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Southern Africa Road Trip

Windhoek - Okaukuejo - Halali - Fort Namutoni - Kongola - Kasane - Victoria Falls - Matetsi - Hwange N.P. - Bulawayo - Middleburg - St Lucia - Durban - East London - Port Elizabeth - Mossel Bay - Struisbaai - Cape Town - Velddrif - Aussenkehr - Aus - Sesriem

Expect on your itinerary

Landscape Landscape
Benefit-stress ratio Benefit-stress ratio
Wildlife Wildlife
Comfort Comfort
Security Security
Beach Beach
Urban life Urban life
Road conditions Road conditions
Southern Africa Road Trip ACTIVATE MAP Stages22 km7,592 h/stage4.7

Best months to drive

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Road Trip Costs

How much does it cost to go on a Southern Africa Road Trip in Namibia?

Economy
Low budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 1,260EUR drive & more 850EUR sleep & more 1,232EUR eat & more 1,008EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 3,090EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 4,350EUR
Standard
Mid budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 1,890EUR drive & more 1,138EUR sleep & more 2,464EUR eat & more 1,344EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 4,946EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 6,836EUR
Premium
High budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 3,360EUR drive & more 1,425EUR sleep & more 4,312EUR eat & more 2,016EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 7,753EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 11,113EUR
Camper
On the road in RV, overnight at camp grounds with self-catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 6,300EUR drive & more 1,713EUR sleep & more 770EUR eat & more 1,008EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 3,491EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 9,791EUR
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Southern Africa Road Trip Itinerary

number of days 28 number of days
route length 7,592 km route length
budget fair budget
good for tourist good for
traffic direction on the left traffic direction
accident level fair accident level

START Windhoek

Distance 7,592 km Driving time 104.2 h Pace: fast 2,277.6 kWh Airports WDH , ERS
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1 Windhoek - Okaukuejo

Distance 440 km Driving time 4.5 h Pace: fast 132.0 kWh View map Itinerary
dining venues junction of road trips interesting  historic site attractive landscape accommodation options
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2 Okaukuejo - Halali

Distance 70 km Driving time 1.4 h Pace: modest 18.2 kWh View map Itinerary
stretches of gravel road inaccessible for caravans scenic road junction of road trips attractive landscape
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3 Halali - Fort Namutoni

Distance 69 km Driving time 1.4 h Pace: modest 18.0 kWh View map Itinerary
stretches of gravel road inaccessible for caravans scenic road junction of road trips attractive landscape accommodation options
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4 Fort Namutoni - Kongola

Distance 823 km Driving time 8.7 h Pace: fast 247.0 kWh View map Itinerary
dining venues junction of road trips
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5 Kongola - Kasane

Distance 238 km Driving time 3.0 h Pace: fast 71.4 kWh View map Itinerary
dining venues junction of road trips attractive landscape accommodation options border crossing
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6 Kasane - Victoria Falls

Distance 83 km Driving time 1.3 h Pace: fast 24.9 kWh View map Itinerary
limited number of petrol stations junction of road trips UNESCO World Heritage Site attractive landscape accommodation options border crossing
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7 Victoria Falls - Matetsi

Distance 111 km Driving time 3.1 h Pace: slow 25.6 kWh View map Itinerary
4WD recommended stretches of gravel road inaccessible for caravans limited number of petrol stations dining venues !en!generator.stage-attribute.SeasonalClosure! sections of narrow road
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8 Matetsi - Hwange N.P.

Distance 214 km Driving time 4.7 h Pace: modest 55.6 kWh View map Itinerary
4WD recommended stretches of gravel road inaccessible for caravans limited number of petrol stations scenic road !en!generator.stage-attribute.SeasonalClosure! sections of narrow road junction of road trips attractive landscape accommodation options
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9 Hwange N.P. - Bulawayo

Distance 291 km Driving time 3.5 h Pace: fast 87.4 kWh View map Itinerary
dining venues junction of road trips UNESCO World Heritage Site interesting  historic site attractive landscape interesting cultural site accommodation options
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10 Bulawayo - Middleburg

Distance 814 km Driving time 11.0 h Pace: fast 244.1 kWh View map Itinerary
dining venues junction of road trips accommodation options border crossing
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11 Middleburg - St Lucia

Distance 496 km Driving time 6.4 h Pace: fast 148.8 kWh View map Itinerary
dining venues scenic road UNESCO World Heritage Site attractive landscape accommodation options
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12 St Lucia - Durban

Distance 236 km Driving time 2.8 h Pace: fast 70.9 kWh View map Itinerary
EV charging station dining venues junction of road trips interesting  historic site accommodation options
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13 Durban - East London

Distance 653 km Driving time 8.2 h Pace: fast 195.8 kWh View map Itinerary
dining venues scenic road junction of road trips attractive landscape accommodation options
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14 East London - Port Elizabeth

Distance 293 km Driving time 3.5 h Pace: fast 87.8 kWh View map Itinerary
EV charging station dining venues scenic road junction of road trips interesting  historic site accommodation options
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15 Port Elizabeth - Mossel Bay

Distance 375 km Driving time 4.1 h Pace: fast 112.5 kWh View map Itinerary
dining venues scenic road junction of road trips accommodation options
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16 Mossel Bay - Struisbaai

Distance 269 km Driving time 2.8 h Pace: fast 80.7 kWh View map Itinerary
dining venues scenic road sections of narrow road junction of road trips
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17 Struisbaai - Cape Town

Distance 303 km Driving time 5.3 h Pace: modest 78.9 kWh View map Itinerary
EV charging station dining venues scenic road junction of road trips UNESCO World Heritage Site interesting  historic site attractive landscape accommodation options
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18 Cape Town - Velddrif

Distance 150 km Driving time 1.6 h Pace: fast 44.9 kWh View map Itinerary
dining venues scenic road
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19 Velddrif - Aussenkehr

Distance 674 km Driving time 7.3 h Pace: fast 202.3 kWh View map Itinerary
dining venues border crossing
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20 Aussenkehr - Aus

Distance 268 km Driving time 4.6 h Pace: modest 69.7 kWh View map Itinerary
limited number of petrol stations scenic road junction of road trips attractive landscape accommodation options
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21 Aus - Sesriem

Distance 373 km Driving time 8.8 h Pace: modest 97.1 kWh View map Itinerary
4WD recommended stretches of gravel road limited number of petrol stations dining venues scenic road junction of road trips UNESCO World Heritage Site attractive landscape accommodation options
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22 Sesriem - Windhoek

Distance 348 km Driving time 6.2 h Pace: modest 90.4 kWh View map Itinerary
4WD recommended stretches of gravel road limited number of petrol stations scenic road sections of steep road junction of road trips interesting  historic site attractive landscape accommodation options
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  Windhoek

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Southern Africa Road Trip Summary

Facts for safer driving in Namibia

drink drive limit drink drive limit 0.5
max speed urban max speed urban 60 km/h
max speed rural max speed rural 120 km/h
max speed highway max speed highway 120 km/h
headlights at daytime headlights at daytime on
fire extinguisher fire extinguisher no
tolls tolls no
seat belts seat belts yes

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