Melanie van Zyl discovers the most thrilling ride of her life.
SOLITUDE, VASTNESS AND FREEDOM
DRIVE THE FACES OF THE NAMIB
An award Winning Experience
Our Desert Trips voted “Best Desert Trip” by Outside Magazine.
Hiking the Forbidden Land
Of Northern Namibia
“It’s a matchless adventure among the world’s tallest dunes."
Barnie Louw, Editor DRIVE OUT magazine
Faces of the Forbidden Land
Meob Bay Fishing
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It’s been called the Living Desert, the Cold Desert and the Sheltering Desert. One thing is for sure -The Namib is the World’s Oldest Desert. Estimated to be approximately 80 million years old, the Namib is the ultimate destination for off-road adventures. Join us and discover the many faces of this incredible region while testing your dune driving skills amongst the world’s highest sand dunes. The geographical diversity of the region will enchant nature lovers and the tour will relax mind and body and invigorate spirits.
Ideal for families, friends or colleagues who enjoy nature and the great outdoors, the Faces of the Namib desert tour spans 550 kilometres of pristine desert landscape from the savannah-like interior section to the sparse Atlantic coast. The tour is self-drive, which means you bring your own vehicle. For those traveling from abroad or not in possession of a 4×4, vehicle rental can be arranged on request.
This is big sky country, where the daily thrill of negotiating 100-metre dune slip faces is tempered by evenings spent sipping cold drinks, eating delicious meals, and sharing jokes round a crackling camp fire. Watch the desert landscape change from day to day. Discover the secrets of the desert. Experience the ultimate adrenaline rush and nature at its pristine best. Join Faces of the Namib!
Faces In The News
The tour we had from Lüderitz to Walvis Bay was one of the best experiences my husband and I ever had. I have never camped in my life before and went with an open mind. Well, to say I was blown away by the journey is an understatement. The Namib Desert took my breath away. Our guide Len explained the ecosystem and history in such detail. He was outstanding.... Read More
Melissa and Anton Knoetze
Graag wil ons van die geleentheid gebruik maak, om nie net vir julle totale span die beste toe te wens vir 2017 nie, maar ook om ons hartlike waardering uit te spreek, vir een van die mees professionele toere, wat ons nog ooit in ons lewe met ‘n toergroep kon meemaak. Soos jy sal aflei, was ons toer… puik… uitstekend… heerlik… angswekkend… uitdagend… en vol, vol, vol pret! ‘n... Read More
Evert & Corrie Benade
Vanaf dag 1 toe ons julle gidse, Danie (Jakkals), Tollos en Lucas ontmoet het, het ek geweet dat hierdie 3 manne iets besonders gaan maak vir ons almal (Suid Afrikaners & uitlanders) – wat nie maklik kon wees nie. Elke dag hoe hulle ons behandel het, vanaf ontbyt maak, middagete, aandetes (uit die boonste rakke – 5 ster in die woestyn!). Die ongelooflike verskillende landskappe en terreine wat gery... Read More
We would like to place on record the most wonderful experience we had on the tour. We had , as you said in your brief , an unforgettable experience. It was in part hard & difficult but well worth the effort it took both of us & our car. The food was wonderful. Once again we would like to thank all of you who made this tour the way... Read More
Chris & Rose Kortum