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All reviews amazing plants great drive desert plants route map takes about hours tourist office worth the effort dirt road lunar landscape swakop river an absolute worth a visit three hours self drive national park permit moon
The welwitschia is a most unusual and fascinating plant! For visitors to Namibia it should be a must see: the clue is in the name, Welwitschia "mirabilis"—the "amazing" welwitschia! It is a unique species in its own genus—monotypic in botanical parlance. It only occurs in...More
Good drive and educational if you have the extra time. The road is sometimes rough, but doable even with a 2-wheel drive. The picnic area near the end is delightful and the variable landscapes and geology are worth the effort. Recommended.
A 3 hour drive from Swakopmund if combined with the Moon Landscape. The road surface is bad at times though. We saw 5 Hartmann’s Zebra , a troop of baboons where we crossed the dry Swakop riverbed and ostrich. And obviously the magnificent welwitschias. For...More
You see the pictures of the moonscape in books and on postcards but they really don't do it justice. It is worth taking the time to do the drive. When you buy the permit at NWR you get a leaflet that describes various markers en...More