Swakopmund is situated on the western coastline of Namibia. Many people from South Africa might travel up from the south to visit and may stay over at a place like Hanover Lodge or they may decide to come through Gaborone and stay at Cresta Lodge in Botswana. If you are travelling from the north of Botswana The Big 5 Chobe Lodge might be a good budget alternative or Mowana Safari Lodge as a luxurious option.
Today more and more of the international visitors to Swakopmund are looking towards Zimbabwe for alternative accommodation and Temba Zimbabwe Safaris can provide more information for this. For example, there are wonderful lodges such as Great Zimbabwe Hotel, Caribbea Bay Hotel and Sikumi Tree Lodge which provide exciting accommodation.
We strongly recommend that you visit the beautiful Waterberg Plateau National Park near Otjiwarong before or after your visit to Swakopmund. No visit to Namibia is complete without a visit to the famous Waterberg.
If you drive south from Sossusvlei Lodge you will find some lovely lodges such as Grunau Lodge near Grunau between Sossusvlei Desert Camp and the border, 5 hours drive from Sossusvlei Lodge. Two other lodges in this area is the more upmarket Grunau Country House and self-catering ( self contained ) accommodation at Orange River Lodge at Noordoewer. Three hours from Sossuvlei Lodge is the Fishriver Canyon and Ai Ais. The CAÑON Lodge or Canyon Lodge is the preferred lodge in this area but you can also consider the CAÑON Road Lodge which is a cheaper alternative and nearer to Sossusvlei Lodge.
Swakopmund is Namibia's premier coastal resort and here you can book some of the best lodges and hotels such as as The Stiltz and the Hotel Pension Rapmund and Alte Brucke. Allow three hours from Sossusvlei Lodge to Swakopmund.
Kwa Nokeng Lodge at Martinsdrift border post between South Africa and Botswana. Kwanonekeng is on the banks of the Limpopo River.
Deception Valley Lodge is a luxurious lodge in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve. Here you can experience the pulse of Africa while doing game activities with the local San or Bushmen as your guides.
Kang Ultra Lodge can be considered a perfect stopover between South Africa and Namibia if you are travelling on the Trans-Kalahari Highway.
Rundu is the most northern big town in Namibia. Here you can book lodges through Temba Lodges such as Kaisosi Lodge and Hakusembe Lodge.
Halali Rest Camp is the central rest camp in Etosha National Park in Namibia and famous for its waterhole.
Namutoni Rest Camp must be the camp in the Etosha National Park with the most character.
Okaukuejo Camp is best known for the large numbers of animals that visit its waterhole in the evenings.
Waterberg Plateau National Park offers excellent hiking, breathtaking scenery, game viewing and luxury accommodation in the famous park in Namibia near Otjiwarongo.
Okahandja Country Hotel in Okahandja is the perfect place to overnight between Windhoek and the north of Namibia and between Windhoek and the coast.
Hotel Eberwein is a German style hotel known for its excellent service in Swakopmund.
The world's highest sand-dunes are found at Sossusvlei in the Namib Desert of Namibia. You enter the park at Sesriem. At Sesriem you can stay at the Sossusvlei Dune Lodge, Sossusvlei Lodge or the Desert Camp. Further from Sossusvlei accommodation such as Bethesda, Namib Desert Camp and Solitaire, to name just a few, can be found.
Helmeringhausen Hotel is in a small town with the same name south of Sossusvlei in the Namib Desert. This is a farming community influenced by the German colonial era.
Kunene River lodge in the far North of Namibia is both a paradise for birders, people interested in the Himba culture or adventurers.
Zelda Guest Farm is very close to the Botswana border and 90 km from Gobabis in the east of Namibia.
The Canyon Roadhouse just about 10 km west of the main entrance to the Fish River Canyon offers affordable accommodation for families or individuals.
Namibia Botswana Tour starts in Swakopmund and ends in Kasane in Botswana. This is a luxury tour but will be tailormade to suit your needs. This Temba Tour is a private tour and can be a guided tour or a self-drive tour and is as such, fully flexible. It includes all the highlights of northern Namibia such as Palmwag, Etosha National Park, the Caprivi and Chobe Game Reserve in Botswana.
Bungi Jumping is not for the faint-hearted. The Bungi Jump at Victoria Falls between Zimbabwe and Zambia is even more challenging. The bridge is 110 m high and the view from the Bungi to the Falls is magnificent.
Manapools is Zimbabwe's most remote National Park in the lower Zambezi Valley but a visit to Manapools is most rewarding. In Manpools you are guaranteed to see big game in abundance.
Zimbabwe Botswana Flying Safari will start in Harare from where you will be transferred for two nights to Manapools, then to Kariba, Hwange and finally to Victoria Falls. From Victoria Falls you will travel by road to Chobe in Botswana.
Temba Car Hire mainly use Toyota 4x4 vehicles for their 4x4 fleet in Johannesburg, Gaborone, Kasane and Maun in Botswana. You can also hire a 4x4 from Temba Car Hire in Windhoek and Walvis Bay in Namibia.
Botswana Lodges and Hotels and self-catering accommodation. Botswana is home to the Okavango Delta Chobe and some of the world's best game viewing areas.
Shakawe in the north-west of Botswana on the western panhandle of the Okavango Delta is very well known for lodges such as Drotsky's Cabins and Nguma Island Lodge.
For Namiba Safaris, Guided tours, luxury tours and self-drive Namibia tours visit Temba Namibia where we can arrange the Namibian tour of your dreams.
Lianshulu Lodge on the banks of the Kwando River in the Mudumu National Park in the Caprivi Strip in Namibia is the ultimate wild life destination.
Kaisosi River Lodge just east of Rundu in the far north of Namibia is the perfect family destination on the banks of the Kavango or Okavango River.
Etosha Safari Lodge is a new luxury private lodge near Anderson Gate near Okaukuejo Rest Camp in the Etosha National Park in Namibia.
Khorixas Rest Camp near Khorixas in Damaraland or Kaokoland in the north-west of Namibia offers affordable accommodation near the Petrified Forest and the Vingerklip Rock.
Eagle self-catering accommodation in Namibia is the best accommodation for anglers in Hentiesbay in Namibia. All units are self contained and equiped with a freezer to keep the big catch fresh.
The Swakopmund Hotel and Entertainment Centre is built in and around the colonial railway station. The Swakopmund Hotel offers superb luxury accommodation in this popular resort along the Namibian coast.
Desert Dune Lodge is a supreme luxury lodge just inside the National Park at Sesriem near Sossusvlei.If you stay at the Desert Dune Lodge you can visit the dunes at sunrise. There is no need to wait for the gates to open. You are already in the Sossusvlei National Park.
Solitaire Lodge is at an important road crossing between Sossusvlei, Walvis Bay and Maltahohe in Namibia. Soltaire is a very popular lunch stop but also an important overnight stop in the Namib Desert.
East Gate Lodge offers basic accommodation at Buitepost or Trans Kalahari Border post between Botswana and Namibia on the Namibian side.
Ai-Ais Hot Springs is about 80 km south of the Fish River Canyon. The hot springs and the Ai-Ais resort are very popular with families or people who want to break away for a few days.
Temba Travel introduces you to the widest selection of lodges and hotels in Zimbabwe. We cover all areas such as the cities of Harare and Bulawayo, the scenery of Victoria Falls, Nyanga and Vumba Mountains and Matopos, Game Reserves such as Hwange National Park, Matusadona National Park and Manapools, Lake Kariba and the Great Zimbabwe Monument.
Elephant Hills Hotel and Casino is built on a hill surrounded by a magnificent golf course. This luxury hotel at Victoria Falls overlooks the Zambezi River.
The Matusadona National Park is on the south-eastern banks of Lake Kariba. This is big game area with huge herds of buffalo and elephants and regular sights of lions and other predators. Lodges such as Bumi Hills, Elephant Hills and Fothergill Island all offer luxury accommodation and excellent game viewing.
Nyanga Mountains in the eastern highlands of Zimbabwe offers breathtaking scenery and some of Zimbabwe's best hotels such as the Pine Tree Inn, Inn on Rupurara and The Troutbeck Inn Resort.
Temba Safari offers tailormade affordable Botswana Safaris. All our safaris are private tours. You will therefore be free to change the itinerary to your liking.