Van Zyl's Pass is the most notorious pass in Namibia. Located between two very steep mountain ranges in Namibia’s Marienfluss, it gets its name from the Dutch explorer who found the way across in the 1920’s with a few hundred Himba and a Model T Ford. It’s one of the highest roads of the country.
Located in southern Africa on the Atlantic coast the dry lands of Namibia have an average elevation of 1,080 meters (3,543 feet). The parts of the country which are not flat are often covered by mountains and hills. If you are into 4x4 adventures, Namibia has some beautiful mountain passes just for you.
Gaub Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 750m (2,460ft) above the sea level located along the Naukluft Mountains in southern Namibia.
C34, also known as Skeleton Coast Road, is one of the most stunning drives in the world. The surface of this road is sand and salt and is located along Namibia’s hauntingly barren Skeleton Coast in the country’s north west. The sense of being very close to the end of the world is overpowering.
C27 is a gravel and sand road with a length of 247 km, located in Southwestern Namibia on the Namib Desert. The road goes through the Namib Rand Nature Reserve.
Brandberg West Mine is an abandoned tin mine, operated between 1946 and 1980, located in the Erongo Region, in Namibia. The trail to reach the mine is called D2303 (also known as Doros Crater Trail) and has a total length of 74,3km.
C14 is an epic drive through the desert. The road runs from Walvis Bay to Goageb on the Lüderits road in southern Namibia.
Fish River Canyon is the largest canyon in Africa. It’s located in the Richtersveld National Park in the far south of Namibia.
Sossusvlei is possibly Namibia’s most spectacular and best-known attraction. Located in the Namib-Naukluft National Park, in the southern part of the Namib Desert, is a large, white, salt and clay pan and is a great destination all year round.
Messum Crater is the remainder of a gigantic volcanic eruption located within the Dorob National Park, in Namibia. It’s one of Damaraland’s most remote natural attractions,which comprises two concentric circles of hills.