The Best Outdoor Activities in Namibia

Discover the best hiking, camping, backpacking, fitness, and more.

Explore Sossusvlei

Namibia / Sossusvlei

Located just 4 hours southwest of the capital of Namibia – Windhoek – Sossusvlei is an otherworldly park, and one of Namibia’s most well-known attractions.

Bryan Young
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Explore Spitzkoppe

Namibia / Spitzkoppe Rest Camp

Spitzkoppe is located just three hours from the capital of Namibia – Windhoek – and provides the perfect adventure for any person.

Bryan Young
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Sandboard the Namib Desert

Namibia / Alter-Action

No snow? No problem! Sandboarding is the way to go in the desert (and it's available year-round), and some of the best in the world is found in the Namib Desert.

Explore Sesriem Canyon

Namibia / Sesriem Canyon

Sesriem (sesriem: sess-reem) Canyon is a pleasant surprise to say the least. When you arrive here, all you see is flat land with a sign that says "Sesriem Canyon," and you think "seriously...

Lauren Verity
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Hike Big Daddy Dune

Namibia / Trailhead to Big Daddy

The Namib Desert has some of the highest sand dunes in the world, one of them being "Big Daddy." It got this nickname because of its height of 380 metres.

Lauren Verity
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Hike to Waterberg Plateau

Namibia / Waterberg Plateau

Waterberg (Waterberg: vaa-tuh-baag) The trailhead marker shows the turn off of the highway into the general park area.

Lauren Verity
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