The Tsauchab River has shaped the Sesriem Canyon over millions of years. It is one of the few places in this area that holds water all year round. The early Afrikaans explorers named the canyon after the fact that they had to use six (“ses”) leather straps (“riem”) tied together to create a rope long enough to lower water buckets into the canyon below. Read more >
Activity: Overnight stay at a lodge with visits to Deadvlei, Dune 45 and Sesriem Canyon.
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