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The Best Hiking in Namibia

Looking for the best hiking in Namibia? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Namibia. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Namibia

  • Sossusvlei, Namibia

    Explore 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. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is best known for it’s towering red sand dunes, photographic salt flats and, for well, making you feel like ...
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  • Spitzkoppe Rest Camp, Namibia

    Explore Spitzkoppe

    Spitzkoppe is located just three hours from the capital of Namibia – Windhoek – and provides the perfect adventure for any person. Reachable on tar roads (a rarity for Namibia), Spitzkoppe is an iconic granite destination that gives its visitors lots of adventures from technical climbing, to moun...
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  • Trailhead to Big Daddy, Namibia

    Hike Big Daddy Dune

    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. Not only is it one of the highest sand dunes in the world, but its in the worlds oldest desert. It's not the height that makes this climb diff...
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  • D2512, Namibia

    Hike to Waterberg Plateau

    / 5577.4 ft gain
    Waterberg (Waterberg: vaa-tuh-baag) The trailhead marker shows the turn off of the highway into the general park area. Once you get on this road there are various campsites and lodges to stay at, which all have access to the trails leading to the top of the plateau. The park is 405 square kilomet...
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  • Naukluft Campsite - NWR, Namibia

    Waterkloof and Olive Trail in Namib-Naukluft Zebra Mountain Park

    10 mi / 1000 ft gain
    Situated in the heart of the Naukluft Mountain range, the Namib-Naukluft Zebra Mountain Park is a remote park with two amazing hikes – the 17 km Waterkloof Trail and the 10 km Olive Trail. Waterkloof Trail – 17 km (6-7 hours) The Waterkloof Trail is the park’s longest trail, listed by the par...
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