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Namibia : National Parks & Nature Reserves

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map of national Parks & Nature reserves of Namibia Parks & Nature Reserves of Namibia

» Where to go and what to visit in Namibia ?

National Park : Kaudaum - Bwabwata - Mudumu - Mamili - Etosha - Fish River Canyon - Namib-Naukluft - Diamond area.

Nature Reserves : Daan Viljoen - Cape Cross - Mahango - Namib Rand - Popa Falls - Skeleton Cost - Waterberg Plateau.

Important places. : Epupa Falls - Brukkaros Mountain - Quivertree Forest & Giant playground - Kuiseb Canyon - Kolmanskop - salambala - Brandberg - Twyfelfontein

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Sossusvlei & Namib desert
Tsauchab River, born in the mountains of naukuft, created his bed through the sands of the Namib Desert.
In the mid-nineteenth century, yet it joined the Atlantic Ocean.
But it has dried, and the dunes of Sossusvlei have made it an insurmountable barrier.
From the park entrance, this wide valley sinking into the desert and finds its way into a tangle of red sand dunes, pink or tan depending on time of day, at the foot of which ACASIA erioloba centenarians stand proudly
Etosha National Park
Etosha National Park
Etosha, "the big white" houses 114 species of mammals and over 340 species of birds.
Declared game reserve in 1907, the park consisted then of 93 240 km2.
Dramatically reduced by the South African government as part of the policy of "Homeland" (Odendaal plan), this park is still one of the largest game reserves in the world, stretching 350 km from east to west, an area of ??22,275 km2.

national parks and nature reserves in southern Namibia

Fish River Canyon
Fish River Canyon
The Fish River Cayon is a unique nature reserve in Africa because of its size (the second in the world after the Grand Canyon in Colorado) and geological interest.
In the desert of rock, a real break from the high plateau that suddenly plunge the eye along the dark walls and steep, which shines down on the green netting of the Fish River.
This canyon tortured, dug by the capricious river over a length of 161 km, with vertical drop of over 550 m high, arid plateau in the shear a hole spectacular, worthy of his cousin, Grand Canyon of Colarado, United States ...
Quivertree Forest & Giants Playground
Quivertree forest
About fifteen miles north-east of Keetmanshoop, dozens of trees were grouped forming a cerite forest in the heart of magnificent rocky peaks scuptés by erosion.
The site was classified by the Historic Buildings in 1955. Forest and Giants Playground Kokerboom will be a journey of several hours a day.
It is strongly recommended to stay for the sunset ....
Mount Brukkaros
Mount Brukkaros is about 130 km (1h30) northwest of Keetmanshoop, it can be seen at more than 100km
It culminates at 1580 m on the territory Nama near the village of Berseba.
In a landscape devoid of vegetation, this mass of dark lava rises abruptly from a plain sunburned. The spur at the base of the mountain is accessible only by 4x4 ....

National Parks and Nature Reserves Caprivi

Bwabwata National Park
Bwabwata National park
The whole western part of the Caprivi now has the status of a game reserve.
In 2002, the National Park Mahango (Mahango National Park) and the animal park in western Caprivi (Western Caprivi Game Park)
were combined to form the National Park Bwabwata (Bwabwata National Park) ...
Mudumu National Park
Mudumu National park
Mudumu Nature Reserve is open to visitors although there is no infrastructure provided for tourists (except Lianshulu lodge, located on a concession in the heart of the park).
its 75 000 hectares of land, protected since 1990, are mainly covered with mopane * * Terminalia, Acacia, * Teks of Rhodesia and fens.
Exeptionnelle wildlife that inhabits the river Kwando (which becomes the Linyanti river where branches off North-east, the south end of the Caprivi Strip, Chobe then becomes the east of Lake Liambezi) ...
Mamili National Park
mamili National park
No humans in this swampy, inhospitable savannah of 350 km2, impenetrable to the rainy season and dry the rest of the year.
Elephants hippos buffalo antelope and many others, share the dense vegetation and tall grass.
The many trunks that seem to float on the arms of the Linyanti River are crocodiles ...

Others places or National Parks and Nature Reserves

Epupa falls

Cape Cross

Brandberg Mountains

Waterberg plateau

Hardap Recreation Resort

Duwisib Castle

Von Bach Recreation Resort

West Coast Recreation Area

Daan Viljoen Park

Popa Falls, Mahango and Kaudom Game Reserves

Skeleton Coast Park

Source : 2008