Welcome to Fish River Canyon
Nowhere else in Africa will you find anything quite like Fish River Canyon. Whether you're getting a taste of the sheer scale and beauty of the place from one of the lookouts, or hiking for five days to immerse yourself in its multifaceted charm, Fish River Canyon is a special place.At one level, the numbers don’t lie: the canyon measures 160km in length, up to 27km in width, and the dramatic inner canyon reaches a... Read More
Top experiences in Fish River Canyon
Fish River Canyon activities
14-Day Namibia Highlights Tour from Windhoek
Starting out in Windhoek, leave for the Kalahari Desert where you'll enjoy a sunset nature drive. See the amazing Quiver Tree Forest near Keetmanshoop as well as the Naute Dam—Namibia’s third largest dam—and view the spectacular Fish River Canyon with a scenic sundowner drive in Aus. Explore the Duwisib Castle, a grand medieval fortress in the hills of Southern Namibia, and travel to Maltahöhe. Enjoy the timeless magnificence of Sossusvlei and Dead Vlei, with a 4x4 drive into the Namib Desert. See the Sesriem Canyon and Kuiseb Canyon, and travel to Walvis Bay and Swakopmund. Embark on a sundowner drive to the Moon Landscape near Swakopmund with ample time to explore this quaint and popular seaside city resembling a small German town. Visit the ancient rock engravings and the Organ Pipes in Twyfelfontein, Damaraland, and enjoy an amazing sundowner drive in the Aba Huab River. Visit a Damara village near Twyfelfontein and make the most of our plenty game-viewing opportunities in Etosha National Park. You'll also stop at a local handicraft market in Okahandja on the way back to Windhoek.
7-Day Southern Namibia Tour from Windhoek
Set out from Windhoek for the Kalahari Desert where you will be able to enjoy a sunset nature drive. We visit the spectacular Quiver Tree Forest near Keetmanshoop as well as Namibia’s third largest dam—the Naute Dam. The gorgeous Fish River Canyon will take your breath away with a scenic sundowner drive in Aus to end off your day. We explore a grand medieval fortress – called Duwisib Castle – built in the hills of Southern Namibia, and journey to Maltahöhe. Sossusvlei and Dead Vlei offer timeless magnificence combined with a 4x4 drive into the Namib Desert. We visit the Sesriem and Kuiseb canyons before travelling to Walvis Bay and Swakopmund. Enjoy a spectacular sundowner drive to the Moon Landscape near Swakopmund and explore this quaint and unique seaside city that offers a host of activities and attractions. Visit a local handicraft market in Okahandja on the way back to Windhoek.
7 Day Southern Swing - Camping
Day 1: Windhoek – Kalahari (270 km) (LD) (Camping) We depart from Windhoek in the morning and travel through the Kalahari Desert, arriving at our campsite in time for lunch. The afternoon consists of a game drive and a sundowner on top of one of the dunes. Day 2: Kalahari – Fish River Canyon Area (400 km) (BLD) (Camping) We leave the Kalahari Desert in the morning and visit the Mesosaurus Fossil Site just outside of Keetmanshoop. After our guided tour we continue on our way to our campsite for the night just 24km away from Fish River Canyon. Day 3: Fish River Canyon Area – Luderitz (430 km) (BL) (Hotel) It’s an early start to visit the breath taking landscape, Fish River Canyon. We get some time to visit a few of the canyons view points and take in the amazing views. After this, we head to the coastal town of Luderitz and aim to arrive late afternoon. Day 4: Luderitz – Aus (125 km) (BLD) (Camping) There is some free time this morning to take part in an additional boat trip if you wish to do so, or to just relax and enjoy the German architecture throughout the town. Late morning we drive to Kolmanskop and get a guided tour of the abandoned Ghost Town. After the tour we visit Diaz Point to see the bird life and stop to see the wild horses in Aus before reaching our campsite. Day 5: Aus – Sesriem (350 km) (BLD) (Camping) Heading north, we reach the Namib Desert driving through some beautiful landscapes. We arrive at the campsite late afternoon, ready for a beautiful sundowner over the desert. Day 6: Sesriem – Sossusvlei – Sesriem (120 km) (BLD) (Camping) A pre-dawn start is a must this morning in order to climb Dune 45 and watch the sunrise over the Namib Desert. We then take a drive to Dead Vlei and Big Daddy to spend some time here before heading back to the camp for a free afternoon. Late afternoon we explore Sesriem Canyon on foot (just 5km from the campsite) before coming back to the camp for a well earnt dinner. Day 7: Sesriem – Windhoek (350 km) (BL) After breakfast we begin our drive along the scenic roads back to Windhoek.
Cape Town to the Serengeti
Marvel at the world's highest sand dunes, float through the Okavango in a dugout "mokoro" canoe, and meet the San Bushmen in the blazing Kalahari Desert on this epic overland adventure. Journey across nearly half of the African continent – from the southern tip of Africa to Kenya – and soak up the vibrant colours, culture, and scenery of eight countries. Our overland adventure vehicles (OAVs) are an adventurous and affordable way to enjoy the region’s intriguing combination of wilderness and rural villages while camping under Africa’s big sky will provide a unique perspective. Take the road less travelled and come away with jaw-dropping photographs and a deeper understanding of this incredible continent.
Serengeti, Falls & Cape Town Adventure
Marvel at some of the world's highest sand dunes, float through the Okavango Delta, and meet the San Bushmen in the blazing Kalahari Desert on this epic overland adventure. Journey across nearly half of the continent – from Kenya to the southern tip of Africa – and soak up the vibrant colours, culture, and scenery of eight countries. Our overland adventure vehicle (OAV)s are an adventurous and inexpensive way to enjoy the region’s intriguing combination of wilderness and rural villages, while camping under Africa’s big sky will provide a unique perspective. Take the road less traveled and come away with jaw-dropping photographs and a deeper understanding of this incredible continent.
Dunes, Deltas and Falls (Southbound)
If you want to soak up the colours, culture, and scenery of this incredible region, this is the ultimate expedition into southwestern Africa. Experience game drives, leave footprints on the world's highest sand dunes, wonder at the majesty of Victoria Falls, and canoe game-rich deltas. Our overland adventure vehicle (OAV)s are an adventurous and inexpensive way to see the highlights, while wilderness camping will bring you closer to the region’s wildlife – drift off to sleep to the call of cranes and awake to the rustle of elephants grazing on nearby riverbanks.