Van Zyl's Pass is the wildest 4x4 trip in Namibia

Van Zyl’s Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 958m (3,143ft) above the sea level, located in the Kunene region of Namibia. It’s one of the highest roads of the country.

Salt and mud on the 4x4 Skeleton Coast Road (C34)

Located along Namibia’s hauntingly barren Skeleton Coast in the country’s north west, the Skeleton Coast Road (C34) is one of the most stunning drives in the world. The sense of being very close to the end of the world is overpowering. The road is made of compressed salt and can get slippery from the morning dew that rolls in from the coast.

Spreetshoogte Pass is one of the steepest (14%) drives in Namibia

Spreetshoogte Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.822m (5,977ft) above the sea level, located in Khomas region of central Namibia. Hitting a 14% of maximum gradient through some of the ramps, it’s one of the steepest passes in southern Africa. It’s one of the highest roads of the country.

A memorable road trip to Gamsberg Pass

Gamsberg Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.867m (6,125ft) above the sea level, located in Khomas region of Namibia. It’s one of the highest roads of the country.

C28 is one of the less traveled roads in the world

C28 is the name of a very scenic highway located in central Namibia, linking Windhoek to the coast. It’s said to be one of the less traveled roads in the world: less than 10 cars use it every day.

Dare to drive the dangerous Doros Crater Trail

Doros Crater is a very scenic spot located in the Kunene region of Namibia.

Highest roads of Namibia

Located in southern Africa on the Atlantic coast the dry lands of Namibia have an average elevation of 1,080 meters (3,543 feet). The parts of the country which are not flat are often covered by mountains and hills. If you are into 4x4 adventures, Namibia has some beautiful mountain passes just for you.

The steep (20%) unpaved road to Bosua Pass in Namibia

Bosua Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.728m (5,669ft) above the sea level, located in Khomas region of central Namibia. It’s one of the highest roads of the country.

Driving the sandy road to Remhoogte Pass

Remhoogte Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.556m (5,104ft) above the sea level, located on the boundary of Hardap and Khomas regions of Namibia. It’s one of the highest roads of the country.

C27 is a gravel road through the Namib Desert

C27 is the name of a scenic drive across the Namib Desert, located in the boundary of Hardap and ǁKaras regions of Namibia.

C14 is a road not recommended for passenger cars

C14 Road is an epic drive through the Namibian desert. The drive offers stunning views.

Kuiseb Pass: a considerable drop should you run out of road

Kuiseb Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 905m (2,969ft) above the sea level, located in Erongo region of central Namibia. It’s one of the highest roads of the country.

Messum Crater is a road to Mars

Messum Crater is the remainder of a gigantic volcanic eruption located within the Dorob National Park, in Namibia. It’s one of Damaraland’s most remote natural attractions, which comprises two concentric circles of hills. Make sure you have enough equipment to handle basic breakdowns.

Kupferberg Pass is worth the white-knuckle road

Kupferberg Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.050m (6,725ft) above the sea level, located in Khomas region of central Namibia. It’s one of the highest roads of the country. 

A dangerous road to Tsaris-Hoogte Pass

Tsaris-Hoogte Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.672m (5,485ft) above the sea level, located in Hardap region, in central Namibia. It’s one of the highest roads of the country.

A tricky desert road to Fish River Canyon

Located in the far south of Namibia, close to the border of South Africa, Fish River Canyon is the largest canyon in Africa.

Travel Guide to Gaub Pass

Gaub Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 750m (2,460ft) above the sea level located along the Naukluft Mountains in southern Namibia.

Travel Guide to Sossusvlei

Surrounded by high red dunes, Sossusvlei is a large, white, salt and clay pan located within the Namib-Naukluft National Park in the southern corner of Namibia. It’s one of the best-known attractions in the country.

The unpaved Road D707 in the middle of nowhere

D707 is a gravel and sandy track located in southern Namibia, within the Nemtib Desert.

Us-Hoogte Pass is pure adventure in Namibia

Us-Hoogte Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.878m (6,161ft) above the sea level, located in the Khomas region of Namibia. It’s one of the highest roads of the country.

Otavi-Tsumeb Pass: a drive among the clouds

Otavi-Tsumeb Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.478m (4,849ft) above the sea level, located in the Oshikoto region of northern Namibia.

Crossing the wooden Sangwali Bridge is not for the sissies

The Sangwali Bridge is located in the Mamili National Park in the north-eastern corner of the Zambezi Region in Northern Namibia. It’s one of the most spectacular bridges in the world.

D1986, a road through a salt field

D1986 is a very scenic road located in Walvis Bay, a city on the coast of Namibia.

Crossing the scary Linyanti River bridge

Located in the Mamili National Park in the north-eastern corner of the Zambezi Region in Northern Namibia, the bridge over the Linyanti River is 40m long. It’s one of the most spectacular bridges in the world.

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