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Sossusvlei                        610km (2h 15min)
This most popular flight takes you over the Namib Desert, the dry Kuiseb river bed and on to the magnificent dune formations, as far as Sossusvlei. Return along the forbidden coast where you will discover shipwrecks, seal colonies and flock of flamingos.
We can land at Sesriem, from where we drive in a 4x4 vehicle, to Sossusvlei, admire, climb and photograph the scenery and enjoy a refreshing picnic in the shade of a camelthorn tree.  When you are ready , return to the landing strip and continue the flight as described above.
The Forbidden Coast     360km  (1h 30min)
If time is short but you do not want to miss out on the opportunity to see the area from the air, we recommend a shortened version of the above route. fly via the moon landscape, Namib Desert, the Kuiseb river bed and fabulous dune formations to Conception Bay.  Only flying gives you the opportunity to see shipwrecks, seal colonies and flamingos in the diamond restricted area.
   
The Ultimate South       1570km (day trip)
Should you wish to explore the southern part of Namibia, then embark on a journey to the wonders of this beautiful area.  Fly via Sossusvlei with its magnificent dune formations to the Fishriver Canyon, the second largest canyon in the world.  You will stop in Lüderitz and visit the ghost town Kolmanskop, where diamond diggers used to live in splendour.  then explore the town itself and after a light meal fly along Namibias "Forbidden Coast" back to Swakopmund.
Classis South                  1200km (day trip)
This shortened version  of above route excludes the flight over the canyon but includes a fly-by past the stunning rock arch "Bogenfels".  Your activities in Lüderitz and the return flight remain as above.
Desert Bushman Trail   1000km (day trip)
Set in the red dunes of the dramatic Kalahari Desert, enjoy the most emotional cultural experience in Namibia!  Become part of the total harmony in this unique Bushman community and understand their pride in their tradition.  After lunch you can compare the Kalahari dunes with those at Sossusvlei and discover the "Forbidden Coast".
Skeleton Coast               780km (3h 15min)
The northern coastline fascinates with its desolation, ample bird life, remains of shipwrecks and one of the largest seal colonies in the world.  Return via the rugged Damaraland, the massive Brandberg and past the picturesque Spitzkoppe to Swakopmund.
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A variation to this flight includes a stop at a guest lodge in the Damarland with a game drive.  After lunch you will continue your flight back to Swakopmund.
Ovahimba Day Trip        1110km (day trip)
We make it possible for you to meet the proud nomadic tribe of the Ovahimba.  The extended version of our "Skeleton Coast" flight will take you to Opuwa, the capital of the Kaokoland.  An excursion to the Himba villages adds an exotic flavour to any Namibia holiday.

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