Scenic Flight at Sossusvlei

Discover the thrilling beauty of Sossusvlei with a choice of two scenic flights departing from Windhoek! Embark on an unforgettable flight and sxperience the majesty of the largest dunes in the Namib Desert!


Discover the breathtaking beauty of Sossusvlei, nestled in Namib Desert’s heart, famous for its striking red sand dunes, some towering up to 300 meters. To witness the true majesty of this unique destination, embark on an unforgettable scenic flight. Soar high above the desert floor, capturing unparalleled aerial views of the mesmerizing landscapes. Our experienced pilots will share captivating insights into the desert’s geology, flora, and fauna, making this eco-friendly adventure even more enriching. Experience the ever-changing colors of the dunes at sunrise or sunset, creating an enchanting spectacle that will leave you in awe. Don’t miss this extraordinary opportunity to explore Sossusvlei from the sky and create lasting memories of wonder and beauty. Book your scenic flight now and let the adventure begin!

Whether you’re a seasoned adventurer or a first-time safari-goer, our Namibia fly-in safari is the perfect gateway to an African adventure like no other. Explore Namibia’s rich biodiversity, its captivating culture, and its dramatic landscapes, all while enjoying the unparalleled convenience and luxury of flying directly into the heart of these stunning destinations. Book today to start your unforgettable journey into the heart of Namibia’s awe-inspiring wilderness.

Cessna 210

  • Cruising Speed: 280km/hr
  • Cruising Altitude: 10 000 feet
  • Maximum Range: 1380km
  • Seating Configuration: 4 Passengers; 1 Crew
  • General terms and conditions of Desert Air Africa Safaris will apply
  • Drastic increase in fuel levies on flights will apply
  • Flight is subjected to weight and balance allowances
  • All bookings and accommodation offered is subject to availability.
  • Any additional requests, can be booked through Desert Air Africa Safaris
  • Price includes VAT and tourism levy where applicable
  • A deposit of 25% on the total amount payable for purposes of reserving or securing the booking
  • All activities and flights along the coastal area, is weather conditions dependent.
  • International flights.
  • Meals and beverages not specified.
  • Travel and Medical insurance.
  • Visa services.

Standard Sossusvlei Scenic Flight

Departing from Eros aitport in Windhoek Embark on an extraordinary adventure and witness the wonders of Sossusvlei and its surrounding areas from a privileged bird’s eye view. Buckle up and get ready to soar above the captivating landscapes of Namibia’s iconic Namib Desert, where a scenic flight promises an unforgettable experience like no other.

As your journey takes flight, you’ll be treated to an exhilarating tour of some of the region’s most renowned landmarks. Glide over the spectacular Sesriem Canyon, a natural wonder that has been carved by the forces of time and water, leaving behind a mesmerizing gorge to explore from above. As you continue your aerial exploration, marvel at the imposing Dune 45, standing tall like a majestic sentinel amidst the desert’s ever-shifting sands.

Fly through the mesmerizing Dune corridor, where nature’s artistry unfolds before your eyes. From the vantage point of your aircraft, you’ll witness the intricate patterns and shapes created by the winds that sculpt these sandy masterpieces. 

But the wonders don’t end there; your scenic flight will take you to behold the ethereal beauty of Deadvlei, a surreal white clay pan adorned with ancient, desiccated trees. From above, witness the stark contrast between the white clay and the surrounding crimson dunes, creating a visual spectacle that is both haunting and breathtaking.

The highlight of your flight awaits as you soar over the imposing Big Daddy, the tallest dune in Sossusvlei, offering an unparalleled view of the vast desert below. Catch a glimpse of Sossusvlei, an expansive, salt and clay pan that serves as the endpoint for the Tsauchab River’s rare floodwaters. Marvel at the play of light and shadow on this ever-changing landscape, as the sun’s rays dance across the sand.

As your aerial journey comes to a close, let the vistas of Elim Dune enchant you with its graceful curves and undulating patterns. Take a moment to spot the well-known fairy circles from above, mysterious and fascinating circular patches that dot the desert floor. Keep your eyes peeled for glimpses of the diverse wildlife that calls this arid environment home, such as oryx, springbok, and even some desert-adapted elephants if you’re fortunate.

A scenic flight over Sossusvlei and its surrounding areas is an experience that transcends imagination, offering an unparalleled perspective of this surreal landscape. Capture memories that will last a lifetime and savor the breathtaking beauty of Namibia’s desert jewel from the skies above. Book your flight today and embark on an adventure that will forever be etched in your heart and soul.

2 hours & 40 Minutes

  • On board water
  • Windhoek Transfers
  • Additional beverages and gratuities

Experience Sossuvlei and surrounding area from a bird’s eye view. Fly over Sesriem Canyon, Dune 45, Dune corridor, Devil’s claw, Deadvlei, Big Daddy, Sossusvlei, Elim Dune from where you will also see the well-known fairy circle and wildlife.

Sossusvlei Scenic Flight and Day Stop

This scenic flight includes the scenic flight from Windhoek over Sossusvlei and a ground excursion into the dunes.

Embark on an unforgettable Sossusvlei Excursion as you venture into the heart of Namib-Naukluft Park, accompanied by your knowledgeable and trained guide. Prepare for a thrilling journey as you traverse approximately 60 kilometres of the park’s spectacular landscapes, with regular stops that promise breathtaking views and photo opportunities.

Your first stop is the iconic Dune 45, undoubtedly the world’s most photographed dune. Please take a moment to marvel at its striking beauty and snap some pictures that will capture the essence of this mesmerizing desert landscape. The golden hues and ever-shifting sands make this a sight you won’t miss.

A guided walk awaits for adventurous and healthy visitors, stretching approximately 2.6 kilometres, leading you to the fabled Dead Vlei. This must-do trek showcases the fascinating contrast between the bleached white clay pan and ancient trees’ dark, skeletal remains, creating an otherworldly tableau that seems frozen in time.

If you’re feeling particularly energetic and up for a challenge, opt for the exhilarating climb to the upper ridge of the Big Daddy Dune. From this elevated vantage point, you’ll be rewarded with sweeping vistas of the vast desert expanse, a panorama sure to leave you in awe.

After immersing yourself in the wonders of Sossusvlei, it’s time to return to the plane for your return flight to Windhoek, cherishing the memories and experiences gathered throughout this enriching 5½-hour excursion. The adventure may end, but the memories of your Sossusvlei expedition will undoubtedly stay with you for a lifetime.

  • A full day trip wiht ground transfer into Sossusvlei
  • On board water
  • Sossusvlei Airstrip Transfer
  • Sossusvlei Excursion
  • Breakfast basket in the Vlei
  • Lunch at Sossusvlei Lodge
  • Windhoek Transfers
  • Additional beverages and gratuities

 Enter the Namib-Naukluft Park with your own trained guide. Regular stops on the spectacular ±60-kilometer drive. At Dune 45, we make a stop to view the world’s most photographed dune. Further along, a gradual 2,6-kilometer round-trip guided walk up to Dead Vlei is a must for the healthy visitors. The more energetic can climb to the upper ridge of Big Daddy Dune. Explore Sossusvlei before returning to the Lodge approximately 5½ hours later.

Experience Sossuvlei and surrounding area from a bird’s eye view. Fly over Sesriem Canyon, Dune 45, Dune corridor, Devil’s claw, Deadvlei, Big Daddy, Sossusvlei, Elim Dune from where you will also see the well-known fairy circle and wildlife.