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This area is best known for its sand dunes, which are often considered the highest in the world.
Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia
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All reviews big daddy sand dunes early in the morning dead trees car park parking area soft sand parking lot amazing place blue sky wheel drive tar road namib desert salt pan hard work sunrise and sunset out of this world
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The vastness of dunes of petrified trees, of gorges is simply fantastic! Choose to stay close by, I suggest the "Le Mirage Resort & Spa" for being simply unsurpassed. Sossusvlei presents a scenario that looks like a movie. Anything good that can be said about...More

Thank Miguel L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The park is wonderful as a photographer its a shame i cant get in there during the peak hours for sunrise and sunset to really highlight this place for photographers. I managed to get in there for golden hour took some wonderful shots. Highly recommend...More

1  Thank Ana_Bejan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sand, sand and more sand, this place is exactly what you expect from the desert. Climb up the dunes and be amazed by the patterns made by the sun and shade. A photographers dream. The entrance price is good and there's a convenient shuttle service...More

Thank NBBrinton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sossuvlei is an amazing park (Namib-Naukluft Park) and we had a fabulous day there. We walked up Dune 7 (I think I got the number right) and saw desert kestrels nesting there, stretching their wings and preparing to fly.

Thank David M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an amazing place. You'll spend a lot of money and effort just to get there. You'll have to fly to Windhoek; you'll have to rent a car and drive about four hours to get there; you'll have to book one of those expensive...More

Thank Ming L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the 4X$ 'bus' from the end of the tar road (R170 each) and alighted and proceeded to be like sheep and follow the lead of the many people’s entering the sandy abyss the stretched out before us. “Keep right of Big Daddy and...More

Thank KevinShore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Must see when you're in Namibia. September is great for visiting Sossusvlei. There were just few other people, no lines at the entrance or anything I'm reading at other reviews. Bring your outdoor ugly walking shoes, cause walking through the dunes can be tiring. Though...More

Thank Vera0891
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It has to be seen to be believed, I am glad we saw Deadvlei and the dunes which are truly beautiful, bucket list tick but I wouldn't do it again :)

Thank luroode
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Highly recommend to take a helicopter tour to see everything from above. It shows you more and how wonderful this place is.

Thank Phuong H
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Who would have thought that different colours of sand can create a tapestry that would take your breath away. The feeling I got whilst traveling there was one of loneliness. However this was not a disturbing loneliness, it was one of beauty, peacefulness and food...More

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June 25, 2018|
Response from madiesel | Reviewed this property |
Hi they do have a overflow near the gate there are also private option around the park
June 29, 2017|
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Response from JaneFrancesLouw | Reviewed this property |
I agree about Swakopmund. It's a must. The roads from Swakop to Sossos is at the moment very bad, but to get there, you have to travel on the dirt, so be very careful. Book ahead of time otherwise you will be in trouble... More
May 12, 2017|
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Response from RicotheGreat | Reviewed this property |
Hi, no.. If you enjoy the desert you will love it