Waterberg, Khaudum & Surroundings

R ising as an island of colour some 200 metres above the surrounding African bush and savannah, the Waterberg Plateau with its flamboyant brick-red sandstone formations and lush green vegetation is without a doubt the main draw card of the region. Other attractions are the Hoba Meteorite, the Otjihaenamaparero dinosaur footprints and the Dragon’s Breath underground lake. Tsumkwe, the main town in Bushmanland and home to a large percentage of Namibia’s Bushman population, is the only place in the immediate area where fuel is provided.


  • The Waterberg Plateau rises 200 metres above the surrounding savannah
  • The Hoba Meteorite is the largest known meteorite in the world
  • Tsumkwe and surroundings are home to Namibia’s earliest ancestors
  • Dragon’s Breath is the world’s largest known underground lake
  • Dinosaur footprints are found on top of the plateau


  • Become acquainted with the Bushman people
  • Learn more about wild-cat conservation
  • Explore the depths of the Dragon’s Breath underground lake
  • Behold Hoba, the largest meteorite in the world
  • Try your hand at birding in the park
  • Endeavour to find and view as much game as possible with a guided tour in one of the national parks


Waterberg, Khaudum and Surroundings


Waterberg, Khaudum & Surroundings

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