North Namibia Things to See & Do
Northern Namibia Sightseeing Attractions and Things to Do
Situated on the Kunene River at the Namibian / Angolan border, Epupa is a series of cascades that drop 60 metres over a distance of some 1.5 kms.
The area is rugged with dense reed banks, surrounded by baobabs, makalani palms and wild fig.
Guided nature walks allow for good viewing of the main falls.
located 24 kms north west of Tsumeb, the lake is up to 76 metres deep and about the size of a football field.
It contains several species of fish including two rate, mouthbreeding species. Its sister lake Guinas, about 15kms further away, has a depth of 132 metres.
discovered in 1920 on the Farm Hoba and believed to be the largest known meteorite to have crashed to Earth.
Estimated at between 200 and 400 million years old, the meteorite hit earth about 80 000 years ago.
Not really "Falls" but a series of rapids and islands on the Okavango river. The drop of Popa Falls is about 4 metres, exending some 1.2 kms across the river.
Wooden bridges provide access to islands.
Birdlife is prolific.
Popa Falls resort provides a convenient stop over for visitors heading north to the Caprivi
fossilized trunks of trees found in Damaraland, estimated to be approx. 280-million years old.
Declared a National Monument in 1950 these trees do not have any roots or branches which suggests that the trees arrived in the region by floods from the north.
perpendicular slabs of basalt rocks (hence the name) found in the Twyfelfontein area.
|TWYFELFONTEIN ROCK ENGRAVINGS
This National Heritage site is unequalled for its concentration of rock engravings set in a U-shaped valley of unusual reddish sandstone formations and terraces.
Engravings number between 2500 - 3000 with evidence that the area was inhabited about 6000 years ago.
Best time to visit the engravings is early morning or late afternoon. Under harsh sunlight the engravings are not easily visible.