Plan your Namibia self drive Safari - Central Area

Map - Namibia Central - Attractions - Route


Below is a map depicting the location of places of interest in Namibia's Central Area. Underneath the map you will find listings and more information on these places.

You can click on the placeholders to go directly to the more info pages. Use the back button to return to the map. You can also zoom in on the map to see more detail. (Click on the + icon bottom right)

We trust that this will assist you in planning your self-drive visit to Namibia.



  • Cape Cross
    Swakopmund Activities
    The Portuguese navigator and explorer Diogo Cão was in 1484 ordered by King João II, as part of the search for a sea route to India and the Spice Islands, to advance south into undiscovered regions along the west coast of Africa. More Info
  • German Schutztruppe Graves and Fort - Tinkas
    Swakopmund Tourist Attractions
    From the Bloedkoppie there is a 4x4 trail of about 30 kilometers joining up with the C28. On this route there are two old German war graves dating back to 1895. There is also the remains of a German "fort" nearby. More Info
  • We built Sun Karros Daan Viljoen with an explorer's love of the wild and a jet-setter's love of peace and quiet, lazy days and creature comforts. Welcome to another perfect day in Namibia. The Park has no large predators but has a large selection... More Info

    • Accommodation Types
    • Self Catering
    • Game Reserves & Lodges
  • Monument at Kub, Kalkrand
    Kalkrand Tourist Attractions
    The Monument commemorates the battle at Kub between the Nama and the Germans on 22 November 1904. It is situated on the Farm Voigtskub, a few hundred metres east of the road between Kalkrand and Maltahöhe along the Fish River. More Info
  • Living Desert Tour
    Swakopmund Tourist Attractions
    The Namib Sand Sea was inscribed into the Unesco World Heritage List in 2013 as Namibi’s second World Heritage site, the 0only coastal desert in the world that includes extensive dunes fields influenced by fog. According to Unesco, one of the... More Info
  • Klein Nauas - German Block House
    Rehoboth Tourist Attractions
    A defence tower erected by German Settlers against feared Uprisings by the Rehoboth Basters. Klein Nauas: between Dordabis and Uhlenhorst More Info
  • Franke Tower
    Omaruru Tourist Attractions
    Erich Victor Carl August Franke (b. 21st July 21, 1865, d. 7th August 1936) was a German military officer and last commander of the Schutztruppe in German Southwest Africa. He served in a number of locations, notably in Ovamboland and Kaokoveld. He... More Info
  • The Spitzkoppe (Spits Koppe)
    Swakopmund Tourist Attractions
    Rising out of the sandy plains just north of the main road between Swakopmund and Windhoek and west of Usakos lies the Spitzkoppe one of Namibias if not the worlds most striking rocks spires. Rustic Campsites scattered around the granite boulders of... More Info
  • Die Kaserne - Swakopmund
    Swakopmund Tourist Attractions
    "Die Kasene" built in 1905 served as a barracks for the engineers regiment sent to Swakopmund to fight in the Herero uprising and construct a landing pier and railway line to the interior. The typical German Colonial style building's... More Info
  • Swakopmund Museum
    Swakopmund Tourist Attractions
    he Swakopmund Museum was founded in 1951 by Dr Alfons Weber and relocated in 1960 to the current site on Swakopmund's Beachfront. (The site of the old Harbour Warehouse that was destroyed by fire from a British warship, the armed merchant cruiser... More Info
  • The Bloed Koppie
    Swakopmund Tourist Attractions
    The Bloed Koppie is a spectacular granite hill ideal for the enegetic to explore. Smaller than the Spitskoppe the Bloedkoppie still offers ample opportunities to explore and take photographs. Visiting the Bloedkoppie and the 4x4 trail requires a... More Info
  • Swakopmund Architecture
    Swakopmund Tourist Attractions
    Swakopmund is rich in Architectual history, dating back to the period from 1884 through 1915 when Swakopmund was the main port for the area. With German South-West Africa as a German Protectorate, a very strong German influence can be seen in the... More Info
  • Oanob Dam
    Rehoboth Tourist Attractions
    Oanob Dam is a dam outside of Rehoboth, Hardap Region, Namibia. Located 7 kilometres outside of Rehoboth. More Info
  • Tommy’s Tours and Safaris
    Swakopmund Tourist Attractions
    The Living Desert Tour, originally developed by Tommy himself in the 1990’s, is a unique 4x4 adventure drive through the dunes outside Swakopmund, Namibia. Just the drive in the dunes is an amazing experience, but Tommy will show you a lot... More Info
  • Martin Luther Steam Tractor Swakopmund
    Swakopmund Tourist Attractions
    In 1894 the German artist, Troost, tried to replace the tedious ox-wagon traffic on the "Bay Road" from Swakopmund into the interior by the implementation of a steam traction engine, but it did not succeed to operate under the harsh... More Info
  • Regimental Insignia in the Namib Desert
    Swakopmund Tourist Attractions
    During May and June of the year 1915 hundreds of South African troops were posted to do guard-duty on the rebuilt Otavi Railway between Swakopmund and Usakos. These were men of the second battalions of three of South Africa's proudest fighting... More Info
  • The Daan Viljoen National Park is located approximately 20km outside Windhoek on the Khomas Hochland road (C28). It is a place that nature and wildlife lovers can explore, by means of game drives, walks and hikes. More Info

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