Moon Landscape

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Two million years ago this canyon was a high mountain range, which became  eroded by the actions of the Swakop River.

5 Facts about Moon landscape

  • The Moon Landscape is located within a 30-minute drive from the closest town, Swakopmund.
  •  Swakopmund is a 40-minute drive from Walvis Bay International Airport.
  • The Moon Landscape is in a national park, and therefore falls under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Environment and Tourism.
  • The travel terrain to this location is  a combination of tarmac and gravel road.
  • Off-road driving is only permitted in designated areas.
  • The best time of day to film at the Moon Landscape is during sunrise or late afternoon, in order to capture the contrasts of the canyon.

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