Skeleton Coast Flying Safari

Windhoek & Skeleton Coast
4 days private tour from GBP £8,300 per personpp

The Schoeman Skeleton Coast Flying Safaris is a truly unique and once-in-a-lifetime experience. Landing at regular intervals guests are provided with outstanding birds-eye views of some magnificent and breathtaking spectacles including shipwreck remains along the coast, diverse and ever-changing geological formations and the refuges of desert-dwelling animals such as the endangered black rhino and desert-adapted elephant.

Schoeman Skeleton Coast Safari
Journey highlights
  • Explore the most remote corners of the spectacular Skeleton Coast

  • Fly low over the many shipwrecks which litter the area

  • Meet the remote Himba people on the Angolan border

  • Landscapes of haunting beauty and a variety of flora and fauna, as well as incredible archaeological and geological features

Our tailor made journeys include:
  • Your dedicated Travel Consultant who will take care of arrangements
  • Private international airport transfers in destination
  • Your own private, English-speaking local guides
  • Unique experiences, hand-picked by our Journeys team
  • Entrance to must-see local sites
  • Dedicated 24/7 team providing in-country support and guidance
  • Complimentary access to My Scott Dunn – industry-leading travel app providing pre-departure information and in-journey support

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The Skeleton Coast is a year-round destination: moderate temperatures with mist, wind, and hardly any rain. For angling, November to March is the best time to visit the Skeleton Coast.


Price Guide: (per person based on double occupancy and excludes international flights)

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  • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
  • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
  • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
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January GBP £4,200 GBP £600 plan your trip
February GBP £4,200 GBP £600 plan your trip
March GBP £4,200 GBP £600 plan your trip
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October GBP £4,200 GBP £600 plan your trip
November GBP £4,200 GBP £600 plan your trip
December GBP £4,200 GBP £600 plan your trip
  • January
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £4,200
    Deposit from*
    GBP £600
  • February
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £4,200
    Deposit from*
    GBP £600
  • March
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £4,200
    Deposit from*
    GBP £600
  • April
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £4,200
    Deposit from*
    GBP £600
  • May
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £4,200
    Deposit from*
    GBP £600
  • June
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £4,200
    Deposit from*
    GBP £600
  • July
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £4,200
    Deposit from*
    GBP £600
  • August
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £4,200
    Deposit from*
    GBP £600
  • September
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £4,200
    Deposit from*
    GBP £600
  • October
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £4,200
    Deposit from*
    GBP £600
  • November
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £4,200
    Deposit from*
    GBP £600
  • December
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £4,200
    Deposit from*
    GBP £600
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Itinerary

Fly to Windhoek
Day 1-2

Windhoek

Accommodation: 1 night
Day 2-3

Damaraland

This morning you will be transferred to Eros Airport for 10am where you will meet the Schoeman’s team who will be with you for the whole trip. Your flight will depart and head towards the Skeleton Coast via Conception Bay. Enjoy spectacular views of the Kuiseb canyon and adjoining red dunes from the air, as well as an aerial view of the famous Eduard Bohlen shipwreck at Conception Bay. The flight will have a short stop at Swakopmund for refuelling before flying low along the Skeleton Coast, past the huge seal colony at Cape Cross and stopping for a light lunch near the beach. Your incredible scenic flight continues after lunch as you cross the desert to the Ugab formations which conjures images of a moon-like landscape where black ridges offer a stark contrast to the white desert floor. The days flying comes to an end as you arrive into Kuidas Camp located in the Huab River Valley in Damaraland where you will spend the night in this simple but comfortable camp.

Accommodation: 1 night
Day 3-4

Skeleton Coast, Namibia

After breakfast you will have the opportunity to head out on a Land Rover to explore the harsh landscape of the red lava and yellow sandstone of the Huab River. Learn about the ecology and diversity of the flora and fauna of the area, including the Welwitshia Mirabilis, a tree that has been dwarfed by the harsh desert environs. After lunch at Kuidas Camp you will jump back into the light aircraft to fly along the coast to Terrace Bay in the Skeleton Coast National Park. Keep an eye our for the Montrose and Henriette shipwrecks that are dotted along the coast. On arrival to the coast you will climb back into the Land Rovers to tear over the roaring dunes before exploring the multicoloured stones of the beach. Keep your eyes peeled for the old bleached whale bones that have been scattered along the beach by the high tide. On returning to the aircraft you will head north to stay at Leylandsdrift Camp in the Hoarusib Valley in the Kunene Region for one night.

Accommodation: 1 night
Day 4-5

Skeleton Coast, Namibia

Today your morning excursion after breakfast is a scenic drive along the Hoarusib Valley to visit the local semi-nomadic Himba community where you can learn about the tribe’s way of life. This is also a great area to spot the desert-adapted elephants that frequent this area. Back in the aircraft you will continue north along the Skeleton Coast to the Kunene River located on the furthest reaches of Namibia, which acts as the border to Angola. You will fly over the Kaiu and Maru shipwrecks and see pieces from old sailing vessels scattered along the coastline. After landing you will take a scenic drive to a stunning lunch spot before heading through the mountains and dunes of the Hartmann Valley. The drive ends at Kunene River Camp along the Kunene River where you will spend your final night.

Accommodation: 1 night
Fly home from Windhoek
We design each itinerary around you, so this suggested itinerary is a starting point that we can tweak or transform into something completely bespoke to you. Call us on 020 3553 3512 to start planning your holiday.

Why Scott Dunn?

At Scott Dunn, we live and breathe travel. An insatiable appetite to discover the world runs through everything we do. We relish the planning and revel in the detail. We know it’s the smallest touches that make the biggest difference, and we stop at nothing to make every trip not only exceptional but totally unique.

  • Every itinerary is crafted from scratch, based around exactly what’s important to you
  • Packed full of unique experiences, hand-picked by our journeys team
  • Expert local guides enrich your experience in every destination
  • Your own dedicated Travel Specialist who will take care of every detail of your trip
  • We have a 24/7 team providing in-country support and guidance
  • We offer flexibility and financial protection to give you total peace of mind

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