Welcome to the holiday in Namibia pages. Namibia is a large country located in south west Africa. Known to many Brits as a member of the Commonwealth, this country, which gained its independence in 1990, deserves to be famous! Did you know that Namibia has the highest dunes in the world? Or that the sun shines 300 days a year? Its size is around a third of that of the UK and its wildlife a savage paradise... … Trust us, you certainly won’t be disappointed by a trip to Namibia! In a country called, until recently, South West Africa, you'll spot lions, elephants and giraffes in well organised natural reserves that you can also explore at your own will. You can fly over deserts and coastlines, feel your hackles rise in forests charred over 1,000 years ago, or explore one of the largest canyons in the world ... One thing's for sure, your trip to Namibia will be unforgettable, whether you're on a family holiday or travelling solo.