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Namibia with Heart and Soul: Take our hand and let us introduce you to this awe-inspiring country. Come and stay with us, experience Namibia.


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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Special online offers in February

If you want to get out of the daily grind and experience something different, our February bargain is just right for you! 50% off all Gondwana accommodation and 29% discount on a Namibia2Go rental car with camping equipment. Book online now for February 2020! more 

Namibia2Go Car Rental

Experience Africa like never before. Explore Namibia your way with our well-maintained and fully inclusive rental vehicles. NAMIBIA2GOEasy. Hassle free. Unforgettable.

We offer a comprehensive travel service including car rental, accommodation, safaris and self-drive itineraries and day trips. Interested?

Cardboard Box Travel Shop

Cardboard Box Travel Shop is a renowned tour operator in Windhoek that specialises in Namibian tours, either self-drive or with an experienced guide. The comprehensive (online) travel service covers among others car rental, accommodation, domestic and regional flights, safaris and route planning, including destinations in Botswana, Zambia (Livingstone) and Zimbabwe (Victoria Falls). more

Safari2Go - The easiest way to travel the country!

3 Day / 2 Night – Sossusvlei Safari Shuttle
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

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

7-Day Northern Namibian Adventure Tour
Enjoy Namibia’s most popular destinations on this compact guided tour that incorporates visits the intriguing coastal town of Swakopmund, the Twyfelfontein rock engravings which received the UNESCO world heritage status in 2007, and the legendary Etosha National Park. more

Further information and booking enquiries: info(at)safari2go.org | Tel: +264 (0)84 000 9900

Boxed2Go Self-Drive Safaris

Let us spoil you with Gondwana Collection’s exceptional self-drive safari packages including accommodation, vehicle and a detailed route map guide. Make use of our comprehensive travel services to book an unforgettable safari. Discover the spectacular secrets Namibia holds. more

GO EPIC - Experience Namibia’s famed locations (11 days)
GO BIG - Discover Namibia's main attractions (13 days)
GO WILD - Track Namibia's awesome wildlife (12 days)

Namibia Road Map 2019/20

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.

Gondwana's Newsroom

Faces of Namibia competition comes to an end

Avatar of inke inke - 10. October 2017 - Gondwana Collection

Happy faces at the prize giving (ltr): Manni Goldbeck (Gondwana Collection), Mrs Strauss (on behalf of her son James Strauss), Sirka Amaambo, Jacqueline Pack (Bank Windhoek), Daniel van Wyk, Benna van der Walt and Sylvia Schlettwein.

The winners of the Faces of Namibia competition have been announced! The competition was powered by the Gondwana Collection, in partnership with Bank Windhoek, and received over 130 entries. 

The theme of the competition was ‘what about Namibia inspires you’ and offered a variety of interesting stories. The stories could be submitted into three age categories, 12-15 years, 16-24 years and 25 and over. Prizes for each category include, a N$10 000.00 cash prize for first place, N$5 000.00 cash prize and a Gondwana Collection Voucher for second, and a Gondwana Collection Voucher for third place (vouchers are set as a two night stay for two people at any Gondwana Collection property). 

Winners of the respective categories are: In the 12-15 years group, in first place Zamira van Wyk, second place Daniel van Wyk and in third, Amber Mouton. In the 16-24 category the winner was James Strauss, with Benna van der Walt in second and Tulipomwene Kalunduka in third place. Finally, in the category 25 and over, in first place was Sylvia Schlettwein, Sirka Amaambo in second place and Roya Diehl in third. A big congratulations goes out to all winners.

“There were so many phenomenal stories, it was hard to pick only three winners in each category,” says Gondwana Content Developer, Jescey Visagie. “One thing that really came across with this competition was the love people have for our country.” 

Stories told spoke of patriotism, friendship, cultural appreciation and the odd insight into Namibian life. 

All stories can be read on the website www.faces-of-namibia.com.

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andreas eddy

05. March 2018


this is good


12. October 2017

Congrats to the winners!

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