Andersson’s Camp is family-friendly and ideally located to enjoy the extensive private 30 000-hectare Ongava Game Reserve, with excursions into neighbouring Etosha National Park – Namibia’s most famous wildlife safari destination. It's also one of the best places to see both black and white rhino in southern Africa.
Quirky personality and a sense of bygone times give Canyon Roadhouse its special charm. The roadhouse-style lodge is located 25km from the impressive Fish River Canyon, arguably the second largest canyon in the world. This unique spot is praised for its friendly staff and creative flair, offering a fun and laid-back stay in remote southern Namibia. The 24 spacious, en-suite rooms are set around courtyards featuring the unusual flora of this arid region and the main restaurant brims with vintage decor that adds to the sense that time has stood still at Canyon Roadhouse.
Damara Mopane Lodge is an ideal base for exploring the unique gems of dramatic Damaraland - from prehistoric Twyfelfontein rock engravings and towering sandstone formations, to desert-adapted elephants and the Petrified Forest. Each quaint chalet features its own little garden complete with flowers, herbs and vegetables that are used to prepare fresh and tasty meals at the excellent restaurant. The charming setting and friendly staff really make the lodge.
Owned and largely managed by the local community, Damaraland Camp is a model of a successful community partnership. Eco-friendly, yet luxurious, this intimate safari camp offers first-hand encounters with some of the most highly-adapted local wildlife, particularly desert elephant and black rhino - in starkly beautiful surrounds.
Although not in a game-rich area per se, Doro Nawas Camp is an excellent base from where to explore the dramatic and stark Damaraland landscape. Arid and inhospitable, it's surprisingly home to a diverse range of desert-adapted wildlife, including desert-elephant, gemsbok, springbok, bat-eared fox – even the odd black rhino or cheetah.
Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp sits in scenic, wide valley where two tributaries of the Hoanib River meet. It straddles two wilderness areas: private Palmwag Concession and the iconic Skeleton Coast National Park in one of Namibia’s most remote areas. Dramatic scenery, sightings of remarkable desert-adapted wildlife and huge seal colonies are just some of its attractions …
These desert lodges (Kulala Desert Lodge and the exclusive Little Kulala) are set in the private Kulala Wilderness Reserve, close to the Namibia’s famous towering red sand sea, which features Sossusvlei Dunes, the Dead Vlei and Sesriem Canyon. Local wildlife is remarkably adapted and endemic: from the stately gemsbok to the tiny ‘barking’ gecko.
Namushasha is one of those special places that leaves you wishing you could stay longer and wanting to return. The viewing decks and all of the chalets look out over the remote Kwando River, where hippos, elephants, buffalos and a multitude of birds gather. This stunningly-located riverside lodge emerges as the highlight of many a safari in the Caprivi region.
Set on the private, established Ongava Game Reserve, these three safari camps: Little Ongava (flagship), Ongava Tented Camp and Ongava Lodge, offer the best of both worlds: unhurried private game viewing within Ongava and excursions into the world-famous Etosha National Park. Aside from elephant, all the larger game are free to roam between the two parks, known for healthy numbers of black and white rhino, black-faced impala and lion.
Set in the starkly beautiful Hartmann Valley in the remote north-western corner of Namibia, Serra Cafema Camp is luxurious, intimate and peaceful; providing one of the most authentic interactions with the fascinating Himba people – one of the last semi-nomadic people on Earth.
Sossusvlei Desert Lodge lies in the heart of Namibia’s ancient Namib Desert, offering you serene silence and romantic luxury in this extraordinary, dramatic landscape. It’s a place of endless space, broad horizons and some of the most fascinating desert-adapted creatures on the planet.
The star rating refers to the official grading given to this lodge or hotel by the Tourism Grading Council. In some cases the star rating is not official, but represents our own estimate of the accommodation.
One star means very basic accommodation
Two stars means comfortable, clean accommodation that is not overly spacious or luxurious. Basic facilities.
Three stars means good quality accommodation with en-suite bathroom and a reasonable level of luxury. Very comfortable and reasonably spacious.
Four stars means luxury accommodation of high quality, with most modern conveniences. High quality service, food and facilities.
Five stars means spacious, ultra luxury accommodation with the highest standards of service, food and facilities. All modern conveniences can be expected, although some facilities like air-conditioning cannot be guaranteed at all 5-star lodges, due to limited availability of electricity.