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Wildlife Up Close

Embarking on a guided self drive adventure through Namibia and Botswana, with a side trip to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, promises a thrilling and diverse experience. This 4x4 self drive adventure promises a mix of desert landscapes, wildlife encounters, cultural experiences and the majestic Victoria Falls, providing an unforgettable experience across Namibia, Botswana, and Zimbabwe. The adventure is mainly camping based with 6 nights of accommodation included. There are other opportunities to upgrade from camping to accommodation if you would like a night or two with more luxury throughout the 30 night adventure.

Africa Conservation Road travelled
Self drive adventure impressions
Africa Conservation Road travelled
Road map

Highlights include:

BOTSWANA: Unforgettable self drive experiences and wildlife experiences in Botswana's Okavango Delta (Moremi & Chobe National Parks & Khwai Conservancy) with a highly experienced wildlife guide; a sunset game viewing cruise on the Chobe River; and an overnight visit to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe.

NAMIBIA: Self Drive Adventure highlights include: visiting the San Bushmen of the Kalahari; Etosha National Park with its massive salt pan lined with waterholes attracting the game; self drive along remote river beds through canyons and where game roams without fences; spending time with the dramatic Himba tribe of Koakoland (the least sparsely populated region of Namibia); self drive vast open plains; incredible geological landscapes; painted deserts; the Skeleton coast; and the highest free standing dunes in the world.




Arrival and departure transfers, vehicle hire (Toyota Hilux Manual or similar), paper maps, rooftop or ground tent, bedding, linen, towels, fridge, water tank, cooking and camping equipment, spare tyre, vehicle insurance (standard), cross border fees for vehicle, two-way radio in the vehicle, Botswana National Park entry fees, Botswana guide in National Parks, Palmwag Reserve park entry fees, National Park entry fees at Sossusvlei, firewood, camping (24 nights) and guest houses/hotels (6 nights), meals as per itinerary, support vehicle escort and staff.


Airfares return to Windhoek (Namibia), fuel (estimate AUD1,800 per car or AUD900 per person), meals other than listed on the itinerary (estimate AUD725 per person), cross border fees/taxes approx. AUD30 per person, Zimbabwe Visa USD30 per person, Victoria Falls park entry approx. USD35 per person, entry to Etosha Park approx. AUD40 per person, any accommodation upgrades chosen, any vehicle upgrades chosen, optional activities, vehicle excess which depends on the vehicle category (most commonly ZAR20,000 / Approx AUD1,800 to ZAR30,000 / Approx AUD2,700), meals other than those listed on the itinerary, local tips, travel insurance (medical evacuation insurance highly recommended), visas (if required), vaccinations (if required), any other items of a personal nature and local tips.


2 people per 4x4: AUD13,950* per person

Solo Traveler in escort 4x4: AUD13,950* per person

3rd and 4th Passenger: Price on application as 4x4 selection will impact pricing

*Prices assume a minimum of 5 vehicles, maximum of 7 vehicles (plus support vehicles).  2025 pricing will be confirmed in early 2025.  Pricing subject to foreign currency fluctuations.


All travel subject to COVID situation prevailing


25 Apr - 25 May - sold out

30 May – 29 Jun - bookings closed


29 Apr - 29 May - 4 cars available

Have your own group?  We can tailor your trip.


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Enquire with us about your next adventure!

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