From the best platform, in the most romantic way, soar with the winds for an hour, over the oceans of sand and mountains, endless vistas of shadows and light. Your destination - The Sossusvlei dunes or the splendour of the desert.
At landing, you come back to earth with an “Out Of Africa” style Champagne breakfast set up in the middle of nowhere.
Your pilot will present you with a flight certificate before you take a leisurely nature drive back to the pick-up point.
It is an experience like no other, the experience of a lifetime.
We have developed this specialised tour especially for cruise ship passengers that have a limited amount of time but would like to see as much as possible in a round trip, including all the main highlights the Namibian Coast has to offer.
Allow us to show you the natural splendor of Sandwich Harbour where the dunes meet the ocean!
Only accessible by 4x4, our experienced guides will take you on an exhilarating ride through the dunes and show you the wonders of the Namib Desert.
The tour will take you south along the Namibian coastline starting at the Walvis Bay lagoon, a Ramsar site, which boasts a diverse bird life including masses of flamingos. From there we depart into the Namib Naukluft Park, the largest game park in Africa and the 4th largest in the world where you will enter the dunes of Sandwich Harbour. Your guide will make numerous strategic stops for you to enjoy the scenery and provide plenty of opportunities for spectacular photographs. You will also enjoy a refreshment break where you will be served with drinks and hearty snacks, surrounded by the beauty of sand and sea.
Our Tour takes us onto the harsh gravel plains of the Namib Desert and learn how Plants and animals have adapted to this hostile condition. how plants and animals survive of the moisture of the Fog, to formation of the Moonlandscape and how the age old Welwitschia Plants grow....
then past Dune 7 into Walvisbay to the wetland and onto the beautiful and stunning Sandwich Harbour dunes....
This is a long day and lunch is served
Head into the unforgiving landscapes of Namibia with this three-hour quad biking and sand-boarding experience from Swakopmund. Take the ride of your live over stunning dunes and get an up close look at the rare plants and wildlife that call the Namib Desert home. Once you've cruised the dunes aboard a quad bike, ride the sandy waves on an exhilarating dune board. This popular tour allows travelers to see places that are inaccessible by car and to get an up close look at the breathtaking landscapes that make Namibia one of the most beautiful nations in Africa.
Driving through the rugged terrain of Namibia’s Moon Landscape can be intimidating on your own. This guided tour makes it easy by providing all transportation from your hotel in a sturdy 4x4 vehicle, plus insight into the area from a guide. National park fees are already included in the tour price, making this a great value option.
Venture outside of Swakopmund's city limits and into the coastal dune belt that lies just beyond its borders on this incredible living desert tour from one of Namibia's most-popular tourist destinations. Your guide points out wildlife and natural highlights of this scenic landscape as your travel past towering sand dunes that are home to Palmato Geckos, lizards and other small animals. This nature tour includes a thrilling dune drive and is ideal for first-time visitors and families.
Explore the stunning Namibian desert by bicycle, covering more sights in less time on two wheels. Enjoy a scenic and eco-friendly adventure, pedaling your way up and down rolling sand dunes surrounding Swakopmund. Tours are suitable for people with moderate fitness levels, and include personalized attention from a hands-on group guide.
You will be picked up at your guesthouse in Swakopmund/Walvis Bay. We then depart for Sandwich Harbour, about 50 km south of Walvis Bay where the Namib Desert meets the Atlantic Ocean. Enjoy an exciting day filled with adventure and exploring the beautiful sites of Sandwich Harbour. En-Route we will also stop at the Walvis Bay Lagoon, pass by the Walvis Bay Salt Refinery and many popular spots for the avid birder. A yummy light lunch and cool drinks will be served at a beautiful spot in the dunes for your refreshment. Enjoy a little bit of dune belt driving upon return with the chance to spot Ostrich, Springbuck or Jackal. End this day with a story to tell and memories to take back home.
The guests will vist the Guano Platform between Walvis Bay and Swakopmund. After they will visit the lagoon where many Flamingos can be viewed. After they will visit the Salt Water Mine in Walvis bay. The guests will climb Dune 7 as a fun activity. Finally the guest will cool down at Moon Valley Resort and Spa with a nice swim.
Experience the iconic Namib Desert like never before. This trip will take you to where the ocean meets the desert...... literally.
While on tour you can expect to see a variety of desert plants and animals, spectacular views and adrenaline filled 4x4 driving in the dunes.
Our knowledgeable and friendly guides will ensure that you get the best possible experience and leave you with memories that will last a lifetime.
Private tours to be booked in advance.
The Pelican Point Peninsula tour takes you out to the uttermost tip of the peninsula where you will experience the Atlantic Ocean on the one side and the calm Walvis Bay Lagoon on the other. You will witness the workings of a salt refinery situated en route to Pelican Point. Apart from the beautiful natural scenery, the major attractions on this tour includes the historic Pelican Point Lighthouse, a large colony of Cape Fur Seals and some historic sites such as a shipwreck, rails from an old supply train and the Walvis Bay Lagoon, a Ramsar site.
Only accessible by 4x4, our experienced guide will take you an epic drive along the beach leading to Pelican Point.
What better way to spend your time while on Holiday. This trip takes you all along the 'Swakop River' to two iconic destinations which is hidden in the desolate Namib Desert.
The moon landscape offers some of the best views in Namibia and not to mention the chance to see a true fossil, the "Welwitschia Mirabilis", in its glory and found only in the Namib Desert and Southern Angola.
This trip is ideal for photographers, small groups, large groups, young and old. All trips are done by air-conditioned 4x4 vehicles and can be done either in the morning or afternoon.
Private tours to be booked in advance.
Explore the coastal city of Swakopmund, which sits on the edge of the Namib Desert, on a half-day walking tour. Learn about the city’s German and English colonial history from your engaging tour guide and visit key landmarks including the highest dune in the area, the German Marine Memorial and Lighthouse, and the local flea market.
If you want to travel to Namibia and only visit Etosha National Park then this is the ideal start for you, all your meals and your overnight stay in/outside the Etosha National Park, including a full day game drive inside the park is all included. If you are already in Namibia this can be an add on. If you are interested in visiting en-route attractions as mentioned we can do this for you at an additional cost as those are not included.
Viewing the extensive bird life in the Ramsar Convention Walvisbay Wetlands where up 250000 birds can be seen from time to time, to the many Seals in the seal colony including huge Bulls and Pups, to the magnificent views Sandwich Harbor, where Sea meets Dunes, and the surrounding Dunes have to offer, together with the adrenaline evoking skillful dune driving by the guide, the pure passion and enthusiasm the guide portrays of this beautiful scenic but harsh area. Knowledgeable and passionate guides make this tour exceptional.
an exceptionally unique experience few get the see
creating unforgettably fond memories
Experience the diversity of Swakopmund on this 4 day family self-drive adventure. Kayak among seals and dolphins, witness dancing lizards and sidewinder snakes in their natural environment and quad bike over ancient dunes.
Spend 2 nights / 3 days exploring the oldest desert in the world. This camping safari offers the best value option starting in Swakopmund and ending in Windhoek.
Explore the heart of the Namib Desert with a group and local Namibian guides.
The Sossusvlei Camping Tour is a 3 day / 2 night camping tour to the dunes of in the Namib Desert. This tour, with departures scheduled every Tuesday, is the cheapest safari to visit this part of Namibia. Despite the low cost, expect excellent personalized guiding, good food and a fun all round experience. This drive is stunning and is one of the best ways to see the dune field with the early morning sun casting it's shadows and light onto the sand.
The 3 day Wild Cherry Sossusvlei Safari is a camping trip to one of Namibia's most spectacular tourist attractions. The clay pan known as Sossusvlei is surrounded on 3 sides by some of the tallest dunes in the world. Climb giant sand dunes, walk to other nearby vleis followed by an afternoon trip down a small canyon.The Sossusvlei Safari is run as a camping tour however, for a supplement an upgrade can be made to turn this into an accommodated safari. Enquire upon booking as this is subject to availability.
Guests who would like to enjoy some 4x4 fun, coupled with breathtaking views and unique topography will find that this tour is just what they need. The tour is perfect for individuals who have some time to spare or who require an adrenaline filled experience in the Namib Desert without having to spend to much money.
Great for the morning or afternoon. Can also be customised to include some additional activities such as dune boarding or enjoining a sun-downer. There are a variety of choices.
African Extravaganza, a Namibian based tour-operator has been offering this tour for the past 26 years successfully. With our experience in the Namib Desert and our own establishments in the region we can make your experience unforgettable. Our local guides know the region extremely well and are able to give you insight information about this unique destination - a World Heritage Site!
African Extravaganza is operating the Sossusvlei Shuttle from Windhoek and Swakopmund vice versa on a daily basis (subject to availability) with a minimum of 2 participants!
This 4 Days Erongo Mountain and Swakopmund Safari is focused on the impressive mountains rang of volcanic origin reaching heights of more than 2000 meters and inSwakopmund the place with a blue sea front, the aquarium and the Swakopmund Museum is worthwile. There are numerous boulevards and a large traditional street market where travellers can buy souvenirs.. It is situated close to the picturesque villages of Usakos, Karibib and Omaruru. The Erongo Mountains enjoy a higher rainfall than adjacent areas and have provided food and shelter for early men for thousands of years. Therefore a great variety of rock paintings can be viewed on farms and lodges in these mountains.
From Livingstone/ Victoria Falls to the Atlantic coast, visiting the tranquil wilderness of the Okavango Delta, and prime game reserves at Etosha and Chobe and skirting the Kalahari - this is a superb insight into southern Africa. Marvel at the thundering Victoria Falls, sublime Chobe and waterways of the delta before heading to Namibia and the wonders of Etosha - a truly epic Desert and Delta adventure tour.