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Ministry of Environment and Tourism. Namib-Naukluft Park


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Namib-Naukluft Park.

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Savour the enormity, drama and grandeur of the Namib-NaukluftrnPark, Namibia’s largest conservation area. With mountains,rnsand seas and riverbeds to explore, there is something for everyrnadventurous spirit. Hike the rugged gorges and paths in thernformidable Naukluft mountain massif or test yourself and yourrnvehicle on the two-day, 73 km 4x4 trail. Photograph some of thernplanet’s oldest and most peculiar plants on the Welwitschia Trail. Explore the Sesriem Canyon. Gaze at a multitudes of stars and soak in the silence and solitude of the Namib Desert at night. Slide down dunes in the Namib sand sea. After summer rains, encounter large herds of gemsbok, zebra, springbok, ostrich and even giraffe in the northern section of the park. Go birding at the marine sanctuary, Sandwich Harbour, home to up to 50 000 wetland birds including spectacular flocks of greater and lesser flamingos. Feel transported to another realm by the vast and inimitable gravel plains of the aptly named Moonscape. Explore the isolated mountains that are sprinkled liberally throughout the park, search for unexpected botanical treasures, and be rewarded by awe-inspiring views of the Namib-Naukluft Park.

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