Natural toned, light weight clothes
Comfortable shoes or sandals or flip-flops
Fleece or sweater and a warm jacket for colder winter nights (May – August)
Swimsuit Towels if you want to go swimming, Hat, Sunglasses
Namibia is a very relaxed country and as such there is no need to dress for dinner.
Insect Bite Cream
Toiletries and any medicines
First Aid Kit
General First Aid Kit
Needles and Syringes ( It is normally advisable to take your own needles and syringes when travelling to rural Africa)
We are often asked how much cash should you take. That will depend on many factors and as such is impossible for us to answer!! Here is an idea of prices:
Three course meal for two: £25,
A domestic bottle of beer: £1.10,
An imported bottle of beer: £1.30,
Bottle of wine: £4 to £5, 5 litre
Bottled water: £1.60, Can of Coke: £0.65, 125g bag of crisps: £0.85, Diesel: £0.70 L
Contact Us for more information.
Good quality flashlight and spare batteries/bulbs – a head torch is most useful.
Camera with spare batteries, film or memory cards
Good quality pair of binoculars (8×30 or better)
Travel adaptor - Namibia uses plus types D and M. Plug type D is the plug which has three round pins in a triangular pattern and plug type M is the plug which has three round pins. Namibia operates on a 230V supply voltage and 50Hz.
In car charger compatible with your devices
Reusable shopping bags to avoid using plastic bags while shopping in-country
Reusable water bottle for each person travelling
Cash: You should take South African Rand. South African Rand is accepted throughout Namibia it is exchangeable like for like 1ZAR = 1N$ . You could get your change in either currency, which have the same value, but be aware that you cannot exchange or use Namibian Dollars outside of Namibia. So please try and use all your Namibian Dollars before you leave Namibia.
Credit Cards are usually accepted in the main towns and lodges. ATMS are not usually available outside the major towns and cities.
It is your responsibility to ensure you are fully and adequately insured for the duration of your holiday.