Namibia Fly Drive

Not many places in the world have such a diverse desert landscape for the visitor to enjoy as Namibia. The National Parks contain an astonishing variety of wildlife, unexpected in such a desert environment.

The Skeleton coast and Walvis Bay, with its amazing seal colonies, all add to the variety. A year round destination that will not fail to surprise and impress.
About Namibia

Namibia is a country of vast contrasts comprising of two great deserts. The Namib, from which the country takes its name, is considered to be the world’s oldest desert. Located in the western part, this Sea of Red Sand stretches to the Atlantic coast and is the home of the world’s largest sand dunes. In the east the Kalahari Desert spreads into Botswana and into South Africa. A vast sparsely vegetated savannah that supports a surprising wildlife population. Never-ending vistas and a warm welcome wait in Namibia.

Namibia Fly Drive Itinerary

Day 1 Southbound

Fly south, normally via Johannesburg, to Windhoek, the capital of Namibia.

Day 2 & 3 The Kalahari

On arrival our Meet & Greet service will help you through the airport and complete the formalities. Then head to the southern edge of the great Kalahari Desert. Your opportunity to enjoy game drives in spectacular desert scenery, with its surprisingly high wildlife density.

Day 4 & 5 Sossusvlei

Drive to the sand dunes of Sossusvlei in Namib-Naukluft Park. At over 40,000 sq km it is Africa’s largest national park. Fantastic viewing of a wide variety of mammals and over 200 bird species. It is however the sand dunes that are awe inspiring and amongst the highest in the world.

Day 6 & 7 Swakopmund

Namibia’s second largest town is located on the Atlantic coast and, since German times, the holiday resort of choice. Time to relax and recouperate, and perhaps participate in activities such as sand boarding, quad bikes or maybe a more leisurely hot air balloon trip.

Day 8 & 9 Damaraland

Unusual geographical locations, archeological sites and a unique variety of desert fauna and flora await you in this stunning scenery. This area is the most southerly home of the very rare black rhino, the small unique desert elephants and Hartmans Mountain zebra.

Day 10 & 11 Etosha National Park

The name means “Great White Place”, which refers to the massive mineral pan that covers 25% of the park’s 22,000 sq km. Originally a lake, it now only floods at times of heavy rain. However around the edge of the pan there are numerous permanent water holes, which attract a wide range and variety of wildlife. A visit to Etosha rarely disappoints.

Day 12 Home or Onwards

Time to reflect as you drive back to Windhoek on how much life is actually supported by the desert. You may choose to continue onwards to visit South Africa or Botswana or return home.Whichever you choose you will return with a new understanding of desert life.

What to do next

If you would like to start planning your own amazing Namibia Fly Drive then either:

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Other options to explore
Space prohibits us from showcasing all that Namibia has to offer: fly In air safari, guided camping safari or a limited number of fully escorted tours.

Our staff will be happy to put together a plan and costing to meet your individual needs.
Additional information
This fly drive gives you an example of what can be achieved in a specific time period.

Some of our fly-drives can be joined together to provide extended stays, often by the use of relatively low priced internal flights within South Africa.

Please ask a member of our dedicated team to help tailor a trip to meet your specific requirements.

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