The Dorob National Park was proclaimed in 2010 to conserve the coastal areas around Swakopmund and Walvis Bay. It is the “most open” National Park in Namibia.
The Dorob National Park can be freely accessed via several tarred and un-tarred main roads. Only for off-roads a Permit is required. The park reaches from the Ugab Rivier in the north to the Kuiseb Delta in the South.
The National Park is more than 7,800 km² in size and is categorized as IUCN II.
Further information can be found on the official site of the MET at www.met.gov.na.
To Do and See
- Coast: Fishing, Game Watching, Cruises etc
- Desert and dune landscapes
- Bird watching
How to get here
From North: Simply follow the C34 from the Skeleton Coast National Park towards Mile 108 and the Cape Cross Seal Reserve.
From East: The main roads C35, B2, C28 and C14 will bring you into the National Park.
There is an abundance of overnight establishments in the coastal towns like Walvis Bay, Swakopmund and Henties Bay. The resorts Jakkalsputz, Mile 72 and Mile 108 are open since end of 2017. Mile 14 (Windpomp 14) is run bei Namibia Wildlife Resorts and Sun Karros.