Overlanding Africa.com offers budget safaris, Africa overland tours, camping & backpacking advice for Africa.

Check out our Chilly Bin Surfer Chronicles on our blog.

Contact us
SA: +27 (0)21 422 4644

By Email
On Facebook

You have

Find things you like, add them to your backpack & they'll appear here.

Get the free Overlanding Newsletter!
Spitzkoppe Namibia
Vic Falls to Cape Town 22 Days From GBP 685 More about this trip
Okavango Delta Mokoro, Excursion
Complete Desert and Delta 21 Days From More about this trip
Johannesburg-skyline-1600x900 (1)
Kruger Safari 4 Days From More about this trip
Previous Next

About Tobruk

Tobruk is a small harbour town situated in Libya, bordering Egypt. Tobruk budget travel is most famous for the town’s WW2 memorials, cemeteries and battle grounds.


Tobruk airports include:
•Tobruk Airport

Safety Tips

•Tobruk is a small and safe place to visit
•Remember local customs and show respect, women should cover arms and legs, as well as shoulders
•Be careful when walking around the harbour, heavy equipment may be present and the area is fairly busy

Travel Books

Tobruk recommended travel books include the following:
•Tobruk: The Birth of a Legend by Frank Harrison
•Libya - Culture Smart!: a quick guide to customs and etiquette by Roger Jones
•Libya In Pictures by Francesca Di Piazza
•Tobruk and El Alamein (Australia in the War of 1939-1945) by Barton Maughan
•Lonely Planet Libya by Anthony Ham


Commenting is not available in this channel entry.
Recent Feedback

Left quoteThe highlight of my trip had to be Gweru in Zimbabwe, it was my idea of paradise. So much to do there with the animals and the location of it was just beautiful!Right quote

Anne B (27) from Ireland

Left quoteThe trip was great! A very relaxed ride in a mokoro, followed by camping in the Okavango Delta and watching the animals on the islands was awesome!Right quote

Michael & Silke from Germany

Left quoteI loved every millisecond of the entire trip... Guess what I did in Swakopmund? I skydived out of a plane - woohoo was that AWESOME :-)Right quote

JoJo E (61) from Switzerland

Left quoteFinally home and had a great time…. I loved the shark diving, Sossusvlei and Himba people. Saw Lions, a Leopard, Elephants, Giraffes, everything really! Thanks for…Right quote

John E from Canada

Left quoteI did not believe in god till i visited Chobe National Park.Right quote

Juca from Uruguay

Go to all feedback Previous Next