Post subject: Driving the coastal section of Namaqua NP
Posted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 8:41 pm
Joined: Sun Nov 20, 2011 8:39 pm Posts: 40
I have driven most of the inland section of Namaqua NP in my X-Trail 4x4 soft roader. I'm thinking of camping at one of the coastal sites soon. I know that Delwers camp is an easy drive but can anybody tell me if I would be able to drive the entire coastal section between Groen and Spoeg in my X-Trail? Thanks.
Post subject: Re: Driving the coastal section of Namaqua NP
Posted: Wed Aug 28, 2013 7:11 am
Joined: Wed Jan 12, 2011 8:28 am Posts: 146 Location: Bellville, Western Cape
Deflate your tyres to around 1.2 bar and keep momentum (2nd gear and keep the revs around 3000 rpm) and you should not have a problem.
This time of the year the sand is normally a bit wet and not so loose. During hot summer days it could become a challenge. I did it about 2 weeks ago and it was a walk in the park but I do have a proper 4x4.
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