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Fish River Hiking

Fish River Hiking Trail

Hiking in the world’s second largest Canyon

During the months of April to September the Fish River Lodge offers 2-3 day guided hikes in the Fish River. In the world’s second largest canyon the hiker awaits grand landscapes, breath-taking vistas, unforgettable sundowners, intensive game and bird viewing, fascinating insights into the geology of Namibia and much more.


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Hiking Trail
Fish River Canyon
  • 2 Day hiking trail
  • 3 Day hiking trail

Guided extravagant Fish River hikes

The hikes of the Fish River Lodge of several day’s duration in a rugged terrain far off of any possibilities of supply exceed the expectations of all participants. The sophisticated service package of the Fish River hike includes all drinks, meals, transport and activities as well as the set-up of the overnight camps. The number of participants is limited to 2-10 persons. Accommodation is in tents fully furnished with bucket showers, stretchers and duvets. The participants only have to carry a small day bag with sun protection, camera and binoculars. The rest of the luggage is transported by the lodge team to the respective camps.

Further information for participants

  • Participation is only allowed for persons 16 years and older
  • A good health and sufficient level of fitness is required. The hiker needs good, closed shoes preferably ones which have been walked in already.
  • The hiking tours start and end at the lodge.
  • As the temperatures fluctuate greatly warm clothes for cool nights should be packed.
  • Don’t forget your swimming costume!
  • The Lodge provides lunch packs and water.


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Hiking packages offered by the Fish River Lodge


Type 2020 2021
  01.01.20 - 31.12.20 01.01.21 - 31.12.21
2 Days N$ 7960 N$ 7960
3 Days N$ 10890 N$ 10890
The rates are per person (5 days is not offered anymore)

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It’s our pleasure to book this activity for you. You will have no additional costs as we charge the public rates. Please refer to our Terms and Conditions.

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Please note

The Ministry of Environment and Tourism also allows a 90 km hike through the canyon during this time of the year. These hikes take place without a guide and only under the following conditions:

  • The hiker has to present a medical certificate
  • The Fish River has to have a certain amount of water
  • A minimum of 3 participants is compulsory
  • A maximum of 30 hikers are allowed to descent into the canyon each day
  • All equipment and food has to be carried by the hiker and everyone has to provide for him-/herself. There are no facilities in the canyon.

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