Activities

Living Dunes Experience

Join us on an extraordinary exploration of the coastal dune belt just outside Swakopmund. To the untrained eye the dunes are just a pile of sand, however our skilled and experienced guides will introduce you to a wealth of life.

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Combos

Sand & Rock Combo 

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Kayaking @ Bird Rock and Living Dunes Experience Combo 

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Swakopmund City Tour and Living Dunes Combo

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Kayaking @ Bird Rock

Where others have an hour long drive from Walvis Bay just to get to the launch sites at Pelican Point, we acknowledge that our guests are actually on holiday. 

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Combos

Kayaking @ Bird Rock and Living Dunes Experience Combo 

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Kayaking @ Bird Rock and Sandwich Harbour Combo 

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Kayaking @ Bird Rock and Welwitschia Tour Combo 

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Welwitschia / 
Moon landscape Tour

An enlightening journey takes you through the ancient canyons of the Moon Valley, one of the most fascinating areas of the Namib Desert. 

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Combos/Options

Swakopmund City Tour

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Kayaking @ Bird Rock 

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Sand & Rock Combo

Sand & Rock Combo
(half day)

Many of our guests choose to do the "Living Dunes Experience" in the morning, come back to town for a leisurely lunch at own cost, and then join the "Welwitschia Tour" in the afternoon. 

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Full Day Tour 

Swakopmund City Tour

We take a short journey through time. We start with an exploration of Swakopmund’s colourful history, its origins and its well-maintained buildings from the colonial era. 

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Combos

Swakopmund City Tour and Living Dunes Combo

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Seal & Dolphin Cruise

This is a fun-filled morning’s only activity. The boat departs from Walvis Bay Waterfront and cruises past the oyster farms and fishing trawlers in the bay, towards the seal colony at Pelican Point.   

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Combos

Marine Dune Day Combo

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Sail Catamaran Cruise

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Sandwich Harbour (half day)

From the Orange River in the south to the Kunene in the north, the coastline of Namibia ranges 1570 kilometers. The lagoon of Sandwich Harbour lies like a jewel between the dunes and the Atlantic Ocean. 

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Options / Combos
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Full Day Tour 

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Marine Dune Day Combo

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Kayaking @ Bird Rock & Sandwich Harbour Combo

Kayaking at Pelican Point

On the 4x4 drive to the Kayaking site, we get to see the Walvis Bay wetlands with plenty of birds including flamingos and pelicans, and the salt mine which is one of the biggest in the world. 

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Combos
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Pelican Point Kayaking and Sandwich Harbour Combo

Tandem Skydiving

Take a scenic flight up to altitude and see the unique Atlantic Ocean where it meets the Namib Desert Dunes. The aircraft door opens and you jump attached to a world-class qualified tandem instructor. 

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Combos
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10 000 feet: 35 seconds of free fall time

12 000 feet: 45 seconds of free fall time

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Fat Bike Tours

Feel the fresh coastal air, take in the silence and breathtaking scenery of the oldest desert in the world while enjoying the thrill of cycling up and down Namibia's famous dunes. 

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Options / Combos

Fat Bike Desert Drive

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Fat Bike City Drive

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Fat bike beach drive and Kayaking @ Bird Rock combo

Fat Bike Sandwich Harbour Tour

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Quadbiking

We offer Quadbiking not as an extreme sport, but as a fun way to get into the dunes. These guided trips are designed for people without any prior experience of Quadbiking. 

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Options / Combos
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1 Hour

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2 Hours

Combo with Lie Down Sandboarding

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Sandboarding

The almost childlike joy of surfing down the sand dunes is quite an experience.​ There are two different types of sandboarding available, choose between the traditional lie-down boarding and the stand-up boarding using snow boards. 

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Lie down

Stand up Boarding

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Helicopter Flights

Various routes are operated in R44 helicopters. These short flights are a great experience to see the areas from above. 

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Scenic Flights

These scenic flights are fantastic. The most popular route is the Sossus Scenic, however all routes have their own special characteristics.

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Hot Air Balloning

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Shore Fishing

Good catches can be expected all year round. Our guide assist clients with bait presentation, casting and coaching: therefore no prior fishing experience is required to do this tour.

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Options
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Half Day

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Full Day

Off shore fishing

Bottom fish are caught with bait such as sardines, mussels etc. In depths of 2m up to 15, close to reefs. This tour includes a lunch pack, a cool box with beer, soft drinks and water. 

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Cape Cross Tour

The Cape Cross peninsular is of both historic and ecological significance, as it is the site of one of the first landings by Europeans seafarers. It is also the home of some 200 000 Cape fur seals. 

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Intertidal Beach Tour

Unfold an ecosystem of unique tidal pools, abundant bird life and interesting history. In and around the rock pools you will find mollusks, anemones, seaweeds and crustaceans. 

Book now

Mondesa Township Tour

The township is a melting pot of our Namibian culture and showcases authentic Namibian communities and the people that make Namibia the culturally rich country it is today. 

Book now

Activities

Living Dunes

Living Dunes Experience

Join us on an extraordinary exploration of the coastal dune belt just outside Swakopmund. To the untrained eye the dunes are just a pile of sand, however our skilled and experienced guides will introduce you to a wealth of life.

Book now
Combos

Sand & Rock Combo

Book now

Kayaking @ Bird Rock and Living Dunes Experience Combo 

Book now

Swakopmund City Tour and Living Dunes Combo

Book now
Kayaking

Kayaking @ Bird Rock

Where others have an hour long drive from Walvis Bay just to get to the launch sites at Pelican Point, we acknowledge that our guests are actually on holiday. 

Book now
Combos

Kayaking @ Bird Rock and Living Dunes Experience Combo 

Book now

Kayaking @ Bird Rock and Sandwich Harbour Combo 

Book now

Kayaking @ Bird Rock and Welwitschia Tour Combo 

Book now
Welwitschia

Welwitschia / 
Moon Landscape Tour

An enlightening journey takes you through the ancient canyons of the Moon Valley, one of the most fascinating areas of the Namib Desert. 

Book now
Combos / Options

Swakopmund City Combo

Book now

Kayaking @ Bird Rock Combo

Book now

Sand & Rock Combo

Book now
Moon Landscape

Sand & Rock Combo
(full day)

Many of our guests choose to do the "Living Dunes Experience" in the morning, come back to town for a leisurely lunch at own cost, and then join the "Welwitschia Tour" in the afternoon. 

Book now
Swakopmund City Tour

Swakopmund City Tour

We take a short journey through time. We start with an exploration of Swakopmund’s colourful history, its origins and its well-maintained buildings from the colonial era. 

Book now
Combos

Swakopmund City Tour and Living Dunes Combo

Book now
Dolphine

Seal & Dolphin Cruise

This is a fun-filled mornings' only activity. The boat departs from Walvis Bay Waterfront and cruises past the oyster farms and fishing trawlers in the bay, towards the seal colony at Pelican Point.   

Book now
Combos

Marine Dune Day Combo

Book now

Sail Catamaran Cruise

Book now
Sandwich

Sandwich Harbour (half day)

From the Orange River in the south to the Kunene in the north, the coastline of Namibia ranges 1570 kilometers. The lagoon of Sandwich Harbour lies like a jewel between the dunes and the Atlantic Ocean.

Book now
Options / Combos

Full Day Tour 

Book now

Marine Dune Day Combo

Book now

Kayaking @ Bird Rock & Sandwich Harbour Combo

Book now
Pelican Point

Kayaking at Pelican Point

On the 4x4 drive to the kayaking site, we get to see the Walvis Bay wetlands with plenty of birds including flamingos and pelicans, as well as the salt mine which is one of the biggest in the world. 

Book now
Combos

Pelican Point Kayaking and Sandwich Harbour Combo

Book now
Skydiving

Tandem Skydiving

Take a scenic flight up to altitude and see the unique Atlantic Ocean where it meets the Namib Desert dunes. The aircraft door opens and you jump attached to a world-class qualified tandem instructor. 

Book now
Combos

10 000 feet: 35 seconds of free fall time

Book now

12 000 feet: 45 seconds of free fall time

Book now
Fat Bike

Fat Bike Tours

Feel the fresh coastal air, take in the silence and breathtaking scenery of the oldest desert in the world while enjoying the thrill of cycling up and down Namibia's famous dunes.

Book now
Options / Combos

Fat Bike Desert Drive

Book now

Fat Bike City Drive

Book now

Fat bike beach drive and Kayaking @ Bird Rock combo

Book now

Fat Bike Sandwich Harbour Tour

Book now
Quadbiking

Quad biking

We offer quad biking not as an extreme sport, but as a fun way to get into the dunes. These guided trips are designed for people without any prior experience of quad biking. 

Book now
Options / Combos

1 Hour

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2 Hours

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Combo with Lie Down Sandboarding

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Sandboarding

Sandboarding

The almost childlike joy of surfing down the sand dunes is quite an experience.​ There are two different types of sandboarding available: choose between the traditional lie-down boarding and the stand-up boarding using snow boards. 

Book now
Options

Lie down boarding

Book now

Stand up boarding

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Helicopter Flights

Helicopter Flights

Various routes are operated in R44 helicopters. These short flights are a great experience to see the areas from above. 

Book now
Scenic Flights

Scenic Flights

These scenic flights are fantastic. The most popular route is the Sossus Scenic, however all routes have their own special characteristics.

Book now
Ballooning

Hot Air Ballooning

An early morning start is rewarded by the exiting experience of gliding over the desert in a hot air balloon. The excitement of watching the balloons being prepared is all part of the experience.

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Shore Fishing

Shore Fishing

Good catches can be expected all year round. Our guides assist clients with bait presentation, casting and coaching; therefore no prior fishing experience is required to do this tour.


Book now
Options

Half Day

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Full Day

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Off shore fishing

Offshore Fishing

Bottom fish are caught with bait such as sardines, mussels etc. in depths of 2m up to 15m, close to reefs. This tour includes a lunch pack and a cool box with beer, soft drinks and water. 

Book now
Cape Cross

Cape Cross Tour

The Cape Cross peninsular is of both historic and ecological significance, as it is the site of one of the first landings by Europeans seafarers. It is also the home of some 200 000 Cape fur seals. 

Book now
Intertidal Beach Tour

Intertidal Beach Tour

Unfold an ecosystem of unique tidal pools, abundant bird life and interesting history. In and around the rock pools you will find molluscs, anemones, seaweeds and crustaceans. 

Book now
Mondesa Township Tour

Mondesa Township Tour

The township is a melting pot of our Namibian culture and showcases authentic Namibian communities and the people that make Namibia the culturally rich country it is today. 

Book now

Activities with 3 stars are operated by Charly’s Desert Tours. All others activities are operated by selected third party suppliers, or in combinations with selected third party suppliers.

Offshore Fishing

Various routes are operated in R44 helicopters. These short flights are a great experience to see the areas from above. The rates are based on 2 passengers. 

Book now

Scenic Flights

These scenic flights are fantastic. The most popular route is the Sossus Scenic, however all routes have their own special characteristics.

Book now

Hot Air Balloning

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Shore Fishing

Good catches can be expected all year round. Our guide assist clients with bait presentation, casting and coaching: therefore no prior fishing experience is required to do this tour. Fishing 

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Options
Book now

Half Day

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Full Day

Sample Headline

Bottom fish are caught with bait such as sardines, mussels etc. In depths of 2m up to 15, close to reefs. This tour includes a lunch pack, a cool box with beer, soft drinks and water. 

Book now

Cape Cross Tour

The Cape Cross peninsular is of both historic and ecological significance, as it is the site of one of the first landings by Europeans seafarers. It is also the home of some 200 000Cape fur seals. 

Book now

Intertidal Beach Tour

Unfold an ecosystem of unique tidal pools, abundant bird life and interesting history. In and around the rock pools you will find mollusks, anemones, seaweeds and crustaceans. 

Book now

Mondesa Township Tour

The township is a melting pot of our Namibian culture and showcases authentic Namibian communities and the people that make Namibia the culturally rich country it is today. 

Book now
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About Us

Charly’s Desert Tours started operating in 1966. A long history of creating memories and of pioneering spirt has since made Charly’s Desert Tours an established and trusted brand. Ownership changed a few times over all these years but the brand stood the test of time.

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