Messum Crater 4 x 4 Route......
THIS TRACK IS NOW GRADED BUT PLEASE DO NOT EXCEED 40 KPH
Dust is extremely damaging to lichens and the Welwitschia
DISTANCE - 246 KM - 4X4 satellite Route map available
from Tourism Office.
OFF-ROAD DRIVING TIPS
bACK TO 4x4 Routes
The Messum Crater, a wide flat basin of 25km in diameter, is popular with visitors because of its utter desolation and breathtaking views.
Interesting phenomena on this route are huge lichen fields, excellent specimen of the famous desert plant, Welwitschia mirabilis, and many other species of desert plants.
HENTIES BAY TOURISM ASSOCIATIONP.O. Box 595, Henties Bay, NAMIBIAe-mail: email@example.com