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Luderitz – Walvis Bay





9 May 2017


This adventure leads you from Luderitz to Walvis Bay, an area formerly known as “Dimanond Area no 2”. Visit beautiful Silvia Hill, Meob Bay for majical desert wildlife and spectacular views of the abandoned mining settlements and long stretches of sandy untouched beaches.

Cost of Luderitz – Walvis Bay package

Peak – (March, Oct, Dec)
• From R9 750 per person sharing
• From R   700 per child (3-5 years)
• From R1 950 per child (6-17 years)

Off Peak – (Nov, Jan, Feb)
• From R7 950 per person sharing
• From R   700 per child (3-5 years)
• From R1 950 per child (6-17 years)

Package Dates
• 15-21 May 2017
• 06-12 Aug 2017
• 18-24 Nov 2017

Package includes
• Accommodation fees
• Camping fees
• Concession fees
• Levies
• All meals daily
• Experienced guides with own vehicles
•Two way radio’s for vehicles

Package excludes
• Travel insurance
• Vehicle insurance
• Transport
• Fuel
• Camping gear
• Snacks and drinks
• Things of personal nature

Type of package
• Safari

Luderitz – Walvis Bay package itinerary

Day 1: Luderitz
You adventure starts at Luderitz were the group assembles in the evening at a venue to be advised for a dinner briefing before venturing into the desert the next day. (Accommodation for this evening is not included in the tour package.

Day 2: Luderitz
After backtracking for about 30km on the Luderitz to Aus main road it is time to say goodbye to tar roads, starting an adventure of a lifetime. On day one you pass the ‘stompneus’ Ford and camp close to Suzy.

Day 3: Sylvia Hill
On this day the trail leads north passing Suzy and the Bulldozer before crossing into the dune belt on the way to Sylvia Hill. For the next couple of days you will experience ‘camping under the desert sky’ in true expedition style

Day 4: Sylvia Hill
Dunes are getting progressively higher and driver experience and skills acquired during the previous days will be tested and honed to perfection. Camping on the beach.

Day 5: Meob Bay – Concepttion Bay
The dune belt opens up at Meob Bay and it is in this stretch between Meob Bay and Conception Bay that active diamond mining were in the order of the day during the early 1900’s. The settlements of Holsatia, Charlottenfelder and Grillenberger are visited en route.

Day 6: Concepttion Bay – Sandwich Bay
From Holsatia the trail leads to Conception Bay and along the beach northwards towards Sandwich Bay. En route the wrecks of the Eduard Bohlen & Shawnee are visited. Passing ‘Langewand’ where the massive dunes ends in the sea, given a very limited time span to negotiate this stretch of beach. After Langewand the trail once again leads into the dunes, circumnavigating the Salt Pans ‘extensions’ of Sandwich Harbour. The dunes are still getting progressively larger to offer an ever-changing new experience of ultimate dune driving. The night is spent approximately 1.5km from the sea close to Sandwich Bay at ‘Sandwich camp’.

Day 7: Sandwich Bay – Walvis Bay
From Sandwich Bay the trail enters the ‘Roller Coaster’, a series of massive ‘roaring’ slip faces, not only giving the you a new thrilling experience but also offering breathtaking views of Sandwich Harbour. Follow a panorama of sandscapes exiting onto the beach south of Walvis Bay. The trail ends at Walvis Bay around lunch time.

Term and conditions
• Conditions and validities apply
• Prices may change due to seasonal and exchange rate fluctuations
• Exchange rate fluctuations above Euro 1 = ZAR 18.00
• This offer is subject to availability
• Excludes high season/school holidays

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