At a Glance

The Waterberg (~ 1900 m a.s.l.) towers up to 200 m high from the plain of the Omaheke, as this part of the Kalahari is called.

Over a length of 48 km, vertical cliffs and rugged red sandstone rocks rise up to 30 m high and are covered with lush vegetation at their base – a striking contrast to the barren bushland of the surrounding area. Clouds often stick to this natural barrier and then they rain down. (read more)

Blick vom Waterberg Plateau © Waterberg Wilderness

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