Wondering what else to do in Henties Bay when the fishing is less than perfect?
Explore the Namib Desert. This is nowadays becoming an even more popular pastime than fishing!
Henties Bay is blessed with a diversified desert environment, ranging from flat gypsum plains to mountainous and riverine landscapes. The areas around Henties Bay, previously known as central Damaraland, is relatively undiscovered and has no marked routes. But please beware that this is remote area with very sensitive soil surfaces and lichen fields. No permit is needed to enter these areas but please keep on existing roads and tracks and NEVER venture over virgin land.
See Conservation: Henties Bay and Environment for the conservation of our desert environment.
The Henties Bay Tourism Association created maps with GPS coordinates for various 4x4 routes and an information booklet for each route is for sale at the Henties Bay Tourist Office. Most of these routes are not negotiable without GPS coordinates.
Or hire the
services of an experienced tour guide to help you discover
the many wonders of the Namib Desert: