Namibia is one of the world’s best wildlife destinations, combining varied landscapes and superb game viewing.

Spend time with cheetahs, play in Namibia’s biggest salt pit, see centuries-old tribal rock engravings and watch marine life from a catamaran – this is an experience of a lifetime for all the family.

Namibia for Families

  • Take the family on game drives in Etosha and Damarland
  • Play on the beaches in Swakopmund
  • See the wonders of the dunes of Sossusvlei

Example Itinerary

Days 1 and 2: London to Windhoek

Fly overnight from London to Windhoek via Johannesburg.

Day 2: Windhoek | Meals: Breakfast

A day to recover and explore Windhoek, the capital city, with its German-style architecture. Take time to visit the Alte Feste and State Museum, covering years of Namibia’s history.

Day 3: Windhoek to Namib Desert

Drive to the Namib Desert.

Days 3 and 4: Namib Desert | Meals: All inclusive including activities

The world’s oldest desert on Namibia’s Skeleton Coast has existed for 43 million years. Discover its secrets during your stay here with expert local guides. See the wonders of the dunes of Sossusvlei and the game that still survives despite the lack of water and fluctuating temperatures.

Day 5: Namib Desert to Swakopmund

Drive to Swakopmund.

Days 5 and 6: Swakopmund | Meals: Breakfast

Swakopmund is Namibia’s main beach resort with activities for all of the family – from lazing on soft sandy beaches to more adventurous dune-bike riding and sandboarding. Swakopmund is also a good place to buy African artefacts.

Day 7: Swakopmund to Damaraland

Drive to Damaraland.

Days 7 and 8: Damaraland | Meals: All-inclusive, including activities

Game drives take you in search of desert-adapted elephant. Guided walks reveal more plants, birds and reptiles that call this area their home. Enjoy a visit to nearby Twyfelfontein, a world heritage site with remarkable galleries of rock engravings dating back thousands of years.

Day 9: Damaraland to Etosha

Drive to Etosha National Park.

Days 9 and 10: Etosha National Park | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Enjoy another of Namibia’s unique landscapes – vast silvery white salt plains. Etosha is one of Africa’s best game reserves. Position yourselves near a waterhole or on an ancient migratory route to observe large herds of zebra, giraffe, springbok and elephants and possibly secretive black rhino.

Day 11: Etosha to Windhoek to London

Drive to Windhoek for your flight to London via Johannesburg.

Day 12: London

Arrive in London.

Indicative Prices

All of our holidays are individually tailored to suit your needs and timescale. As a guide, this 12-day suggested holiday will cost from £3,095 per person (Superior) and £4,181 per person (Luxury), including international flights from the UK, based on two sharing.