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Namib Desert Tour
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  • English English
  • 4 hours
  • Hotel pick up

On this tour, you'll discover the Namib desert's impressive lunar landscape, as well as the strange ancient plants that grow in Welwitschia.

Namib Desert Tour

We'll pick you up from your hotel in a 4x4 jeep and start the Namib Desert Tour, leaving the city of Swakopmund behind to head to the Swakop River Canyon; also known as Moon Valley

The area owes its name to the erosion around the Swakop River 500 million years ago. Here you'll feel like you're observing the craters of the moon's surface in an area that contrasts completely with the bustling city. 

After admiring these remarkable rock formations, and even taking a few photos, we'll get back in the car and go to Goanikontes Oasis. We'll stop to eat while we're surrounded by peace and tranquillity at this beautiful resort, which was an old farm built in 1848 and later transformed into a hotel.

Next, we'll go to Welwitschia which is home to the Welwitschia Mirabilis. The plant, which is native to Namibia and Angola, was named after the botanist Friedrich Welwitschia, who discovered it in 1859. It can live for up to 1000 years and is perfectly adapted to the extreme conditions of the desert.

During the tour, you'll have the opportunity to try traditional food, including typical Namibian dishes such as fat cookies (fried dough), oshifima (porridge with white beans and spinach, and sometimes meat), or mopane worms (fried caterpillar). 

Once we've eaten and taken a moment to enjoy the remarkable views, we'll head back to the city of Swakopmund and drop you off at your hotel. 

Price

Per person
Tour in English
US$ 173.90

Tour in English

  • Per person

    US$ 173.9

More Information

Duration

4 hours.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.

Included

Pick up and drop off at hotel.

English speaking guide.

Entry to places visited.

Traditional food.

Not included

Food and drink at Goanikontes Oasis.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up to 20 days before (Swakopmund local time) if there are still places available.

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 173.70
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.
When the minimum number of participants (4) is not reached, we will contact you to offer you other alternatives.