Sesriem Canyon, Sossusvlei

#5 of 7 in Nature in Namib-Naukluft Park
Sesriem Canyon represents a natural gorge carved millions of years ago by water erosion. With the depth of 30 m (100 ft) and length of roughly 1 km (0.6 mi), the canyon attracts many explorers interested in observing a geological work of art. Take the canyon routes to discover narrow, sheltered pools of clear water and take photographs of the remarkable arid scenery. Before you head to Namib-Naukluft Park, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Namib-Naukluft Park itinerary maker tool, to make sure you see all that Namib-Naukluft Park has to offer, including Sesriem Canyon.
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  • We took our youngsters (11/7) to see the canyon and it was an a nice and educating experience for them. It is a must see when at Sossusvlei.  more »
  • This canyon is signposted just in from the main Sousousvlei camp, & after taking the driveway to the canyon (somewhat corrugated & gravelly), park up in the area provided & walk towards the right...  more »

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