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Dune 7

#3 of 13 things to do in Walvis Bay Features Animals
| just off the C14, 6km by road, Walvis Bay, Namibia
+264 81 555 7739
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A must see

Take some time and climb to the top, although it takes some energy. Great view of the surrounding... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nelius V
via mobile

It is quite a hard climb to the top. It took us 15 minutes to get to the top of the dune... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2017
Paarl, South Africa
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
| just off the C14, 6km by road, Walvis Bay, Namibia
+264 81 555 7739
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Take some time and climb to the top, although it takes some energy. Great view of the surrounding area once at the top. Picnic spot at the bottom. Free to view and enter.

Thank Nelius V
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

It is quite a hard climb to the top. It took us 15 minutes to get to the top of the dune. Definitely a challenging activity.

Thank hesmaribasson
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We spent an hour exploring the dunes with a guide. Unfortunately the guide was very controlling and didn't allow us to really enjoy the experience.

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 17 June 2017

during our stay in walvisbay we visisted dune 7. It was very hot and the climb up the dune was very steep. Down at the parking lot you find a lot of rubish. If you go to Sossusvlei skip this dune.

Thank ekholland27
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Dune 7, named for being the 7th highest dune in the world at the time of its naming, is just outside Walvisbay, on the way to the Walvisbay airport. At first sight, it doesn't look like much, but the moment one starts the journey upwards...More

Thank JohannSmit
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

This dune is free to visit and is best in the morning (we came at 08:30 and we're the only ones there). The walk up is pretty easy and the views are gorgeous. Coming down is obviously the exciting part 😂

Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Climbing up dune 7, the highest dune in the area, is a great experience that gets your heart pumping and rewards you with magnificent views. The only thing that leaves a sad aftertaste is the abundance of litter everywhere! There should be dustbins and signs...More

Thank Cheese038
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This is the best dune to climb, you can go up the long side and rest in the shade of a small palm tree about a third of the way up. The weather is moderate (mid 20's), not the mid 30's plus of Sossusvlei area....More

Thank Avdwesthuizen
Reviewed 10 April 2017

If you like adventures; I recommend that you walk to the top and then come down as fast as you can.....it is an amazing experience among other activities that you can book in the area. Great place for families with kids.

1  Thank npppan
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Tall sand dune - incredible views once you get up there. Be prepared for flying sand. Best to go just before sunset or early in the morning when sand is not burning

Thank 773ruchit
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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!
28 August 2015|
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Response from Peter F | Reviewed this property |
Try a taxi. Distance is not far. If there for the day, hire a car.