Cape & Dunes Overland (Southbound)

Was $1499  — Savings of 15% on Jul. 11, 2015
14 days,Windhoek to Cape Town

Search for the Big Five in Etosha National Park, get the adrenaline pumping on adventure activities, tackle the world's largest sand dunes, appreciate beauty in the Fish River Canyon, get cultured in Cape Town.

Experience incredible desert scenery and cosmopolitan city streets as you discover the diverse riches of South Africa and Namibia on this two-week adventure. Beginning in Namibia and continuing down the western edge of South Africa, this tour is a nature and adventure lover's dream. Explore the world's highest sand dunes, visit Africa's largest canyon and explore Etosha National Park in search of the Big Five. Our expert CEOs will reveal the region’s hidden gems, taking the hassle out of travel so you can focus on breathtaking scenery and incredible wildlife. This is truly an African experience.

What's Included

  • Etosha National Park entrance with game drives
  • Entrance to Sossusvlei Dunes, Fish River Canyon and Spitzkoppe
  • Guided township tour (Swakopmund)
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • 12 Breakfasts, 11 Lunches, 9 Dinners. (Allow USD120-150 for meals not included.)
  • Overland truck, walking.
  • 2 Chief Experience Officers (CEOs) throughout as head guide/cook and driver, local guides.
  • Small group experience; Max 22, Avg 18
  • Simple hotel (2 nts), participation camping (8 nts), guesthouse (2 nts, multi-share), bush camping (1 nt).

Alternative Trips


Day 1Windhoek

Arrive at any time.

Day 2Windhoek/Etosha National Park(1B, 1L, 1D)

Game drive in the overland vehicle. Opt to take an open safari vehicle game drive in the afternoon/night.

Day 3Etosha National Park(1B, 1L, 1D)

Enjoy a full-day game drive at Etosha National Park.

Day 4Etosha National Park/Damaraland(1B, 1L, 1D)

Morning game drive in the overland vehicle. Travel up the Skeleton Coast through beautiful desert landscapes.

Day 5Damaraland/Spitzkoppe(1B, 1L, 1D)

Travel south and enjoy the granite peaks of Spitzkoppe.

Day 6Spitzkoppe/Swakopmund(1B, 1L, 1D)

Meet our local friends and explore the back streets and local culture on a guided interpretive walk. Fill free time with sandboarding, skydiving, quad-biking, or a living desert tour.

Day 7Swakopmund(1B, 1L)

Fill free time with sandboarding, skydiving, quad-biking, or a living desert tour.

Day 8Swakopmund/Namib Desert(1B)

Arrive in the area in the afternoon where we will be camping on a private farm on the edge of the Namib Desert. Opt to walk with a local expert who will explain the desert and its mysteries.

Day 9Namib Desert(1B, 1L, 1D)

Explore Sossusvlei Dunes. Climb up breathtaking Dune 45.

Day 10Namib Desert/Fish River Canyon(1B, 1L, 1D)

Enjoy the sunset at Fish River Canyon.

Day 11Fish River Canyon/Orange River(1B, 1L, 1D)

Travel past large plantations of rooibos tea. Camp at the scenic Orange River, and opt to go canoeing.

Day 12Orange River/Cederberg(1B, 1L, 1D)

View dramatic Western Cape scenery, and camp on a local farm.

Day 13Cederberg/Cape Town(1B, 1L)

Arrive to vibrant Cape Town. Opt to visit Robben Island, Table Mountain or the Victoria & Albert (V&A) Waterfront.

Day 14Cape Town(1B)

Depart at any time.

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