Fish River Canyon

Fish River Canyon
The Fish River Canyon formed in the southern part of Namibia over 500 million years ago. 500 million years later, it is a breathtaking tourist attraction for anyone adventurous enough to enjoy its beauties. The Canyon is located at the lower end of the Fish River and is an astounding 180 km long and 500 meters deep. It is the second biggest Canyon in the world. o­nly the Grand Canyon is bigger.

During your adventure to this amazing natural wonder, you might want to enjoy a few of its more lively offerings. The Fish River Canyon Trail is a grueling trail, but no serious hiker will want to leave the Canyon without hiking its challenging path.

You can take scenic flights over the Canyon if you’re not into braving the trail, or you can be led through the Canyon o­n o­ne or two day tours that allow you a glimpse into its fascinating history.

Hobas is a name you’ll want to be familiar with if you’re going it alone. It’s o­ne of the more popular starting points in the Canyon and it will be especially helpful to hikers who aren’t taking a guided tour. Prepare for some of the most beautiful, challenging hikes of your life when you arrive. No o­ne who isn’t in excellent physical shape should try to conquer the physical obstacles that Fish River Canyon has to offer.

Fish River Canyon
No holiday in Namibia is complete without at least a glimpse of the world’s second largest canyon. If you can’t hike or take a guided tour, be sure to view it from o­ne of the many flights available. It is unlike anything in the world to view Fish River Canyon from above and see just how large and beautiful it truly is. No o­ne who sees it will ever be the same.