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Activities at Namtib Biosphere Reserve

In the main focus of your holiday at Namtib Biosphere Reserve is the possibility to relax, unwind and taking time for yourself. Besides that we offer some engaging activities at Namtib - aimed at bringing you closer to the fascinating landscape of the Tiras Mountains.

Hiking trails – memories made step-by-step

Explore the beautiful Namtib Biosphere Reserve on your own on one of our three different marked hiking trails ranging from 1 – 5 hour moderate hikes. Usage of the trails is free of charge. You will have the chance to learn about the fascinating nature in one of the driest areas of Namibia.

Guided hike at Namtib Biosphere Reserve
Thorsten Theile shares his knowledge Oryx antelope Learning about the nature of the Namib

Guided horse riding – unforgettable adventure

Guided horse trails are offered on Namtib in collaboration with the Namibia Horse Safari Company. A minimum of two full days riding is applicable i.e. a three nights’ stay minimum. Due to the huge and not always easy landscape, riders need to be fit and able to handle all different situations on horseback.

Booking well in advance is an absolute necessity with all bookings to be made with Namibia Horse Safari Company directly. For more info see


Horseriding on Namtib
Enjoy the Namtib Biosphere Reserve on horse back Horse riding in Namibia Namibia Horse Safari Company

Photography – endless possibilities

The un-spoilt wilderness of the Namtib Biosphere Reserve is a paradise for photographers. No matter if you are a professional or hobby photographer, the stunning scenery will keep you fascinated.

Photography in Namibia - Namibia's south
Capturing the landscape of Southern Namibia Photographic Safaris in Namibia Attractive scenery

Nature drives – informative

Join us on a 3 hours nature drive across the wilderness of Namtib Biosphere Reserve. During the drive we share our knowledge on the fauna and flora of the Tiras Mountains and you’ll gain more insight into the ranching activities on Namtib as well as the challenges faced when living in this harsh part of Namibia.

Nature Drive at Namtib Biosphere Reserve
Sundowner in the Namib Spring buck in the south of Namibia Sun set over Namibia

You have arrived – this is Namibia!