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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 2-5 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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Specifications

Type
Hiking Trail
Sleep
Lodge
Camping
Campsites
-
Location
Fish River Canyon
Activities
  • 2 Day hiking trail
  • 3 Day hiking trail
  • 5 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 fittness is required. The hiker needs good, closed shoes preferably ones which habe 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.

Photos

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Hiking packages offered by the Fish River Lodge

Rates

Type20182019
01.01.18 - 31.12.1801.01.19 - 31.12.19
2 DaysN$ 6050N$ 6630
3 DaysN$ 8250N$ 9075
5 DaysN$ 15400N$ 16940
The rates are per person

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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