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Angolan Whisp

Dragonflies | Namibia

Introduction: A key identification feature of the Angolan Whisp (Agriocnemis angolensis) is the finger-like upper appendages being directly longer than the lower ones. They inhabit grassy and swampy fringes of rivers and were first recorded from southern Angola.

Distribution: Kwando and Kavango River regions including Bwabwata National Park.

Colouration: The dorsum of the male's abdomen is pale blue with broad black or red markings.

Breeding: Birds and ants are a danger from emergence.

Flight season: From September to April.

Conservation: Not threatened.

Fish River Horse Riding

6 Days - A horse riding trail along the famous Fish River Canyon

Desert Horse Ride

6 Days - Riding through the beautiful environment of the Namib Desert around Aus. Includes a visiting the Wild Horses of the Namib Desert

Horse Riding | Windhoek

A wide variety of horse riding options including: Champagne Breakfast Rides, Sundowner Rides, Rides by the hour & even multiple day outings

Lodges offering riding

Bullsport Guest Farm - Naukluft Riding Experience

Bullsport is one of the premier lodges for both hiking and riding in Namibia. Both take place in the rugged, and scenic Naukluft Mountains. A variety of rides, from a few hours to several days, and expert supervision means the rides here are suitable for everyone from novice to experienced riders.

Desert Homestead Horse Trails

 Offers a wide range of guided riding within the Naukluft Mountains. With sunrise or sunset rides of one to two hours, or horse-trails for up to five nights, it is suitable for all experience levels.

Etusis Lodge - riding courses

Offers horse riding courses for beginners or experienced riders who want to brush up on their skills as well as day rides on the property

Immanuel Wilderness Lodge

A two hour guided horse back safari leads along a dry river with the opportunity to view game species sheltering or feeding in the bush

Kambaku Safari Lodge

Riding lessons, short out-rides and longer trails are all on offer here

Car Hire Namibia