Swakop River Valley & Spitzkoppe
Guided 4x4 Day Tour
Duration: 8 hours
Price: ZAR2800.00 per person (min 2 adults)
Climb Dune 7
See the ancient welwitchia plant & moon landscape
Search for local wildlife
Exciting 4x4 journey through the river valley to view rock formations
Bushman rock art
NB: You have two options when viewing the rock paintings, a easy to reach option on flat ground OR a steep mountain hike to another site. Please dress according to the option you prefer.
The Spitzkoppe granite peaks are one of the most popular sights in Namibia. It is the highest mountain in the country and has been discribed as the metterhorn of Namibia due to the shape of one of its peaks. The Spitzkoppe is known for its stunning beauty and the thousands of ancient Bushmen rock art paintings that is viewable. When you visit this amazing place, it will render you speechless, so be sure to add The Spitzkoppe Tour to your itinirary.
Your day starts at aprox 08:00am when we collect you from your accomodation in Walvis Bay or Swakopmund, and after a short briefing we depart in our 4x4 vehicle towards the Swakop River Valley via Dune 7, here you have time to climb the tallest dune in the Walvis Bay district (132 meters tall)
From Dune 7 you proceed to the Welwitschia plains to view this endemic plant of Namibia, then into the Swakop River Bed for fantastic rock formations and possible wildlife sightings like klipspringer, ostrich, baboons.
The drive takes you to Goanikontes Oasis for a quick stop, before moving onto a viewpoint of the Moon Landscape, and you will see why it deserves its name!
From the viewpoint its just a short drive to the B2 road on route to Spitzkoppe.
You arrive at Spitzkoppe at aprox 12:00. Lunch will be served under the shade of a acacia tree before the adventure continues.
Your fist stop is viewing the ancient bushmen artwork.
After learning about the geology of The Spitzkoppe, you will have ample time to relax and explore the area and make use of the fantastic photo opportunities.
Your guide knows the best stops for photos! Including the Rock Arch and pools!
After you have seen all the sights of this remarkable place, we head home via the B2 road from approx. 14:30.
Tour concludes at approx. 17:30.