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This barren red-sand desert lies along the coast.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a morning exploring the my favourite area near Sossuslei. Saw wonderful dunes with amazing light. We stopped to climb Dune 45 it wasn't easy as the sand was very soft. Had a walk to sea Deadvlei, it was amazing, an area of desert covered...More

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spectacular landscape and a surprisingly varied selection of wild life to see. Great fun in 4x4 vehicles along the coast and over the amazing sand dunes.

Thank Trevor M
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

We first entered the Namib desert when headed towards Ludritz and have been to several other parts since. It is really breathtaking and has so much to offer in terms of landscape and wildlife. Truly amazing.

Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 13 May 2017

It is no contest that the Namib yields an amazing adventure in Namibia. The Deadvlei in Sossusvlei, the amazing dunes, including Dune 45. Climbing the dune before the break of dawn. The twilight glow shimmering in the horizon. What a place to be.

1  Thank Gingermint
Reviewed 26 April 2017

we went on the tour organized by the boat we were on. the desert is VERY different and climbing dune 7 quiet a thrill. the moon landscape was also very interesting. My only query would be to go in aircond. It gets very hot as...More

Thank alanog
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

One need to go there early in the morning or when the sun sets. Otherwise it's gonna be too hot, even in winter. Jeeps taking you right into the dunes, if you don't have an own 4x4

Thank stefanmrw
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Nothing much to see and offer, distances between sight of interest are far. Many hours on the bumpy and dusty road. Worth your while to make a stop are Cape Cross to see the colony of seal and Swakopmund for adventure activites. While at Swakopmund...More

Thank pioneertraveller
Reviewed 14 January 2017

In the Namib Desert you can do a lot of activities. You can go sand-surfing, book a desert-tour (Living Desert Adventures), ride on camels (Swakopmund) or ride a quad-bike. You will love all these adventures things.

1  Thank doriso679
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Welcome to the Namib desert near Walvis Bay, Namibia. The Namib runs into the Atlantic Ocean, so our desert trip was beside the Atlantic Ocean. Unique and great trip. I suspect many guides can take you on this nature tour. We took our nature tour...More

1  Thank GalvestonJT
Reviewed 10 January 2017

This revue is specifically for my trip with Desert Magic Tours from Luderitz to Walvis Bay. It was fantastic...!. I learned some useful things about driving in sand,...put on a few kgs in weight,(thanks to the cooks),...made some lovely friends!. All of this while being...More

1  Thank Furbrain2015
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