From Windhoek to Lima for the World Congress on Biosphere Reserves - Namibia Safari and Lodges - Gondwana Collection

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Where the Namib Desert stretches languidly from the Atlantic Ocean and wild land extends into infinity, dreams become real. At this place where fantasy meets reality, you'll find the Gondwana Collection safely positioned.

Take our outstretched hand and let us introduce you to our extraordinary country, Namibia. From the massive chasms of the Fish River Canyon, the fossilised dunes of the Namib Desert and the red sands of the Kalahari Desert to the waterways of the Kavango and Zambezi, there are countless marvels to behold. Explore this awe-inspiring wilderness from the warmth of our lodges, created with conservation cognizance and ample character. And return to relax after an exciting day of discovery.

This is the Gondwana feeling: Namibia with heart and soul.

Come and stay with us, experience Namibia.

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10-Day Namibian Highlights Tour
Enjoy Namibia’s most popular destinations on this compact guided tour that incorporates visits to the Kalahari and Namib deserts – including the famed Sossusvlei dunes, the intriguing coastal town of Swakopmund, the Twyfelfontein rock engravings and Etosha National Park. more

3 Day / 2 Night – Sossusvlei Shuttle Safari
Exciting adventures await those who partake in this exhilarating safari to Sossusvlei, one of the most spectacular sites in the world. The magnificent star dunes are a photographer’s dream and the spectacular landscape will leave memories to last a lifetime. more

Namibia Road Map 2018/19

Anyone touring Namibia should definitely take our road map along. It is available from Gondwana free of charge, or as pdf download. This map features fascinating experiences plus recommended accommodation. At the same time it is an ordinary road map with all the essential information of the official Namibia road map by Prof. Uwe Jäschke and the Roads Authority of Namibia.

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Namibia 2 Go

Experience Africa like never before. Explore Namibia your way with our well-maintained and fully inclusive rental vehicles.

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Go Big

Discover Namibia’s main attractions.

This package offers a four-wheel drive vehicle and a thirteen day trip through the beautiful Namibian landscapes. Starting from Windhoek you will head south, into the Kalahari where your first night will be spent enjoying the sunset at the Kalahari Anib Lodge.

 

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Go Epic

Experience Namibia's famed locations.

Take eleven days to discover Namibia in an Epic way. This self drive safari - which includes a four-wheel drive vehicle - will take you to the famous Namibian locations that will make you long for the vast open spaces long after you return home. Starting in Windhoek you will head south to the Kalahari Desert.

 

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Go Wild

Track Namibia's awesome wildlife.

This 12 day self drive safari includes a four-wheel drive vehicle and stopovers at all major wildlife-viewing sites. Starting from Windhoek you will head towards the famous Etosha National Park, where 3 nights will be enjoyed at the unique Etosha Safari Camp.

 

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Car Rental

Enjoy an active Namibian adventure.

We offer a comprehensive travel service including car rental, accommodation, safaris and self-drive itineraries and day trips. Interested? For detailed information and vehicle specifications of our Renault Dusters SUV 4WD and Toyota Hilux Double Cabs 4x4, please click below.

 

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From Windhoek to Lima for the World Congress on Biosphere Reserves

Avatar of inke inke - 11. March 2016 - Gondwana Collection

Quintin Hartung will attend the 4th World Congress on UNESCO Biosphere Reserves from 14 to 17 March in Lima, Peru.

Gondwana boasts a new coordinator for matters regarding nature conservation. Quintin Hartung started on 1 March – and he is already packing his bags! For the unique opportunity, that is, to attend the 4th World Congress on UNESCO Biosphere Reserves from 14 to 17 March in Lima, Peru.

Windhoek-born Quintin Hartung is 27 years old and deeply committed to environmental protection. After completing his nature conservation studies at the Polytechnic of Namibia as the best of his class in 2010 he went to work with NamibRand Nature Reserve, the company that had granted him a bursary for his studies. In February this year, he participated in a workshop on UNESCO Biosphere Reserves held in Gaborone in Botswana and was invited to the World Congress in Lima. Namibia has not yet joined this UNESCO initiative but follows the development of the UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves (WNBR) with great interest.

The WNBR covers internationally protected areas, serving as demonstration and learning sites for the implementation of sustainable development and the preservation of habitats. They promote a balance between the interests of nature conservation and economic activity and for man to live harmoniously with nature. The UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves was started in 1976 and now consists of more than 500 areas all over the world.

Quintin Hartung is the only delegate from Namibia to attend the World Congress in Lima. His participation is sponsored by the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation. 

In his position as Gondwana’s environmental coordinator he will monitor the implementation of management conservation plans at the lodges as well as participation in the Eco Awards. Furthermore he will coordinate nature conservation in the three Gondwana nature reserves and cooperation with other Namibian conservation projects.

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