It’s the place that gives you adventure, adrenaline, relaxation and peace. Its beauty lies in the depth of the warm hearted people, the extraordinary wildlife experience, unforgettable landscape scenery, vivid colour in every sunset. It is filled with remarkable aspects in every part of the country from extraordinary animals surviving in the oldest desert in the world, the highest sand dunes in the world reflecting the sun so very dune has a different colour, elephants surviving days without water in the harsh and remote landscape of Damaraland, bushman engravings on the rocks of Twyfelfontein telling stories of thousands of years, Swakopmund with its German infused architecture, great restaurants, excellent curio shops filled with true Namibian souvenirs and endless activities.
Fun Facts about Namibia:
- Namibia is unpolluted as it is a vast country with only 2.2 million people, making it the lest populated country in African, with clear skies this is a great place for photo opportunities at any time of day and at any place.
- Namibia are very proud of firstly our beer and secondly our meat (all organic) as both is absolutely excellent with great taste and it is not expensive.
- Even though Namibia is home to many different cultures, 13 different ethnic groups – San People, Nama, Damara, Tswanas, Ovambo, Caprivians, Herero, Germans and Afrikaners, you won’t have a problem being understood as English is the official language of Namibia.
- Namibia is the safest country in Africa.
- The country is among the prime destinations in Africa and is known for ecotourism which features Namibia’s extensive wildlife.
- Namibia is one of few countries in the world to specifically address conservation and protection of natural resources in its constitution.
- The Namib Desert is the oldest desert in the world, over 55 million years old!
- The Fish River Canyon is the oldest and the second largest in the world, over 500 million years old!
- Sossusvlei has the world’s highest Sand Dunes!
- Namibia has the largest amount of free roaming Cheetahs in the world, approx. 2500 to 3000 cheetahs.
- Gibeon Meteorite Shower is the largest meteorite shower on earth, it is displayed in the center of Namibia’s capital city, Windhoek.
- Namibia is one of only two countries in the world that has Desert elephants.
- Namibia is home to the world’s largest population of free roaming Black Rhinos.
- Namibia has the world’s largest underground cave, “Dragon’s Breath Cave”. It is so deep divers have only been able to chart its depth to 430 feet.
- Namibia is loaded with wildlife!
- 645 Species of Birds
- 4334 Species of Plants
- 200 Species of terrestrial mammals and
- 40 species of marine mammals native to Namibia.