Dune Hopper Fly-In Safari

4 Days

The 3 or 4 day fly-in Dune Hopper flying safaris depart from Windhoek or Swakopmund. They are the ideal safari for spending the maximum amount of time visiting the Namib Desert - specifically the NamibRand Nature Reserve area around Sossusvlei, in the shortest possible time.

There are any number of combinations available at any of the following lodges:

Sossusvlei Desert Lodge

Wolwedans Dunes Lodge

Wolwedans Dunes Camp

Wolwedans Private Camp

Kulala Desert Lodge

Little Kulala

Sossusvlei Lodge

On this page you will find one example of a Dune Hopper itinerary - please contact us for additional details.

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Itinerary

3 or 4 days with overnight stays at several lodges.

Day 1

Sossusvlei Desert Lodge

NamibRand Nature Reserve

Meet your pilot at Windhoek (Eros Airport) and commence your scenic flight along the Naukluft mountains to Sossusvlei Mountain Lodge, situated in the very north of the NamibRand Nature Reserve. Board a short transfer to the Lodge and book into your luxurious villa before a light lunch. Spend the early afternoon at your leisure, perhaps at the swimming pool during the heat of the day. After coffee, enjoy a guided scenic drive or a walk on NamibRand. The diversity ... of landscapes encountered on this excursion are unforgettable and depending on season, sundowners might be in the field. Alternately, for the adventurous, go Quad-Biking (ATV) on the plains and incredible dune landscape, with sundowners at the top of the dunes. Return to the Lodge for an incredible dinner, accompanied by a bottle of fine wine from the renowned Sossusvlei Desert Lodge Cellar (own account).

Meal information Lunch & Dinner

Day 2

Wolwedans Dunes Lodge

Sossusvlei & NamibRand Nature Reserve

Awake early for a dawn departure to the towering dunes of Sossusvlei. Visit and climb the highest dunes in the world, returning to the Lodge for lunch. After a cooling break in the pool, join a scheduled afternoon transfer/scenic drive towards Wolwedans, situated in the heart of the Namib-Rand Nature Reserve. Arrive at Wolwedans Dunes Lodge in the late afternoon and book into your beautiful chalet with its own private verandah and a breathtaking view of the dunes, plains and ... distant mountains. Freshen up and join everyone for sundowners on the deck before you enjoy a three course candlelight dinner under a blanket of stars.

Meal information Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3

Wolwedans Dunes Lodge

NamibRand Nature Reserve

Absorb the unique NamibRand Nature Reserve landscape during a morning and afternoon excursion by Land Rover through the dunes, endless grassy plains and along mystical mountain formations. You could encounter large and small desert animals, learn about their unique habits and explore the ancient hunting spots of the Bushmen. Revel in the incredible landscape around you and enjoy Wolwedans' commitment to guest and nature alike. Here, in this land of stretching blue skies, you will find beauty to feed your ... soul, tranquillity to clear your mind and space for your imagination to fly. Depending on tours and season, you could join a day-safari with picnic lunch en-route, arriving back at the Lodge for sundowners and dinner.

Meal information Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4

Windhoek

Awake in the pristine desert dawn and soak in the atmosphere and landscape from your bed whilst enjoying early morning tea. After a leisurely breakfast, you are transferred to the airstrip to bid Wolwedans farewell and commence your return flight to Windhoek (Eros) where you will arrive at noon (12h00).

Meal information Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Mode Of Transport

  • Light Air-Craft & Safari Vehicles

Included

  • Accommodation and meals as listed on the itinerary
  • Park entrance fees
  • Passenger liability insurance
  • Excluded
  • Beverages
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Tips
  • Travel Insurance

Other

  • A maximum of 12kg of luggage per person in soft bags only
  • Flight routes could be affected by adverse weather conditions

Features

  • Private charters between camps minimise travel time and provide a bird's-eye view of the immense landscape
  • Diverse activities enhance in-depth experience of the landscape, including dolphin cruise, seafood lunch and quad biking
  • Seamless experience with one expert pilot-guide leading throughout
  • Small group size ensures that special interests are satisfied
  • Enormous concessions and private camps combine with advantages of nearby National Parks

Route & Accommodation

The itinerary above is a guideline only and whilst we try to adhere to it there may be circumstances when it may change - for example weather and/or road conditions, seasonal daylight hours etc. Overnight stops on occasion may be altered from those indicated.

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