Hiking, Trails and Routes

ID #4860

Fish River Canyon Hiking Trail, Hobas, Southern Namibia, Southern Africa.

Starts from the main viewsite near Hobas and ends at Ai-Ais. It is unique. Approximately 80-km long and takes 4-5 days.  Open from April 15 through September 15. Groups should comprise a minimum of three and a maximum of 40. Children under 12 not permitted.  Due to high demand, reservations should be made well in advance. Reservations and payment (N$90 pp) only through Central Reservations in Windhoek.    Report at Hobas before commencing with the hike, to submit necessary medical certificates and to complete an indemnity form.  It is recommended that hikers spend the night at Hobas before commencing with the trail.  Arrange own transport to and from Hobas and the starting point.     

Central Reservations Office, Namibia Wildlife Resorts Ltd. Reservations for resorts in Namibian Nature Reserves and National Parks.  In the Kaiserliches Landesvermessung on the corner of John Meinert and Moltke Streets, opposite the Kudu statue in Independence Avenue, Windhoek. Telephone bookings can be made 11 months in advance while written applications can be made 18 months in advance.  Applications should include:

•    ID or passport number, with home and office telephone # and fax #’s
•    Type of accommodation required
•    Date of arrival and departure. Also provide alternative dates.
•    Number of adults, and number and age of children.

A conditional reservation form is sent off once accommodation has been reserved provisionally. The full amount indicated on the form must then be paid before the due date, failing which the reservation automatically lapses. Payment must be made immediately if accommodation is to be taken up less than 10 days from the date of reservation.  AVFisik

Address correspondence to:    The Manager
Namibia Wildlife Resorts Ltd
+264 (61) 23 6875/6/7/8 telephone
+264 (61) 22 4900 fax
e-mail: reservations@iwwn.com.na

Deposits can be made to:    Standard Bank, Windhoek, Namibia
Account Number 0431 196675
Branch Number 00237200
Swift Code SBNM-NANX

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Last update: 2009-07-26 20:14
Author: Alan McIver
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