Namibrand Nature Reserve

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Located in southern Namibia the Namibrand Nature Reserve was established in 1984 to help protect and conserve the unique ecology and wildlife of the south-west Namib Desert. To date, thirteen former livestock farms have been rehabilitated into a single continuous natural habitat. Conserving the pro-Namib, the area along the eastern edge of the Namib Desert, is critically important in order to facilitate seasonal migratory wildlife routes and to protect biodiversity.  It is probably the largest private nature reserve in Southern Africa, extending over an area of 172,200 ha. The Reserve shares a 100km border with the Namib-Naukluft National Park in the west and is bordered in the east by the imposing Nubib Mountains. Virtually all facets of the Namib Desert are represented on the Reserve – sand and gravel plains and stretches of savanna alternate with mountain ranges and vegetated dune belts. 

The NamibRand Nature Reserve is a model for private conservation in Southern Africa as it demonstrates holistic biodiversity conservation balanced with financial sustainability.  


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Namibia

Fly to

Windhoek

flying time

12 hours 30 minutes via Johannesburg

time difference

GMT +2 hours

Visas

Not required for UK passport holders

Health Requirements

Yellow fever certificate required if arriving from an endemic area

Best time to travel

April - October

Weather

The best time to visit Namibia is between April and October, the days are warm and sunny and rainfall at a minimum. The wet season arrives in December and generally runs through until March.

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Our experts can tailor-make the perfect holiday to suit your individual requirements, however, if you need inspiration or a starting point, below are some of our suggested trips and experiences:

Classic Namibia

Nights: 11 | from £4,720pp

Experience the contrasting textures, colours and captivating landscapes of Namibia on a journey through the highlights of the country, from vast orange... Find out more

Holiday type: Tailor-made

Safari & Wildlife | Adventure & Culture

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Desert Dune Safari

Nights: 14 | from £3,750pp

The ultimate Namibian adventure, this itinerary will take you to the charming capital Windhoek, the beautiful barren landscape of Sossusvlei, the coastal... Find out more

Holiday type: Group departure

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Skeleton Coast Flying Safari

Nights: 3 | from £5,125pp

A truly unforgettable 3 night flying safari over Namibia's bewitching Skeleton Coast, home to towering red sand dunes and the native Himba people. Find out more

Holiday type: Tailor-made

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Highlights of Namibia

Nights: 15 | from £3,960pp

This is a suggested self drive itinerary and a perfect introduction to Namibia, taking all in the key highlights including Etosha National Park, Damaraland,... Find out more

Holiday type: Tailor-made

Adventure & Culture

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Wolwedans Boulders Camp

Wolwedans Boulders Camp is surrounded by massive granite boulders and overlooks the stunning reserve. The main area comprises a dining and lounge tent,... Find out more

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Wolwedans Dune Camp

Dune camp sleeps a maximum of 12 people in six comfortable tents which are pitched on wooden platforms. The main areas of the camp comprise of a lounge,... Find out more

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Wolwedans Dunes Lodge

Dunes Lodge is perched on top of a dune plateau in the NamibRand Nature Reserve which is located in southern Namibia. The lodge offers panoramic views... Find out more

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Wolwedans Private Camp

Wolwedans Private Camp is situated in the quiet seclusion of an idyllic valley in NamibRand Nature Reserve in southern Namibia. The camp is for exclusive... Find out more

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