In the picturesque Namib-Naukluft National Park, in Sossusvlei you will find the famous red sand dunes of the Namib. The clear, blue sky contrasts with the huge red dunes to make it one of Africa's most scenic natural wonders and a paradise for photographers. This stunning destination may be Namibia's main southern attraction, with its unique dunes almost 400 meters high - some of the highest in the world. These iconic dunes come to life in the morning and evening light, attracting photography enthusiasts from around the world. Sossusvlei is home to a variety of wild animals, including oryx, springbok, ostrich and a variety of reptiles. Visitors can climb "Big Daddy", one of the highest dunes of Sossusvlei, explore Deadvlei, a white, salty, old-growth salt pan, or for the extravagant, sightseeing flights and even hot air balloon flights are offered, followed by a champagne breakfast in the midst of these majestic dunes.