Namibia in Africa




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Detailed maps of the National Parks in Namibia are available as below :
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Etosha Roadmap (270kb)

Etosha National Park
The place to go for wildlife is the 22 270 sq km Etosha National Park with no fewer than 114 species of mammal and 340 species of bird. For the most part it consists of open, flat country where animals are easy to see, especially in the dry season when they congregate in the vicinity of permanent water-holes. The park is half the size of Switzerland. Its central feature is a system of salt-pans, the largest called Etosha, with dwarf shrubs on the edge and open grasslands beyond. Etosha is one of the great game reserves of Africa. The name translates as Great White Place of Dry Water, which describes the barren depression in the heart of the park.

Fishriver Canyon Hiking Trail (99kb)

Fish River Hiking Trail
The Fish River Hiking Trail starts from a point approximately 10km northwest of the Hobas camp site, and ends at Ais-Ais. It is one of the more unique hiking trails of the world. It is approximately 80km long, taking 4 to 5 days to complete and is open from 15 April to 15 September.

Groups should comprise of a minimum of three (3) and a maximum of forty (40) persons Children under 12 years of age are not permitted.

Due to the high demand, reservations should be made well in advance. (Namibia Wildlife Resorts central reservations)

A medical certificate of fitness is required.


Namib Desert Roadmap (166kb)

Namib Naukluft Park [Namib section]
Permits are required for travelling on any roads other than the through-roads (C14, C28, D1982, D1998), and also for overnight camping at any of the designated places.

Permits are available from Namibia Wildlife Resort offices in Windhoek, Swakopmund, Hardap, Sesriem and Lüderitzbucht.


Naukluft Hiking Trail [2] (119kb) Naukluft Hiking Trail [1] (107kb)

Naukluft Hiking Trail [1] [2]
A choice of two trails with varying degrees of difficulty through the Naukluft mountains. The map is made up of two parts, each fitting on A4 paper, that join together to give full details.

Trail info gives you information on all the ins and outs of this wonderful nature experience.


Waterberg Camp Map (133kb)

Waterberg Plateau Park
The 406 sq km Waterberg Plateau Park was proclaimed for the purpose of breeding and maintaining populations of rare and endangered animals. It contains large antelope – roan (Hippotragus equinus), sable (H. niger) and tsessebe (Damaliseus lunatus) – as well as African buffalo (Syncerus caffer), introduced from the north-east where they normally occur. Square-lipped or white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum), reintroduced from South Africa and the only such population in Namibia, are also present. Chacma baboon are numerous and vocal.
Except for small animals, wildlife is located on top of the plateau, while the restcamp is at the base of mesa-like cliffs, where Cape vulture – the only such colony in Namibia – roost and breed . Visitors are taken to view game in special vehicles.
Bookings must be made in advance through the Namibia Wildlife Resorts Central Reservations Office in Windhoek.

Kaudom Game Reserve (26kb)

Kaudom Game Reserve
Open throughout the year. Bookings must be made in advance through the Namibia Wildlife Resorts Central Reservations Office in Windhoek.

A minimum group of two 4x4 vehicles is allowed. Visitors must be self-sufficient with regards food, water, bedding, fuel and firewood. There is no kiosk in the reserve. The closest fueling points are at Mukwe, Bagani, Rundu or Tsumkwe.

THIS IS REALLY ROUGHING IT !


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Updated 2 April, 2014