8 days in Windhoek, Etosha National Park & Walvis Bay Itinerary

8 days in Windhoek, Etosha National Park & Walvis Bay Itinerary

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Windhoek
— 3 nights
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Etosha National Park
— 1 night
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Walvis Bay
— 3 nights

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Windhoek

Located in the heart of the country, Namibia's capital city Windhoek receives a constant influx of tourists, in part because of its international airport.
Windhoek is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Christuskirche, take in the local highlights with Nande Explorer Cultural Township Tours, look for gifts at Herrle & Herma Jewellers, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Windhoek trip tool.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Windhoek is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Johannesburg to Windhoek. Traveling from Johannesburg in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 12°C in Windhoek. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
National Museum of Namibia ©
National Museum of Namibia

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Etosha National Park

Etosha National Park ©
For nature lovers, a trip to Etosha National Park seems like a dream: the vast salt desert houses hundreds of animal species, which roam the arid lands and gather near the many waterholes.
On the 7th (Fri), stroll through Etosha and then don't miss a visit to Okaukuejo waterhole.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Etosha National Park trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Windhoek to Etosha National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Walvis Bay.

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Etosha ©
Etosha

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Walvis Bay

A pleasant port city, Walvis Bay offers tourists a variety of urban entertainment options that complement its many natural attractions.
Step out of Walvis Bay to go to Hentiesbaai and see Zeila Shipwreck, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take a leisurely stroll along Walvis Bay Waterfront, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dune 7, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Walvis Bay route maker.

Traveling by flight from Etosha National Park to Walvis Bay takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and train. In August, daytime highs in Walvis Bay are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Walvis Bay

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

Zeila Shipwreck
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Walvis Bay Waterfront ©
Walvis Bay Waterfront
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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