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Deadvlei

near Sousselvlei, Sossusvlei, Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good11%
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2 days ago
“Stunning ”
1 week ago
“Fantastic cannot miss location”
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near Sousselvlei, Sossusvlei, Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Dead Valley was one of the highlights of this park. Best views are obviously obtain from the top but be sure to take the easy route as climbing straight up the dune at 16:00 left us with burning feet!

Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 1 week ago

I hiked in from Big Daddy Dune and walked out through the normal path. Photos are best early in the day when it is less crowded and some fantastic shots are to be had closer to the edge of the trees. Note also great views...More

Thank melcalbear2000
Reviewed 1 week ago

You go to the starting place with 4x4's. There are just a couple of them, so sometimes you have to wait a while before there's place on one for you. When you get there you can choose: walk over a dune or go around. In...More

Thank KristelM1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a 76 year old I was concerned that our guide only enquired if we had sufficient water instead of warning us that it was a hot, hard walk in sand to the vlei. I made it back with nothing left & fortunatly the guide...More

Thank Noel D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on an overcast day to see Deadvlei, so it wasn't too hot. The contrast between Deadvlei and the surrounding red sand dunes was stunning. It didn't seem real! It was beautiful and I highly recommend making the short trek!

Thank crazy4travelgb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

TAKE LOTS OF WATER!! Although it's not far, a mile or so from the parking area, Deadvlei is HOT, over 30C at 9a.m. and 40C by the time we returned before noon. We climbed Big Daddy and came down the dune into the far end...More

Thank yycyycyyc
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

The entire place is like a Painting!! Each of the 800 year old dead Acacia trees in Deadvlei ,adjacent to the Big Daddy sand dune , begs to be photographed! Get to it early when others are climbing Dune 45 so that u can get...More

2  Thank GAGSIE73
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

I had the privilege of visiting both after a dune climb and first thing in the morning. The different lighting offered different picture opportunities. There is no words to describe the beauty and isolation of deadvlei, where dead trees have been preserved by dry air...More

Thank Suren P
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Awesome trip out to Dead Vlei. While we had our own car we opted for the bus into the area where you walk in to the Dead Vlei. The drive through the sand it not easy - we got in about 50 metres and went...More

Thank Meg123456
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

I visited the Deadvlei (or at least tried to) with my dad. We left our vehicle at the end of the tarred road and then took the NWR bus the extra few kilometres to what we thought was the site of the Deadvlei but it...More

Thank Fi M
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Anita B
Anyone have suggestion how to get from Windhoek to Deadvlei, any shuttle, bus, tour, private taxi driver??? Anything would be helpful, I have 40h in Windhoek and really want to visit Deadvlei!?
21 January 2017|
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Response from sarahtheblue | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the other posters - hire a car or join tour group. I dont suggest the former if you are not used to driving those roads. If you get stuck or get a puncture, you can be stranded for hours without any help. I... More
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bobdec7
How did you arrange the guide??
2 August 2015|
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Response from AdrianH_9 | Reviewed this property |
There isn't a guide as such. You arrive at the first car park and take a Jeep with a driver the 10 mins through sand to the car park closer to Deadvlei - then you are left on your own !
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Bruno Ricardo G
Como chegar saindo de windhoek? Existe algum transfer ou onibus?
12 February 2017|
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Response from CefasS | Reviewed this property |
Existem operadoras de turismo que fazem tours de 3 dias ou mais para o sul da Namíbia. Eu viajei com a Wild Dog Safari, mas fiquei todo tempo em resorts. Essa agência oferece a estada em camping, barraca. Pode-se alugar um... More
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