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  • Walvis Bay: 4x4 Desert Excursion to Sandwich Harbour Bay

    1. Walvis Bay: 4x4 Desert Excursion to Sandwich Harbour Bay

    After hotel pickup in Swakopmund or meeting your guide at the Walvis Bay Waterfront, admire the mass of flamingoes in the Walvis Bay Lagoon. Your 4x4 tour will head out to a tidal lagoon consisting of adjacent intertidal areas, mudflats, and sandbars that supports thousands of wetland birds. In addition to the many flamingoes, there are 11 species of endangered birds regularly observed at this RAMSAR site. Next, your tour will proceed to the Kuiseb river delta, a dry riverbed where springboks are sometimes seen. Here you'll also look for some of the area’s smaller creatures, such as the fog-basking beetle, dancing spider (white lady of the Namib), golden mole, shovel-snouted lizard, and palmato gecko. Then if weather and tides allow, you'll drive along the beach right to the Sandwich Harbour Lagoon, one of Southern Africa’s richest wetlands and the second RAMSAR site for the day. Wedge...

    Really easy process from start to finish. Guide went above and beyond to make sure we enjoyed it as much as possible.

  • Quad Biking: Living Dunes Experience

    2. Quad Biking: Living Dunes Experience

    This is a living dunes experience on a quad bike. It is a slower tour where you are led by an expert guide and trekker into the Namib Desert to find the living creatures of the desert. You’ve heard of the Big Five, but have you spotted the Namibian Desert Little Five? Find the Namaqua Chameleon, the fastest chameleon on earth, Shovel Snouted Lizard, Web Footed Gecko, Sidewinder Puff Adder and the Wheel Spider. After the engines are revved up and ready to roll, an experienced guide will lead you through the Swakopmund River mouth into the dune belt. Feel the freedom of riding through one of nature's great wildernesses. Your guide will educate you on all the living creatures in the desert and how they manage to survive such harsh environments. Be amazed at how these creatures adapt to the conditions and the tricks they use to keep themselves fed and watered.

    Was an awesome experience and the guide was very friendly and very knowledgeable.

  • Walvis Bay: Pelican Point Kayaking Tour

    3. Walvis Bay: Pelican Point Kayaking Tour

    Depending on the time of the year, the Pelican Point Kayaking tour starts at either 7:45 AM or 8:30 AM. You will take a scenic drive in a 4x4 vehicle along the Walvis Bay Lagoon and the salt mines to Pelican Point. Stop along the way to take pictures of countless flamingoes, pelicans, large flocks of cormorants, and a great variety of other birds and wildlife. After about one hour, you reach Pelican Point and hop in your kayak. Pelican Point is home to up to 50,000 Cape Fur Seals year-round. They are very friendly and playful and not scared of the kayaks. The seals are inquisitive and often come within touching distance of the kayaks. You'll stay on the protected side of the peninsula and spend around two hours on the ocean, depending on general weather conditions. Your guide will use a waterproof camera to take some photos, which are e-mailed to you immediately after the tour. After k...

  • From Swakopmund: Two-Day Sosussvlei Guided Tour

    4. From Swakopmund: Two-Day Sosussvlei Guided Tour

    This two-day, private exploration tour to Sossusvlei departs from the quaint coastal village of Swakopmund on a daily basis. Get picked up from your hotel and head into the world-famous Namib Desert. Begin with a visit to the lagoon and salt pan in Walvisbay; this shallow and sheltered 45,000-hectare lagoon attracts a range of coastal water birds and enormous flocks of lesser and greater flamingos. It is also home to chestnut-banded plovers and curlew sandpipers, as well as the rare Damara tern. From there, head to the dunes of Sossusvlei. These gigantic star-shaped mountains of sand are a sought-after subject for photographers because of their warm tints, ranging from pale apricot to brick orange and deep red, contrasted with the large white pans at their bases. Spend the night at a camp in Sossusvlei.  On the second day, spend a little more time admiring all that Sossusvlie has to o...

  • From Swakopmund: Full-Day Guided Spitzkoppe Tour

    5. From Swakopmund: Full-Day Guided Spitzkoppe Tour

    Discover Spitzkoppe on a full day tour with a private guide from Swakopmund. Admire the brilliantly-colored granite peaks of Spitzkoppe that rise abruptly out of the surrounding plains, and hear detailed explanations about the surroundings throughout your tour from your guide. Begin your day with hotel pickup at around 9 AM in Swakopmund. Drive 2 kilometers (1.25 miles) eastward of the coastal Atlantic to your first stop, the Martin Luther steam tractor. Learn about the history of the only material remnant of the first attempt to introduce mechanized transport in Namibia, and receive a brief description of the area and Namibia in general. Next, drive inland for about 1 hour and 45 minutes to the stark grandeur of Gross Spitzkoppe, an inselberg or inland mountain often described as the Matterhorn of Namibia because of its shape. Rising 1728 meters (5670 feet) above sea level, Spitzkoppe...

  • Swakopmund: Township Walking Tour with Local Guide

    6. Swakopmund: Township Walking Tour with Local Guide

    The tour begins with pickup from your hotel and heads to the Mondesa District. During the first part of the tour, learn about Swakopmund’s history, its origins, and its well maintained buildings from the colonial era. Nestled between the wind-blown Namib Desert and the chilly waters of the Atlantic Ocean, Swakopmund is home to palm-lined streets, seaside promenades and a pleasant summer climate that attracts surfers, anglers and beach lovers. Upon arrival in the Mondesa District, learn about how the neighborhood suffered during the apartheid years. Although racial segregation was abolished here in 1991, it is still possible to observe the traces of this dark part of history. Stroll through the streets of Mondesa and discover its vibrant culture. See first hand the kindness of Mondesa’s local people, who won’t hesitate to offer you to taste their traditional delicacies or homemade craft ...

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What people are saying about Erongo

We were in South Africa with the AIDAMira for 14 days and booked this really great trip in advance. Although we walked about 15 to 20 minutes to the meeting point, we could have been picked up directly from the ship. The organization was really great! We went to the seal seals with jeaps and kayaks. The ride was super nice. Once there, we received a briefing. And then it began. The two of us (a group of 5 kayaks) drove between the seals. Indescribable and touching. Then the catamarans came and it got a bit crowded. A picnic was then prepared on the beach. Sandwiches, cookies, coffee, tea. On the beach we were allowed to see coyotes up close. The guides have guided the baby seals, which had got lost, back towards the water. We were all just waiting and amazed. Definitely book in a small group through GYG, it's worth it!

Great tour, highly recommended. Rudi told us a lot about the country and its people, he knew where the animals are, gave us survival tips for the desert and guided us to breathtaking views. The picnic in the middle of the desert was a blast

Really easy process from start to finish. Guide went above and beyond to make sure we enjoyed it as much as possible.

Was an awesome experience and the guide was very friendly and very knowledgeable.

Very good organization. Friendly guide with many explanations during the tour