Namib-Naukluft National Park

3 great activities, day-trips & excursions whilst you're staying in Namib-Naukluft National Park

Many of the places we feature across Namibia already offer a wide range of activities, but in some cases there are highly recommended extra activities that are not automatically offered directly by the camp and lodges we offer.

These day-trips and excursions often add a special dimension to your itinerary, elevating it from a memorable holiday to the trip of a lifetime. They are often very popular, so they are best booked in advance with Expert Africa before you depart on your trip.

Please talk to your Expert Africa specialist if you would like to find out more about any of these excursions in Namibia.

Please note: Expert Africa only books excursions as a part of a full, Expert Africa itinerary.

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Ballooning in the Namib Desert

Ballooning in the Namib Desert

Half day, including breakfast

Ballooning over the world’s oldest desert is an experience you shouldn’t miss. Enjoy spectacular views as the sun rises over the dune-covered plains and rocky mountains of the Namib Desert. You may even spot the occasional oryx or black-backed jackal punctuating the landscape below. More about Ballooning

Hoodia Sossusvlei excursion

Hoodia Sossusvlei excursion

Full day, including lunch

Escape the crowds and experience the iconic and beautiful Namib Sand Sea with an experienced guide from Hoodia Desert Lodge. The approach is personal and the guiding knowledgeable, making your introduction to the highlights of the Namib-Naukluft National Park, including Sesriem Canyon and the famous pans of Sossusvlei and Deadvlei, both interesting and unhurried. More about Hoodia excursion

Scenic flights in Namibia

Scenic flights in Namibia

Variable, depending on the flight

Namibia is famed for its stark beauty and boundless desert vistas and there is no better way to soak these in than from the air. A scenic flight gives you a unique perspective on this stunning and varied country, and may even provide a bird’s-eye view of areas that are out of reach to those restricted to terra firma. More about Scenic flights

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