skeleton coast

July 13, 2012
shipwreck

Namibia: early explorers

By Hu Berry What makes men leave the familiar comforts of their homeland to venture to a land known as the Dark Continent – Mr Berry […]
July 13, 2012

Namib-Skeleton Coast National Park – Namib-Naukluft Park: One of Namibia’s grandest and most complex parks

By Hugh Paxton, Environmental Journalist The Namib-Naukluft is not only Namibia’s largest park (49 768 km2), but is currently also the second-largest protected area in Africa. […]
July 15, 2012
Skeleton coast shipwrecks by Paul van Schalkwyk (www.tala.com.na)

Shipwrecks – A legacy of stricken vessels

Hu Berry looks at the legacy of the Skeleton Coast shipwrecks in Namibia …  They heard the dreaded sound of keel rasping on submerged shoals as […]
July 19, 2012

Skeleton Coast Fly-in Safaris – A 30-year family affair

by Ginger Mauney Adventure tourism, ecotourism, and fly-in safaris: buzz words in a competitive market where tourism trends seem to change daily and operators often change […]
August 31, 2012

Puros Campsite – elephant visitors and desert dreaming in the Kunene region

by Ron Swilling Puros campsite borders the Skeleton Coast park in Namibia’s Kunene region.  After driving up the narrow, rocky track to Jan Joubert koppie (small […]
May 27, 2013

Leylandsdrift, on the edge of the Hoarusib

Compiled by Marita van Rooyen Deep in the Hoarusib Valley in the Kunene Region is a camp of a different calibre. Leylandsdrift is an exclusive tented […]
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. […]
February 7, 2014
Skeleton coast shipwreck by Amy Schoeman

Tourism Lodge Tender inside Skeleton Coast National Park up for grabs

Main photograph: Skeleton coast shipwreck by Amy Schoeman Three more days until bidder registration forms can be fetched at the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) […]
March 6, 2014

Skeleton Coast Park | Remote Wilderness

“The thing I love is the pristine nature of the untouched landscapes. There are special things here – the desert elephants and the burrowing Gerrhosaurus skoogi. […]
July 4, 2018

Namibia’s National Parks: Where Do All the Skeletons Come From?

Namibian journalist Dirk Heinrich explore the infamous and tumultuous desert coastline, its secrets and epic natural phenomena. Explore the hidden wonders of yet another 'park on the fringe', be regaled by epic stories of survival and enthralled by the wildlife and nature that not only survives but thrives in one of the least-explored, most enigmatic and mysterious corners of this majestic land, the Skeleton Coast.
September 25, 2018

In the Valley of Golden Light

East of Namibia’s Skeleton Coast National Park, a 2-hour drive from the north-western settlement of Sesfontein on the bank of the ephemeral Hoanib River, a new lodge is nestled amongst the enigmatic geological wonderland characteristic of the region.

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