Introduction: Opistophthalmus wahlbergii
give off a painful, but not life-threatening sting. Burrow entrances are
usually found in the open, as opposed to vegetation or rocks. Depending on the
hardness of the soil, burrows can reach over 1m in length.
Distribution: Throughout Namibia less for the southern Namib Desert.
Diet: Captures prey and takes it to the end chamber to feed.
Colouration: Shiny sandy coloured appearance with darker mid-body ridges.
Breeding: Young stay with their mother until the first instar. Up to 25 young per litter is common.
Maximum size: 110mm.
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
5 Days - A visit to Etosha and a private game park in central Namibia. Windhoek-Windhoek
4 Days - The dunes at Sossusvlei & the Namib Naukluft Mountains are highlights. Departures from Windhoek & Swakopmund
4 Days - Get your game viewing fix in the Etosha National Park. Departures from Windhoek & Swakopmund
3 Days - Short safari to Etosha Park. Windhoek-Windhoek
3 Days - Short tour to Sossusvlei. Swakopmund - Windhoek
3 Days - A very flexible trip to Sossusvlei. Choose between Swakopmund or Windhoek departures and finishes.