Gobabis.net is a website project that works as a network platform to promote and market Gobabis businesses, products and its surroundings online. It is developed and supported by two local entrepreneurs from Gobabis.
Gobabis.net is the first of its kind for the Town of Gobabis, the Region and with its experienced, knowledgeable and friendly business minds (consultants) can recommend a range of options for making your holiday worthwhile and businesses noticeable.
Peter-Hain Uakii Kazapua
Peter-Hain worked for several companies in the Namibian Tourism Industry including Wilderness Safaris Namibia and Namibia Community Based Association (now a Trust). Peter-Hain was the founder and Co-ordinator of the first ever Community Based Information Centre while working for Nacobta. The pioneer of his own tourism company called Uakii Wilderness Survival and Gobabis.net website. Providing some very unique and stunning Cultural and Guided tours of the Kalahari Bushmen, Ovaherero and Batswanas. His work also includes offering package tours and safaris for Namibia in co-operation with other Tour operators in Namibia because we believe that jointly we can do and achieve more. Gobabis.net is to market Gobabis, Omaheke region and Namibia as a whole to tourists, other businesses and at the same time very importantly supports the promotion of cultural, community based tourism products and entrepreneurship.
Peter-Hain “Uakii”, as the pioneer of his business & gobabis.net is a local entrepreneur with 15 years of experience in tourism industry and have travelled to Germany, Holland, Finland, United Kingdom, South Africa, Mauritius, Dubai, Botswana, Zimbabwe & Zambia attending tourism trade and consumer fairs. He has the following documentaries behind his back with BBC Current Affairs London namely: Tropic of Capricorn-Namibia & Botswana, BBC-Tribal Wives series II www.diverse.tv, Human Planet-BBC Natural History, Deserts-Life in Furnace. Peter-Hain was also been nominated/recommended for a top guide awards (The Wanderlust World Guide Awards 2011) (AiTo The Association of Independent Tour Operators) www.worldguideawards.co.uk this recommendation was made by the famous TV Traveller Simon Reeve and writer of the book One Day in September.
His tourism working experience, training, marketing and product development has been through Wilderness Safaris, Namibia Community Based Tourism Association and with Uakii Wilderness as the pioneer/founder. We strongly believe in building bridges across cultures and transcending cultural barriers in a non-intrusive and respectful manner by upholding the integrity and celebrating the uniqueness of all human beings.
“Uakii” is derived from the Otjiherero word “uaakisa” meaning to “enlighten” or “bring light to”.
Levi N. Katire
Levi is a self-educated young entrepreneur with a passion for the field of ICT. He owns a Graphic Designing and Advertising company known as LBNK Designs and also owns and co-manages an ICT company called Young Innovators Business Group (YIBG), both in Gobabis.
Sossusvlei Safari - 3 Days
This safari is designed to offer a quick “snapshot” of the Namib-Naukluft National Park and the giant sand dunes at Sossusvlei. This safari has a guaranteed departure every Saturday (Accommodated Safari) and Tuesday (Camping Safari) with a minimum of two people.
- From N$ 5200 pp (Camping)
- From N$ 9500 pp (Accommodated)
Gobabis Historical Tour
Half Day Tour
Epoko meaning ‘’ a cave’’ in Otjiherero, was declared a township for local indigenous people in the 1970’s during apartheid era. Before that the local indigenous people used to live in the location which today we call Gobabis town.
N$ 165 pp