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3-Hour Quad Biking and Sand-Boarding Combo from Swakopmund
"Quad biking is all about experiencing the sheer thrill of riding a bike through the Namib Desert’s boundless shifting sand dunes and sandboarding is just fun. Depending on the time you would like to go a local guide will make sure to pick everyone then give everyone a safety briefing as well as your very own safety gear. The guide will then lead you towards the dune belt and he will tell you about the famous plants in the Namib Desert few stops on the way are made.After being on top of the Devils Dip for a while we ride the berms spirals and slope as you cruise towards the table top for one hour once you reach the top you will the do the sandboarding for another hour and enjoy the best feeling going down the dune especially you’re an adrenaline junky. Quad tour on top of the dune"""A great experience one can encounter while exhilarating the beautiful surroundings of Namibia’s dunes. This is the most popular tours were you will ride for your life on the dunes for an hour and explore the different plants and animals in the Namib Desert
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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

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See the Other Side of Windhoek

I've always been ambivalent about township tours. After all, the people who live there are not zoo animals. Still, it is not easy for the tourist passing through for a short stay to see the "other...
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Oct 02, 2015

Independence Museum: You Might Want to Skip This

Namibia's independence movement and anti-apartheid struggles are an interesting and inspiring story, and their leader Sam Nujoma would surely belong on a short list of important African independence...
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Oct 02, 2015

USE ONLY REGISTERED BUSINESSES

Namibia is a beautiful country full of unbelievable scenery and friendly people. It is a great place for outdoor and extreme sports with the fantastic weather it enjoys. It is also a harsh desert...
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Apr 25, 2014

Windhoek Tourist Info Office City Terminal

Windhoek actually has 3 separate official Tourism Information offices. There are 2 Windhoek Tourism Offices belonging to the Namibia Tourism Board (NTB) in Post Street Mall and on the corner of...
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Apr 25, 2014

Windhoek train station.

Located in a beautiful Dutch-German colonial building, this train station was used during Imperial Germany's colonial rule of German South West Africa. The first railway line to reach Windhoek was the...
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euzkadi
Jan 09, 2013

Namibia is a hunter's paradise

Let's prefix this by stating that hunting is a very emotive subject. However, there is no escaping the fact that it is a well established niche tourism market in Southern Africa (particularly Namibia...
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Dec 31, 2012
 
 
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Pause to consider a half-forgotten war

The Reiterdenkmal monument of a mounted Schutztruppe soldier, which commemorates the German-Herero war in the first decade of the 20th century.The German-Herero war were triggered by a Herero uprising...
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Dec 31, 2012

Visit the Alte Feste

The Alte Feste (or 'Old Fort') in Windhoek sits on a small hill close to the Tintenpalast (the Namibian Houses of Parliament) and is a dinky sized little fort that looks like a set from a Beau Geste...
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Dec 31, 2012

Explore central Windhoek on foot

Walking around central Windhoek is safe and a good way to get the feel of the place with its very Germanic architecture. I personally don't think that it's worth taking a guided tour of central...
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Feb 17, 2012

Meet you at the Kudu!

The bronze kudu statue at the intersection of Independence Avenue and John Meinhert Street is one of Windhoek's best loved statues and is a popular landmark for people to meet.The story of its origins...
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CatherineReichardt
Feb 17, 2012

Christuskirche - Windhoek's best known landmark

Chances are that if you buy postcards of Windhoek, somewhere they will feature the Christuskirche!This Lutheran church is located on a traffic island in the middle of Robert Mugabe Drive. It has an...
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Feb 17, 2012

Was a Government building ever better named?

The Tintenpalast is Namibia's Parliament building and dates back to 1913.The name is an amusing hangover from the colonial period, and translates to 'ink palace' in sly reference to the amount of...
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CatherineReichardt
Feb 17, 2012

THE SINK EXPERIMENT

What is the sink Experiment? Scientifically water going down a sink will rotate counter clockwise in the northern hemisphere and clockwise in the southern hemisphere. I set out to conduct this...
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DAO
Jun 07, 2011

ZOO PARK

Before you go rushing off to take the kids to see wild animals here, read this first. Zoo Park is a small little garden in the middle of the city of Windhoek and has no animals at all. Why do they...
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DAO
Apr 04, 2011

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