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Welwitschia Tour from Swakopmund

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Highlights
  • Visit the Namib Desert and its Moon Landscape on a guided tour
  • Learn about indigenous plants and animals
  • Watch for wildlife, such as springbok, ostrich, klipspringer, and more
  • Convenient pickup and drop-off at Swakopmund hotels
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Welwitschia Tour from Swakopmund
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Overview
Discover eroded canyons and welwitschia “living fossils” in Namibia’s Moon Landscape on a Namib Desert tour from Swakopmund. You’ll also explore traditional culture, desert plants, and wildlife, and learn about the future of development in this region. With all transport and national park fees included, this Moon Landscape tour is a fascinating introduction to a beautiful but harsh environment.
What to Expect
Meet a driver at your hotel in Swakopmund, and then travel into the Namib Desert to see badlands formed millions of years ago. You’ll be traveling in a 4WD vehicle, so you can explore some of the Moon Landscape’s most rugged corners, while learning how Namibia’s indigenous people have managed to thrive in the arid terrain.
This is also a great chance to gain understanding about the future of the Namib Desert, including industrial development, uranium mining, and more. Throughout the tour, watch for springbok, ostrich, klipspringer, swallow-tailed bee-eaters, and karoo chat, as well as the small chameleons and beetles that scurry across the desert floor.
This tour concludes with return transportation to your Swakopmund hotel.
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

We booked this tour through Trip Advisor / Viator / Springbok Atlas Tours & Safaris and were really let down! We were due to be collected from our hotel at 8:00, but nobody arrived. With the help of hotel reception, the company was contacted and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank KernowEngland
CharlysSwakopmund, Owner at Charly's Desert Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2018

Now I am totally confused. If this guest was indeed booked via Viator with our company, the pick up time would have been confirmed for 14h00, not 8h00 Furthermore it is clear that we, Charly's Desert Tours , have been called in to help out...More

Reviewed 23 October 2018

This Namib Desert tour is terrific. We did it in the afternoon taking about four hours. The minibus was very comfortable and Borden, our guide, was extremely knowledgeable and likeable. We travelled through the 'moonscape' where we were told about the history, geology, flora and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ron d
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful trip into what they call the moon landscape of the Namib desert. Good tour guide. Especially Borden (a Scottish name for a Zim/Namib guide) is a very knowledgeable person who really tell a very all rounded story. All and all worth going...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Y9740BXmarkb
Reviewed 4 June 2015

We booked a 4x4 tour expecting to see an open jeep. When the mini-van 4x4 showed up we were initially disappointed. We were VERY PLEASED being inside with all the wind and dust in the Namib desert. Had a great day seeing the Namibia desert...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank TimJMeyer
Gerald K, Owner at Charly's Desert Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2015

Indeed we conduct our tours in comfortable and closed 4x4 mini vans seating up to 6 guests. Guest do often expect the old fashioned open safari style vehicle but in our environment guests are generally happy to not sit in the dust or the cold...More

Reviewed 13 December 2014

It was very important for me to tour the desert during my visit and my research pointed to Charly's. Email was answered promptly with great detail about options and prices. While I was only able to secure one tour (due to a minimum of 2...More

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank HighlanderGuyMN
Gerald K, Owner at Charly's Desert Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2014

Reviews like these reconfirm that that travelers are becoming increasingly sensitive to environmental issues and appreciate our low impact approach. Our guides respect and love nature and really enjoy sharing it with our guests.

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