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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

See the worlds biggest dune

Dune 7 is just outside of Walvis Bay, and although it doesn't seem that large in comparison to the surroundings, when you actually see someone trying to climb it, it is HUGE! Luckily we didn't attempt...
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Jun 14, 2004

Sossusvlei Salt Pan

This area of Namibia is beautiful. Full of sand, but beautiful! We spent an afternoon here, it's quite far out of the way, but definitely worth the trip. You get taken from the entrance gate by 4x4 to...
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Jun 10, 2004

Namib Desert

The scenery in this desert is anything but stark and desolate. The colours of the rock and the linear oases make for an interesting landscape and stunning sunsets.The Namib desert stretches along the...
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Apr 09, 2004

SOSSUSVLEI<br/>&#61;&#61;&#61;This stunningly...

SOSSUSVLEI&#61;&#61;&#61;This stunningly beautiful desert landscape with its high dunes is a must to visit. &#61;&#61;&#61;Sossusvlei is one of the main tourist attractions in Namibia and probably one...
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Aug 26, 2002

Sunrise over the desert

If your vehicle is capable, Sossusvlei and Dead Vlei are well worth it. The red sand and pans are like nothing I've ever seen.
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Feb 02, 2007

Flight of serenity..

A very extremely early start into the day was required to be part of this fun near Sesriem/Sossusvlei area. Formations look interesting, there must have been water some time ago.
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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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