252. Windhoek, Namibia

Why Windhoek, Namibia

It’s Africa that’s why? Windhoek, Namibia is a pretty large city, well, its the capital of Namibia and the gateway to many safaris in the area. Although the area is dry and brown, its not as hot as you think. It’s a very modern city with very friendly people as well, not to mention a rich history.

Windhoek, Namibia - Christ Church

Windhoek, Namibia – Christ Church

Where

Windhoek is the capital of Namibia which is on the western coast of Africa in the southern part of the continent.

How To Get Here

By Train

There is rail service to Walvis City on the coast daily.

By Plane

The nearest airport is the Hosea Kutako International Airport (WDH), home to Air Namibia (SW).

The following airlines serve the Hosea Kutako International Airport (WDH):

Air France (AF), British Airways (BA), Condor (DE), Delta Air Lines (DL), Ethiopian Airlines (ET), Eurowings (EW), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL), Qatar Airways (QR), SW, South African Airways (SA) and TAAG ANGOLA AIRLINES (DT).

Windhoek, Namibia - Windhoek Airport (WDH)

Windhoek, Namibia – Windhoek Airport (WDH)




By Bus

There is bus service to other cities in the country as well as service to South Africa.

By Car

If you are already in the region you can take the drive. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.

Where To Stay

There are many hotels in the city including the Hilton and the AVANI.

Windhoek, Namibia - Avani Hotel

Windhoek, Namibia – Avani Hotel

==>> You can find a list of hotels from TripAdvisor here.

==>> Try Airbnb.

Where To Eat

As you walk around the city, you will notice that there are several food establishments, just take your pick and ensure you try some local food.

Windhoek, Namibia - Windhoek Beer

Windhoek, Namibia – Windhoek Beer

Windhoek, Namibia - Rieta's Kitchen

Windhoek, Namibia – Rieta’s Kitchen

==>> You can find a list of restaurants from TripAdvisor here.

 

What To Do

Lots to do around the city, walk around and check out ZOOPark, the Christ Church, the museums, the malls and say hello to the friendly locals. Once you’ve checked out the city, consider taking a safari from Wild Dog Safaris.

Windhoek, Namibia - Craft MarketCraft Market

Windhoek, Namibia - Cricket Field

Windhoek, Namibia – Cricket Field

Windhoek, Namibia - National Museum of Namibia

Windhoek, Namibia – National Museum of Namibia

Windhoek,Namibia - Wernhill Park Mall

Windhoek,Namibia – Wernhill Park Mall

Windhoek, Namibia - Christ Church

Windhoek, Namibia – Christ Church

==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.

==>> Here is a list of Tour offered by Viator.

Additional Information

Language: English

Currency: Namibian Dollar (NAD) pegged to the South African African rand ZAR

Namibia Tourism Board

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