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Aloe namibensis


A. namibensis plants are very rare and endemic to Namibia. A habitat of rocky or broken hilly terrain has been established, but only in locations of between 1,000m and 1,200m above sea level, not far from Spitzkoppe. The only other recorded sighting has been in calcrete-covered plain south of the Swakop River. Their leaves are a light grey/green/white once the rains have commenced but during the drier months their large leaves sport more of a tinted red colour, blooming for around 5 weeks.

Flowering times are between December and February, although the Swakop River plants flowered at the end of August. Leathery leaves point upwards as with A. asperiflora, A. pachygaster and A. claviflora. Single plants are more common than clusters.

Dunes & Wildlife

6 Days - A short tour including game viewing in the Etosha Park, a short visit to the sea-side town of Swakopmund and the massive dunes at Sossusvlei in the Namib Desert. Windhoek-Windhoek

Desert Dream Tour

4 Days - The dunes at Sossusvlei & the Namib Naukluft Mountains are highlights. Departures from Windhoek & Swakopmund

Etosha Tour

4 Days - Get your game viewing fix in the Etosha National Park. Departures from Windhoek & Swakopmund

Etosha Express

3 Days - Short safari to Etosha Park. Windhoek-Swakopmund

Sossusvlei Express

3 Days - Short tour to Sossusvlei. Swakopmund - Windhoek

Sossusvlei Shuttle Tour

3 Days - Of all our short trips to Soussusvlei this tour offers the best value for money

Sossusvlei Shuttle Safari

3 Days - A very flexible trip to Sossusvlei. Choose between Swakopmund or Windhoek departures and finishes.

Windhoek Car Rental