Skeleton Coast

The shipwrecks found along this hazardous coastline and whale bones resulted in this region of Namibia’s coastline being named the Skeleton Coast. A striking and unforgettable landscape of stark contrasts, this region is the base for legendary holiday experiences.

The region is home to a great variety of animal species like the shy desert-adapted elephant lion and cheetah. Besides these impressive predators, the large armor-plated lizards of the area are an impressive sight! A sensory experience, the Skeleton Coast is a fantastic destination for adventurers, photographers and those looking for unusual destinations, and interesting activities combined with luxury accommodation.

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Highlights in Skeleton Coast

  • See the masses of Cape Fur Seals at the Cape Cross Seal Colony
  • Hunting for shipwrecks like the famous ‘Dunedin Star’
  • Take a flight in a light aircraft for a bird’s eye view

Featured Accommodation

Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp

Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp lies in a remote and beautiful area of Namibia’s Kaokoveld. The setting is magnificent: 8 modern luxury tents, shaded outdoor lounges and a swimming pool all looking out over desert plains to the rugged mountains and almost always dry Hoanib River. Game drives take you out…

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Shipwreck Lodge

Shipwreck Lodge is the only lodge accommodation along Namibia’s famous Skeleton Coast. It is an ideal destination for nature lovers looking for a complete escape that combines both ocean and desert habitats. Guests stay in shipwrecked-shaped cabins among the dunes and spend their days on unique excursions into the area….

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