Page Updated: Apr 2020

Namibia Travel - Namibia is in south-west Africa and borders the Atlantic Ocean in the west, Angola in the north, Zambia in the north-east, Botswana in the south-east and South Africa in the south. Namibia is stable and prospers from its productive mining, farming, fishing and tourism industries.

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Namibia Travel Facts

  • Formerly: South West Africa
  • Capital: Windhoek
  • Area: 825,418 sq km li>
  • Population: 2,030,692
  • Language: English, Afrikaans, German & indigenous languages

Time In Namibia

Namibia is the only hunting country that implements daylight saving time. Namibia is one hour ahead of GMT in the winter months, April to September and two hours ahead of GMT from October to March. During winter the time in Namibia is 1 hour behind its neighbours South Africa, Botswana, and Zimbabwe.

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Electricity In Namibia

Namibia Electricity Plug

Voltage: 220 V | Frequency: 50 Hz | Power sockets: Type E



Namibia Map



Getting To Namibia

Air Namibia

Air Namibia


  • Non-Stop from Frankfurt to Windhoek, Namibia
South African Airways

South African Airways


  • Non-Stop from Johannesburg to Windhoek, Namibia

Namibia Travel Health

Vaccinations/boosters are strongly recommended for:

Malaria In Namibia

Namibia Malaria Map Malaria Map Of Namibia

Prophylaxis is recommended for the provinces of Kunene, Ohangwena, Okavango, Omaheke, Omusati, Oshana, Oshikoto, Otjozondjupa and in the Caprivi and Kavango regions. Transmission occurs throughout the year along the Kunene River and in Caprivi and Kavango regions and from November to June in the other malaria risk areas.. The red area indicate substantial risk of malaria.


Other Health Hazards In Namibia



Getting A Visa For Namibia

No visa is required by US or UK citizens, provided...

  • They hold a passport valid at least 6 Months
  • They hold confirmed onward/return tickets
  • They hold proof of sufficient funds

Should a person be of an nationality to require a visa...

You will need to apply for a visa at your nearest Namibian Embassy.

Namibia Embassy Websites

Recommended Reading For Namibia Travel

Namibia Travel Guide

The Bradt Travel Guide to Namibia offers coverage of the Caprivi Strip and the pristine yet accessible wilderness of Namibia - from the desolation of the Skeleton Coast to the picturesque capital of Windhoek.



Useful Namibia Travel Resources


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