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Mesmerizing Messum Crater 10 hour private tour

The intriguing Messum crater is quite remote, but your private trip is made entertaining by visiting quite a few sites along the Skeleton Coast along the way. 

The environment is harsh and the desert is unforgiving, so not many people visit this awesome landmark of Namibia. You will feel like you are the first person there quite often while looking out over the vast landscapes. This tour is highly recommended for people who like to explore and see some of the more remote places on earth.

In this area we will see some magnificent examples of the Welwitschia Mirabilis. We will also see some San (Bushmen) paintings while we have our lunch.

The sights we will see along the way are the Zeila shipwreck and the Cape Fur Seal colony at Cape Cross. The road surface for most of the tour is tar and very smooth salt road. 

All this nature is exquisitely beautiful.... bring your camera! 

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10 hours


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  • What's included :
    • Entry or admission fee
    • Food and drinks
    • National park entrance fee
    • We include a light lunch inside the Messum crater
    • Entry/Admission - Cape Cross
    What's excluded :
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Swakopmund, Swakopmund, Erongo Region

    Swakopmund was a German settlement up to the first World War. The architecture and style of this town survived beautifully. Your drive through Swakopmund is through the old part of town, showing off the best side of Swakopmund.
    There is enough time to take pictures here.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Zeila Shipwreck, Hentiesbaai Namibia

    The wreck of the Zeila is near Henties Bay. Both the shipwreck and town are quite scenic, and enough time is available to take as many pictures as you want.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Skeleton Coast, 60km north of Henties Bay Cape Cross Seal Reserve Namibia

    There is a massive Cape Fur Seal colony at Cape Cross, as well as a replica of the cross planted there by Diogo Cao.
    At this location there is also the Cape Cross lodge where there is refreshments and toilet facilities available before heading out into the desert

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Messum Crater, Namib Desert, west of Brandberg, Uis Namibia

    Drive into the crater, and view the huge Welwitchia along the way. Stopping often to view the rock types, bushman art as well as just taking in the view. At the rock art you will be served lunch. On the way back you can climb up at the view point to see the vastness of the Namibian landscape

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Rooikop Airport, Walvis Bay Namibia
    • Walvis Bay port, Unnamed Road, Walvis Bay, Namibia
    Departure Time :
    3/16/2020 - 10/31/2020
    Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 07:00 PM
    11/1/2020 - 9/21/2021
    Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 07:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • There is a small amount of walking involved, should you want to see the best views
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by Awesome Chapters

Activity ID: V-119518P16

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