The Huab River Valley lies in one of the best wilderness areas in Namibia, offering endless vistas of plains, valleys and mountains. Damaraland Camp is run in partnership with the Torra Conservancy and visits to the local farmstead reveal the fruits of this very positive relationship.
Each of the ten spacious en-suite, adobe-style thatched accommodations (including a family unit) has a large private viewing deck. New technology and ancient knowledge makes for an ultra-light footprint; nature drives and guided walks offer sights of desert-adapted wildlife, ancient rock-art and striking geological formations. Astonishing night skies round out each day’s experiences.
INSIDER'S TIP: Meet members of the local village on a community visit and discover the inspiring story of how Damaraland Camp came to be …
- Private Vehicle Available
The camp comprises nine adobe-style, twin-bedded accommodation, under thatch – with en-suite facilities. Each built on a raised wooden deck, with gravel pathways on the ground linking through to the main area.
There is one family unit consisting of two bedrooms, each with two three quarter beds per bedroom, and own en-suite facilities. Separate entrances lead to each bedroom, while a shared outdoor deck connects both units.
Number of Rooms: 10
- Electrical Outlets
- Internet Access (Complimentary)
- Laundry Service (Available)
- Lounge Area
- Mosquito Nets
- Tea / Coffee
Morning and afternoon nature drives reveal the dramatic scenery, and fascinating wildlife of the region. Desert-adapted elephant are the highlight of the area, although the natural cycle of rainfall dictates the seasonal movements of wildlife along the Huab River.
Learn more about the ancient geological wonders of Damaraland; as well as the unique plants, birds and reptiles that have superbly adapted to this arid area. * Weather permitting and subject to the availability of a qualified walking guide.
Damaraland is known for its ancient rock art. Guests on stays of three nights or more can take a day drive to Twyfelfontein, and visit some of these remains and marvel at the artists of ages past. Picnic lunch provided. * Subject to guide and vehicle availability.
Learn about the unique heritage of the local peoples, which include Nama-Damara, Herero, Owambo, and the displaced Riemvasmaakers of South Africa. This activity allows you to respectfully engage with these communities, and includes a visit to the local school (when available as per the school calendar).
Set out in the morning by vehicle and on foot, to follow the Save The Rhino Trust expert guides, monitoring and tracking one of their charges – the desert-adapted black rhino. Due to the vast terrain, long distances can be covered, with other wildlife to be seen along the way. * Note that the guided…