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“big daddy”(11 reviews)
“sand dunes”(9 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
C27, Sesriem, Namibia
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All reviews big daddy sand dunes namib naukluft sunset and sunrise beautiful area day hike bring lots of water sandwich harbour run down wheel drive photo opportunities dead trees unique experience walvis bay guided tour the main tourist a unesco world heritage site
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place if you go at sunrise or sunset (otherwise too hot in summer and not the right light). Count min. one hour from the gate with the last bit only accessible by 4x4. There is a shuttle (not free) to cover the last 5...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kaiviti2007
Reviewed 27 November 2018

Not seen any place like this before. Must see Deadvlei and sossusvlei; recommend a guided tour, you will miss most if you go on your own

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank suffdoc
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

Visited the section near Sossusvlei. Drove ourselves into dune 45 and hiked to the top in 20 minutes with few crowds at 5pm. (Tarmac road.) Amazing views and fun to come down the sides (don’t worry about following the ridge path down.) In the early...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank ChristineMNJones
Reviewed 11 November 2018

The Namibia desert is breathtaking and there are plenty of things to see. It's affordable to drive in yourself, but on at least one entry, it would be advisable to use a guide to learn more about the history of the desert and the various...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 25wanderlings
Reviewed 5 November 2018

The park at Sossusvlei and the drive there before dawn are very beautiful. Wonderfully sculpted dunes. We 'walked' up a small (50ft?) ridge watching youngsters stride up enormous dunes around us. I was in hysterics by the time I reached the ridge top - one...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LoonyLoo
Reviewed 30 October 2018

We have drive by Namib Naukluft park on our way to sossuvlei. We were surprised and enchanted by this beautiful area where we were drove trough.Every turn gave a surprising new landscape and view.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank siepje s
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Beautiful, stunning & wonderful. Remote, peaceful & other-worldly. Fantastic drives. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sarah O
Reviewed 11 October 2018

If and when I go back, I'm going to do a hot air balloon trip. The landscape here is incredible. It's a photographer's dream and you could easily spend a week here.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jennyadleman
Reviewed 11 October 2018

We stopped in at dune 40 and 45 to have a look and take some pictures. We then drove to the very end of the road to see Dead Vlei which was amazing. Wandered around here and climbed up a little way as it was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lyndy J
Reviewed 10 October 2018

We went through the national park on a self drive, it really is a wonderful place to drive and to experience Namibia as a country

Date of experience: September 2018
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Rudo J
19 March 2018|
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Response from hawkes2an | Reviewed this property |
The roads from Swakopmund to Sossusvlei are fine but bumpy. There is a tarred road from the park entrance at Sossusvlei but the last 5kms should not be attempted in a small car as the sand is very soft and loos; even 4 x 4s... More