Fish River Canyon

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Namibia

Fish River Canyon Reviews

estebanito76 estebani…
3 reviews
Amazing view Apr 29, 2011
The Fish River Canyon in Namibia is reputedly the second largest canyon in the world (the larges being the Grand Canyon).Regardless of its ranking in the world of big canyons the Fish River is absolutely magnificent and breathtaking in its immensity. The Fish River Canyon probably formed about 500 million years ago. However was not only created by water erosion, but through the collapse of the valley bottom due to movements in the earth's crust.

The canyon is part of a nature conservation park. The gate to this park is at Hobas campsite and from here it is a further 10 kilometres to the main viewpoint for the canyon which offers a stunning views. When you arrive at the canyon, as you have no idea it is there. It drops vertically by half a kilometre. The pamorama is amazing
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lad22 lad22
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Fish River Canyon, Namibia Apr 16, 2011
This is an amazing place to visit, but you'll need your own transport. If you're into hiking, make sure you go at the right time of year, as it's closed for hiking in the very hot season since a tourist died from heat exhaustion about 10 years ago. The hike takes 5 days, and I believe it's not easy. But just to see it is well worth the journey.
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