Namibia is situated in Southern Africa, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Angola and South Africa.
This breathtakingly beautiful country is named after the oldest desert in the world that extends almost the entire length of the South Atlantic coastline. It boasts 20 National Parks and protected areas, with a small population of circa 2 million.
Having dramatic and sparsely inhabited wilderness areas, it has truly spectacular mountain and desert landscapes. The stark emptiness and desolation of the Namibian expanses are truly captivating and beautiful.
This Southern African country is renowned for it's birdlife with nearly 70% of southern Africa's 887 bird species having been recorded.
We make use of the walk and stalk method for those hunters who enjoy the stalking of a great trophy.
have blinds from where the hunter can patiently wait for that super trophy.
We also cater for those hunters with walking disabilities and want to shoot from the hunting vehicle.
Light, cotton clothing
Well-fitting, Comfortable walking boots!
Remember to bring warm pajamas and sweater/parkas for cool nights and mornings.
Note!! Camouflaged clothing is permitted only in the hunting field in Namibia.
All run on 220/240 volts.
Outlets are of the round 3-pin, 15 amp types.
Tips on what to bring along on your hunting trip
Sun protection lotion (We suggest an SPF of 30 to 50)
Batteries for camera
Bow or rifle accessories
Warm clothes especially from June to August
Warm gear when traveling on the back of the hunting vehicle
That you have Comprehensive Travel Insurance
That you take out Traveler’s Medical Insurance
Requirements for importing of firearms into Namibia
A maximum of one hundred (100) rounds of ammunition may be imported per hunting rifle.
Only ammunition for the specific caliber may be imported.
It is legal to hunt with black powder rifles in Namibia.
It is illegal to transport black powder and percussion caps. These can be purchased in Namibia.
There is no limit to the number of firearms that may be imported into Namibia for trophy hunting purposes.
Hunters entering Namibia with a rifle(s), must complete a temporary import permit application form for all rifle(s) and / or ammunition in their possession.
The requirements for the minimum muzzle energy has to be observed:
The smallest caliber is 7 mm.
The minimum muzzle energy: 1350 Joule for Springbok, Duiker etc.
2700 Joule for Red Hartebeest, Wildebeest Greater Kudu, Gemsbok, Cape Eland etc.
5400 Joule for Buffalo, Elephant, Rhino etc..
Solid point cartridges are prohibited in general.
Bow Hunting Requirements for Namibia
It is legal to import Bows for Bow Hunting purposes into Namibia.
No Import Permit is required.
Bow energy is specified as follows:
Small Game – 25ft/lb
Medium Game – 40ft/lb
Large Game – 65ft/lb
All trophies which are exported to EU countries, have to be cleaned and disinfected in accordance with the EU regulations.
Capes and skins must have a dehydration time of 14 days
Traveling with firearms to Namibia
Take out full insurance for all firearms before travelling in Africa.
Omuramba Hunting Lodge recommends flying directly to Namibia from Europe to Hosea Kutako International Airport near Windhoek. This will minimize delays associated with firearm transport. Air Namibia offers a direct service.
It is suggested that you adhere to the following procedure to minimize problems when traveling with firearms:
All bags need to be adequately marked with nametags for identification.
Pack an unloaded rifle in a sturdy carry case.
Have separate lockable container in which to store your ammunition separate from your rifle in your checked luggage
At the check-in counter at the point of departure, insist that the agent check your firearm through to Hosea Kutako International Airport, Windhoek. Your bag tag should read, for example: Finland – Frankfurt – Windhoek (This is sometimes not possible if the airlines that you are using do not have baggage agreements. Inquire about this before purchasing your ticket.)
Windhoek Airport’s International baggage code is WDH; and physically check baggage tag to ensure that it has been correctly printed and attached.
Citizens from the following countries are exempted from visa requirements if they are entering Namibia as bona fide tourists and they meet the minimum requirements stipulated below:
Angola, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Cuba, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong (SAR), Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macau (SAR), Malawi, Malaysia, Mozambique, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Republic of South Africa, Russian Federation, Commonwealth of Independent States of the former USSR, Singapore, Spain, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, United Kingdom, United States of America, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Minimum Requirements for Tourists exempted from visa requirements to enter Namibia:
To be in possession of a valid passport which is valid for at least 6 months beyond intended departure date from Namibia.
To be in possession of valid return / onward air ticket or proof of other means of transportation enabling him to leave Namibia.
Entry into Namibia will be permitted for a maximum period of 90 days, (extension possible on application to The Ministry of Home Affairs during stay in Namibia.)
Enquiries for Visas should be made, well in advance of an intended visit, to The Ministry of Home Affairs, Private Bag 13200, Windhoek
Phone 00264 61 292 9111,
Fax 00264 61 223817.
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