Extending south from the Kunene River across a sparsely populated and harsh environment down to the Hoanib River, the area is home to the semi-nomadic Himba people. The rugged terrain tempts drivers who come to put their four-wheel-drive vehicles to the test as they negotiate challenging routes such as Van Zyl’s pass. Other travellers hope to see the desert-adapted elephants, visit the impressive Epupa Falls, go to off-the-beaten-track destinations such as the expansive Marienfluss and Hartmann valleys, experience the wild and beautiful Khowarib Schlucht, and visit historic Witbooisdrift, site of a Dorslandtrekker monument.
The region hosts one of the largest waterfalls in Africa
It is the stamping ground of the world-famous desert-adapted elephant
The semi-nomadic Himba call this arid land home
The area is a geological wonderland
It has off-the-beaten-track destinations aplenty
ACTIVITIES & ADVENTURES
Track desert-adapted elephant and rhino with a qualified guide
Visit a Himba settlement
Take a dramatic sunset photo at Epupa Falls
Camp on the banks of the Kunene River
Take your 4×4 and tackle a proper off-road challenge
Enjoy the abundance of bird-watching opportunities
See if you can spot one of the mysterious Lone Men rock sculptures hidden throughout the region
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