Namibia – Wildlife and Wilderness

Namibia – Wildlife and Wilderness

The Desert Express


The Desert Express is a brilliant way to travel from Windhoek, Namibia’s capital, to Swakopmund on the coast, without missing out on any of the wildlife or scenery

As the blue, lumbering Desert Express trundled through the surprisingly lush landscape outside Windhoek, we spent the journey eagerly searching out cleverly camouflaged wildlife through the train’s large pictures windows. 

It took a while to ‘get our eye in’ but once we did there was so much to see on our Namibian safari. Strikingly marked Oryx grazed, bounding herds of Springbok were spotted and a flock of Ostrich raced headlong through the Savannah. And this was just day one…