Namibia Visitors Guide

Namibia Visitors Guide



Everywhere in Namibia enjoys a minimum of 300 days of sunshine a year, but temperatures and rainfall vary considerably both seasonally and geographically. The cold Benguela current keeps the coast of the Desert cool and free from rain. In the interior most the rain fall from November to April. At high altitudes the nights, and during the winter night it can get a bit cold but the country is pleasant to visit all year round. Most people find it is best to avoid the Namib-Naukluft and Etosha national parks in the extreme heat between December and March. Mainly desert, hot, dry, rainfall very low and erratic. Prone to long periods of drought.


National of Angola, Australia ,Botswana, Brazil, Britain, Canada, Cuba. Iceland, Japan, Kenya, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Malawi, Malaysia, Mozambique, New Zealand, Norway, Russian Federation, Singapore, South Africa, Swaziland, Switzerland, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe and USA do not require visas for stays of up to 3 months. Passports must be valid for a minimum period of 6 months after the expected date of departure.


Official Currency: The Namibian Dollar=100 cents

Current Exchange Rate: Today's Exchange Rate

Major credit cards are accepted, as are travellers cheques, which are best taken in US Dollars or Pounds Sterling. The South African Rand is acceptable as currency throughout the country.