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This barren red-sand desert lies along the coast.
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

Looking at photos of recent trip and wish we had taken more. It was very hot (40 Celsius) at begining of October so may be best to visit in September. Also go as early as possible to avoid midday hikes. I wish we had stayed...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2018

Visiting the Namib Desert (and Deadvlei) was one of the highlights of my trip to Namibia. While I had to trek across the desert in the rather hot and dry weather, the landscape was amazing and I spotted animal footprints along the way as my...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank funkycherrycola
Reviewed 20 October 2018

When in the Park it is certainly worth while visiting Deadvlei. Only 4x4 vehicles can get to the car park which is still a couple of kilometres from Deadvlei, otherwise you have to pay to take the transport.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KernowEngland
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Dunes are great. Start early otherwise is very hot. Dessert changes the profile. From time to time you can see some animals.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

Just love to be there and marble the changing light and shadows, to wonder off the beaten track and to find that solitary spot among the the dunes

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank EtangolaTours
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Our tour of Namibia took us across the Desert travelling from Luderitz to Soussusvlei. A large proportion of the journey was on gravel roads and involved significant distances looking out over barren and rugged terrain. The corrugated surfaces can become a little wearying at times....More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Travelexperience12
Reviewed 11 October 2018

I spent an entire day here and could easily spend an entire week. It's a photographer's paradise! Bring water and a hat and pack a lunch.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jennifer A
Reviewed 28 September 2018

We loved it here wish we had our own landrcruiser to be able to cross the dunes them selfs of-course with a professional :)

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ana_Bejan
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Part of the desert is at Sossusvlei in Namib-Naukluft Park. Breath-taking sights and incredible dunes, which apparently don't move like dunes in other places. They are best seen in the morning or evening as the shadows are so dramatic. Largely red in colour but with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David M
Reviewed 23 September 2018

From the entrance gate it's a drive of about 60km to the parking place. At kilometre 45 there's dune 45, where many people stop to climb it, as it's apparently one of the easier to climb dunes and it offers nice views. We did it...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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