​Getting There – Tsau //Khaeb NP (Sperrgebiet)

Anthony Ham
By Anthony Ham

Anthony is a renowned Africa expert and author of many Lonely Planet guidebooks, including the 'Botswana & Namibia' guide.

Anthony is a renowned Africa expert and author of the 'Botswana & Namibia' Lonely Planet guide.

Anthony is the author of the 'Botswana & Namibia' Lonely Planet guide.

Tsau //Khaeb National Park (formerly Sperrgebiet National Park) is located a few kilometers/miles from Lüderitz town. There is no accommodation in the park and visitors usually stay in Lüderitz, located about 680km/423mi from Windhoek. The road from Windhoek to Lüderitz is accessible by normal 2WD car and the drive takes about 8 hours*. To visit most places in the park you need to book a trip with a local tour operator and special permits are required. Agate beach, on the edge of the park, and Kolmanskop can be visited independently by self-drive visitors using a 4x4 vehicle.

All tours (self-drive and organized safaris) normally start in Windhoek by way of 4x4 vehicles. The main point of entry into Namibia is Hosea Kutako International Airport (WDH), located 40km/25mi east of Windhoek.

There are currently no scheduled domestic flights to Tsau //Khaeb. Charter flights, leaving Eros Airport (ERS), are usually organized by your tour operator.

*Driving times are only a rough indication. You should always consider the possibility of significant delays.

Airlines & Ticket Prices

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Passport, Visa & Other Entry Requirements

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