Thorny bush and tree vegetation - a common sight on Namibia's farms and trophy hunting grounds

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Namibia is a vast, fascinating country. The  Namib desert, the old colonial town of Swakopmund and the fascinating flora and fauna of the Etosha Pan are some of many highlights Namibia has to offer.
We will gladly assist you in planning a trip through the country after your hunt by putting you in contact with local travel agencies and car hire companies.

English is the official language of Namibia, with Afrikaans, derived from Dutch, most commonly spoken by most of the population. In addition to German, a number of indigenous languages are in daily use amongst ethnic groups.

Driving in Namibia is on the left-hand side of the road. The driving speed in urban (built-up) areas is restricted to 60 km/h, and to 120 km/h on tarred overland roads. On gravel roads, the speed limit is 100 km/h.

Climate

Namibia enjoys an average of 300 days of sunshine per annum.

The average annual rainfall is about 350 mm (with extreme deviations in different regions). The summer, i.e. the rainy season usually lasts from November to April, with the remaining months generally dry and cloudless.

The best time to visit Namibia for hunting and sightseeing is between March and October. No hunting is permitted by law during December and January.

The Namibia Weather Network provides live-data on weather conditions from various places around Namibia, including webcam images updated every few minutes, and rainfall forecasts. 

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Entrance to one of the guest rooms on Farm Waterval & a party of Oryxhunt guests at the nearby lapa

Waterval means water fall - the Oryxhunt home range is blessed with permanent water in otherwise arid, semi-desert surroundings and attracts plenty of free-roaming wildlife 
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Especially European hunters find it easy to adjust to Namibia, enjoying a max. of 2 hours difference in time and convenient flight connections ... read more