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I had seen pictures, read vt pages and seen the odd documentary but to actually drive through the park is something else. Most people would think that the Sossusvlei and Sesriem is it, but the day after our trip to Sossusvlei we were going in and out of the park all day on our way to Swakopmund and it just gives you an impression of how large the park is and the diverse landscapes it covers.
Not surprisingly the park is actually one of the largest National parks in Africa at close to 50,000 sq. km and covers a vast area of the Namib Desert and Naukluft Mountains and is home to some very rare flora and fauna including the rare Hartmanns Mountain Zebra and the weird Welwitschia Mirabilis plant.
The park is a combined area of the Namib Desert Park, the Nauklauft Mountain Zebra Park and to the south some parts of the Diamond Area.
Because of the size of the park you will find an incredible diversity in scenery, from the famous red dunes to the moon landscape and vast open plains.
The accomodation is basic but quite comfortable. The chalets or bungalows all face outward towards the countryside and... more travel advice
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