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Namib Desert 4x4 Tour from Swakopmund
"This adventurous tour starts from your hotel or guesthouse in the town of Swakopmund. After your pickup travel out into the surrounding Namib Desert to see how life in all its forms survives in this barren and unforgiving yet beautiful landscape.Hop into your 4x4 vehicle and allow your guide to whisk you off into the wilderness to discover all manner of plant and animal life. Your guide is experienced in tracking and locating the many different species of sand-dwelling creature as you travel out through the dunes a myriad of different animals and insects abound. As you travel look out for sidewinders (venomous snakes)
From ZAR885.00
Quad Bike Tour of the Namib Desert
"After a safety briefing and practice session depart from Walvis Bay on a powerful quad bike into the Namib Desert with your guide. Accelerate over sand dunes and meander around the desert canyons that punctuate the barren landscape just outside Swakopmund. The starkness of the plains repres and your quad bike lends itself to 360-degree views of the surroundings that stretch around you.Look out for fossils of animal footprints preserved from a time when the Kuiseb Delta flowed through the now-parched plains and check out some of the desert vegetation and plants that have adapted to survive the extreme desert conditions. Wildlife such as lizards geckos scorpions and snakes are often seen
From ZAR1,020.00
Spitzkoppe Guided Tour from Swakopmund or Walvis Bay
"Your tour starts around 7:30am with pickup and briefing from your accommodation in Swakopmund or Walvis Bay. At 8am depart towards Henties Bay driving next to the Atlantic ocean where you'll stop to view a shipwreck. Around 8:30am you'll have a stop for a photo opportunity at a unique holiday resort. At 9am you'll arrive at Henties Bay for a quick tour and a bit of history on Henties Bay and off you go again to your main destina juicewaterbeer sparkling wine
From ZAR2,290.00

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Namibia is an extremely...

Namibia is an extremely surprising country. It was one which I had not planned to visit but was part of the safari tour which I chose. It is diverse countryside amazed me and I felt it was one of the...
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Aug 25, 2002

Windhoek : pleasant small city...

Windhoek : pleasant small city (the capital). You will find anything here. Be careful at night as there is some crime. I personally was 'approached' by a group of teenagers begging me for money so...
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Aug 25, 2002

go to the Kaokoland in the...

go to the Kaokoland in the north-west part of Namibia, maybe the last remain of a beautiful and unspoilt Africa:Absoluty untamed wilderness and desert, unique Himba traditional culture, wild animals...
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Aug 25, 2002


The Republic of Namibia is located in south-western Africa. It is one of the most arid regions in Africa. Here you can find the Namib Desert, parts of the Kalahari Desert and the Fish River Canyon! ...
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Aug 05, 2004

Go and see and canoe in Orange...

Go and see and canoe in Orange River, a gorgeous river with more water than I have ever seen in such a desert area. It´s like being in the middle of nothing, surrounded by the...
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Oct 08, 2002

Visit Swakopmund...

I have been told it is a good place to stay for a while, unfortunately I spent my whole 8 days here in hospital, and only got to see half a day and 1 night of it :( Holding baby cheetah cubs, at a...
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Jul 06, 2003

visit the canyon of Huanib,...

visit the canyon of Huanib, where you can watch the biggest (and most agressive) elephants on earth. But take care, they are really agressive!!!!See Swakopmund at the west coast, the most German city...
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Aug 24, 2002 .Bookings ONLINE for Safari, Tours, Vacation, Business Travel also undertaken with the special attention you deserve; loads of specials accross Africa,...
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Aug 25, 2002 .Bookings ONLINE for Safari, Tours, Vacation, Business Travel also undertaken with the special attention you deserve; loads of specials accross Africa,...
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Aug 25, 2002

Sensitive & Sustainable Tourism

Meet the Desert ElephantsSENSITIVE and sustainable tourism can solve many conservation problems, says Johannes Haasbroek, founder of Elephant Human Relations Aid (EHRA).His organisation has started a...
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Sep 08, 2004

You must see Namib Dessert,...

You must see Namib Dessert, Etosha Pan and Waterberg but there are many other interesting places.We took a round trip by car (with aircondition:-) ). There mostly were good road-conditions. lonlyness,...
Aug 24, 2002

The vast wetern deserts,...

The vast wetern deserts, better than anything in the Sahara and much safer - also enjoyed the German culture that came as result of early colonisation this century A place called Okonjima - a farm...
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Aug 24, 2002
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Dune 7

Dune 7 close to Waalvisbay is a major tourist attraction. You will be able to step up the dune, but be prepared that is quite exhausting. When we had been there in April 2016 it did rain a bit ahead...
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Art nouveau architecture at its best: the Hohenzollernhaus in central Swakopmund looks completely out of place, but it's one of the town's highlights. Built in 1906, the house started as a hotel, but...
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Etosha National Park

The hook-lipped rhinoceros is getting rarer and rarer, but if you are lucky, you can see some in the Etosha NP. We were - and saw two males settling a dispute concerning who can drink where at the...
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German Heritage

The Prinzessin Rupprecht Hotel of nowadays was built in 1901 - 1902 as a military Hospital and named after Marie Gabrielle, the wife of Prince Rupprecht von Bayern, who was the last Bavarian...
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Desert and dunes

This is the best excursion that I made together with a Spanish girl with whom I travelled to Namibia for the first time. We joined a small group of tourists in Windoek and enjoyed the excursion very...
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Desert Explorers Adventure Centre

Want to have an outdoor adventure? This place is really a ‘One Stop Shop’ for outdoor activities in the area. I simply walked in and said I wanted to skydive. 2 hours later I was jumping out of a...
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