• Wild Dog Safari 2019

    a conservation safari

2024, dates to be released

Join well known animal behaviour expert Professor Peter Neville and Africa specialist and safari guide Andrew Rae on this veterinary safari in the Living Desert of Namibia.

2 Nights – Namib Desert Lodge

Be awed at the beauty and vastness of the Namibrand. Sip sundowners while watching herds of Oryx come down to drink, the silence broken only by the calls of the barking Gecko .

Wander the ancient dunes of Sossusvlei and the Namib Sand Sea, A UNESCO World Heritage Site.

With a picnic breakfast packed we head north to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Sossusvlei to ogle at the highest sand dunes on earth. Here we spend the morning exploring Sossusvlei and Deadvlei.

2 Nights – Swakopmund Sands

After breakfast, we take a private flight over the vast Namib dune sea en route to Swakopmund on the Atlantic seaboard.

We arrive in Walvis bay  where we will be met with 4×4 vehicles that will drive us between the dunes and the sea to the isolated and exceptionally beautiful Sandwich Harbour where we will have a late lunch.

After the Sandwich Harbour excursion we head north to Swakopmund where we will check into our accommodation, we will go and explore the town of Swakopmund by foot and have dinner at the famous Brauhaus restaurant for German beer tasting and your choice on their delicious menu.

The following morning we will be collected at 8am after breakfast and head out into the Dorob National Park to be introduced to some of the fascinating, hidden life of the Namib Desert. You will be meeting denizens of the desert such as the famous Sidewinder snake, the Palmato Gecko and the large Namaqua Chameleon. We return to Swakopmund for lunch and then the afternoons activities are optional.

11 Optional; Activities for the afternoon are as follows:

  • Afternoon of leisure; explore Swakopmund on foot, admire the German architecture and do some gift shopping;
  • An hours scenic flight over the Dorob National Park;
  • Sundowners on the beach at Tiger Reef before heading off to dinner.

2 Nights – Mowani Mountain Camp

We spend two nights in this magnificent rock-scape at the award winning Mowani Mountain Camp.

We will spend our days discovering the ancient Bushman engravings at Twyfelfontein and tracking the free roaming desert elephants of the region.

1 Night – Sophienhof (Rare & Endangered Species Trust)

3 Nights at N/a’ankusê including vet work and activities.

Our last four nights are veterinary focussed and include hands on work at REST concentrating on endangered species conservation and N/a’ankusê where will assist the on site wildlife vets with carnivore health checks and herbivore work.