cardboard box travel shop logo

Cardboard Box Travel Shop


Large Scaled Thick Toed Gecko

Geckos | Namibia

Introduction: Large-scaled thick-toed geckos (Pachydactylus scutatus) are nocturnal and terrestrial and live under rocks in arid veld. They are a small, round bodied creature with large scales on the back.

Distribution: North-western Namibia from Cape Cross to south Angola.

Diet: Small insects.

Colouring: Light greyish-brown on the back with some scattered dark blotches. The belly is dirty white.

Breeding: Females lay 2 eggs.

Size: SVL 30 to 40mm. Max SVL 42mm.

Cape Cross Lodge

Wonderfully situated remote lodge - directly on the beach near the Cape Cross seal colony

Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp

An upmarket lodge on the Skeleton Coast - only visit-able as part of a fly in safari.

Terrace Bay

Accommodation in the Skeleton Coast, really catering for fisherman but hardened visitors who absolutely have to spend a few nights inside the Skeleton Coast Park may choose to stay here

Torra Bay

A campsite in the Skeleton Coast Park, popular with fisherman during the summer holidays

Namibia Safari