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10 Day Flying Safaris to Namibia - By Private Helicopter

Safari Highlights

  • Namibrand Nature Reserve one of Africa’s largest private reserves with a diversity of desert wildlife
  • Sossusvlei sand dunes
  • The small harbour town of Luderitz southern Namibia
  • Brunch in the fascinating seaside town of Swakopmund
  • Damaraland untamed, ruggedly beautiful with prehistoric water courses, open plains and massive granite kopjies
  • Brandberg ancient rock art sites
  • Damaraland’s free roaming black rhino population
  • Skeleton Coast remote and scenically spectacular - shipwrecks and bleached whale bones
  • Cape fur seals at Möwe Bay
  • Wildlife experience unique desert-adapted elephant, lion & rhino
  • Kunene region on the Angolan border and the stunning Epupa Falls
  • Himba cultural encounter
  • Marienfluss valley


Day 1: NamibRand Nature Reserve | Southern Namibia

A classic safari with chances to see Oryx and springbok, along with indigenous species, newly introduced including Giraffe, red hartebeest and cheetah. A great base from which to explore the giant dunes of Sossusvlei. Wolwedans Private Camp

Day 2: Luderitz | Southern Namibia

Visit the small harbour town of Luderitz, famous for its colonial architecture as well as its beautiful coast - a designated Important Bird Area. Wolwedans Private Camp

Day 3 & 4: Damaraland | North-western Namib Desert

Early start to the seaside town of Swakopmund following the coastline. Continue to see the ancient rock art of the Brandberg Mountain, of which the 2000 year old ‘’White lady’’ is the best known. Enjoy the desert landscapes, with opportunities to track Black rhino by vehicle and on foot. Sorris Sorris

Day 5 & 6: Skeleton Coast | western Namibia

Explore the wild coastlines and dunes that are home to numerous animals. Visit Möwe Bay known for it’s amazing seal colonies. Shipwreck Lodge

Days 7-9: Kunene Region | Northern border with Angola

Epupa Falls, nature walks, low-impact guided quad-bike, and visit with the Himba community. Scenic flight over the Marienfluss valley. Serra Cafema

Day 10: Safari ends!

Pictures and sample Itineraries by courtesy of Tropic Air

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Flying Safaris in Africa - By Private Fixed Wing Aircraft

A Fixed Wing Flying Safari is a unique concept of travel in Africa. It introduces another dimension to a typical African safari, that of the beauty of the continent from the air. Accompanied and guided by experienced pilots who are also experienced safari guides a Fixed Wing Flying Safari is a truly memorable and exclusive experience.

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- Our specialists come from, have lived in or travelled extensively in the regions we cover

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- Our founding principle is to always ‘put something back’

- An amount from each holiday is donated to our selected conservation and humanitarian charities

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