Wonderful Welwitschia Goanikontes Moonlandscape Tour

Wonderful Welwitschia Goanikontes Moonlandscape Tour

The Welwitschia Plants only grow in a small belt in this area, the Welwitschia Plains, and plants up to 1500 years old are seen, they are unique in that they only have two leaves coming out of the stem
The Moonlandscape is about 500 million years old and is the only place on earth to experience the feeling of being on another Planet..
Goanikontes is the first fresh water Oasis in the desert and has therefore attracted human life and development here. History rich full of memories of hard days gone by
the quietness of the desert gravel plains have their own mystique...


Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Welwitschia Plains, Swakopmund Namibia

the tour takes us up the Swakopmund River to the amazing musical rocks, knocking on the rocks emitting a different note,through amazing desert landscapes, old mines and Farmsteads of yesteryear to history rich Goanikontes. We search for the age old Welwitschia Mirabilis plants along the banks and onto our family Farmstead where we see what our hardy people live of in this harsh and arid condition,onto the breathtaking beautiful Moonlandscape. You feel as if you are on another Planet. Its quiet...very quiet, often only a breeze..its stunning all if it
This stop we do on our Full day tour. Minimum 2 pax

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Goanikontes, Goanikontes, Erongo Region

We travel to Goanikontes which is the first water well in the Swakop River and has a rich history. Plantations from yesteryear include Date palms and Olive trees. Nowadays it has a fine restaurant.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Moon Landscape, 7VW5+5V3, Palmenhorst, Namibia

A shorter version of the long day tour is a 3 hour excursion just to the amazing Moonlandscape, we pass lichen fields and desert gravel plains, look at various desert plants and how they survive, no rainfall only fog... the more we learn the more we want to know onto the world. The Moonlandscape. 400-500 million years old built on lava and dolomite rock, having endured 2 ice ages and being part of the old Gondwanaland... you feel as if you are on another planet
its absolutely amazing... Minimum 2 pax. Please specify on booking

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Welwitschia Plains, Swakopmund Namibia

The tour can also be customized to 3 hours to view only the 1500 year Old Welwitschia Mirabilis plant, across the gravel plains we drive viewing the desert lichen fields and other fauna onto the amazing Welwitschia plants. We learn how they survive, why they are only found in this area, how the male plants differ from the female and how they get pollinated... how they evolved and adapted,
its a must visit. We generally Do the Welwitschia , Goanikontes and Moonlandscape tour in 5 hours. Minimum 2 pax

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Welwitschia Plains, Swakopmund Namibia

Another version of the same tour of about 4 hours is visiting The Moon-landscape and Welwitschia Mirabilis plants in one tour. a shorter tour touching on the highlights only

Duration: 30 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"



Hora de Inicio: Welwitschia Drive 7/1/2021 - 12/31/2022
Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Welwitschia Goanikontes Moonlandscape Tour 7/1/2021 - 12/31/2021
Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
1/1/2022 - 3/31/2022
Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Duración: 4 To 5 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up and clients at their Hotel or their last activity

Airports

  • Swakopmund Airport, Swakopmund Namibia


Ports

  • Walvis Bay port, Unnamed Road, Walvis Bay, Namibia
  • Walvis Bay International Airport, Namibia



Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Incluye

  • Lunch

No Incluye

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