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Things to do in Otjozondjupa Region

Best attractions to visit in Otjozondjupa Region

1. Grootfontein - Otjozondjupa Region


Grootfontein, which is Afrikaan for Large Spring, is a city in central Namibia. Located in the Otjozondjupa Region, it lies on the B8 national road leading from Otavi to Caprivi Strip. Grootfontein is nestled in a lush green setting that experienced tropical climate and is blessed with rainfall. It is one of the largest cities in Central Namibia and one of the fastest growing in Africa in terms of development. Grootfontein is famous for its game reserves, historic sites, and vibrant city life, making it a popular tourist destination in Namibia. The Gabus Game Ranch is located within the city’s limits, and is home to a wide range of land based animals and birds with majestic lakes, lush green plains, and amazing landscapes. Guided tours and self-catering services are readily available in the Gabus Game Ranch. The Hoba Metorite site is another popular destination where you can see an 80,000 year old meteorite in Farm Hoba. The Hoba Meteorite is regarded as a National Heritage Site and has been protected from vandalism since the 1950s. To explore the rich history of the region, you have to visit the Das Alte Fort Museum. The Old Fort was built in 1896, with a tower added to it in 1904.


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