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Travel Safely With Us

Everything you need to know about Namibia’s Covid-19 regulations and our travel compliance

The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the world forever. This does not mean that enjoying life must stop or be put on hold indefinitely. Bushtrails can help you with this.

We are operating in some of the healthiest environments in the world, the West Coast of Southern Africa. Facts; healthy semi-desert environment, very low population density, infrastructure conducive to social distancing, natural ecology etc. Couple this with stunning natural wonders, spectacular views and a diversity of fauna and flora waiting to be discovered and you can enjoy life without pandemic worries.

To further ensure a worry free and healthy holiday we will also make sure that your transport and accommodation follow the health guidelines laid down by WHO. Face masks, ones you will actually like, and sanitizing equipment made to the most exacting standards will be available for your use.

We will still include must-visit top-spots in our itineraries, but will make sure that you will be equipped to visit those in a safe manner. These attractions may include Table Mountain, Nelson Mandela’s prison on Robben Island, Etosha National Park, Victoria Falls, The Okavango Delta, but to mention a few.

As an established Safari and Tour operator with a great track record for customer service and customer satisfaction we are in the unique position to offer you pure enjoyment in a health-conscious way.

Namibian COVID-19 Guide

Namibia has opened its air borders for travelers, while domestic restrictions are gradually being lifted. These are some of the essential questions you may have when planning your visit.

Can I travel to Namibia?

All air, sea and road borders are open.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Namibia?

Covid test required for entry, covid test not older than 7 days.

Is quarantine required when arriving in Namibia?

No quarantine required.

Is public transportation open in Namibia?

Public transportation in Namibia is operating.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Namibia?

All restaurants and bars are open with social distancing.

Are businesses and attractions open in Namibia?

Non-essential businesses and attractions in Namibia are open, under social distancing requirements.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Namibia?

Wearing face masks is required in all public places.

Additional Information

All tourists must have a negative Covid-19 test result not older than 72 hours before arriving in Namibia.

Tourists will have to complete a primary surveillance form and a health questionnaire to be submitted with their full travel itinerary on arrival at the airport.

Tourists must have private travel insurance to cover medical care or an unexpected hotel stay.

Only NTB (Namibia Tourism Board) registered accommodation will be considered given they have also been health certified accordingly and comply with safety guidelines and protocols.

"The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the world forever. This does not mean that enjoying life must stop or be put on hold indefinitely. Bushtrails can help you with this."

Jaco van der Westhuizen

Want to know more?

Here are a few additional Covid-19 resources that can provide you with more detail.​

Namibian President

Trips Gaurd

Namibian US Embassy

UK Government