Namibia is often called Africa for beginners. Then what a wonderful place to start.

The country has a population of 2.6 million people, which is one of the world’s least densely populated, due to one-third of the country being desert. The Namib-desert is famous for being a distinct red colour. The official language is English and the single largest ethnic group is Ovambo. It is said that the northern part of Namibia is the best in Southern Africa to watch wildlife. The economy is formed by agriculture, tourism, and the mining industry. Foremost mining for diamonds and other natural resources, which represents 25% of the country’s income.

Etosha National Park

The National Park’s wildlife prospect is extraordinary and a few places in Southern Africa can compare to the flat, saline desert that stretches into the horizon. A single waterhole can provide water for thousands of different species and animals, which is a perfect place to spot lions, rhinos, etc… Simply one of the best places to spot wildlife. 


Possibly one of Namibia’s most spectacular attractions is the red dunes of incredibly fine sand, which originated in the Kalahari million of years ago. Here are some dunes that are over 400 meters high, which makes them the highest in the world. Despite the harsh conditions, there are some animals and plants that survive everyday life in the desert. Visit and get a unique Namibian experience.

Fish River Canyon 

This canyon measures up to 160 km in length with a depth of 550 meters. The best way of understanding the size of the canyon is by a five-day hike, exploring the highs and lows of the mountains. Enjoy the Fish River flowing as you go through one of Africa’s greatest natural wonders. 


Located in the southern part of Namibia, its geographical location by the desert and by the ocean is unique. The impressive german art nouveau style in the village will impress any visitors. 

Xwama Cultural Village & Restaurant

Located in Katutura, Windhoek’s liveliest township, the Xwama Cultural Village offers a chance to sample traditional Namibian cuisine, offering a true taste of the rich native cultures of Namibia. Housed in a village of arts and crafts, the restaurant is surrounded by vibrant market life. Attractive to local residents and interested visitors, the restaurant offers the best of Namibia’s culinary history.

Crowd1 Namibia quick facts

Country: Namibia
Capital: Windhoek
Official languages: English
Currency: Namibian dollar (NAD), South African rand (ZAR)

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