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Self-Drive Namib Desert Adventure to Sandwich Bay4 Reviews
With your own 4x4 vehicle, drive into the massive Namib Naukluft National Park over sand dunes and forgotten salt pans onto the mysterious place they call Sandwich Bay. Navigate the narrow passages where huge dunes meet the Atlantic Ocean.
- Experience the thrill of discovery and adventure as you drive your own vehicle through the world's oldest desert to explore its beauty
- Explore the Kuiseb River delta and view the wildlife that depends on its vegetation for survival
- Drive next to natural salt pans and over sand dunes
DescriptionExperience the adventure and beauty of exploring the Namib Desert on your own 4x4 vehicle lead by an experienced guide. Your day starts after collection from the Walvis Bay Yacht Club at 8:30 AM. After a quick briefing, you'll depart towards Sandwich Harbor. Along the way, stop at the Walvis Bay Lagoon- a Ramsar site which is home to 250,000 flamingos during the rainy season. Stop at the Walvis Bay Salt Refinery where you'll learn more about the production taking place there. From there, head into the Kuiseb riverbed. From there, drive alongside a natural salt pan en route to the Namib Desert. Stop to look for wildlife along the way and then its onto Sandwich Harbor. The narrow stretch of beach you have to pass next is exciting. It is the famous area where huge Namib dunes meet the roaring Atlantic Ocean.. Conclude your tour back to Walvis Bay.
IncludesPermits Lead guide vehicle Recovery equipment Two-way radios
- A valid driver's license is required along with your own insurance.