Plan your trip
HOW TO GET THERE: Fly 90 minutes by light aircraft or drive five hours from Windhoek to Hoanib Skeleton Coast camp.
BEST TIME TO GO: August and September in the cool, dry season. The camp is open throughout the year
WHERE TO STAY: Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp, run by Wilderness Safaris in the Palmwag Concession, a conservation area adjacent to the Skeleton Coast camp.
GUIDE: Lloyd Camp planned our trip to Namibia and accompanied us to Wolverdans, Etosha and Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp.
AFFORDABLE STYLE: Camping equipment and self-drive vehicles can be hired from Howling Moon in Windhoek, the capital city. There are also public camping sites in the Palmwag concession. www.namibcarrental.com
WATCH: The documentary Vanishing Kings about the Lions of the Namib by Will and Lianne Steenkamp.