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Archers Land, the well-known archery range close to Windhoek has moved. This outdoor activity is now to be found on the beautiful Farm Monte Christo about 25 km north of Windhoek. Archers Land offers traditional archery for complete beginners and for experienced archers in open nature. Equipment can be rented out.
The Weinberg Boutique Hotel situated in the upmarket area of Klein Windhoek is a brand-new hotel in Windhoek. “Der Weinberg” has a history of being one of the finest and most noble restaurants in Windhoek. However, this superb restaurant closed its doors a few years ago. Since then the property has been further developed until the opening of this noble Boutique Hotel.
Having opened its doors beginning of June Shipwreck Lodge combines complete isolation with architectural finesse. The Lodge finds itself along the Skeleton Coast, which justifies its name by the numerous ship skeletons found along its coast line. The design of the eight bungalows reflects the numerous stranded wrecks. These are arranged around a centrally situated restaurant including a lounge area.
Two years ago, the Ovahimba Living Museum about 40 km north of Opuwo opened its doors. It is one of the very few cultural villages in the Kaokoveld in which the old, traditional culture of the Ovahimba can be experienced without modern influences. Several activities are being offered for example a guided tour through the village, a bush walk, etc.
Many establishments in Namibia have renovated, upgraded or extended their properties to facilitate the increasing influx of tourists. Traditionally the 'High season months'of August to End of Nov are quite fully booked already for the 2018 season and early reservations for safaris are recommended for the year 2019!
Find out about two new developments in the hotel industry in Swakopmund. The “Delight Hotel”, Gondwanas new hotel and "Strand Hotel Swakopmund" at the iconic Swakopmund ‘Mole’’.
Tourists to Namibia have the best opportunity to meet local inhabitants, by visiting one of the five ‘Living Museums’ of Namibia. A Living Museum is an authentic way of presenting traditional customs and their unique (but vanishing) way of life.
The secret jewel on the Okavango in the Zambezi region
The lodge offers 3 comfortable self-catering Bungalows and 6 shady camp sites, all with electrical connection, washing basin, rustic outside shower and grill-area. A hanging bridge leads to a small island, which offers a special ‘jungle bar’.