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NamibRand Nature Reserve

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Address: Windhoek, Namibia
Phone Number: 264-61-223926
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This reserve represents all facets of diverse desert landscapes.

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Breathtaking

This is a stunning landscape, a highlight of our trip to Namibia. I couldn't stop taking photos. We stayed at Boulders Lodge, which was wonderful in every way.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 27, 2015
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Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
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Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
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80 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

This is a stunning landscape, a highlight of our trip to Namibia. I couldn't stop taking photos. We stayed at Boulders Lodge, which was wonderful in every way.

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Oakland, California, United States
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

As part of a two week trip to Namibia, we spent 3 days hiking in the NamibRand Nature Reserve with the Tok Tokkie Trails group. This group runs both an environmental camp and a hiking trip program that leads your through the dunes and mountains of the NamibRand. The first day was a short hike into a camp where we... More 

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Calgary
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Sossusliev was a dreamy world of the elements. Images that you dream about in your minds eye months after the experience. There is a longing to go back and yet fear at the hostility of the environment. This is a land that demands respect and you willingly give it. Beware the heat, drink lots of water and be prepared to... More 

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zurich
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106 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

The sheer space offered to tourists when visiting Namibia is wonderful. Keeping your eyes open to enjoy nature pays dividends. Highly recommended.

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Arizona
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260 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Didn't know where else to place this review. We were staying in Aus during our Namibia self drive and headed to Sosssusvlei. Our hosts suggested the route north C13 - D707 - C27 to reach our next lodge near Sesriem. The D707 was a spectacular two hour drive through an area that had stunning mountains on one side and the... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

The sun rise over the plains is spectacular to watch. The dunes can be challenging to climb depending how hot it is, but worth the effort! This is a place to bring a good camera and plenty of water and some snacks. It's a full day adventure.

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Melbourne
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69 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

The dunes are amazing, we also did a balloon ride which we'll never forget. Get up early, watch the sun rise and get some terrific pics!

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Thank Brunswick_travellers
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This is the perfect place to relax, and empty your mind. Carefully run, this previously farmland is now probably the most typical area in Namibia.

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Missoula, Montana
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26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Absolute paradise. This was our first stop in Namibia and we loved it - we could have spent the entire trip in the Namibrand. If you have a chance to go here don't miss it. Gorgeous dunes, amazing sunsets and sunrises, surprising wildlife, and the pure silence of the desert.

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Paris, France
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39 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We really enjoyed the place! It was a good start of our journey in Namibia. We enjoyed that first ride.

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