Start your Windhoek Self Drive 4x4 Holiday

Windhoek, 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 4x4 Camp

A reliable and capable 4x4 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 4x4 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 4x4 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 4x4 Bushcamper

Superbly compact 4x4 camper suitable for up to 4 adults. Fully equipped with camping equipment. This is the vehicle you want on your African 4x4 adventure.

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Windhoek Travel Advice

Intro to 4x4 in Windhoek

Windhoek the major city of Namibia is a gateway to the rest of this magical land which may well be one of the best locations on planet earth to drive a 4x4. Its desolate, yet astoundingly beautiful landscapes have been captivating adventurers and explorers for decades.

Its moody coastline, iconic German-inspired architecture, and abundance of open space and freedom have kept people coming back.

With Drive South Africa, 4x4 hire Windhoek is as easy as pie, with our excellent and dedicated staff of sales representatives and travel experts.

If you are wanting to fly into Windhoek airport hiring a 4x4 has never been easier by being able to pick up your Windhoek airport 4x4 rental as soon as you touch down in Windhoek so the 4x4 fun can begin as soon as you get to to Namibia.

Best time to visit Windhoek

Namibia 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.

June to October is widely considered to be a great time for wildlife viewing. Etosha Game Park is considered to be one of the more optimal areas in the country to see the game.

4x4 hire Namibia will ensure you get to do everything your heart desires when travelling through this great country.

Windhoek airport 4x4 rental is the easiest and best way to start your holiday by being able to sort out all your 4x4 rentals in Windhoek as soon as you get into Namibia. This will help save you time and maybe a little bit of money.

When renting a 4x4 in Windhoek, Drive South Africa has an extremely well-trained staff to get you the best 4x4 rental prices in Namibia as well as the perfect fit for your 4x4 holiday in Windhoek.

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Where to Stay in Windhoek Namibia


where to stay in windhoekWindhoek West

The further west you go the more desolate the landscape becomes, however, this hasn’t stopped this part of Windhoek from having quite a few world-class accommodation facilities available.


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This is an area for those looking to be a bit out of the way for the sake of some much-needed peace and tranquility before you head off on your epic 4x4 hire Windhoek self-drive adventure.


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There really is a world of great accommodation facilities available in Windhoek from 5 star hotels, lodges and quaint guest houses you really won’t have any issues finding places to stay if you wish to make this part of Windhoek your base.

In and Around Windhoek 4x4

Windhoek is the capital and biggest city in Namibia and for a fairly small country they have a rich history and legacy. There is a lot to experience and explore in Windhoek from Heroes’ Acre war memorial.

Other historic sites include Alte Feste which is a military headquarters of yesteryear which now serves as a destination that has an Independence Memorial Museum and various historical exhibits, if one is interested in colonial style architecture the buildings nearby serve this function.

However if one wants a bit of nature close to the centre of Windhoek then the Daan Vilijoen Game Reserve is your best bet. If you’d like to get involved with a bit of wildlife conservation then make the effort to go on a Cat’s Unlimited.

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Solitude Namibia

Exploring nature in Windhoek is done best with a 4x4 rental in Windhoek, because it gives you the option of being able to see places that are remote and require a vehicle with high clearance. This is why when booking with Drive South Africa there is a variety of different 4x4’s that you can choose from to suit your 4x4 needs in Windhoek Namibia.

When hiring a 4x4 in Windhoek one can also look at the option of hiring a camper in Windhoek for a more comfortable camping experience.

Windhoek airport 4x4 rentals is one of the best places you can hire a 4x4 in Windhoek due to the convenience. It is important to book your 4x4 in Windhoek in advance to make sure that you can get the 4x4 rental model that you desire.

During peak times of travel, a lot of the 4x4’s in Windhoek get booked up and become unavailable. This is why when booking with Drive South Africa, you can see a wide range of different options to book from when renting a 4x4 in Windhoek.

The best option would be to book your 4x4 rental at Windhoek airport. If you rent your 4x4 in Windhoek airport it will allow you to travel anywhere that you would like to in Windhoek as soon as you get there.

This way you would not have to worry about travelling to a hotel and then travelling to the rental depo to fetch your 4x4 rental. This is why Windhoek airport 4x4 rental is the best way to book your 4x4.

Getting Around Windhoek

Although Windhoek is a well-developed city, Namibia is a remote country with a lot of open space and off-road adventures just waiting to be experienced with 4x4 hire Windhoek.

Many tour companies, in fact offer 4x4 tours so why not cut out the middleman and do it yourself.

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Self Drive 4x4 Namibia

This is why hiring a 4x4 in Windhoek is your best bet for getting the full experience of Namibia. If you plan ahead and find out where you want to go for Windhoek you will be able to find out the best places to go visit as well as put yourself in the Driver seat to walk your own path.

This is why Windhoek airport 4x4 rentals is the best option to get your 4x4 rental in Windhoek so you can save money and time spent driving around to different places to get your 4x4 rental. Drive South Africa will be able to assist you fully when wanting to book your vehicle in Windhoek. Its the easiest and can show you the best 4x4 rental deals in Namibia.

Since many of the 4x4 vehicles listed in Windhoek have a bed in them, you will not have to worry about getting a hotel in Namibia because you can just stay in your 4x4.

How Long Should You Stay in Windhoek

Windhoek may be a small city but there is so much to do and see you may want to extend your stay, a week would be sufficient but if you wish to use Windhoek as your base to see everything that’s in the area you may want to extend your visit by a week or two.

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4x4 In Namibia

However, Namibia is a great place to spend a lot of time as well as to explore. In Namibia, you could allow yourself to get lost in the silence and beauty for months. The best way to get to these remote places would be to rent a 4x4 in Windhoek and to go and explore.

Renting a car in Windhoek would not do as nicely due to being restricted by not having a 4x4 vehicle in Namibia.

What to Pack for 4x4 in Windhoek

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.

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On top of the normal things you would take when travelling it’s also good to take a few essential extras which might get you out of any unwanted situations. These include as much extra water as you can fit in your car, a spare tyre, a first aid kit, tow rope, a shovel and jumper cables.

Hire a 4x4 in Windhoek for the best self-drive experience you could ever ask for. If you are needing help to plan your 4x4 Windhoek self drive holiday, you could contact Discover Africa for travel and booking advice in Namibia.

A self drive 4x4 adventure in Windhoek, Namibia is a extramly fun activity to get involved in when visiting Namibia. When going on your own self-drive 4x4 adventure in Namibia can change your life and will be a great way to bond with your family and friends.

A 4x4 Rental in Windhoek

Why you should rent a 4x4 in Windhoek. If you are coming off and landing in Windhoek airport you might want the luxury of a hotel to rest in before starting your self drive 4x4 adventure in Windhoek.

Giving it a day or two in Windhoek to explore the city is a great idea to get a better feel for Namibia. Then you can rent your 4x4 in Windhoek and get on your self-drive adventure in Namibia.

Windhoek airport 4x4 Rental

If you are from the same time zone as Namibia or if you are wanting to get a quick start on your self-drive in Namibia, the best option would rent your car in Windhoek airport 4x4 rental.  This way you will be able to explore Namibia a lot faster and will be able to save costs on your adventure by not having to book a hotel and pay other small costs to get to your 4x4 rental in Windhoek.

Self Drive 4x4 in Namibia

Self Drive 4x4 in Namibia

This is why hiring a car at Windhoek airport could work out cheaper, faster and more efficient. However, make sure that you book in advance before flying into Windhoek to make sure that you can get the 4x4 rental that you desire.

Booking a 4x4 in Windhoek through Drive South Africa is easy and efficient. We have a highly trained staff to help you every step of the booking process.

Is a 4x4 necessary for Windhoek and Namibia?

Yes, driving a 4x4 vehicle is strongly advised when in Namibia. Gravel roads make up 90% of the roads you travel on. Although you won’t use the 4x4 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 tires are your cars equipped with?

All of our cars come with high-quality tyres that are ideal for off-road driving or long-distance travel.

What are the rental requirements for hiring a 4x4 in Windhoek?

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 Windhoek

Britz 4x4 Rental in Namibia, Britz SUV Namibia, Bobo Campers Namibia offer 4x4 hire in Windhoek that adhere to strict COVID-19 health, cleaning and safety standards.

You can hire a 4x4 in Windhoek from ZAR 1070 per day for a Toyota Single Cab 4x4 BTSC from Britz SUV Namibia.

The cheapest 4x4 to hire in Windhoek 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 Windhoek 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

With Camping Equipment 4x4 hire in Windhoek costs anything from ZAR 1090 per day to ZAR 1960 per day.

Without Camping Equipment 4x4 hire in Windhoek costs anything from ZAR 1175 per day to ZAR 1955 per day.

Camper 4x4 hire in Windhoek costs anything from ZAR 1330 per day to ZAR 1500 per day.

SUV / 4x4s 4x4 hire in Windhoek costs anything from ZAR 1140 per day to ZAR 1140 per day.

It costs ZAR 7490 to hire a 4x4 for a week in Windhoek. 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 Windhoek. 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 Windhoek.

Petrol costs from ZAR 19.57 per litre up to ZAR 20.29 per liter in Windhoek. Diesel costs from ZAR 17.3 per litre up to ZAR 17.97 per liter in Windhoek. Last updated at 01-12-2021