Keetmanshoop (Capital of the South)

Keetmanshoop is the Capital of the //Kharas Region, a town named after Johann Keetman, a German industrialist and is situated 500km south of Windhoek.

Keetmanshoop is a town surrounded by natural and historical attractions. It is a transact point for mostly all travelers.

Natural attractions such as the unique

  • Quiver Tree Forests (13km north-east of Keetmanshoop)
  • Giants Playgrounds (18km north-east of Keetmanshoop)
  • Mesosaurus Fossil Site (42km north-east of Keetmanshoop)
  • Brukkaros Volcano (130 km before Keetmanshoop)
  • Fish River Canyon (180km south east of Keetmanshoop)
  • Ai – Ais Hotsprings (south east of Keetmanshoop
  • //Kharas Park (22km before Keetmanshoop)
  • Neckertal Dam (60 km from Keetmanshoop)
  • Historical Buildings & Sites such as the
  • Old Rhenish mission stone church
  • Old Post Office “Kaiferliches Poftamt”
  • Old Train Station
  • Eagles Monument
  • Karakul Statue (representing the region’s booming karakul farming)
  • Hendrik Tseib Statue (statue of the founder of Keetmanshoop)
  • Keetmanshoop with it’s tranquil and unique surroundings as well as it’s compelling beauty is an interesting destination for any tourist or visitor.

    Exclusive Tours

    Tours are done by a local tour guide Mr. Rhudy [email protected]

  • Township tours in Keetmanshoop
  • Quiver Tree Forest & Giant’s Playgrounds
  • Mesosaurus Fossil Site
  • Sossusvlei
  • Fish River Canyon
  • Mata Mata
  • Accommodation Establishments
    • Birds Mansions
    • Bird’s Nest
    • Bernice Beds & Breakfast
    • Canyon Hotel
    • Central Lodge
    • Gessert Guesthouse
    • Maritz Lodge
    • Schutzenhaus Guesthouse
    • Quiver Tree Forest (situated 13km north-east from Keetmanshoop)
    • Mesosaurus Fossil Site Chalets (situated 42km north east from Keetmanshoop)