Damaraland Accommodation


White Lady LodgeBrandberg White Lady Lodge

Here, at the foot of Namibias highest Mountain, nothing has changed since the earth's early days.  At the Lodge you find a fully licenced restaurant, cuisine with the "esprit" of the area, well stocked Bar and Lounge and a large Pool area.
The stylish Chalets and the bungalows are spread over an area in the river valley, among large, shady trees. Every unit offers a private veranda. Electric lights and roof fan are available at all times.
The large luxury tents are fully furnished with double base beds, braai and on-suite-facilities.
Every campsite has its own braai and water tap. Six ablution blocks with toilets and hot showers are spread over the site. A large and shady lapa, suitable for groups up to 40, complete this romantic spot in the river bed.
Activities offered:
A Visit to the "White Lady", perhaps the world's most famous rock painting, which is a half-day excursion from the lodge
Experience these majestic giants on one of the guided Elephant drives

Camp KipweCamp Kipwe

Designed to creatively embrace the granite boulders, the camp embodies its Swahili meaning as it ‘blesses’ the mind, body and soul.  The camp is facing out onto superb scenery. Incorporating boulders, small red basalt rocks and mopane branches, it has a natural organic feel.
The eight rooms are round in shape, with large outside decks. The outside, partially open bathrooms adjoining the bedrooms have boulder, cement and rock walls, and roofs of rough mopane branches. Hot water is supplied by wood-burning ‘donkey’ boilers.
Activities offered:
Nature Drives with the Possibility of Seeing the Desert-Adapted Elephants in the dry season
Twyfelfontein Excursions to the Rock Engravings
Guided Walks in front of the Camp with Kipwe’s Experienced Guides

Mowani Mountain Camp View TentMowani Mountain Camp

Between the Ugab and Huab Rivers you  find the Twyfelfontein Conservancy and the Mowani Mountain Camp. Mowani is taken from the word M’Wane, meaning “Place of God”, and it is here, that you will find the true meaning of peace and tranquility. Mowani Mountain Camp is characterized by its thatched dome-shaped structures which echo the shape of the granite boulders amongst which they are built.  The main complex at Mowani consists of a reception, bar, dining room and a lounge which overlooks the waterhole. Accommodation is in 12 luxury East-African-style en-suite safari tents. The tents are built on raised wooden platforms, each with its own private veranda and great views of the Aba-Huab Valley.
The Suite is an ultimate retreat built high upon a rocky outcrop allowing spectacular views from every room. This suite comes complete with butler service. The private lounge is equipped with a music centre and satellite television, complimented by private dining and bar facilities. Enjoy a romantic dinner under the stars or throw caution to the wind in the open-air bush bathroom, you’ll be delighted by this unique bush experience.
Activities offered:
Guided Nature Drives in search of the Elusive Desert Elephant
Hiking through Magnificent Scenery
Join an Excursion to Explore the Historical site of Twyfelfontein

Twyfelfontein Country LodgeTwyfelfontein Country Lodge

The Twyfelfontein area  is renowned for some of the best examples of Bushman paintings and rock engravings in southern Africa and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The Lodge is situated in the heart of the Twyfelfontein Uibasen Conservancy and boast 56 en-suite double rooms, reception, lounge, curio shop, open dining room, bar and swimming pool.  Twyfelfontein Country Lodge is located approximately 100 km west of the small town of Khorixas.
Activities offered:
Nature Drives
Nature Walks
Guided Safaris into the Surrounding Wilderness Areas

Camp Madisa

Madisa Camp is situated on the D2612 road to Twyfelfontein, a very popular route. The camp is hidden between amazing rock formations which are scattered with Bushman Paintings and has privy to an ancient Desert Elephant route that often gets visited by these beautiful giants.

Ideal for the traveler who wishes to camp comfortably without compromising the experience of exclusivity in this vast and magnificent area of Damaraland Namibia. Madisa is a good base camp to explore from as there are very interesting sites in the area such as Twyfelfontein, Brandberg, the Petrified Forest and much more these are all a easy drive and after a day of exploring what better to finish with a swim and enjoy your campsite under a blanket of stars.

The swimming pool and bar area are very welcoming after a long day and give you a chance to rejuvenate and enjoy your surroundings. It’s also nice to meet fellow travelers and share tails around a communal camp fire at night while the sky puts on a breath taking show of stars.

Madisa CampsiteMadisa Camp Sites:

Madisa offers 9 private camp sites all with their own ablution facilities. These sites are spacious and are situated on the river bed with a low stone wall around . Each site has a braai area which doubles up as a donkey geyser for hot water. It’s a lovely atmosphere to kick back relax around a fire and listen to the nocturnal sounds of the bush. Madisa is also a fantastic place for star gazing, the nights are brilliantly clear. Each site has lights which are powered by generator (hopefully soon by Solar Power). The generator runs in the evening from sundown till 9pm. We also offer 5 overland sites which are large and each have a circle braai area with seating, a wash up basin and water supply. The ablution block is a communal one with nice clean showers and toilets. The swimming pool and bar area are tucked away at the foot of the spectacular granite koppie providing a great setting.  We have also built the elephants a drinking trough which can be viewed from on top of the koppie.  

Madisa Safari TentMadisa Safari Tents:

Madisa Safari Tents are self catering tents built cleverly and as eco friendly as possible around our scenic boulder formations each with their own en suite rock bathroom consisting of a basin, shower and toilet. The tents sleep a max of two people and offer twin beds or a double bed this should be confirmed in your booking. All linen is provided in these comfortable Safari Tents allowing for a good nights rest after falling asleep to the sounds of the oldest desert. There is a braai area for your use, please bring your own equipment along. Hot water is available at night (solar system) and there are paraffin/solar lighting in the tent and bathroom area. Please note meals at Madisa can be arranged, please let us know at the time of your booking if you would like to join us for dinner or breakfast. We do basic home cooked meals around the fire. Its very relaxed and is a great way to enjoy the setting and chat to fellow travelers and our Madisa family. 

Kaoko Bush LodgeChaletKaoko Bush Lodge

Kaoko Bush Lodge accommodation consist of 8 chalets with a small veranda and 2 chairs. There is ample parking area in front of each chalet and yes it's safe and secure. Of the 8 chalets, one is a family unit that sleeps 4 people, while the other chalets sleep 2 people each. All chalets are en-suite with warm water showers, toilet, hand wash basin and mirror. All chalets are equipped with quality beds, including bedding & towels as well as a built-in wardrobes. The chalets are serviced daily


Kaoko Bush Lodge Campsite

Apart from the chalets we also offer camping. All campsites are laid out under Mopani Trees, endemic to the North Eastern parts of Namibia, and consist of 4 spacious camp sites that take a maximum of 4 people. Each campsites has its own ablutions, with warm shower, toilet and electric plug. All campsites are level and have either grass or concrete slabs and they all have a water tap at site or a few meters away. There are BBQ facilities available at restaurant. The campsites can accommodate caravans or bush trailers.



Palmwag LodgePalmwag Lodge

Palmwag Lodge is a paradise on the Uniab River. Waving palms whispering in the wind, spectacular surroundings which harbour the famous desert elephant, the rare black rhino, giraffe, zebra, gemsbok and many other wild animal species, sunsets to dream of.
The lodge offers 30 beds in 2-3-bed thatched bungalows, and 10 beds in luxury en-suite tents, a fully licensed restaurant, swimming pool under shady palms, and a very cozy “pool bar” and lapa. The well-situated hiking trails let you enjoy and discover the neighboring nature. With early booking, the lodge offers guided full day excursions as well as overnight safaris through the breathtaking landscapes of the Damaraland.

Grootberg LodgeGrootberg Lodge

Perched on the rim of the Grootberg Plateau, the Grootberg Lodge stands sentinel over the Klip River Valley. 12 000 hectares have been set aside by the Khoadi / Hoas community for conservation and tourism, and it is through this pristine wilderness that you meander either on foot or by vehicle to encounter the inhabitants of this remote biosphere. Grootberg Lodge is the first middle-market establishment in the country that is 100% owned by the conservancy. The European Union funded the project, through the Ministry of Environment and Tourism's Development Programme. At the same time, the private sector has been called in to supply the training and management skills, until the community becomes self-sustainable. The main thatched lodge has a restaurant, lounge and bar with a swimming pool close to the main building. Grootberg Llodge has 16 rock and thatch chalets of which 14 are Double Chalets that have an en-suite bathroom or a shower and toilet, twin beds, wall paintings and lights. Mosquito nets are fitted to the doors and windows. There is a tea/coffee station and a private deck. 2 Family Chalets can sleep up to 5 and have similar facilities, furnishings and views as the Double Chalets.
A newly renovated campsite is also available for nature lovers

Rustig Toko LodgeRustig Toko

Rustig Toko Lodge offers you ten spacious and comfortable en suite double rooms. Indulge yourself to a refreshing swim in the pool, from where you can watch our frolicking ostriches. Observe the small variety of animals that visit the floodlit waterhole, or just enjoy the magical ambience created by the vast natural backdrop of unique landscape. Following an adventurous day feel invited to join the management for a sundowner at the fireplace, where all will pamper their palate with typical African cuisine for supper and treat your taste buds to some of the finest South-African wines. End the evening under a starlit sky and listen to the sounds of the night.
The "Omumborombonga" campsite is named after the holy tree of the Herero people and offers you three separate camping sites with toilet facilities and hot showers.

Damara Mopane LodgeDamara Mopane Lodge

As if an African kingdom of old, Damara Mopane Lodge is constructed in a semi-circle of interlinking pathways leading to a lavish swimming pool at its centre. Each chalet has its own small garden planted with vegetables. Situated near Khorixas Damara Mopane Lodge incorporates the spirit of Damaraland and the Damara people.
A highlight at the end of the day is to ascend the hill to a viewing platform for a sweeping vista of the mopane woodland illuminated by the setting sun and a sundowner drink . As the day darkens it's time to return to the restaurant where a fire burns in a grate and a delicious supper awaits - served with a fine selection of fresh vegetables and herbs!

Vingerklip LodgeVingerklip Lodge

One of the most dramatic rock formations in Namibia is the 35m high pillar of rock, the Vingerklip or Finger of Stone. A sheltered sundowner veranda affords breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside. Gourmet cuisine complemented by fine wines, and refreshing, locally brewed beer is served by the open fireplace in a spacious dining area. Eleven well-appointed, thatched, double accommodation units match the atmosphere of relaxation and tranquility. For family-style holidays, five of the 22 units offer loft accommodation for two children.
Attractions that can be visitied in the surrounding are: The Petrified Forest where some Antediluvian Flood Deposited Giant Tree Trunks are found
Twyfelfontein is Unequalled for its Abundance of Rock Engravings

Bambatsi GuestfarmBambatsi Guestfarm

Bambatsi is one of the first and oldest guest farms in Namibia. The guest farm  lies about 1234m high on a giant ridge, the natural geologic divide, between the central highland and the Namib desert. You can enjoy a relaxing sundowner on the patio of your bungalow, the pool or the bar, while being dazzled by spectacular and typical Namibian sunsets.
The comfortable bungalows are fitted with a double bed and some contain one or two single beds, electrical fittings, a shower and WC. Join your host on a game-drive in an open-air landrover.

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