Erongo Wilderness Lodge

Reviews of Erongo Wilderness Lodge

Excellent(96%) From 224 travellers
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Below are independent comments from 224 of our travellers who have visited Erongo Wilderness Lodge, and have kindly agreed to share their thoughts.

They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa.
Mr & Mrs O from Chester
Arrived on: 1-Jun-2014 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Erongo Wilderness Lodge review

Quirky. Fun.

Too isolated for our one night stay. We had to park away from our accommodation which was not convenient for packing up on our last night.

Very cold at night in a tented room without the "sides" covered. Yes we could have covered them ourselves but this was looked after elsewhere. Food served outside under the stars - fine but could not see our food at all!!

Added inconvenient mileage for our last night and still a long way to the airport. Particularly rough road. Would have been extremely difficult for people with less than average mobility. Should point this out.

However a very nice free guided walk to the top of the rocks for sundowners!

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Mr & Mrs E - Perth
Arrived on: 14-May-2014 Stayed for: 2 nights
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A must stay place - 2 nights minimum

Heaven sent lodge. Everything was excellent and we were very glad to spend two nights.

The walks were really enjoyable and should be joined. A place to return to.

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Mr F & Mrs B - Namibia in April
Arrived on: 11-May-2014 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Superb Stay

Stunning location and very welcoming hosts, excellent walks, guides informative, staff very helpful. Most enjoyable stay.

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Mr. & Mrs. W from Alaska
Arrived on: 18-Apr-2014 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Erongo Wilderness Lodge review

Outstanding tents, dining area, food, scenery and staff.

Great hikes on your own or with a guide.

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Mr D & Mrs J. from Dudley
Arrived on: 10-Apr-2014 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Erongo Wilderness Lodge review

Rangers very helpful and arranged a walk Jennifer could do.

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Mr F & Ms G - Surrey
Arrived on: 12-Mar-2014 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Erongo - baboons and wonderful birds

We spent two nights at Erongo on the way from Etosha to Solitaire, and it truly felt like stepping sideways out of the rest of the world. You need a 4x4 to drive up to the entrance (or park lower down and catch a ride), and the tented lodges are sited in a valley between three towering koppies that is its own self-contained little world.

The food is excellent, the lodges are incredibly comfortable and the staff are friendly and knowledgeable. Dinner on the patio outside the restaurant was excellent, and so was a whole day spent lazing and birdwatching. There are baboons in the hills all around and towards sunset they come back from foraging to groom and play dominance games in the rocks all around.

Two days was too short.

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Mr M & Ms O from Kidderminster
Arrived on: 11-Mar-2014 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Lovely Setting

Excellent setting, beautiful accommodation.

Loz and Mart knew the hosts from previous encounters - they used to run a lodge in Zamibia.

Not a lot going on, wouldn't recommend the game drive - didn't see anything!

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Ms T and Mr R from Bath
Arrived on: 19-Feb-2014 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Erongo Wilderness Lodge review

This was excellent.Very friendly and engaging staff.

Loved the setting and the sundowner walks.

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Mr S and Ms E from Oxford
Arrived on: 14-Feb-2014 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Erongo Wilderness Lodge review

Truly wonderful and we had a really lovely time.

They made a real effort to help us celebrate Valentines day and a 50'th birthday.

The location and surrounding boulders are really spectacular and we were blessed with really lovely weather - what a great last day in Namibia for us.

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Kathryn
Arrived on: 10-Feb-2014 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Excellent Erongo

We loved Erongo and I think we were particularly lucky with Tent 6: a long walk but worth it for the wonderful views. The tents are really roomy and comfortable.

The guides there (we had Kulis - spelling?) are knowledgeable and fun but even the waiters are bird experts.

The evening it rained and rained, a member of staff came up to offer us an umbrella so we could get to dinner. It is a great place for bird-watchers.

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