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Cape Town to Swakopmund
Cape Town to Swakopmund
Cape Town to Swakopmund
Cape Town to Swakopmund
Cape Town to Swakopmund
Cape Town to Swakopmund
Cape Town to Swakopmund
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Cape Town to Swakopmund

This tour takes you from Cape Town to Swakopmund in 7 days. PDFGrab the Tour Dossier PDF .

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7 days


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Tour Summary

A short trip but packed with plenty of African highlights! The second biggest canyon in the world, the oldest desert in the world and the best sand boarding in the world, all covered by this overland tour!


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A day-by-day breakdown of what to expect and where you'll be staying.

Cape Town to Swakopmund

Day 1, Cape Town to Cedarberg

This morning we make our way northward out of Cape Town, passing through the beautiful wine lands, where we will enjoy a wine tasting. We set camp tonight in the shadow of the Cederberg Mountains. 

Day 2, Cedarberg to Orange River - South Africa

Today we journey to a region that is renown for its wildflower display in the Spring, Namaqualand. We make a quick pit stop in Springbok for supplies before journeying on to the Orange River. Tonight we camp on its banks.

Cape Town to Swakopmund

Day 3, Orange River - South Africa to Fish River Canyon

An optional half day canoe trip on the calm Orange River is available here this morning. After enjoying lunch we border cross into Namibia. Our campsite is Hobas, which is only a short drive away from the Fish River Canyon.

Day 4, Fish River Canyon to Helmeringhausen

We spend this morning at leisure before travelling to the farming area of Namibia. It is likely we will stop off for supplies in Bethanie before heading to tonights camp.

Cape Town to Swakopmund

Day 5, Helmeringhausen to Sesriem

We now enter the Namib Naukluft Park which is a popular tourist destination here in Namibia and known as the oldest desert in the world. On top of the the Sossusvlei's dramatic sea of dunes are thought to be the highest in the world. The scenery changes dramatically from flat, brown plains with rocky hills to caramel coloured flowing sand dunes - stunning! You will be amazed at what lives here!

Day 6, Sesriem to Swakopmund

A spectacular sunset awakens us this morning. We travel north towards Walvis Bay via some glorious desert passes, and make our way along the coast, before finally arriving in Namibia's prime adventure resort - Swakopmund.

Cape Town to Swakopmund

Day 7, Swakopmund

This tour finishes after breakfast and you have the entire day free to spend relaxing or take up one of the many optional activities on offer. Skydiving, quad biking, fishing trips, desert flights, golf, water sports, sand boarding and 4WD hire are just a few!

Meals included in your tour cost

5 Breakfasts, 1 Brunches, 5 Lunches, 5 Dinners

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There are optional activities available on this trip.

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This tour goes through: Cape Town, Swakopmund & 5 other destination(s) in Africa.


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Left quoteThe highlight of my trip had to be Gweru in Zimbabwe, it was my idea of paradise. So much to do there with the animals and the location of it was just beautiful!Right quote

Anne B (27) from Ireland

Left quoteThe trip was great! A very relaxed ride in a mokoro, followed by camping in the Okavango Delta and watching the animals on the islands was awesome!Right quote

Michael & Silke from Germany

Left quoteI loved every millisecond of the entire trip... Guess what I did in Swakopmund? I skydived out of a plane - woohoo was that AWESOME :-)Right quote

JoJo E (61) from Switzerland

Left quoteFinally home and had a great time…. I loved the shark diving, Sossusvlei and Himba people. Saw Lions, a Leopard, Elephants, Giraffes, everything really! Thanks for…Right quote

John E from Canada

Left quoteI did not believe in god till i visited Chobe National Park.Right quote

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