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Namibia provides a remarkably beautiful and unique environment, ideal for any school wishing to take an expedition to Africa and undertake a cultural project or significant exploration. Sandwiched between the Kalahari Desert and the South Atlantic coastline, the country has one of the most awe-inspiring landscapes in the world and holds many of Africa’s most amazing natural landmarks.
Recommended trips: Our suggested itineraries are based on personal recommendation and can be tailored to suit your school and group.

Projects

Recommended projects:

Namibia: Rural School Development

Traditional rural village in Namibia with thatched huts
  • Destination: Namibia
  • When to go: Jan to Dec
  • Duration: 4-7 days

Namibia is a stunning country with a rich cultural heritage, dramatic scenery and vibrant communities. This project will bring you into a community with fantastic opportunities for cultural exchanges.

Namibia: Carnivore Conservation Research

Pair of cheetah with tracking collars cleaning each other
  • Destination: Namibia
  • When to go: Jan to Dec
  • Duration: 5-10 days

This project sees pupils working alongside conservationists and researchers to collect data on wild dogs, lions and other carnivore populations, their habitat and migration.

Namibia: Discovering Desert Ecosystems

Chameleon catching a beetle with tongue in the Namibia desert
  • Destination: Namibia
  • When to go: Jan to Dec
  • Duration: 2 days

This project offers an incredible opportunity to discover the surprisingly diverse desert ecosystems of Namibia by completing a group research project with the support of experienced researchers.

Namibia: Big Cats & Kraals

Lioness standing in grass
  • Destination: Namibia
  • When to go: Jan to Dec
  • Duration: 2-6 days

Help overcome human versus wildlife conflicts in Namibia by building sustainable kraal enclosures with rural farming communities to protect livestock from big cat attacks.

Locations

Recommended locations:

Etosha National Park

Zebra, springbok, wildebeest and giraffe at Okaukeujo waterhole

Home to some of the most diverse landscapes in Namibia, Etosha National Park is a haven for a myriad of wildlife and offers some of the finest encounters in Southern Africa.

Namib Desert

Towering Namib sand dunes with footprints

Largely untouched by humans, the Namib is the oldest desert in the world, and a fabulous location to encounter the unique wildlife that has made this inhospitable environment its home.

Spitzkoppe

View through Natural Arch at Spitzkoppe

Rising dramatically out of the plains that surround them, the Spitzkoppe provides one of the most majestic panoramas in Namibia and a spectacular spot to explore on any itinerary to the region.

Swakopmund

Swakopmund lighthouse and colonial German architecture

Located at the mouth of the Swakop River, Swakopmund was founded as the main harbour for the German Empire and now acts as a wonderful stop for groups exploring the length of Namibia.

Waterberg

Wiew from Waterberg Plateau looking out over the grassy plains

Waterberg Plateau towers 400 metres above the surrounding plains. The oldest rock stratum is 850 million years old and dinosaurs left their tracks here 200 million years ago. It is home to many of…