The sand dunes of Sossusvlei in the Namib Desert are often referred to as the highest dunes in the world. Correct or not, Sossusvlei is surely one of the most spectacular sights in Namibia. Located in the Namib Naukluft, the largest conservation area in Africa, and fourth largest in the world, we recommend you view Sossusvlei at sunrise and sunset when the colors are strong and constantly changing, allowing for wonderful photographic opportunities. The midday heat is intense and best spent in the shade. Sesriem Canyon, close to the the campsite, is another popular attraction.


  • Landscape


  •  Highest Sand Dunes of the World
  • Spectacular Sunrises & Sunsets
  • Sesriem Canyon
  • Skeleton Coast

Places to Stay

Desert Homestead

Style: Lodge

The Desert Homestead is situated approximately 32km southeast of Sesriem.

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Hoodia Desert Lodge

Style: Lodge

Nestled on the banks of the Tsauchab river lays the beautiful Hoodia Tented Camp.

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Kulala Desert Lodge

Style: Lodge

Kulala Wilderness Camp, situated in the heart of the Namib Desert on the private Kulala Wilderness Reserve, lies at the…

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Little Kulala

Style: Camp

Little Kulala is an acclaimed Wilderness Safaris desert, in the only reserve with direct access to Sossusvlei. This deluxe lodge features climate controlled villas, an elegant entertainment area and alfresco fine dining.

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Sossusvlei Desert Camp

Style: Lodge

Sossusvlei Desert Camp is located near Sesriem in Namibia offers self-catering (self-contained) accommodation and is a budget-friendly option for a family holiday in Namibia.

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Sossusvlei Desert Lodge

Style: Lodge

Sossusvlei Desert Lodge (formerly Sossusvlei Mountain Lodge) is situated in the northern foothills of the 184,000ha, privately owned NamibRand Nature Reserve, some 26kms from Sesriem.

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Sossusvlei Lodge

Style: Lodge

Sossusvlei Lodge The Sossusvlei Lodge is located directly adjacent to the Sesriem entrance gate to the Namib Naukluft Park to…

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Activities in Sossusvlei

Desert Homestead – Sossusvlei Excursions

Sossusvlei excursions

Activities at Kulala Desert Lodge

Scheduled camp activities including excursions to Sossusvlei and Sesrium, game drives and nature walks.


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