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Conqueror Namibia Desert Trip 2013 – Media Releases

by | Apr 30, 2019 | General

“Grote Griet, Kyk waar ry oom Piet met sy sleepwa!” – Beeld Buite, Tuesday 22 October 2013, Pieter Oosthuizen
“Beweboude met Sleepwa in die Namib” – Beeld Buite, Tuesday 22 October 2013, Pieter Oosthuizen
Ten Conqueror Off-Road Trailers, Seven Days, Conquering the Namib Desert!
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Trip Route :
HIGH LEVEL (Individual Travel)
Meet in Windhoek for supper @ Arrebusch on 2 October 2013 @ 18h00
The rest the same as below

HIGH LEVEL (Group Travel):
30/09/2013 – Midrand to Kalahari Rest Stop (North of Kang)
Camp / Chalets / Bar / Pool / Dinner available – all excluded at this stage
01/10/2013 – KRS – Windhoek – Arrebusch Overnight Stop
Camp Site / Dinner – start of tour – included
Meet & Greet. Discuss early morning rise

DAY 1 – 2/10/2013
Windhoek, via the Gamsberg (gravel roads) to Homeb.
Camp in the Kuiseb River and spend an hour or so with some practical exercises driving small dunes and sand, in preparation for the next day. Vehicle and trailer preparation, tyre pressure etc. is fine-tuned at this overnight stop.

DAY 2 – 3/10/2013
Homeb to Rooibank / Kuiseb River overnight stop
“Homeb plains” – a colourful landscape of red sand dunes separated by grassy plains / Kuiseb canyon / Camping near Rooibank along the Kuiseb River.

DAY 3 – 4/10/2013
Rooibank to Conception
Head south into the sand sea, navigating through massive dunes and experiencing panoramic vistas that stretch out to infinity. Camping close to Conception Bay, we will set up a base camp for two days, from where we will drive a circle route (without the trailers or caravans), exploring the abandoned diamond settlements and visiting the wreck of the Eduard Bohlen.

Day 4 – 5/10/2013
Conception Bay area scenic dune driving day

DAY 5 – 6/10/2013
Conception Bay we head north, towards Sandwich Harbour. The dunes, increasing in size, offer an exciting new offroad experience. The final leg north to Walvis Bay, provides breathtaking views of the Sandwich Harbour lagoon and the Atlantic shoreline.

Day 6 – 7/10/2013
Walvis Bay – Gobabis area – overnight needs to be arranged Zelda’s Rest Camp or Rest Camp at border post

Day 7 – 8/10/2013
Gobabis Area – Home or another overnight stop
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