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“big daddy”(10 reviews)
“sand dunes”(8 reviews)
“day hike”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
C27, Sesriem, Namibia
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All reviews big daddy sand dunes day hike bring lots of water sunset and sunrise late morning beautiful area run down dead trees walvis bay sandwich harbour a unesco world heritage site rising sun peak season worth a visit vlei desert
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Jennifer A
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Lyndy J
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Craig1986
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Be stunned by the size of the dunes and the photo opportunities as the early morning sun casts shadows that highlight the wonderful way the wind has sculpted the ever changing shapes. The Sesriem canyon illustrates the power of water to erode rock and provide...More

Thank Graham J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The dunes will offer you your own unique experience, because the light will different for the very next car, so they will never see what you have seen. Plenty of dunes for you to find one that you like, and sunset and sunrise always the...More

Thank cgmoo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whilst a little south of the main Tourist areas the trip was defiantly worth it for the experience in the Dunes both at sunrise and then driving/walking at various other locations on the way out of the park. A definite Bucket List activity.

Thank Mandeville1322
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is a lot of same info about this place, so I will go straight to the point. In my experience. I seriously recommend a 4wd vehicle, we went on a 2wd and I missed a lot having a 4wd most of the time. Just...More

Thank Pueeee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The pictures do not do justice to the beauty of this place. It is quite overwhelming seeing the dunes in real life.

Thank WheezeyFox
Reviewed 30 August 2018

If you have at least one week this has to be done So intense colours, especially at dawn No need to go with baloon (may be no wind and this is really silly) , jsut go to the top of 45 and see the sun...More

Thank Aurcka
Reviewed 23 August 2018

A must see in namibia. So many people go here. go early of late afternoon and miss out 11 till 2 crowds. beautifull scenery.

Thank DutchWassenaar
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Rudo J
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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