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Bush Birds cc Flights to Sossusvlei Namibia From Swakopmund. Book Your Flights Here For Best Prices

 

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The below tour has been selected and rated by Namibia-1on1 for product excellence, safety, service & value for money
 

Bush Birds Cessna 210 VS-FLY

 

The Aircraft: used are Cessna 210 which allow for excellent viewing.

 

The Pilots:  Experienced Commercial Pilots / Guides who  will show you all of the sights along with an informative commentary

 

Your Comfort:

  • Window seating for all everyone
  • Each passenger is equipped with a pair of aviation head-phones
  • Refreshments on all flights. Snack baskets on day trips.

  Scenic Flights From Swakopmund - South :

These have been carefully planned to take you over some of the most unusual and spectacular scenery in the world.

 1. Coastal Impressions:   Tour Time + 1hr.

Map Coastal Impressions Tour

Flying south from Swakopmund you see the picturesque Coastal Dunes and then cross the 'dry' Kuiseb River Delta where you turn into the vastness of the Namib Sand Sea. Your pilot will tell you about the different types of sand dunes and how they're formed by differing wind patterns. Turning  northwards at the shipwreck of the 'Shawnee" and fly along the spectacular coastline known as the Long Wall where massive dunes tumble right into the sea. You'll see colonies of Cape Fur Seals and the shallow waters and sand-bars at the Sandwich Harbour Lagoon, a nature conservation area and bird sanctuary having a large variety of birdlife including Flamingos and Pelicans. Approaching Walvis Bay you'll see the  massive man-made evaporation lagoons where they harvest the sea-salt. The production is in excess of 500,000 tonnes per year. Then you have a clear view of Walvis Bay with its harbour system, and then along the coastal dune belt back to a short 'spin' around Swakopmund.

 

From N$1,290.-- per person

 2. Skeleton Coast:  Tour Time + 1,5 hr

Map Skeleton Coast Impressions

Flying south from Swakopmund you see the picturesque Coastal Dunes and then cross the 'dry' Kuiseb River Delta where you turn into the vastness of the Namib Sand Sea. Your pilot will tell you about the different types of sand dunes and how they're formed by differing wind patterns. Turning  northwards at the shipwreck of the 'Shawnee" and fly along the spectacular coastline known as the Long Wall where massive dunes tumble right into the sea. You'll see colonies of Cape Fur Seals and the shallow waters and sand-bars at the Sandwich Harbour Lagoon, a nature conservation area and bird sanctuary having a large variety of birdlife including Flamingos and Pelicans. Approaching Walvis Bay you'll see the  massive man-made evaporation lagoons where they harvest the sea-salt. The production is in excess of 500,000 tonnes per year. Then you have a clear view of Walvis Bay with its harbour system, and then along the coastal dune belt back to a short 'spin' around Swakopmund.

 

From N$1,710.-- per person

Satisfied Clients

 

Ful Avionics Panel

 

Andy with client

 

Cessna 210

 

Eduard Bohlen Shipwreck

Eduard Bohlen (1909)

 

Skeleton Coast Shipwreck "Shawnee" 1976

Shawnee 1976

 

Skeleton Coast "The Long Wall"

The Long Wall

 

Sandwich Harbour

Sandwich Harbour

 

Walvis Bay Salt Lagoons

Salt Lagoons Walvis Bay

 

 3. Flights To Sossusvlei:   Tour time + 2hr 10min. This is the most popular scenic flight taken from Swakopmund

 
 

Tdune view looking north from the Sossusvlei

 

 

Aerial view of Dune 45

 

 

Sedimentaries settling in vleis

 

Map of flight path of Sossusvlei excursion flight

The Sossusvlei Flight covers a distance of about 630km. As per the "Skeleton Coast Impressions" tour. But with this tour you gain a much better understanding of the diversity of the Namib Desert. The geological features you fly over will impress pictures in your mind that you will look back upon with fond memories, and like so many, want to return to the fascination of Namibia. You'll fly over the picturesque Red Dunes before turning southwards towards Sossusvlei. Here you flight takes you over the famous Dune45 and along the famous valley formed as the result of wind patterns which is flanked by some of the highest sand dunes in the world. The pilot will fly low to give you a bird's eye view of the Sossusvlei complex of dunes and dry vleis (lakes). You then fly across the sand sea and follow the coast, as per the above tours back to Swakopmund.

 

From N$2,450,-- per person.

Cessna 210 over sand-sea

 

Section of Sossusvlei Dune/vlei complex



 Prices are based on the Total Charter Price of the Aircraft.

1. The price of the flight per person is calculated by dividing the Total Charter Price by the number of passengers boarding the flight.

2. In the interest of flight safety, and in compliance with the regulations, weight limitations will at all times be adhered to.

3. The below flights / routes weight and balance are calculated with an average weight of 90kg per male and 70kg per female passenger.

4. Please notify us of your weight at the time of making your reservation.

5. For safety reasons Bush Birds cc reserve the right to decide to fly with only 4 passengers - price of flight per 4 passenger rate applies.

Additional Costs:

a. Please add N$70,-- per passenger for Departure Taxes

 Safety Note Weights:    In the interest of flight safety and in compliance with the regulations, weight limitations will at all times be strictly adhered  to. Flight-Routes weight / balance are calculated using an average weight of 90kg per male, and 70kg per female passenger.

Please notify us of your weight at the time of making your reservation. For safety reasons Bush Birds reserve the right to decide to fly with four (4) passengers on board only. In this event the four (4) passenger rate applies.

 

Rates as from 01 January 2011

  Scenic Flights Aircraft Total

1 Passenger

2 Passenger

3 Passenger

4 Passenger

5 Passenger

  1. Coastal Impression

N$  6,100,--

N$  6,100,--

N$3,050--

N$2,033,--

N$1,595,--

N$1,290,--

  2. Skeleton Coast

N$  8,200,--

N$  8,200,--

N$3,875,--

N$2,733--

N$2,120,--

N$1,710,--

  3. Sossusvlei

N$11,900,--

N$11,900,--

N$5,950,--

N$3,966,--

N$3,045,--

N$2,450,--

 

 

 Tip 1:   Reduce Your Flight Costs By Sharing The Flight With  Passengers: As you can see from the above price list, if the plane has 4 or 5 passengers the cost per passenger is reduced. Should you be touring as a single person or a couple and would like to take one of the above tours and be prepared to share the flight with another 2 or 3 passengers.

 

 Tip 2:   Make a provisional booking in advance with us:  It is to your advantage to do this if you wish to reduce your tour cost. By making an advance booking you allow us time to plan your flight with other interested parties and thus reduce your flight costs.

 

 Tip 3:   Most scenic flights are scheduled for the afternoon.  Although there are flights, subject to morning mists, the most popular time for scenic flights along the coast and to Sossusvlei are in the afternoon, departing Swakopmund about 3 hours before sunset.

Namibia Summer Time Flights Depart Swakopmund from + 16:00

Namibia Winter     Time Flights Depart Swakopmund from + 14:00

 

Please note: All flights are subject to weather conditions being favourable.

 

We also offer special charter flights, on arrangement to other destinations in Namibia. Prices on request.

 
   

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