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Situated just outside the town of Grootfontein, it was a short detour to go and see this site. The... read more

Reviewed December 23, 2018
IshanaV
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Pretoria, South Africa
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Namibia 2018 Trip

We turned of the main road just before Grootfontein, on an excellent gravel road to the meteorite... read more

Reviewed July 20, 2018
HeinOos
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Durbanville, South Africa
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Reviewed December 23, 2018 via mobile

Situated just outside the town of Grootfontein, it was a short detour to go and see this site. The entrance was N$ 40 for adults and N$30. Kids really enjoyed it. There appears to be picnic and braai facilities on site. Not sure if there...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank IshanaV
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Look it is just a big hunk of metal that flew in from outer space years ago but if you haven't seen one just pop in and have a look. There are also tables and chairs so you can sit in the shade out the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lyndy J
Reviewed August 9, 2018

As it is one of the few sights in the Grootfontein area you might want to take that detour, but don’t expect too much. We found the entrance fee overpriced.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dino W
Reviewed July 20, 2018

We turned of the main road just before Grootfontein, on an excellent gravel road to the meteorite. It was well worth the visit. The area is well maintained and signposted. The meteorite is 50 ton, and looks really amazing. There were also lots of visitors...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank HeinOos
Reviewed July 19, 2018

We left Waterberg Resort in the morning,we stopped by to see the Hoba Metoerite. This was on our way to Etosha. Its an interest place to make a short turn to. It was a very hot day when we were there, probably explains the not...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Missmene
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

We stopped to see the Hoba Meteorite on our way to Etosha. It was relocated from its original place of entry. It was a good place to stop and walk around on our long drive to Etosha.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Homecoming80
Reviewed May 2, 2018

We were told it would be N$25 by our local guide but once we got there the price doubled. Since we had already driven 40 minutes to get there we decided to bite the bullet and go in. We were there in March and noticed...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Mike5466
Reviewed April 19, 2018

If you are tired of driving and still have miles ahead of you, then take a turn off the main road (B8) and have a break visiting Hoba meteorite. If anything, you will have great pictures! The access to meteorite is not limited, so you...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank stelamaris
Reviewed April 16, 2018

After drive a long distance on our way to the Etosha pans-we decided to take the detour to visit the Hoba meteorite- Not worth it after all. The entrance fee = N$40 per person. - too much . But as for all points of interest...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank peetventer
Reviewed March 6, 2018

Well this is the biggest iron meteorite on earth ... but it is after all just a big rock. So if you are in Grootfontein, go and have a look. But it's not worth a detour.

Date of experience: March 2018
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