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Welwitschia Plains: Tours & Tickets

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All reviews amazing plants scenic drive desert plants fantastic drive route map plants grow dirt road worth the effort well worth the trip swakop river ox desert experience afternoon tour self drive walvis bay couple of hours permit
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very interesting as it includes a history tour to which related to the ox wagons trucks and the left overs of the first world war.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank mmrooi
Reviewed 11 August 2019 via mobile

Take the round trip from Swakopmund to the Welwitschia plans were an incredible site of these old plants can be seen. Some of them range between 1000 and 1500 years old. Take care and tread lightly as they are fragile and most of their water...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank TerrenceH107
Reviewed 8 July 2019 via mobile

Never arrived. The roads leading to the main view point is horrible. Badly corrugated dirt roads. We had to turn around and take photos at one of the smaller versions. Still an amazing plant.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank StephanVermaak
Reviewed 3 July 2019

Each time is a super AwesomE trip. You need to visit this. Our pride and joy of the coast of Namibia

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Sharon K
Reviewed 16 June 2019

It seems like forever to get to the Oldest Welwitschia but when you look at it you can appreciate the age and survival of this particular plant...worth the drive! Do the loop to the "moonscape".

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank MaryAfrica
Reviewed 10 June 2019

Definitely worth the drive to see the Welwitschia plains - fascinating plants. We were fortunate to see a good number of these plants after having driven for a couple of hours.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank DianevanVuuren
Reviewed 2 May 2019

This is a trip well worth it. The arid desert is something to experience. The scenery is unique and absolutely well worth the trip to get to the Welwitchias. Do not stop until you get to the major 1500 year old graceful lady. What is...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank PieterfromRoodepoort
Reviewed 22 April 2019

Starkly beautiful sand and hills with spots of life in the various plants and trees. This is what I wanted to see in Namibia.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank OntarioTrekker
Reviewed 16 April 2019

What a fantastic experience being in this landscape and seeing these kind of flowers. Wow ! We enjoyed our drive very much.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Uwe B
Reviewed 9 April 2019

I was not sure what was so special about this plant that would cause thousands of visitors each year to see these unusual low lying plant. Well some of these plants are estimated to be some of the oldest plants on this earth at 1000...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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