Wild Horses of the Namib, Aus

4.3
#2 of 6 in Parks in Karas Region
Visit Wild Horses of the Namib for the chance to see one of the few remaining feral herds in South Africa. The horses roam in an area of sparsely vegetated plains on the fringe of the Namib Desert centered on a water hole and a trough at Garub. Watch these mysterious creatures from a hide. A landscape with varied colors provides minimal shelter to this feral herd, whose ancestors were brought here by Europeans. A few hundred horses share an area of 400 sq km (154 sq mi). Use our Aus trip planner to add Wild Horses of the Namib and other attractions to your Aus vacation plans.
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  • While they are not real wild horses, it is still wonderful to see them and know that they can and must move freely. If only the stupid tourists would stop feeding them with everything like cornflakes. That really affects and makes the animals sick. And that is what will perhaps ensure that animals are either no longer allowed to look at them or that the animals are no longer allowed to live as freely as they have in the last 100 years.
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  • The lookout point about 20km west of Aus has a water tank nearby where the horses come to drink, but horses can be seen in other areas while driving along the main road. If you enjoy horses, or just l...  more »
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