The amazing Skeleton Coast has a most dramatic and extraordinary landscape, so called because it is littered with the skeletons both of shipwrecked vessels, and of beached whales. From here you can travel into the Namib Desert, and explore the wildlife and culture of this sparsely populated region.
Skeleton Coast holidays are truly off the beaten track, giving you access to a wild and rugged landscape and variety of wildlife you will not find anywhere else in Africa.
Day 1 - Tema, Ghana
Day 2 - Lome, Togo
Day 3 - Cotonou, Benin
Day 4 - Day at Sea
Day 5 - Bom Bom Island, Sao Tome & Principe. Enjoy the gorgeous beaches of the island on Bom Bom
Day 6 - Sao Tome, Sao Tome & Principe. This island influenced by its Portuguese heritage is situated just north of the equator and boasts lush tropical vegetation. Enjoy the colonial architecture on a city tour
Day 7 - Day at Sea
Day 8 - Luanda, Angola. A typically bustling African city
Day 9 - Day at Sea
Day 10 - Day at Sea
Day 11 - Walvis Bay, Namibia. Walvis Bay is an great access point for exploration of the stunning desert and dune regions. This untouched landscape has a fascinating beauty
Day 12 - Luderitz, Nambia. Lüderitz is situated between the Atlantic coast and dunes of the Namib Desert. Due to its pre-war heritage, Lüderitz boasts charming buildings from the German era
Day 13 - At sea
Day 14 - Cape Town, South Africa. Transfer for your return flight to London
August through to October offer the best months to visit the Skeleton Coast as these are the driest months of its winter. During the summer it gets intolerably hot in this area.
Tropical, lightweights and cottons are recommended. It is also advisable to travel with layers and rainwear with temperatures dropping during the nights.