Camping

Dirt roads, desert & starlit dinner

“Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt.” – John Muir As we drove...

Campsite of the month

Forty kilometres east of Katima Mulilo, Zambezi Mubala Camp is idyllically set on the water’s edge in a grove of tall, shady trees. For...

Gondwana Collection Campsites

In Namibia, we love the outdoors and camping is an important component of those outdoor experiences. So come and delight in this rugged and...

Gondwana Grand Masters eyeing for podium standing – 2019 ABSA Cape...

Off they go again… and you might have seen glimpses of them at the 2018 Nedbank Desert Dash as part of the ‘Gondwana Masters’...

Second time’s a charm – Gondwana enters teams for the 2018...

It is not a surprise that Gondwana Collection is on this mountain biking roller-coaster for the second time on 7 December 2018,...

Dashing through the Desert – Gondwana Kaas en Wyn

Have you heard of the unique four man Gondwana Collection team that is gearing up for the Nedbank Desert Dash? The Kaas...

A delicacy, but beware of the sting

The white barbel (Galeichthys feliceps), popularly known as white sea catfish, is one of the numerous species of surf fish caught on the Namibian...

Handle undersize fish with care

Holiday time! Fun, joy and fishing on the beach! Every year thousands of Namibians and visitors from neighbouring countries visit the coastal towns of...

Private sector pays for communal fish wardens

Fish wardens of the Sikunga Conservancy pulled an illegal net containing 341 fish from a tributary of the Zambezi in September this year (2018)....

Essential Hiking Gear

Are you embarking on your very first hike? If yes, here are important gear needed when hiking the Klipspringer Trail that you can purchase at...

Canyon Klipspringer Trail

The Canyon Klipspringer is a great way for the adventurous and fit hikers to explore the Fish River Canyon uniquely. This trail is 4...

Gondwana Canyon Park

Set off into the winding trails, with the fresh cold wind lightly over your face as you make your way through this rugged and...

Setback for Namibia’s penguins

On 13 February this year (2019) it became official: Namibia’s African penguins on Halifax Island off Lüderitz are dying from the dreaded influenza A...

Namibia’s best-known wake-up call in the bush

If they don’t hear the loud cackling of a Red-billed Francolin in the morning, many nature lovers feel that something is missing. Newcomers to...

Blue Cranes still threatened and largely unresearched

The rainy season should have started already, but by early December there had been sporadic showers only, with no further downpours to sprout fresh...

Taking pictures of grey giants

Stately, enormous, powerful, gentle and quiet, loving, calm and sweet, huge, dangerous and wild. Elephants. They epitomise Africa. Tourists consider them...

We are stepping onto an island…

The grey ribbon of the tar road carries an endless array of enormous trucks, crowded minibuses, pick-ups packed to capacity, donkey carts, bakkies, fancy...

Sunset photography – Tips from an expert

Africa, the continent of perfect sunsets – and as it seems, every single evening. The term sunset photography must have been coined in Namibia,...

Off the beaten track