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Namib Desert

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Address: Namibia

This barren red-sand desert lies along the coast.

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USD 93.00*
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3-Hour Quad Biking and Sand-Boarding Combo from Swakopmund
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Quad Bike Tour of the Namib Desert
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Namib Desert 4x4 Tour from Swakopmund

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Awesome nature and breathtaking view from the top of the dunes

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
Heusenstamm, Germany
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Perth, Australia
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63 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 you can imagine and it is quite a long drive seeing a lot of sand... More 

Thank alanog
Heusenstamm, Germany
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84 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago 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
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178 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 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 make sure you do the activity kayaking with seals in pelican Point.

Thank pioneertraveller
Babenhausen, Germany
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103 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 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
galveston, texas
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243 reviews
113 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 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 to some amazing and remote places like a 20,000 acre salt mining farm and a... More 

1 Thank GalvestonJT
Swellendam, South Africa
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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 surrounded by the most beautiful countryside!. The organisers of this trip have it well sorted... More 

Thank Furbrain2015
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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411 reviews
174 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Sensational desert with landscapes out of this world. Drive through or climb a dune, photos to be taken everywhere.

Thank dunbro
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80 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

You have to visit Namib desert for sure. So many different landscapes. The most impressive are the dunes that early in the morning have a great orange colour. The sand is so so thin like make up powder. Once in a lifetime experience

Thank Maria P
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I have seen many stunning photographs of 'Dooievlei' and the dunes, but nothing can compare to being here! It is breathtakingly beautiful... If you have children - it is a must visit - the biggest play pit they will ever have. My son was covered from head to toe in red dust and a huge smile when we left, you... More 

Thank Gerhard B
Kansas City
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750 reviews
207 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We spent lots of time driving through Namibia. The Namib desert was our favorite part. There are stunning mesas and rocky landscapes that remind me if the American southwest. The sunset views were especially nice.

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