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Address: Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia
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This area is best known for its sand dunes, which are often considered the...

This area is best known for its sand dunes, which are often considered the highest in the world.

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Red Sand dunes

there is nothing like the red sand dunes of the Namib desert. Best photographed at low light - i.e. early morning, late afternoon when they turn very red. Several available to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Ridgecrest, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

there is nothing like the red sand dunes of the Namib desert. Best photographed at low light - i.e. early morning, late afternoon when they turn very red. Several available to climb. Amazing sea of red sands! Fly over them if possible!!

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Fallston, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group had a spectacular time here. We climbed a sand dune and took a lot of sunset pictures. Some went out for sunrise pics also.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sossusvlei and Dead Vlei - the beauty not to miss. Please reserve the whole day and stay untill sunset. Have lunch in the shadow of some local trees and enjoy the perfect beauty of this place. Be prepared ford soft sand on the way to Sossusvlei if yopu travel by car. Low preasure in yiour tires will be required.

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Colts Neck, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Park was the reason for our visit to this desert area of Namibia. We weren't disappointed. The terrain, the dunes and the history of this unique land was a highlight of our tour. The climb of Big Mamma was a challenge to say the least but had to give it a try.

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

This place is simply amazing. If you are in the area then you are obviously planning on visiting and don't need a review to tell you how cool it is! A regular car is fine to visit, just drive to the end of the tarmac, park, and take the shuttle. It's very easy and although we hired a guide, we... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Up early for our drive to the dunes to see the sunrise! A 4x4 vehicle takes you to the 'main area' of the dunes and we then chose to climb the highest dune we could see!! We had wonderful views from the top. A great thing to do! The light was amazing! We had a super 'slide' down for our... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

We had a fabulous second visit to the dunes at Sossusvlei. Its a once in a lifetime experience and worth the long, bumpy trek to get there. Unfortunately at the park gate I was hugely annoyed to have to argue at length with the officials where you pay your fee to give us the SADC residents' entrance rate. We are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Sossusvlei is the most spectacular place to visit in Namibia. Beautiful red dunes and Black Death trees look awesome.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

You need a 4x4 to drive up here but it's a once in a lifetime experience! Name sure you allow yourself enough time do that you don't miss the gate closing.

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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

You reach Sossusvlei on a perfectly tarred road. The last part is sand but it’s no biggie if you have some sand-driving experience. For all others: Just deflate the tires enough and drive slowly (4-wheel drive is required but no low-range). Driving towards the Dead Vlei parking you find some soft sand-patches on the left side which you can easily... More 

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