"The Dune Sea, Namib-Naukfluft National Park" Desert and dunes Tip by Waxbag

Desert and dunes, Namibia: 72 reviews and 93 photos

  Dune 45 at Sunrise
by Waxbag

The “Dune Sea” of Namibia’s Great Namib Desert runs over 200 miles from the Orange River to the South to the Kuiseb River to the North. It contains some of the oldest, largest, and reddest dunes in the world. These giants reach up to 300 meters above the parched river bed.

The Namib-Naukluft National Park covers 23,000 sq miles and is one of the largest parks in the world. The shifting sands are constantly changing here making this one of the most dynamic landscapes in the world.

Sossuvlei is at the heart of the desert and an excellent place to explore some of the largest dunes in the Namib. Sesriem is the main camp that allows access to the park and has good facilities.

This place does not look or seem of this earth. The light and contrasts are a photographers dream.

Check out my Namib-Naukfluft National Park page for more information.
Namib-Nauklfut National Park

Address: Sossuvlei, Namib-Naukluft National Park
Website: http://www.namibian.org/

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Dec 13, 2004
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