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Travel info

What tourists need to know


Credit cards and debit cards are accepted in most lodges and hotel (please check with your guide for assistance).

The national currency in Namibia is the Namibian Dollar which is linked to and equivalent in value to the South African rand. The South African rand is accepted everywhere in Namibia on a one to one basis.

Major credit and debit cards are accepted in most lodges and hotels. Please consult your guide for assistance.

Entry requirements

Tourists from France, the Netherlands, the UK, USA, Canada, Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Ireland, Austria, Italy Japan do not need a visa for Namibia.


Tourist entering Namibia may only carry medicine for their own use by presenting a proof of purchase, medicine can be confiscated if no proof is provided.


Inland Namibia has hot summers with temperature ranging up to 34 degree Celsius and could experience frost in the winter months. Rainfall is expected mainly in the summer months. The main rain season is January to March, except in the south which experiences winter rainfall.

The climate at the coast is mild ranging generally from 12 degree Celsius to a pleasant 24 degree Celsius throughout the year. Very Hot east winds with sandstorms can at times be expected for short periods of usually two – three days in the winter months, in particular May – July.