desert

July 15, 2012

Sperrgebiet – Un-forbidden territory? Not quite yet

By Hugh Paxton The proclamation of the Sperrgebiet National Park (SNP) in December 2008 means that, for the first time in more than a century, ‘ordinary’ […]
August 12, 2012

Push your 4×4 to the limits

by Nicolette Jacobi You simply cannot get enough of it – kilometre upon kilometre of sand dunes, one more magnificent than the next. Throw an adrenalin […]
August 12, 2012
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BIG STORIES about little things – The Namib desert

This is the first in a series by Joh Henschel of EnviroMEND about the Namib Desert, a Pandora’s Box where small is big. Its wonders have […]
August 22, 2012

House No 7, Kolmanskop

Renewed energy in the abandoned ghost town by Ron Swilling It is a rare person who establishes an art gallery in an abandoned old mining town […]
August 22, 2012
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Sperrgebiet

Old mining towns and Bogenfels arch by Ron Swilling The desert around Lüderitz is steeped in mining history. Tales of diamond smuggling and intrigue abound, and […]
August 22, 2012
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Zeepaard Boat Tours

Oysters, penguins and a minke whale by Ron Swilling The sea glitters. A minke whale (the second smallest of the baleen whales) catches the light as […]
August 23, 2012
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An intriguing walk around Lüderitz

by Ginger Mauney With its wide, open streets, stately historical buildings and hillsides that entice you to find out what’s on the other side, Lüderitz beckons […]
March 6, 2013

Kolmanskop Namibia: a jazz band serenades ghosts

Text by Ron Swilling Photographs Dan & Brenda Shout The unruly south-westerly wind died down. “We checked our musical instruments one final time on the stage […]
May 17, 2013

To Sandwich Harbour with Sand & Sea 4×4 Tours

Text and photographs by Jana-Mari Smith The four-wheel drive pick-up truck crests the dune and suddenly we are thrust forward into a 36-degree angle. It is […]
May 22, 2013

At play in the Namib-Naukluft

At play in the fields of the Lord Text and photos by Ron Swilling A whole new vocabulary – words to describe supreme beauty – is […]
July 8, 2013

Welcome to Namibia

Text and photos by Ron Swilling An ancient phone on a hilltop in a field of fairy circles. Tables of rock crystals lining the gravel road. […]
August 12, 2013

Domain of the deserts

Text by Hu Berry The Desert is both fascinating and terrifying It is the great, lonely void, And humans instinctively dread being brought face-to-face with themselves. […]
November 7, 2013

Mary Seely’s desert work rewarded

Dr Mary Seely, Namibia’s renowned desert researcher, was recently awarded the 2013 ‘Farouk El-Baz Award for Desert Research’. She became the recipient of this prestigious award […]
September 3, 2015

Desert lions: A fight for survival

We were making our way down the Hoanib when he came out from behind a bush on the riverbank. He was beautiful. Strong and young. And by the collar around his neck I immediately knew who he was. His brother followed soon after and the two young male lions made their way down the dry river toward an unknown destination.
December 6, 2017

Camel-thorn trees in the desert and what we can learn from them

January 30, 2018

How to make the most out of your experience at NWR Naukluft Camp

March 28, 2018
Swakop Tour Company

Swakop Tour Company

The Swakop Tour Company is based in the coastal town of Swakopmund, Namibia, a town bounded by extreme landscapes: probably the oldest true desert on the planet, the Namib – and the ferocious south Atlantic seashore.
March 28, 2018

Wild Africa Travel

Contact Tel +264 (0)61 275 300 | Fax +264 (0) 61 263 417 | Email info@wildafricatravel.com.na | Web www.wildafricatravel.com
March 28, 2018
Stay Today

Stay Today

StayToday is the first Namibian website that offers online discounted accommodation bookings and event ticket sales. All establishments and events organisers are verified for quality.
July 4, 2018

A sense of Home and Hope: Landscape-Level Conservation

From towering sand dunes and ragged mountaintops to canyons carved deep into the earth and underground lakes, lush tropical vegetation to searing deserts, dry riverbeds to oases in the truest sense of the word. From the cold Atlantic Ocean to perennial rivers and floodplains, thundering waterfalls to the silence of the savannah grasslands. The landscapes of Namibia have inspired many who have had the privilege to set foot on this land. A source of life and livelihood, it is the land of immense diversity. Where you will find incomparable sunsets and space for the soul to breathe. It is the place we call home.

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