Once the largest game reserve in the world, Etosha National Park, remains one of the biggest tourist attractions in Namibia. The Etosha Pan dominates the Park and viewing wildlife is the best in the Winter seasons (June-August) of Namibia. Sossusvlei in the Namib Desert is little less than 5 hours drive from Windhoek. Difficult mountain passes on secondary roads makes a 4X4 vehicles a must to experiance excellent viewpoints. The Fish River Canyon in the South is a favorite amongst walking enthusiast.
For the Sand Lovers
Swakopmund is the best holiday destination for the whole family. Attractions in include the National Marine Aquarium. Sand dunes near Langstrand ,south of the Swakop River, cater for a host of extreme sports.
The Spitzkoppe is a must visit where you can climb around the magnificent rock formations. It is a camper's dream location with walking trails all arround the spectacular scenery or rent a traditional Damara hut.
To the North
The Kaokoland in the Kunene region of Namibia is the home of the Himba people. The area borders the Skeleton Coast also referred to by the Bushmen of the Namibian interior as "The Land God Made in Anger", while Portuguese sailors once referred to it as "The Gates of Hell".