Skeleton Coast & Damaraland

The Skeleton Coast & Damaraland Excursion

Flight from Swakopmund airfield. We continue our flight via the Brandberg and Damaraland to Hobatere Lodge. Hobatere derives it’s name from the Damara language meaning “this place is good for me”. Situated on the western border of the Etosha National Park, the farm is approximately 32 000 hectare in size. Enjoy a guided game drive where you will have the chance to see elephant, lion, leopard, cheetah and other wildlife. After the game drive return to the lodge where a light lunch will be served. Return afternoon low-level flight passing Damaraland Table Top Mountains to Palmwag. Further flight along the Uniab Riverbed in search for the desert elephants, rhino’s, giraffes, mountain zebras and other game up to the rivermouth area, turning southbound. Flight along the treacherous Skeleton Coast. The Skeleton Coast Park is about 40km wide and covers 16 390km2. The park in the northern Namib Desert stretches from the Ugab River in the south to the Kunene River, which forms the northern border with Angola. This region is generally cold and windy with mist in the mornings and evenings. The Skeleton Coast is littered with whalebones, shipwrecks and remains of sailors and explorers. Further flight past Torra Bay, Palgrave point, Toscanini to Cape Cross seal reserve. During the November/December breeding season as many as 200 000 seals gather at Cape Cross. It was also here that the Portuguese navigator, Diego Cao, erected a stone cross in 1486. Continue flight coastwise from Cape Cross passing Henties Bay, the saltworks north of Swakopmund on our way to Swakopmund.

Activities

Price includes: Flight, Transfers, Game drive, Lunch at Lodge, Refreshments onboard.

Price excluded: Beverages / Drinks at Lodge.

Route

Duration of Excursion: full day

Flight distance: 860 km

Pricing

  • This One-Day Safari is based on a minimum of 4 persons sharing the Cessna 210 Aircraft.
  • 10 300 N$ per person.
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