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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
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
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
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
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
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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
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 can get stuck. There is a parking area and the last stage of the journey can be undertaken in suitable vehicles provided by Namibia Wildlife Resort