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Welwitschia Goanikontes Moonlandscape Tour

Welwitschia Goanikontes Moonlandscape Tour
Welwitschia Goanikontes Moonlandscape Tour

The Welwitschia Plants only grow in a small belt in this area and grow very old
are unique in that they only have two leaves coming out of the stem
The Moonlandscape is about 500 million years old and is the only place on earth to experience this awesome site
Goanikontes is the first fresh water Oasis in the desert and has therefore attracted human life and development here. History rich full of memories of hard days gone by

Itinerary
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Stop At: Welwitschia Plains, Swakopmund Namibia

the tour takes us up the Swakopmund River to the amazing musical rocks, knocking on the rocks emitting a different note,through amazing desert landscapes, old mines and Farmsteads of yesteryear to history rich Goanikontes. We search for the age old Welwitschia Mirabilis plants along the banks and onto our family Farmstead where we see what our hardy people live of in this harsh and arid condition,onto the breathtaking beautiful Moonlandscape. You feel as if you are on another Planet. Its quiet...very quiet, often only a breeze..its stunning all if it

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Goanikontes, Goanikontes, Erongo Region

We can only travel to Goanikontes which is the first water well and has old houses , Plantations and a fine restaurant

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Moon Landscape, Namibia

A shorter version of the long day tour is a 3 hour excursion just to the amazing Moonlandscape, we pass lichen fields and desert gravel plains, look at various desert plants and how they survive, no rainfall only fog... the more we learn the more we want to know onto the world.The Moonlandscape. 400-500 million years old built on lava and dolomite rock, having endured 2 ice ages and being part of the old Gondwanaland... you feel as if you are on another planet
its absolutely amazing...

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Welwitschia Plains, Swakopmund Namibia

The tour can also be customized to 3 hours to view only the 1500 year Old Welwitschia Mirabilis plant, across the gravel plains we drive viewing the desert lichen fields and other fauna onto the amazing Welwitschia plants. We learn how they survive,why they are only found in this area, how the male plants differ from the female and how they get pollinated... how they evolved and adapted
its a must visit

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Welwitschia Plains, Swakopmund Namibia

Another version of the same tour of about 4 hours is visiting The Moon-landscape and Welwitschia Mirabilis plants in one tour. a shorter tour touching on the highlights only

Duration: 30 minutes



Duration:5 to 6 hours
Commences in:Swakopmund, Namibia
Country:Namibia
City:Swakopmund

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