About our Coast

Namibia's offering

Where the hot desert sand meets the cold Benguela current is a place of extraordinary and breath taking splendour. There are few places left on the planet where one can experience such vast stretches of undeveloped wilderness. Both the desert ...

Four regions

The Kunene Region is named after the perennial Kunene River, which borders the north-western part of the region. The mouth of the Kunene is an important wetland. The entire coast is part of the Skeleton Coast Park that stretches from the Kunene to...

Fauna & Flora

The Atlantic coast, offshore islands, coastal wetlands, coastal dunes and plains contain many endemic animals, breeding bird colonies, specialised fog-dependent lichens and vegetation, succulent flora, reptiles etc.  Coastal Zone Facts:&n...

Vacation time

Our coastline is a haven for countless unique plants, animals and birds. The steady degradation of Namibia's environment in particular the coastal and marine environment mainly through Off-road Recreational Vehicle (ORV) driver behaviour threa...

Threats

Although the Namibian coast is not heavily populated, there are several land uses that negatively impact the rich coastal environment and biodiversity. The main sources of economic development in Namibia, in particular within the four coastal regi...

Threats

In terms of scale, impacts and economic importance, diamond mining is the most prominent industrial activity in Namibia. While diamond mining does not require the use of to...

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