36 days in Zeerust & Swakopmund Itinerary

36 days in Zeerust & Swakopmund Itinerary

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36 days in Zeerust & Swakopmund Itinerary

Start: Zeerust, South Africa
Zeerust, South Africa
— 18 nights
Drive:  15​h 15​min
Swakopmund, Namibia
— 15 nights
Drive:  15​h 15​min
End: Zeerust, South Africa

Zeerust, South Africa

Zeerust ©
Zeerust is a commercial town situated in Ngaka Modiri Molema district North West Province, South Africa. Zeerust is known for parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Madikwe Nature Reserve.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Zeerust road trip planning app .

If you are flying in from South Africa, the closest major airports are Mmabatho International Airport and Pilanesberg International Airport. In September, daytime highs in Zeerust are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 10th (Thu), you'll travel to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Zeerust

Parks Wildlife
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Madikwe Nature Reserve ©
Madikwe Nature Reserve

Swakopmund, Namibia

Swakopmund ©
Nestled on Namibia's Atlantic coast and surrounded by the sand dunes of the vast Namib Desert, the resort town of Swakopmund enchants visitors with its distinct German colonial architecture and pleasant climate.
You've now added Infinity Lounge Swakopmund to your itinerary. Explore Swakopmund's surroundings by going to Gobabeb (Dorob National Park & Gobabeb Desert Research Station), Walvis Bay (Kayaking & Canoeing, Dolphin & Whale Watching, & more) and Spitzkoppe (in Damaraland). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Swakopmund Museum, observe the fascinating underwater world at National Marine Aquarium of Namibia, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and stroll through Welwitschia Plains.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Swakopmund trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Zeerust to Swakopmund takes 15 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Zeerust in October: highs in Swakopmund hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 13°C. On the 26th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Walvis Bay, Gobabeb, Spitzkoppe, Moon Landscape
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Infinity Lounge Swakopmund ©
Infinity Lounge Swakopmund
Kayaking & Canoeing