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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

Plants - Welwitschia, Quiver trees, Baobab Tips (13)

Welwitzia

We went into the desert by bus to go and see the Welwitzia plants. They are very sensitive and you can damage them by just walking closely past them. The oldest one that they have in a fence is...
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visserm
Mar 29, 2008

Wonderful Welwitchias ...

This plant is truly a wonder for botanists, in fact earning the scientific name of Welwtichia Mirabilis (mirabilis meaning marvellous). It can live up to 2,000 years - which is a real feat considering...
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SanguiniA
Jul 30, 2006

welwischia nature drive...don't miss it!

in a moonlike landscape,with rare and solitary plants!at first sight,desert landscape looks abandoned,without any form of life!Dusty whiteness of a naked immensity.when in nature drive,follow the...
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cbeaujean
Jan 04, 2006

Welwitschia

Relatively inconspicious but definitely extraordinary: Welwitschia mirabilis, a plant that only exists in Namibia.Looking like a wilted plant in the middle of the desert, it in fact can become up to...
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Vita500
Feb 28, 2005

Quiver Tree Forest

Quiver Tree is a "tree" that can be find at south Namibia and that can reach up to 300 years, but there is only a place where you can find a Quiver Tree Forest and that is about 14 kilometres...
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diageva
Jan 14, 2005

Sunset at the Quivertree forest

The Quivertree is not really a tree but an aloe that grows as high as a tree.It has a special bark that is said to have been used by the san as a quiver for their arrows (hence the name).The...
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Myndo
Dec 05, 2004

Nauklauft Park

Just outside Swakopmund you can enter the Nauklauft Park. you have to get a permit but it is easy to get it and not very expensive.I think you get it at the intenal affairs offices.On the map there...
cleocat
Nov 02, 2004

Welwitschia

Strange plant of little beauty but of long life and that is only find at Namib desert. The male is the one that have flower, and the female one has large cones, so It is easy to separate female and...
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diageva
Oct 24, 2004

Quiver Tree Forest

About 13 km north-east of Keetmanshoop is the spectacular Kokerboom or quiver tree forest. It is on the farm Gariganus, which was declared a National Monument.The quiver tree is a typical tree of the...
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tini58de
Aug 04, 2004

Petrified trees and Welwitchia in the Damaraland

These fossilated Trees are about 280 Million years old.As the ones in Amerika, you can still see that they were actually trees, they have the year-rings and sometimes the bark is visible. But they are...
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Myndo
Jul 22, 2004

The Welwitchia Drive

The Welwitschia mirabilis is a very special plant that is only growing in this area and nowhere else on the whole world.Two people discovered this funny plant almost at the same time, but the Austrian...
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Myndo
Jul 22, 2004

Petrified Forest

Some of these 50 petrified trees, complete with bark and tree rings, are estimated to be around 260 million years old! They are not believed to have been growing in this area, but thought to have been...
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grets
Jul 08, 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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