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Welcome to Sunny Namibia!

You will find everything you need to know about this beautiful southern african destination here.

Travel Advice

Namibia is a safe and stable country, boasting modern infrastructure as well as facilities. While being one of the cleanest and neatest African capitals. Still, be careful, remain alert and keep a close watch over your belongings.

Namibia is an excellent holiday destination due to the favourable currency, which means that most international travellers are able to get luxury accommodation and transportation at a fraction of the price in their own country.

Although most parts of Namibia are malaria-free, travellers heading north of Windhoek (and towards the Caprivi) need to consult their doctors about anti-malaria medication.


Most commercial banks have banking hours from Monday to Friday, from 09:00 to 15:30. While open on Saturdays from 08:00 to 11:00. However, you can find ATMs throughout Namibia’s major city centres and shopping complexes.

The currency in Namibia is the Namibian Dollar, where NAD1 consists of 100 cents. Please check with your hotel for daily exchange rates. Widely accepted are foreign currencies such as the USD.

In addition, Visa, MasterCard, Diners Club and American Express are accepted by most restaurants, shops and hotels. Proof of identity may be requested, so be sure to carry a passport or some form of photo identification at all times. However, credit cards are not accepted at petrol stations.


Firstly, it is advised you check with your tour operator or hotel concierge – they will know if there are any potentially unsafe areas along your travel route.

Secondly, for self-drive guests in Namibia all vehicles on the road have to drive with their headlights on at all times of the day.

Thirdly, it is wise to avoid deserted areas, particularly at night, and if you are on a self-drive adventure then please ensure your car is locked at all times – park in well-lit, busy areas.

Furthermore ensure you dress-down (i.e. don’t wear excessive jewellery) when exploring Africa’s diverse cities. In addition, concealed travel wallets are recommended.

Lastly, Stopping for hitch hikers is not recommended.


Please be sensitive when photographing people. Namibians are renowned for being friendly; however it is courteous to ask permission before snapping away.

The use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (Drones) is not allowed in any of the conservation areas we manage until such time as their impact on wildlife and anti-poaching initiatives can be assessed. Moreover, this rule will apply throughout Africa, as our partners in various countries and regions have adopted a similar stance.

Passports & Visa Requirements

Guests visiting Namibia must be in possession of a passport that is valid for at least six months from the date of travel and should have two blank pages available in their passport. Furthermore, visitors who intend travelling to Namibia’s neighbouring countries and back are advised to apply for multiple entry visas.

What the Experts Say

Firstly, bear in mind that Namibia is a country of high temperatures. In summer the mercury may reach 40°C/104°F, while winter temperatures are as high as 25°C/77°F.

Secondly, It is always a good idea to have a record of your passport number, airline tickets and travellers cheques.

Lastly, don’t leave your baggage or luggage unattended

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