Visit Fish River Canyon Park

The Fish River Canyon is the largest canyon in Africa and the second largest canyon worldwide after the Grand Canyon in the USA. The Canyon forms part of the state-run Ais-Ais Richtersveld Transfontier Park. Entrance to the Park is situated 10 kilometres from the well-known view point Hell`s Bend at the Hobas Restcamp.

The Fish River is 800 kilometres long and thus the longest river of Namibia. It has its source in the eastern parts of the Naukluft Mountains. After about 200 km the river flows into the Hardap Dam which is the largest water reservoir of the country with a circumference of 30 km and a surface area of 28 km². After being retained the Fish River does not carry water continuously, only during the rainy season the river might turns into a torrent. During the dry season sporadic pools supply water to many animals.

The Fish River Canyon is the largest canyon in Africa
The Fish River Canyon is the second largest canyon worldwide after the Grand Canyon in the USA
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Fish River Canyon is the second most visited tourist attraction in Namibia (Africa)

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