Sossusvlei & the Namib-Naukluft Park

P roclaimed in 1979, the Namib-Naukluft Park is an amalgamation of several areas into one integrated reserve. It is the largest conservation area in the country and home to one of Namibia’s top tourist attractions, the legendary Sossusvlei, a spectacular white pan surrounded by some of the highest sand dunes in the world.


  • Sossusvlei is Namibia’s second-most popular tourist attraction
  • The dunes at Sossusvlei are up to 325 metres high
  • The Namib-Naukluft Park is home to the famous Welwitschia mirabilis
  • The Naukluft Mountain massif is a geologists’ paradise
  • The Sandwich Harbour Lagoon is fed by fresh water seeping from an inland aquifer


  • Take on Dune 45 or Big Daddy and marvel at the beauty of Sossusvlei from a higher vantage point
  • Hike through NamibRand, Namibia’s largest private nature reserve
  • Explore the natural wonders of the Namib-Naukluft Park
  • Learn about dune flora and fauna at Gobabeb
  • Enjoy the wonders of stargazing under the magnificent African night sky
  • Take a balloon ride over the dunes of Sossusvlei at sunrise


Sossusvlei & the Namib-Naukluft Park


Sossusvlei & the Namib-Naukluft Park

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