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Dune 7

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Climb in the heat!!

Went to look at dune 7 and thought it a great idea to climb it. Well it should be climbed with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RichardH7160
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Craighall Park, South Africa
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If you love sand ...

If you happen to be in Walvis Bay then you should definitely visit Dune 7. Whether or not it's the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
thomaslegner
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Vienna, Austria
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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| just off the C14, 6km by road, Walvis Bay, Namibia
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All reviews coming down broken glass worth the climb fun climbing endless views tough climb picnic spot worth a stop sand boarding public toilets palm trees an absolute quad bike ride namibian desert whole family awesome experience a lot of fun
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to look at dune 7 and thought it a great idea to climb it. Well it should be climbed with shoes and in the morning or late afternoon. Midday is hot and the sand burns. So preferably do the activity during the cooler part...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RichardH7160
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you happen to be in Walvis Bay then you should definitely visit Dune 7. Whether or not it's the highest dune in the World (probably not) or in Namibia (perhaps) isn't really relevant. It's still good fun to either climb up the dune (which...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank thomaslegner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t be fooled... it’s high!! It’s a climb but it only took about 20 min with regular stops , especially the steeper bit towards the top. Carry water with. Thoroughly enjoyable for both young and old.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank IshanaV
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is public parking with toilet at the dunes. Walk up the big dune and enjoy the sunset and 360 degrees view from the top. short distance away you can hire quads for biking.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cps6
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dune 7 is a must see on any visit to Walvis Bay. Easy to include on any tour you might have. It’s incredible to see how high this Dune is. We did it on our way to visit the Moonlandscape. Do not try to sand...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 873DianeT
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Incredible views of the countryside and airport if you manage to make it to the top. At the top it’s so restful and quiet. Don’t forget to bring your buffer in case the wind is bad. Truly awesome experience, you can watch the train go...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DaliMiso
Reviewed 8 December 2018

We went one day but the sand was too hot to walk on so we went back the next day in the morning. It was cool and nice and the dune was not too difficult to climb. Just go slowly and enjoy the climb. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kaye N
Reviewed 11 October 2018

We went up early in the morning before breakfast. It was a nice bit of morning exercise. Can see forever.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank igotmojo
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

This is a great for First timers, every time we go the challenge is always the climb. It feels easy at first but three quarters of the way up you start pondering if you should just go back down. However when you reach the top...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank njluis
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Just getting to Dune 7, the highest desert sand dune in the world, is an experience not to be missed. The Namibian landscape looks like nothing else I have ever seen: barren, desolate and breathtakingly beautiful, it is reminiscent of photos of the Martian landscape....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Fatima H
17 February 2018|
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Response from juanv374 | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes you can drive there yourself. There is no need for a 4x4 as it can be reached by a sedan car as well. There is place for 4x4 driving if you wish to do so.
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kittas2018
15 January 2018|
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Response from Naude_Marelize | Reviewed this property |
To climb is for free - there are other activities in the vicinity as well.
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C H
24 January 2016|
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Response from EmBentley | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there will be plenty of taxis. As a tip, the further you go down the taxi line/away from the ship, the cheaper they are willing to go (usually). I'd also recommend negotiating a rate in advance. Hope you have fun!
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