Guideline on what to pack when travelling to Namibia
o You can expect hot, wet summers and cooler, dry winters in Namibia. Generally the days can be quite hot and the evenings and early mornings can be remarkably cool.
o Comfortable, lightweight clothing (cotton fabrics) for the daytime and a sweater or jacket for early mornings and evenings. Some neutral colour clothing is best if you will be undertaking game drives / excursions on your trip.
o Comfortable walking shoes and sandals.
o Protection against the sun - sunblock, hat, sunglasses, lip balm and moisturising lotion.
o Flashlight, binoculars and a good camera with extra film or memory card.
o For electrical small appliances or chargers a conversion plug to a three-pin type outlet.
o Swimsuit as most lodges and hotels have swimming pools.
o Insect repellent, rehydrating solutions or concentrates, diarrhoea medication, malaria prophylaxis (if traveling in malaria areas), bandages, etc.
o Traveller's cheques in US dollars or South African Rands. American Express, MasterCard, DinersClub, Visa, Maestro cards are widely accepted. Some cash to buy souvenirs from street markets.
o Passport (valid for at least 6 months after date of entry) and Visa's if required.
o Please note effective from 1 June 2015 unabridged birth certificates for minors is compulsory for travelling through South African ports of entry/exit. Click here for more info from the Department of Home Affairs.