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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

Swakopmund Tips (28)

SWAKOPMUND<br/>Though we arrived...

SWAKOPMUNDThough we arrived in winter (august), SWK is the main holiday center for water sports, beaches and coasts, but anyway, don't expect more than 22°C in summer!! The water, even in summer, is...
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SirRichard
Aug 25, 2002

Hier stehe ich, ich kann nicht anders

About two kilometres before you arrive in Swakopmund, on the left side of the highway, you'll see a rusty old steam engine. It was brought to the area in 1896 to transport goods from the township to...
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CliffClaven
Aug 24, 2002

A hint of Bavaria

Swakopmund: a hint of Bavaria existing precariously between the Namib desert and the south Atlantic Ocean. Drive the skeleton coast, where the ocean mists swirl inland, get permission to visit the...
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CliffClaven
Aug 24, 2002

Swakopmund is the extreme...

Swakopmund is the extreme sports lover's dream. We went sand boarding in the morning and quadbiking in the afternoon. I could have stayed several more days just to take advantage of the other trips. ...
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asgottl
Aug 26, 2002
 
 
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"Beautiful Extreme World"
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"Namibia - the dry paradise"
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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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