The Most Stunning Natural Wonders in Namibia

The Most Stunning Natural Wonders in Namibia
Fish river Canyon, Namibia. © Philippe Maraud/Flickr

Namibia is globally known for its natural wealth and beauty. A true Eden. Home to an unparalleled landscape and wildlife stretching far into distance as almost into the future. This region is littered with natural treasures. Looking for top places to visit in Namibia? Here’s our guide to the most stunning natural wonders in Namibia for you visiting pleasure.

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Sossusvlei

Sossusvlei natural wonders in Namibia
Sossusvlei, Namibia. © Google

Located in the southern part of the Namib Desert, the Sossusvlei is one of Nambia’s prized treasures. Famous for its endless sea of rust-red dunes and legendary gnarled ancient trees. The area is a tourist destination all year round. A visit to Namibia is incomplete without a long trek into Sossusvlei. Just being around the area is to be part of a deep earth adventure. Sitting atop the world’s tallest dune has awe-inspiring views across a sea of stunning big dunes. The landscape scenery is bathed in a sandy glow.

Spitzkoppe Peak

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Spitzkoppe, peak in Namibia. © Sonya _Oli4
The Spitzkoppe lies 1,800 meters (about 5,900 feet) above sea level between Usakos and Swakopmund in the Namib desert. The peaks stand out dramatically from the flat surrounding plains, rewarding visitors with splendid views of the desert stretching far out to the Pontok Mountains.

Etosha National Park

visiting the Etosha National Park
Animals at the Etosha National Park. © WhereToStay Namibia

Nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts always head to Etosha National Park for prime views of animals and majestic creatures in Namibia’s wilderness. This national park is the genuine African safari experience, famous for the big five game. The best time to view these majestic creatures gather around the unique natural waterholes. Impressive birdlife with over 300 species can also be seen. Exploring Etosha National Park’s sheer abundance of wildlife is an unforgettable experience.

Caprivi Strip

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Sunset on the Caprivi Strip. © Michael Paskevicius/Flickr

Caprivi Strip, the ultra-narrow strip grazing about 280 miles (450 km) north-eastern corner of Namibia. The strip separates Botswana and Angola as it runs. A huge floodplain offering copious wildlife, varied national parks, and navigable waterways. The scenery and luxury of the safari are every bit as amazing!

Fish River Canyon

The Most Stunning Natural Wonders in Namibia
Fish river Canyon, Namibia. © Philippe Maraud/Flickr
Sitting 500 meters (1,640 feet) deep and more than 160 kilometers (100 miles) long, Fish River Canyon is the world’s second largest canyon and the largest in Africa. An amazing natural feature. One of Namibia’s most famous natural wonders, and the nation’s second most visited tourist attraction. Even if you’re not a nature and wildlife enthusiast, you can still enjoy the view of some beautiful turquoise pools of flowing water.

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