Ride to the Sea

  • Trip Duration
  • 11
  • 10
  • Riding Time
  • 9
    days riding
  • 6-10
    hrs per day riding
  • Group Size
  • 8 - 15
    Guests per group

Ride to the Sea

Ride Overview

This is an endurance horseback riding tour in Namibia through a region of overwhelming beauty and isolation. It crosses 400 kms of the world’s oldest desert from central Namibia to the Atlantic Coast, with practically no contact with civilization of any kind before reaching the sea. Participants must be prepared for 9 consecutive days of riding, which will challenge one’s physical strength, stamina and riding ability. In the desert’s constantly changing topography, riders gain a deep appreciation for the remarkable horses, and the fascinating flora and fauna which have adapted to this beautiful, austere environment.


The tents are two-person dome tents. You have the option of sleeping in the tents, or under the stars.

Meals & Drink

Meals are prepared over the open fire. This braai or potjiekos is typical for Namibia, and often a welcome surprise.

Ride & Horse Details

  • Overview:
    The horses are selected for their ability to negotiate the Namib terrain, and for their stamina. Arab cross, Trakehner, and local ranch breeds make up the outfitter’s string. They are small to mid-sized, swift in rough terrain, and with a kind and reliable disposition. Endurance saddles are provided.
  • Horse Breeds:
    Arab Cross, Trakehner, Local Ranch Bred
  • Trip Pace:
    moderate to fast
  • Tack:
    Endurance Saddles
  • Weight limit:
    85 kg (187 lb) in riding gear

Activities for Non - Riders

This is not an option for non-riding companions.

Meeting Point


With first-hand knowledge of the exciting tours we offer, the ride consultants at Equitours look forward to answering any questions you might have about this ride. We want to help make sure that you select the trip of your dreams. Please call or email and get ready to pack your bags for a wonderful adventure!

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