The Land Rover Owners Club of Namibia is inviting Land Rover enthusiasts from all over the world to join the Namibian Land Rover Festival in Uis, Namibia from 26-28 August 2016.

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Land Rover Owners Club of Namibia formed during early 2015, and is a family of likeminded people that enjoy nature, support conservation efforts and love the Land Rover product.They are affiliated to the world body association for Land Rover Owner Clubs International.

Their aim of the Namibia Land Rover Festival is to see how many Land Rover cars and products can congregate over the intended period. Not only will visitors get to enjoy the outdoors and explore the wonderful terrain and landscapes that Uis in Namibia has to offer, but also get to bring tribute and display the iconic Defender in all its form and glory.

 

All Land Rover models welcome!

Land Rover vehicles of all ages, types and models are welcome! The club vehicle categories based on suspension are as follows:

LEAFERS: Series I, II, IIA and Series III,  Forward Controls IIA & IIB  (Stage 1 V8)

COILERS: All Defenders (90, 110 & 130) Range Rovers (1970-2001), Discovery (1989-2004).

INDEPENDENT: Discovery (2005-2014), Discovery Sport, Freelanders, Range Rovers (2002-2014), Range Rover Evoque.

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VENUE

The main meeting and gathering place will be at the Brandberg Rest Camp in Uis. Uis is a settlement located in Erongo Region, Namibia (in the former Damaraland). However all visitors are requested to make use of all the other B&B’s and camping spots in/around Uis as well. In terms of accommodation, bookings are essential.

Accommodation details:

Brandberg Rest Camp – Basil Calitz, Email: brandberg@iafrica.com.na / Ph: +264 (64) 504038

White Lady B&B and Camping – Analeen van Dyk, Email: whitelady@iway.na / Ph: +264 (64) 504 102 / Cell: +264 (81) 128 0876

Daureb Iseb Campsite – Mike vd Meer, Email: daurebiseb@gmail.com / Cell: +264 (81) 127 0170

Montis-Usti – Wilna Roketti, Email: montis-restaurant@iway.com / Cell: +264(81) 257 1307 Wilna

Brandberg White Lady Lodge – Tina or Kelvin, Email: ugab@iway.na / Ph: +264(64)684004/ Fax +264(64)684006

(Brandberg White Lady Lodge is situated on the northern side of the Brandberg Mountain. From the C35, Uis-to-Korixas section, take the D2359 towards the “White Lady” and follow the signboards “Brandberg White Lady Lodge” for 27km.)

EXHIBITORS

On Friday and Saturday (26 – 27 August 2016), an exclusive range of stalls selling camping and Land Rover accessories and products will be made available at the venue.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

We have different levels of sponsorship proposals, and if you would like to get exposure for your business, this is the one golden opportunity!

DSC_0188EVENT PROGRAMME:

Our programme is still in final stages, we may add some events or change times on it. We are also in the process of registering our own Facebook page under ‘Namibian Land Rover Festival’

(Preliminary) Programme of Events:

Friday, 26 August 2016

07h00 – Exhibitors set up

08h00 – Breakfast available in marquee tent @ venue

10h00 – First Gold Rush – GPS marked spot

12h00 – Live music in beertent & light lunch available

14h00 – Entries @ beertent for Treasure Hunt

15h00 – Start of Treasure Hunt in/around Uis 

18h00 – Tent Set-Up Competition (Family)

20h00 – Braai & Kuier! Treasure Hunt winners announced…

Saturday 27 August 2016

07h00 – Exhibitors set up, breakfast in marquee tent and entries for the Mine Dump 4×4 Challenge

08h00 – Official Opening of Event

09h00 – 4×4 Mine Dump Challenge – directions available with entries

12h00 – Live Music in beer tent / Lunch available, Second Gold Rush – GPS marked spot, first round (qualifier) Tyre Change Competition

14h00 – Defender – Concours d’ Elegance

15h00 – Quarterfinal – Tyre Change Competition

16h00 – Land Rover drag race

17h00 – Semi-Final – Tyre Change Competition

20h00 – Braai & Kuier! All prize winners announced

Sunday, 28 August 2016

06h00 – Coffee & Lunch packs available in marquee tent

07h00 – Procession of Land Rovers for the official count…

10h00 – End of Namibia Landy Festival 2016

YOU NEED TO KNOW:

For the necessities, Uis has a small supermarket, and a petrol station, together with a few other smaller shops. However, food and drinks will be plenty at the Event!!

There is no Financial Institution (Bank) at Uis, only ATM,  (Card facilities are available for paying accommodation).

Landy Festival Namibia is to be given as reference upon bookings in order to receive discounted rates.

Land Rover Owners Namibia Indemnity Form to be filled out before participating in any of the driving events (Ask for Event Secretary @ venue)

Have your vehicle serviced and checked before the trip, remember a spare tyre!

Make sure you refuel at the last town before driving to Uis, there is only one Service Station at Uis.

Gravel Roads to Uis – Please drive with care!! 

COSTS PAYABLE:

Entry fee per vehicle for the weekend: N$ 180.00 – Lucky draw prizes on entry

FOR MORE INFO: 

Phellazie Simon (Festival chairperson)

+264 (81) 438 7855 or willemiens@iway.na

Henry Bisschoff (treasurer)

+264 (81) 124 5745 0r defender901620@gmail.com

For those wishing to explore & tour the rest of Namibia, feel free to contact a local Tour Operator for assisting you with your bookings:

www.newafricanfrontiers.com / Info@NewAfricanFrontiers.com