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Namib Desert, Namib-Naukluft Park

#4 of 7 in Nature in Namib-Naukluft Park
Desert · Nature / Park
Discover life crawling underneath the barren red dunes of Namib Desert. Stretching along the Atlantic coast, the desert features a vast clay pan, referred to in local language as the "place of no return," and black dead trees scorched by the sun, which are more than 900 years old. Hop on 4x4 vehicle with a local guide to explore this vibrant world of small vermin hiding beneath the sand. As you stand on a steep dune slope looking over the seemingly barren desert, you might feel like the only living creature on this arid land. Before you head to Namib-Naukluft Park, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Namib-Naukluft Park journey builder website, to make sure you see all that Namib-Naukluft Park has to offer, including Namib Desert.
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  • You can't say you have been to Namibia if you didn't visit the desert. The colours are amazing and some took hot air balloons to fly over these sand dunes. There are also wildlife such as Oryx. Dune.....  more »
  • The gravel roads to get here and the roads within the Park weren't bad at all. Desert was amazing to see. Surprising number of oryx in the morning along with some wildebeasts. We loved...  more »

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