Cape Town to Swakopmund

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Price: From ZAR 7100 per person

    Cape Town to Swakopmund

    Travel north through South Africa and Namibia on this seven day overland adventure

    Fast Facts

    • Start: Cape Town
    • End: Swakopmund
    • Type: Camping
    • Comfort: Standard
    • Vehicle: Overland Truck
    • Duration: 7 days

    Day 1: Departing the Mother City

    Departing Cape Town heading north you pass through the wine and fruit growing country of Cederberg. Your first night’s stop will be at a picturesque campsite surrounded by wine farms. Once you have set up camp, explore the Cederberg Mountains nearby, or visit a local wine estate for a tasting. 

                   
    • Highlights: Cederberg
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    • Accommodation: Camping
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    • Meals: L D
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    Day 2: Smelling the Wild flowers of Namaqualand

    Continuing north travel through the region of Namaqualand – an area known for its vast number of spring flowers – to the South Africa/Namibia border. Tonight you will camp on the South African side of the Orange River. In the evening, marvel at the number of stars in the sky as you relax on the bank of the river. 

                   
    • Highlights: Orange River
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    • Accommodation: Camping
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    • Meals: B L D
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    Day 3: Watching the Sunset on Fish River Canyon

    This morning take the opportunity to do a relaxing optional canoeing excursion down the beautiful valley of the Orange River. After lunch back at the camp, get back into the truck and cross into Namibia and head for the famous Fish River Canyon. Wander the rim of this fascinating canyon as you admire the views, and depending on the time, a spectacular sunset. 

                   
    • Highlights: Fish River Canyon
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    • Accommodation: Camping
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    • Meals: B L D
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    Day 4: Sleeping under the stars in the Namib Desert

    Travel, today, through the Namib Desert to the Namib-Naukluft National Park and your camp site in Sesriem. Marvel at the number of stars you can observe as you sleep out in the middle of no where. 

                   
    • Highlights: Namib-Naukluft National Park
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    • Accommodation: Camping
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    • Meals: B L D
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    Day 5: Exploring the Sossusvlei

    Set out early to explore the massive sand dunes of Sossusvlei. These dunes are some of the world’s highest and can reach over 300m. Catch a spectacular sunrise from the top of Dune 45, before heading off to Solitaire to enjoy a delicious slice of Apple Crumble. 

                   
    • Highlights: Sossusvlei
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    • Accommodation: Camping
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    • Meals: B L D
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    Days 6-7: Discovering Swakopmund

    After watching the sunrise over the stunning Naukluft Mountains, drive through the Kuiseb Moon Valley to the Atlantic Ocean and Walvis Bay – one of Namibia’s largest ports. Turning north, follow the coast to Namibia’s adventure capital, Swakopmund. 

    Founded in 1892 by German settlers, their colonial influence is still in existence today. Spend the next two days experiencing all that this town has to offer. Maybe its wandering the streets and enjoying the many shops and cafes, or for the adventurous, maybe its racing around the dunes on a quad bike, or down them on a sand board. 

                   
    • Highlights: Swakopmund
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    • Meals: B L D
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    Pricing is meant as a guide only. All prices are subject to availability, change/increase without notice and seasonabilty. Most of the overland tours are priced on a per person basis, but options and rates vary from supplier to supplier. Please note that many overland tours charge a local payment rate, which is paid directly to your trip leader upon the day of departure - this is an addition to the trip price. We have included the local payment rates for your benefit only. Contact us via Enquiry Form for an accurate, market-best rate.

    Rates & Dates
    • SEASONAL DATES: TOUR PRICE: LOCAL PAYMENT
    • 10 January 2016 - 14 May 2017 ZAR 7100 USD 410
    • 28 May 2017 - 24 December 2017 ZAR 7100 USD 410
    Tour Departures Dates
    • Departure Month: Start Date: End Date:
    • April 30 April 2017 06 May 2017 May 14 May 2017 20 May 2017 May 28 May 2017 03 June 2017 June 11 June 2017 17 June 2017 June 25 June 2017 01 July 2017 July 09 July 2017 15 July 2017 July 23 July 2017 29 July 2017 August 06 August 2017 12 August 2017 August 20 August 2017 26 August 2017 September 03 September 2017 09 September 2017 September 17 September 2017 23 September 2017 October 01 October 2017 07 October 2017 October 15 October 2017 21 October 2017 October 29 October 2017 04 November 2017 November 12 November 2017 18 November 2017 November 26 November 2017 02 December 2017 December 10 December 2017 16 December 2017 December 24 December 2017 30 December 2017