Cape and Namibia Adventure

12 days,Cape Town to Windhoek

Marvel at Fish River Canyon, get your adrenaline going with adventure activities, spot wildlife in beautiful Etosha National Park, climb Dune 45 in Namibia.

From the cosmopolitan streets of Cape Town to the desert and lunar scenery of Namibia, witness the diversity of southwestern Africa on this 12-day nature adventure. Leave footprints on the world's highest sand dunes, peer deep into the heart of Africa’s largest canyon and experience incredible game drives through Etosha National Park. Your knowledgeable CEO will take care of the planning while you recharge in a combination of hotels, camping, farm stays and guesthouses for a cultural experience you’ll treasure forever. Have your breath taken away by incredible scenery and marvel at amazing wildlife—this is truly an African experience!

What's Included

  • Fish River Canyon entrance
  • Sossusvlei Dunes and Sesriem Canyon entrance
  • Swakopmund stay
  • Etosha National Park entrance with game drives
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • 7 breakfasts, 2 dinners. (Allow USD285-375 for meals and drinks not included.)
  • Air-con touring vehicle, walking.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO)/driver throughout, local guides.
  • Small group experience; Max 18, avg 14.
  • Hotels (5 nts), guesthouse (1 nt), lodges (1 nts), participating camping (4 nts).
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Places Visited

Reverse Itinerary

This trip also runs in reverse from Windhoek to Cape Town. See Cape & Dunes Discoverer


Day 1Cape Town

Arrive at any time.

Day 2Cape Town/Lambert's Bay(1B)

Head up the coast to Lambert's Bay, stopping along the way. Opt to visit Bird Island or stroll through this charming town.

Day 3Lambert's Bay/Orange River(1B)

Continue north and cross into Namibia. Settle in by the banks of Gariep River with time to swim, canoe, or just relax.

Day 4Orange River/Fish River Canyon(1B)

Continue on to Fish River Canyon, the largest canyon in Africa, and take in the majestic beauty. Opt to relax in the hotel's pool while enjoying the beautiful scenery.

Day 5Fish River Canyon/Namib Desert(1B, 1D)

Opt to climb up breathtaking Dune 45. Visit Sossusvlei Dunes and Sesriem Canyon.

Day 6Namib Desert(1B, 1D)

Spend the day exploring the natural wonders of this bizarre environment.

Day 7Namib Desert/Swakopmund

Explore the historical town of Swakopmund. Optional activities include sandboarding, a dolphin cruise, skydiving, quad biking, and a Living Desert tour.

Day 8Swakopmund

Spend a day exploring all the area has to offer.

Day 9Swakopmund/Etosha National Park

Enjoy an included game drive in Etosha National Park. Opt to explore more on an open safari vehicle game drive.

Day 10Etosha National Park

Enjoy another game drive in the park and keep your eyes peeled for the famous wildlife.

Day 11Etosha National Park/Windhoek

Explore the German-influenced capital city of Windhoek.

Day 12Windhoek(1B)

Depart at any time.

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