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This area is best known for its sand dunes, which are often considered the highest in the world.
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“big daddy” (80 reviews)
“sand dunes” (53 reviews)
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Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a guided hike of a couple of hours before arriving at Sossusvlei - I recommend this, so you can better appreciate the different aspects that this kind of nature has to offer. It is also good to get a proper explanation of the...More

Thank Dirk W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything anyone would expect massive natural dunes to be. Forget UK beach dunes, pah! Chicken feed! These are the real deal. Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful. And the colours. Forget films of deserts......this is the real deal.

Thank wakasam
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there before dawn to watch the sun rise, to see the contrast in colours, red front of dune and black on the other side, a photographers dream.....our guide was also careful and spent time explaining every single little treasure for us to enjoy...even...More

Thank Paddy N
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Red sand dunes (you can easily climb dune 45). And then the dead trees... spectacular! Beautiful! Don't miss it.

Thank Lordge
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on the road at 5.30 am to reach the dunes at sunriseand it was worth it. It was coller and the lighting on the dunes from the top and the vlel was very special. Only negative was the toilets whuch could do with...More

Thank Peter F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The highlight of outback travel in Namibia, Sossusvlei, or Soss as they call it, features fantastic scenery, great orange sand dunes, and a sealed highway down the middle. That is special because of miles of unsealed road from either Windhoek or Walvis Bay to get...More

Thank Gregoire64
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

After a nice and hot walk to the site, you are just stunned by the silence, beauty and ages the site has been through. Worth the walk and trip to get there, just magic as well

Thank delisley
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Sossusvlei was certainly the highlight of our holiday in Namibia. It looks like another planet, feels a bit like being on Mars I guess! Make sure you are in front of the gates when it opens, or that you are one of the lucky ones...More

Thank Didianarana
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Very challenging driving in deep sand. Trek over sand is not for mobility challenged - bring water& go early. But photos are worth it!

Thank LucyLu_Texas
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Sossusviei just has to be seen to be belived take a full day to explore but make sure to get there early (sunrise) to appreciate thwe changing colours of the dunes.

Thank jpvacances
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Shaka1
29 June 2017|
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Response from JaneFrancesLouw | Reviewed this property |
I agree about Swakopmund. It's a must. The roads from Swakop to Sossos is at the moment very bad, but to get there, you have to travel on the dirt, so be very careful. Book ahead of time otherwise you will be in trouble... More
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garyjune56
13 May 2017|
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Response from RicotheGreat | Reviewed this property |
Hi, no.. If you enjoy the desert you will love it
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darrensunley
25 January 2017|
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Response from stefanmrw | Reviewed this property |
hello, well i wouldnt recommend to do it in one day from swakop, since you cant drive that fast on the gravel roads.. so I would at least calculate two or 3 days.. 2 for the driving and one in the dunes. good luck! and no... More
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