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Lives up to the name

You can see why this area is known as the Moonscape. It really looks like those shots of the moon... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2016
SevenoaksSinjun
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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
Iincredible landscape & easily done together with Welwitschia Drive

Its easy to see the moon landscape in conjunction with Welwitschia drive. To do both it takes about... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2016
JohnP72
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

First things first: You need a permit that can painlessly be obtained at the MET or NWR offices. It is N$10 per person for Namibians and N$30 otherwise + N$10 per vehicle, which is really not a lot. It is about 30 km from Swakopmund...More

3  Thank Camel-thorn_Pyrenees
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

This trip is a must when in Swakopmund. The scenery is really like the moon photo's. Roads are well maintained. And while there, drink coffee and eat cake at Goanikontes.

1  Thank HeinOos
Reviewed 10 May 2018

First things first: You need a permit that can painlessly be obtained at the MET or NWR offices. It is N$10 per person for Namibians and N$30 otherwise + N$10 per vehicle, which is really not a lot. It is about 30 km from Swakopmund...More

3  Thank Camel-thorn_Pyrenees
Reviewed 22 December 2017

To see the moonscape is just incredible! It is something that you will not see anywhere else. (i think) A really must see! Remember you need a permit to go into the area which we bought in town the day before, although nobody checked or...More

2  Thank Anna-Marie V
Reviewed 10 October 2016

You can see why this area is known as the Moonscape. It really looks like those shots of the moon. I think the area is known as Roter Kamm. Barren and rocky but worth a look. There's a parking area and a short hike up...More

1  Thank SevenoaksSinjun
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Its easy to see the moon landscape in conjunction with Welwitschia drive. To do both it takes about 3 hours with stops covering a round trip of approx 160 km from Swakopmund. You take the B2 toward Usakos and then after 10 Km turn onto...More

2  Thank JohnP72
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