does not match the aforementioned standards.
FAQs for 4x4 Hire in Namibia
Britz 4x4 Rental in Namibia, Britz SUV Namibia, Bobo Campers Namibia offer 4x4 hire in Namibia that adhere to strict COVID-19 health, cleaning and safety standards.
You can hire a 4x4 in Namibia from ZAR 1070 per day for a Toyota Single Cab 4x4 BTSC from Britz SUV Namibia.
The cheapest 4x4 to hire in Namibia is the Toyota Single Cab 4x4 BTSC from Britz SUV Namibia. You can rent the Toyota Single Cab 4x4 BTSC from ZAR 1070 per day.
The cheapest 4x4 hire agency in Namibia right now is Britz SUV Namibia. Book directly with them via Drive South Africa.
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You can hire a 4x4 at Windhoek Airport from Britz 4x4, Britz SUV Namibia, Bobo Campers
You can hire a 4x4 at Walvis Bay Airport from Britz 4x4
With Camping Equipment 4x4 hire in Namibia costs anything from ZAR 1090 per day to ZAR 1960 per day.
Without Camping Equipment 4x4 hire in Namibia costs anything from ZAR 1175 per day to ZAR 1955 per day.
Camper 4x4 hire in Namibia costs anything from ZAR 1330 per day to ZAR 1500 per day.
SUV / 4x4s 4x4 hire in Namibia costs anything from ZAR 1140 per day to ZAR 1140 per day.
It costs ZAR 7490 to hire a 4x4 for a week in Namibia. The cheapest weekly 4x4 rental rate is for the Toyota Single Cab 4x4 BTSC by Britz SUV Namibia.
It costs ZAR 32100 per month to hire a 4x4 long term in Namibia. The cheapest monthly 4x4 rental rate is for the Toyota Single Cab 4x4 BTSC by Britz SUV Namibia. You can pay up to ZAR 32100 per month to hire a Toyota Single Cab 4x4 BTSC long term in Namibia.
The most popular 4x4 hire locations in Namibia are Windhoek Airport, Windhoek City Centre, Swakopmund City Centre, Walvis Bay Airport.
The most popular 4x4 hire companies in Namibia are Britz 4x4, Britz SUV Namibia, Bobo Campers.
Petrol costs from ZAR 22.81 per litre up to ZAR 23.46 per liter in Namibia. Diesel costs from ZAR 23.26 per litre up to ZAR 24.22 per liter in Namibia. Last updated at 2022-12-14 11:33:31