Moonlandscape & Welwitschia Drive

Moonlandscape & Welwitschia Drive

This scenic drive takes you into the Namib Desert where you get a vista across eroded hills and valleys carved by the Swakop River millions of years ago. A highlight of this tour is a journey through the welwitschia plains where you get to witness the Welwitschia Mirabilis, an ancient plant endemic to the Namib Desert which grows to be thousands of years old.

The oldest to be seen on tour with us is 1500 years old!

On this easy and relaxed drive, our experienced guide will take you on an unforgettable scenic adventure.This tour is for those that prefer a more relaxed activity to enjoy the aesthetic beauty of the desert. Photo opportunities are plenty.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Walvis Bay, Walvis Bay, Erongo Region

We will stop by the Walvis Bay Bird Paradise where you will see an array of birds including the ever popular Flamingo.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Walvis Bay, Walvis Bay, Erongo Region

Dune 7 is one of the highest dunes in the world. For those who dare, we will provide enough time for you to attempt the climb or simply just enjoy the sight.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Namib-Naukluft Park, Namib-Naukluft Park

Driving through the park your experienced guide will make many interesting stops to show you sights of historic nature as well as landscapes and natural phenomenon.

Duration: 6 hours

Stop At: Namib-Naukluft Park, Namib-Naukluft Park

Enjoy the splendor and magnificence of the Moonlandscape, a site formed by erosion over millions of years by the Swakop River.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Namib-Naukluft Park, Namib-Naukluft Park

Enjoy a picnic in the dry Swakop River.

Stop At: Namib-Naukluft Park, Namib-Naukluft Park

Witness the ancient Welwitschia Mirabilis plant. See the Welwitschia plains, one of very few places on earth where you can see the Welwitschia plant. The highlight of the tour is reaching the 1500 year old plant at the end of the plains.

Duration: 1 hour

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Infant seats available"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"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 10 travelers"

Hora de Inicio: 9:00 AM
Duración: 6 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from any Hotel or Guesthouse in Swakopmund or Walvis Bay. Our tours are also well suited for Cruise Ship passengers as we pick up from the ship and drop off at the same place.


  • Walvis Bay Harbour

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


  • Snacks
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Soda/Pop
  • Bottled water
  • Air-conditioned vehicle

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