Big Daddy Dune, Namib-Naukluft Park

#2 of 36 in Nature in Namibia
Desert · Nature / Park
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  • If you are looking for a nice sporty activity and a breathtaking view, you just found it! Don't forget to take water (even in the winter season) and good shoes with you. Once up, after enjoying the...  more »
  • A fantastic experience to climb Big Daddy Dune by Sunrise, the sand is changing colors all the time! it's quite difficult to climb but fully worth!  more »
  • Incredible. Accessible to anyone with moderate fitness. Being a runner, I think the effort needed to climb to the top is comparable to a 15km run. Which of course doesn't mean that you can't do the dune if you don't run... because you likely can. Just don't follow the crowds starting to climb the ascent which is closest to the parking lot. Keep to the left instead and start the ascent some 0.5 km away. Saves you at least 20 mins and some efforts, too.
  • Great beautiful hike, and a fun unreal experience on the way down.

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