Visit the iconic Namib Desert dunes at Sossusvlei, see Hartmann's mountain zebra on the yellow plains of Africa's NamibRand Nature Reserve. Experience breathtaking scenery flying over the Skeleton Coast with its graveyard of shipwrecks and on to Etosha for phenomenal game viewing and a chance to see big cats at Okonjima Bush Camp.


  • Racing to the top of the 'Big Daddy' sand dune and leaping off hand in hand.
  • Crossing the desert by air to the Ugab formations, a 'moonscape' of black ridges contrasting with the white desert floor.
  • Game watching in the Etosha salt pans.
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  1. Arrive
  2. Day 1 Arrive Johannesburg - Windhoek

    Connect with your onward flight to Windhoek and spend a night at The Olive, Windhoek's first boutique hotel, with sweeping mountain views. The Olive Exclusive is the first ultra-luxurious sanctuary of its kind in the capital and boasts chic comfort. This cool, contemporary and stylish hotel has seven suites, each individually decorated to resemble a different region in Namibia. Equipped with their own lounge area, fireplace and private dining room, the creature comforts of this hotel make it hard to leave.

    Overnight: The Olive Exclusive

  3. Day 2 Windhoek - NamibRand Nature Reserve

    Transfer to the NamibRand Nature Reserve by light aircraft. Here you will be met and transferred to Wolwedans Dunes Lodge. Situated at the top of a dune plateau, overlooking the dramatic desert surroundings, the panoramic views are breath-taking. Built from a combination of canvas blinds and wooden structures, the lodge reflects the ambience of a tented camp with the comforts of a more permanent structure. The nine spacious chalets each come equipped with en-suite bathrooms and private verandas leading out onto vast stretches of untouched sand.The main lodge comprises of two lounges, a number of sundowner decks, a fireplace, a tea deck, a library, the wine cellar and two dining rooms. The variety of recreational space in this lodge makes a visit both exciting and relaxing and your stay here will be incredibly comfortable.

    Overnight: Wolwedans Dunes Lodge

  4. Day 3 - 4 NamibRand Nature Reserve

    Experience the desert habitat. Explore the natural habitat by foot, car or air. Scenic flights to the Diamond Coast and Sossusvlei may be taken during the late afternoon.

    Overnight: Wolwedans Dunes Lodge

  5. Day 5 - 7  Flying Safari

    A fascinating three days exploring the Skeleton Coast by air. Highlights include aerial views of the famous Edouard Bohlen shipwreck, the seal colony at Cape Cross, and the Ugab formations, a 'moonscape' of black ridges set against the white desert floor.

    Overnight: Various camps along the route

  6. Day 8 Kunene River - Etosha National Park 

    Take a morning boat trip on the Kunene River observing bird life and the occasional crocodile before transferring by aircraft to Mushara Outpost. This wood and canvas structured lodge is located a mere ten kilometres from the world famous Etosha National Park. Accommodating sixteen guests in tent-like structures on the banks of an ancient dry riverbed, Mushara Outpost has a light and comfortable feel to it. Each tent is built on a raised wooden deck approximately a metre and a half above ground offering spectacular views of the surrounding bush. The large glass windows allow for a decent flow of air during the nights and for the very warm afternoons, air conditioning is available.

    Overnight: The Mushara Outpost

  7. Day 9 Etosha National Park

    Enjoy stunning scenery and memorable game viewing in the Etosha National Park.

    Overnight: The Mushara Outpost

  8. Day 10 Okonjima 

    Transfer to Okonjima in the Central Highlands, home to the AfriCat Foundation. The AfriCat Foundation is the world's largest cheetah and leopard rescue and release programme. Over 900 cats have been saved since 1993 and most have been released back into the wild. It's the perfect place to get up close and personal with big cats.

    Overnight: Okonjima Bush Camp

  9. Day 11 Okonjima

    Enjoy a game drive to track cheetah and leopard.

    Overnight: Okonjima Bush Camp

  10. Day 12 Depart 

    Charter flight transfer to Windhoek and connect to your onward international flight home, via Johannesburg.

  11. Depart


Low £ 10,550 $ 14,372
Mid £ 11,788 $ 16,059
High £ 13,130 $ 17,887


  • Price is per person, based on two people sharing a room


  • All accommodation as detailed in the itinerary.
  • Daily breakfast.
  • Private transfers throughout.
  • All sightseeing, entrance fees and guide services as detailed in the itinerary.
  • Internal flights where detailed in the itinerary.


  • International flights.
  • Meals not indicated in the itinerary.
  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry, drinks, gratuities (discretionary).
  • Entrance fees and excursions not specifically mentioned as included.
  • Travel insurance or visa fees.

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