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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

Desert and dunes Tips (72)

The Mighty Namib

Deserts are fascinating places - they are beautiful in their simplicity and in their extreme; but they are also interesting places in ecological terms. The Namib is one of the driest places on earth...
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SanguiniA
Aug 07, 2006

Dead Vlei

While staying at the Kulala Desert Lodge we arranged to visit Sossusvlei with one of their guides, Francis. He was an excellent guide and made sure we got to the best photo stops ahead of the tour...
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toonsarah
Jul 08, 2006

Night photography in the Namibian Desert

We went to see the desert dunes at dawn. As you can see I had my camera and tripod ready.The Namibian sand dunes are supposed to be the biggest in the world.It was pitch black when we climbed to the...
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MartaSoul
Jan 18, 2006

Henties Bay

Henties Bay is a small coastal village about 70 km from Swakopmund on the way to the Skeleton coast. Not much to do really except for the nice beach. The kids loved it and build tons of castles on the...
cleocat
Jun 20, 2005

Road between Walvis Bay and Swakopmund.

This road is about 30km. It runs between the sea and the desert. It was one of the most amazing visual experiences I've ever had. We drove it one afternoon at about 15:00. There was still fog over the...
cleocat
Jun 20, 2005

Sossusvlei

The Sossusvlei is part of the Namib Naukluft Park and only about 60 km off the Atlantic coast.From the park entrance, visitors can follow a street surrounded by dunes towards Sossusvlei.After approx....
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Vita500
Jan 26, 2005

The Dune Sea, Namib-Naukfluft National Park

The “Dune Sea” of Namibia’s Great Namib Desert runs over 200 miles from the Orange River to the South to the Kuiseb River to the North. It contains some of the oldest, largest, and reddest dunes in...
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Waxbag
Dec 13, 2004

Into Soussouvlei and back

Soussouvlei is a really nice place to go, UT: be warned. The road that goes in (and out, since it is only one) is 67 km long, the last 5 km are only permitted if you have a 4WD (and believe it, you...
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Myndo
Dec 05, 2004

Dunes of Soussusvlei

The sand of the dunes have different kinds of colours from red to beige. Don't miss to climb up one dune. Unfortunately I was to lazy that day and now I really regret it. The view you have from the...
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chicabonita
Dec 04, 2004

Dune 7

From the bottom it looks easy.But wait till you start climbing. The kids ran up and down with no effort.I made it to the top and has a photo to proof it. ( There is no way I will send it out into the...
cleocat
Nov 01, 2004

Sesriem Canyon

Little canyon very near Sesriem's campsite. Its a canyon of great beauty that is worth the visit indeed. Of about 30 meters in deep, I did saw a little pool inside, but I have read that in rain season...
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diageva
Oct 21, 2004

Dead Vlei

After climbing Dune 45 we had breakfast and went to Dead Vlei. It was really cold, very cold, even after walking for long time. It was a long way to reach the Dead Vlei, over 5 km. We found gemsbok in...
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diageva
Oct 20, 2004
 
 
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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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Hohenzollernhaus

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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