12-16 September 2016 Hotel Safari and the Safari Court Windhoek, Namibia

Trips & Tours

Symposium Field Trips




There will be a mid-Symposium break on Wednesday, 14 September 2016. Delegates are invited to join any of these trips to experience Namibia at its best.

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Visit an extensive game farm (full day) 

If you’re looking for an authentic, unadulterated, and unforgettable game viewing experience, take a good look at Namibia. … And of all the awesome options in this magnificent country, Erindi Private Game Reserve offers the widest selection of exciting species (in the greatest numbers), the most dynamic and informed guides, the finest cuisine, the best facilities, and the friendliest welcome you could imagine. Animals roam extensively and are managed in an extensive manner on this specific farm. Delegates will travel from Windhoek and drive around with game viewing vehicles. Lunch will be enjoyed at the lodge. Fees include transfers from Safari Hotel, game drive and lunch.

R800 per person


Visit an intensive game breeding farm (½ day)

Visit a game breeding farm in Namibia with sable antelope, roan antelope, golden wildebeest, tsessebe & nyalas. Animals are managed in a semi-extensive manner. Delegates will travel from Windhoek to the venue. Smaller camps where animals are bred for sustainable use can be viewed. Lunch will be enjoyed at a nearby lodge. Fees include transfers from Safari Hotel, a tour of the game breeding farm & lunch. The trip is limited to 60 persons per trip and a minimum of 50 people is required for this trip to take place.

R600 per person


Scenic Flight over Sossusvlei (½ day)

Scenic flight over Sossusvlei, Diamond Camps, Eduard Bohlen Shipwreck and Pelican Point, with lunch at Swakopmund. This tailor made trip is not offered by any other tour operator. Please note that seats are limited. Fees include scenic flight, lunch in Swakopmund and return shuttle from airport to restaurant in Swakopmund.

R8100 per person





Windhoek City Tour (½ day)

Discover Windhoek city with an English tour guide which includes a panoramic view of the city, Tintenpalast, Christuskirche, the Alte Feste, Klein Windhoek / Aegams, the shebeen littered streets of Katutura, a traditional market, Funky Town and the old location, the architectural fusion of Independence Avenue, craft market, the Diamond works and lunch at Stellenbosch Wine Bar & Bistro.

R500 per person (40 pax)

Day Trips for spouses/guests

A partner programme for spouses / guests (not attending the symposium) will provide for day-trips in and around Windhoek. Various options are available through Sense of Africa. They will be available for last minute bookings at the symposium venue, but we recommend prior bookings to avoid disappointment, since it is peak season in Namibia.

Follow the link to book your day trip now: http://destinations.senseofafrica.com/iwrs/

Pre- or post-symposium Tours

Special pre- or post-symposium trips can be arranged through Sense of Africa for delegates and their families who would like to make use of the opportunity to explore Southern Africa and visit breath-taking places around Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Uganda and South Africa. Please remember that it is peak season in Namibia – book early to avoid disappointment. Book directly with Sense of Africa at: http://destinations.senseofafrica.com/namibia/tours/



Amélia Wassenaar
Project Co-ordinator

Tel: +27 (0)12 335 6994