This city is mainly used as a stopover on the way to the Caprivi strip. The convenient location and good facilities make it a popular stop. There are different stores where you can get food. You can refuel and withdraw cash here.
At 24 kilometres from Grootfontein is the Hoba meteorite. This meteorite was discovered in 1920 and has an estimated weight of 70 tonnes. It is the largest meteorite on earth that is still intact. You can visit the meteorite and read about the consequences of this impact at the Grootfontein Museum. A fun place to pay a visit to.