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Quadbiking

in the Dunes around Swakopmund & Walvis Bay - Namibia

This is one of the best ways to access parts of the Swakopmund sand dunes that even 4x4's can't reach. There is a bit of controversy over the use of bikes in the sand dunes as it poses a threat to some of the rare animal species and plant life that make the sand dunes their homes. However, the legitimate companies that make quad biking in the dunes an adventure experience also make conserving their environment a priority.

They have set out a route that goes for about 35km in an area that's great to practice your wheelies on but causes little damage. There are two types of bikes you can choose from. For those who are a little unsure of their motorbiking prowess there are 160cc semi automatic bikes, while for those who wish to go hell for leather and have some idea of what they are doing there are 200cc manual quad bikes. The company offers great value for money, including transport, equipment, a bit of training and even throw in a drink or two.

Safaris around Namibia which visit Swakopmund generally have time for you to enjoy the quadbiking, and the activity can easily be included into your self drive safari around Namibia

1hr Quad Tour:

20km guided tour. (± 1hr) = a short dune tour.

2hr Quad Tour:

38 – 55km guided tour. ( ± 2hrs)

  • This tour is the most popular, a real adventure on the ride of your life.
  • Ride the wildest dunes, roller-coasters and spirals of the Namib.
  • Excellent photographic opportunities.
  • Adrenaline guaranteed.
  • Cold drinks included.

3hr Combo Tour:

1hr sand boarding (lie-down only) + 2hr Quad Bike Tour.

Any time of the day (preferably in the morning due to weather conditions.)

2hr 30min Quad and Go-Kart Combo Tour:

Time: 09h00-12h00 or 16h00-Sundown. (min 4 pax) Tour includes: Transfers, water and guides.

Enjoy a real adventure:

  • Start within the dunes – riding the wildest dunes.
  • Finish off the day with a race against time and laps at the Go-Kart Club.

3hr 30min Quad, Lie-down Sand boarding and Go Kart Combo Tour:

Time: 08h00-12h00 or 15h00-Sundown. (min 2 pax) Tour includes: Transfers, water and guides.

  • This is the same tour as the 2hr 30min Quad and Go-Kart Combo Tour, but with the added attraction of:
  • Lie-down sand boarding, to round off an action packed day.
  • Finish off the day with a race against time and laps at the Go-Kart Club.

3hr Quad Breakfast Run:

70–80km guided tour (± 3hrs)

  • Quadbiking: Dunes
  • Quadbiking: Quadbikes
  • Quadbiking: Quad Bikes On Dunes
  • Quadbiking: Quad Biking
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A hot air balloon ride over the Namib Desert

Bird Watching Day Trips

Full & half day trips from Swakopmund to various birding hotspots in the Namib Desert

Cape Cross Tour

A half day tour (with morning and afternoon departures) to the seal colony at Cape Cross

Cape Cross & Messum Crater Tour

Visits the seal colony at Cape Cross and the Messum Crater which is best known for it's desert adapted plants such as the Welwitschia Mirabilis

Fishing

Everything from sharks to pilchards

Living Desert Tour

A half day tour into the Namib Desert

Namib Desert Day Trip

A day trip from Swakopmund into the Namib Desert

Namib Desert Night Walks

Explore the Namib Desert at night on foot - a great way to learn about the nocturnal creatures which inhabit this part of Namibia.

Quad Biking

2 hour guided trip into the dune belt near Swakopmund (50km) - you enter an area where you cannot get to by car or foot. No experience necessary...

Sandboarding

Skitter down the slip faces of a tall star dune near Swakopmund at 80km/h on a lie-down board, or enjoy the style and grace of a stand-up board. No experience necessary.

Sandwich Harbour Tour

A day trip from Swakopmund down the Skeleton Coast to Sandwich Harbour

Skydiving

Leave the safety of the aircraft and join a tandem skydive. No experience required!

Spitzkoppe Day Tour

Full day tour to the Spitzkoppe Mountains - you will meet the Damara people and be introduced to the Bushman rock art of the area.

Swakopmund & Walvis Bay Sightseeing

A half day your of these two coastal towns includes visits to historical buildings & monuments as well as the teeming birdlife of the Walvis Bay Lagoon

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