North-West Namibia

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North-west Namibia which includes Kunene (formerly Kaokoveld), the Skeleton Coast, and the Doro Nawas, Torra, Palmwag and Mareinfluss Conservancies, is situated in the far north-west of Namibia bordering the Atlantic Ocean and Angola. It is arguably one of the harshest environments on the planet, with endless vistas across stark plains, ancient valleys, rugged peaks and a desolate coastline, known as the Skeleton Coast for the number of rusting hulks of ships, and whalebones, stranded on the shore-line. One of the largest seal colonies in the world can be found here at Mowe Bay.

The regions’ ephemeral rivers that bisect the region form linear oases as they meander their way west towards the sea. For most of the region though the most reliable form of water is the fog created when the icy Atlantic waters meet the warm air of the coast. The lifeline that the rivers and sea fog gives supports the nomadic ochre painted Himba people with their intricate hair styles and traditional dress. Whilst the vegetation that fringes the river courses provides sustenance to a diverse array of superbly adapted desert wildlife like black rhino, elephant, springbok, gemsbok, giraffe, Hartmann’s mountain zebra. There is also a growing population of lion and the shy and odd-looking brown hyaena.

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Desert Dune Safari

The Desert Dune Safari in Namibia is a 9 night / 10 day fully escorted safari that takes in the major scenic areas including Sossusvlei, Palmwag and the world-famous Skeleton Coast. Your adventure begins from Windhoek with a drive to Kulala Desert Lodge in Sossusvlei for a two night stay. Home to the bid dunes, […]

£3695 to £4245
$4526 to $5200
R62815 to R72165

Distinctive Namibia – Gold

The Distinctive Namibia safari is a 6 night, three camp luxury flying safari, ideal for those short of time or on a multi-country adventure […]

£4195 to £5845
$5139 to $7160
R71315 to R99365

Diverse Namibia – Comfortable Mobile

The Diverse Namibia safari is a 10 day guided mobile safari and is an active and exciting adventure that takes you to the soaring dunes of Sossusvlei in southern Namibia […]

£2145 to £2485
$2628 to $3044
R36465 to R42245

Essential Namibia – Silver plus

The Highlights of Namibia safari is a 6 night, three camp luxury flying safari ideal for those with limited time or on a multi country adventure […]

£3995 to £5375
$4894 to $6584
R67915 to R91375

Northern Namibian Adventure – Silver

Northern Namibian Adventure – Silver is a 9 night, three camp flying safari concentrating on the vast northern regions of Namibia […]

£3235 to £4595
$3963 to $5629
R54995 to R78115

Premier Namibia – Gold

The Premier Namibia safari is a 9 night, three camp luxury flying safari that concentrates on two of the most iconic regions that Namibia has to show visitors […]

£6475 to £8675
$7932 to $10627
R110075 to R147475