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Bush Bird - Sossusfly

1 Tobias Hainyeko St., Swakopmund, Namibia
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Expected a Scenic Flight but Pilot thought he was a Fighter Pilot

Despite the cost of the trip I thought it would be a beautiful way to see the Namib dessert and was... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2018
kimb407442
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Calgary, Canada
Incredible: a real-life national geographic documentary flight!

An absolute must to your Namibia itinerary! The flight was incredible! My highlights: -Flying low... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2017
travellingnemo
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Montreal, Canada
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible15%
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“scenic flight” (5 reviews)
“an absolute” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1 Tobias Hainyeko St., Swakopmund, Namibia
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Despite the cost of the trip I thought it would be a beautiful way to see the Namib dessert and was looking forward to the experience. I expected the pilot to have adequate flight experience (1500-2000 hours) and to give the passengers a running commentary...More

Thank kimb407442
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Reviewed 15 December 2017

An absolute must to your Namibia itinerary! The flight was incredible! My highlights: -Flying low, and seeing Zebras just underneath you -Large flock of Flamingoes flying just under the plane -The shipwrecks in the desert that gave the skeleton coast its name - The overall...More

1  Thank travellingnemo
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

For 4.400 namibian $ , you will have an two hour roundtrip flight to the Sossusvlei and back via the coastline. See the dunes, canyons, shipwreck, pelicans, old mines from above. Full service: pick up and bring back to your hotel

1  Thank Mariebur
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

If you have any intention of trying to get some decent quality photos on this trip then make sure that you don't sit on the left side of the plane. Even though the staff who took our booking and the pilot who flew us assured...More

Thank heroditus2011
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

If you want to do scenic flights or excursions to various places in Namibia, feel free to come inside and say high to the staff and see how they can assist you in your choices. Here you can book for couples,solo, family or business trips....More

Thank CAPE-SCENIC-FLIGHTS1
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

1. We payed 4400 Namibian dollars (325 Euro) for 2h10 flight. 2. The day after (flight day): we took off after 30 min of delay and land after 30 minutes of BAD flight because of the weather.... 3. We ask a simple question: How an...More

4  Thank Ni D
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Reviewed 10 February 2017

If you want to get a really great view from the sky over Namibia you should join Bush Birds". They collect me from my hotel with their own taxishuttle and brought me together with other tourists to the airport. Afther briefing with my friend and...More

1  Thank christianp0mmer
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Reviewed 13 December 2016

I have done scenic flights before,but this trip was defnitley the ultimate experience and exceeded all my expectations.I could see everything quite well because we flew underneath the clouds,and I took pictures like a pro.To see the desert ,dunes and the sea like I only...More

2  Thank Ralph M
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Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Great company and a must if you love the desert scenery. At $4000 per adult it's not the cheapest, however we weren't staying in the Southern desert on our trip so this was the only way to see it and we weren't disappointed. Our female...More

Thank greenpanther30
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Reviewed 5 November 2016

It was very interesting to fly over the places we had travelled through by car and some others. Our pilot was very thoughtful and flew low over the most interesting parts. We were lucky with the weather so were able to do the complete flight...More

2  Thank rapfred
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