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Swakopmund and Namibia Activities

There are so many things to do in Namibia whilst on Holiday. Activities in Namibia are incredibly diverse and you are sure to find something that appeal to you. Namibia offers a wealth of different kinds of activities ranging from the soft and leisurely activity to the fast and action-packed adrenalin pumping activity.

Visa Requirements

To enter Namibia a passport valid for at least 6 months from date of entry is required. Kindly ensure that you have at least 3 blank pages for entry and exit stamps. A valid return ticket is also required. Entry into Namibia will be allowed up to a maximum of 90 days. Extensions can however …

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Time in Namibia


Namibia no longer makes use of daylight saving as of the month of August 2017. Namibia is in the Central Africa Time zone at GMT/UTC+2 hours, congruous with South African Standard Time.

malaria and health concerns in Namibia

Health / Malaria

The majority of Namibia poses no malaria risk at all however the northern region  above  Etosha National Park as well as the Kavango and Zambezi  is a malaria area especially during the summer months. It is advisable to take prophylactics – please consult your doctor or pharmacy on the correct prophylactics for the specific area …

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Duty Free

Duty Free Allowances

Tourists visiting Namibia are allowed to bring in duty free a maximum of 50 cigars or 250 grams of pipe tobacco or maximum of 400 cigarettes. 1 litre of spirit or other alcoholic beverages or 2 litre’s of wine. 50 ml of perfume.

the safest drinking water!

Drinking Water

The quality of tap water in Namibia is quite good and perfectly safe to drink. Many of the lodges in the more remote areas will make use of water from a borehole which is also safe and healthy to drink. If you are on a self-drive safari in Namibia and traveling in a hired car …

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Credit Cards & currency in Namibia

Credit Cards & Currency

The currency in Namibia is the Namibian Dollar (N$) which is linked to the South African Rand and is equal to it. These are the only two currencies accepted in Namibia, however the Namibian Dollar is not accepted in South Africa. Foreign currencies and traveler’s cheques can be exchanged upon arrival at the international airport …

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