Once the ride begins, and for the next 23 minutes, in addition to having front row seats you are virtually part of an action-packed thriller. To visualize this adrenaline-pumping experience, close your eyes and envision riding an out-of-control roller coaster, not knowing which direction the next sharp turn or the next slide down a steep embankment is going to take.
It’s not unusual to see oryxes, impalas, springbok, jackals, ostriches, and zebras as you drive the area. At night, the sky is a wonder to behold. Sossusvlei is reputed to be the least light-polluted area in the world. The sky contains a million stars and all are highly visible! The Milky Way is enormous and very easy to distinguish. Since this is the southern hemisphere you can see the Southern Cross but not the Big Dipper.