Foreign travel advice
Avoid driving outside towns at night as wildlife and stray livestock pose a serious hazard. See Road travel
There is a growing level of violent street crime affecting foreign tourists, particularly in Windhoek. See Crime
If travelling along the Zambezi region, stick to the well-travelled routes. See Local travel
You should carry identification with you at all times. Unless you need to have your passport with you for immigration purposes or passing through security checkpoints, leave it in your hotel safe and carry a photocopy for ID.
Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in Namibia, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism
Most visits to Namibia are trouble-free.
If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.
Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before travelling.