At the end of 2020, the Namibian government announced a new conservation fee which would result in new park fees in Namibia. It commenced on 01 January 2021.
At the same time, the Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) are currently running domestic rates to boost local tourism. This is an attempt to mitigate the devastating effects of the current COVID pandemic and kickstart the sector. I thought it fitting to run a short post to get the news out.
The New Park Fees in Namibia with the Conservation Fee
The calculation of park fees in Namibia is an overcomplicated system. It is calculated using a three tier system: