Southern Namibia is dominated by the Kalahari in the east and the Namib Desert in the west. Here scenery has a lunar tinge, mountains and plains go on forever and sand is your constant companion. When visiting the Fish River Canyon, Sossusvlei, the wild horses and the ghost town of Kolmanskop, you might enjoy camping at these 5 campsites in Namibia.
Things to do: hike, swim, visit the hot springs
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Klein Aus Vista’s Desert Horse Campsite
Things to do: chill, hike, MTB, see the wild horses, visit the Aus info centre to discover the history of the area and its horses; ghost town Kolmanskop & Luderitz 100km away
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Little Hunter’s Rest, Namtib Biosphere Reserve
Things to do: chill, hike, botanical trail, nature drive, bird watching, star gazing
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The Family Hideout, NamibRand Nature Reserve
Things to do: chill, 4x4 route, game viewing, star-gazing, dune-boarding, bird watching, hot-air ballooning
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Sesriem campsite, Sossusvlei
Things to do: climb one of the dunes, see Deadvlei and Sossusvlei (if you don’t have a 4x4, park at the Deadvlei parking and catch the 4x4 shuttle or walk 2km to Deadvlei), walk down to the bottom of Sesriem Canyon
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