We offer a night walk to the Namib's gravel plains where you will be shown the desert adapted night life concentrating on the various species of Gecko, Spiders, Gerbils and Scorpions. During the day the desert looks inhospitable, unfriendly, devoid of any animal life, but once the sun sets, the sand turns into a playground for all kinds of animals. Most of the creatures in the Namib are nocturnal and can be observed only after dark. The Night walk offers a glimpse into the nocturnal theatre of this unique eco-system. After dark the seemingly barren Namib gravel plains come to life and we help you discover these little nocturnal wonders. The walks provide a truly amazing educational experience of the little seen nocturnal creatures. This walk starts from near the Rossmund Lodge where a short walk across the Swakop River will take you to the desolate gravel plains to the south. It is advisable to have dinner before the walk.
These walks must be booked at least 48 hours in advance.
Most of the creatures in the Namib Desert are nocturnal and can only be observed after dark.
Minimum 4 Adults - Single travellers welcome to join existing tours.
Evening: ±2-2,5 hours
N$ 750.00 PP - Adults
TBA - Depending on time of sunset
Walking Shoes, Jacket, Headlamp or small Torch & Photographic Equipment, Water
We can arrange to pick you up at your accommodations in Swakopmund where you will be returned to after the walk at an additional cost of N$ 200 per group.
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