Namibia Exploration: Desert Dune Safari

Desert Dune Safari Itinerary

The vast horizons of Namibia are showcased in this Exploration as you drive and fly between locations. Areas of interest are pointed out along the way, giving you a real taste of Namibia as a magnificent and remarkable country.

Desert Dune Safari Map


Detailed Itinerary:

Days 1 & 2
Days 1 & 2
From Windhoek we drive to Kulala Desert Lodge in the private Kulala Wilderness Reserve. Here we explore the iconic dunes of Sossusvlei and the moon-like landscape of Dead Vlei.
Days 3 & 4
Days 3 & 4
Fly to Swakopmund, a picturesque town that blends European and African culture. We’ll explore the Atlantic coast with a private boat cruise from Walvis Bay to Sandwich Harbour (weather permitting) to see diverse pelagic (ocean-going) birdlife, Cape fur seals and rare Heaviside's dolphins up close. We stay at the grand Hansa Hotel.
Day 5
Day 5
Travel up the legendary Skeleton Coast where you can expect to see the fascinating lichen plains at Wlotskasbaken and remains of shipwrecks along the way. We also take in the ghostly disused diamond mine near Toscanini and overnight at Terrace Bay Lodge in Skeleton Coast National Park.
Days 6 & 7
Days 6 & 7
We continue through the Skeleton Coast National Park to the Möwe Bay Museum and then head inland to other attractions including two oases, an intriguing “roaring” dune and spectacular desert scenery combined with whatever wildlife presents itself. We spend two nights at Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp.
Days 8 & 9
Days 8 & 9
Another exciting day is spent on the road to Desert Rhino Camp. The rugged, rocky and mountainous Palmwag Concession brings with it the opportunity of seeing giraffe, gemsbok (oryx) and springbok. We bed down at Desert Rhino Camp and spend two days tracking the rare desert-adapted black rhino which are monitored and protected by the Save the Rhino Trust.
Day 10
Day 10
We bid farewell to our adventure as we transfer to the Doro Nawas Airstrip to return to Windhoek.

Departure Dates 2017

LanguageStartDepart FromEndFinish InStatus
English15 October 2017Windhoek24 October 2017WindhoekFull
English06 November 2017Windhoek15 November 2017WindhoekAvailable

Departure Dates 2018

LanguageStartDepart FromEndFinish InStatus
English05 May 2018Windhoek13 May 2018WindhoekAvailable
English27 Jun 2018Windhoek05 July 2018WindhoekAvailable
English09 July 2018Windhoek17 July 2018WindhoekFull
English07 August 2018Windhoek15 August 2018WindhoekAvailable
English04 September 2018Windhoek12 September 2018WindhoekAvailable
English05 October 2018Windhoek13 October 2018WindhoekAvailable
English06 November 2018Windhoek14 November 2018WindhoekAvailable
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