Car hire in Namibia
Namibia is a country that almost looks like it could be another planet. This has been the reason people have been coming to the country for so long now.
There are miles and miles of open roads to explore and Car hires Namibia really gives one the freedom of a good old fashioned road trip.
So pick up the phone, send an email or fill out the simple booking form below. A Drive South Africa sales representative is waiting to get you out there on the road exploring one of the most desolately beautiful destinations on the planet.
So get calling for the best car hire in Namibia
Best time to visit Namibia
Namibia’s climate is conducive to year-round temperate weather however many people will visit based on when the best time to view wildlife is.
It’s widely considered that the best time to see wildlife is from June to October and Etosha is believed to be the mecca of Namibian wildlife areas.
Between December and March, the days become a little more humid with possible chances of rain. Car hire Namibia gives you the best opportunity to explore the endless roads to explore. Now that you know the best times you can plan your trip with ease and hire a car in Namibia.
If you have an urge to Drive to Namibia you can always use our Cape Town branch to get you the best prices for the best Namibian holiday. We can guarantee the cheapest rates for a budgeted trip.
Around the area in Namibia
You really won’t have any shortage of things to do in a Namibia self-drive adventure once you hire a car. Some of the highlights include hot air ballooning over the Namib Desert, the walking trail with Tok Tokkie, exploring the Sossusvlei and Dead Vlei.
Get haunted at the Kolmanskop ghost town. You can go on a horse ride at Garub pan, experience the majestic Fish River Canyon and hot springs at Ai-Ais. Believe it or not, Namibia also has some world-class surf spots in certain areas.
There is so much adventure and so much to discover with a self-drive experience you will be writing your own story being in full control when you hire a car in Namibia.
Getting around Namibia
The benefits to Car hire Namibia are endless as you will get to truly embrace the vast roads for which this great country is famous.
Not many places on planet earth boast such open spaces and with Drive South Africa finding the ideal places to explore in your car hire will be a breeze. Get in your top gear and be in full control by hiring a car in Namibia.
Length of stay in Namibia
With so much to explore you won’t be able to do a worthwhile Namibian self-driving trip within anything less than 2 weeks, there really is just too much to see.
Make sure you get the correct information on visa requirements for the country before you leave and what are the laws around extending your visa if you wish to stay longer.
Hiring a car in Nambia opens up so many avenues for travel in Namibia but you don’t have to hire just any old car but you can hire a 4x4 or a camper to enjoy camping in Namibia.
What to pack for Namibia
Make sure you make allowances for cold nights especially if you are travelling during July, remember if you are going to the desert, however hiring a car in Namibia will help with this as you will have more comfort and options for places to visit.
Take walking boots and good shoes and be prepared for dust, when walking through many of the national parks. Water is an extremely important item when going on long walks or when you will be out in the wild past civilization.
A good first aid kit is also vital as well as malaria medication and mosquito nets. Half the country is in risk of malaria.
Where to stay in Namibia
Namibia is all about open spaces and Windhoek is no different and there are literally loads of campsites and accommodations facilities within a 15 minute to 30-minute drive of the city.
This will make the start or the end of your self-drive experience a breeze as you will more than likely be flying out of Windhoek on your way home.
This is a popular coastal town famous for its sandboarding and desolate beaches where one can get lost for hours and days.
It’s also a great place for camping and exploration and there are many options for any adventure in your hired car.
Etosha National Park
This is considered to be one of the best wildlife viewing areas throughout the whole of Namibia and it’s also considered a great place to camp, this is likely to be one of the highlights of your self-drive trip through Namibia.
This is one of the most remote stretches of coast on the planet and it’s famous for its ghostly shipwrecks and ghost towns which has kept tourists flocking to the area for decades.
There are also many camp areas available in this region of Namibia as well as lodges, guest houses and self-catering units.
Why Hire a car in Namibia with Drive South Africa
With such vast open spaces and great places to visit, not to mention untouched winding roads that go on for days there really is no other way to experience than Car hire in Namibia.
Drive South Africa has a leading sales and travel team of experts just waiting to make your Namibian self-drive experience a breeze. Hire a car today and get out there and immerse yourself in the wonderful desert world that is Namibia.
Drive South Africa is here to assist you in any way possible. You will not have to have a worry in mind when hiring a car in Namibia with Drive South Africa.
Car Hire Namibia FAQ’s
What is the average cost to hire a car from Windhoek Airport?
On average a car hire in Windhoek Airport will cost around R721 per day.
What car hire companies will fetch me from Windhoek Airport?
The car rental companies that will fetch you are Avis, Europcar, Bidvest and Thrifty.
What car rental is the most popular?
The Volkswagen Polo is the most booked car in Windhoek Airport.
What is the cost of hiring a car at Windhoek Airport for a week?
It will on average cost R8642 per week, to hire a car at Windhoek Airport.
How do I find a car to rent in Namibia?
By using Drive South Africa, car hires location map for the best deals new you when hiring a car in Namibia
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