Reviews of Erongo Wilderness
Wildlife sightings and reviews
411 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Erongo Wilderness and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa
General evening drive well worth the extra payment. Lots of trails to walk on your own. Great desserts.
Thank you for recommending this one!" See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia; 12n in South Africa
Lovely tented rooms with loads of space and generous outdoor decks/seating. Guided walks were free and well staffed. Very good food. The whole design and ambience of the camp is superb - we were welcomed by Dhow (manager?) who was an excellent host.
A really nice place." See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia
"Wonderful experience amongst the granite boul"
The baboons pass a short distance away from this chalet at dawn and are quite a feature of this whole property. There are self guided walks which were a relief from all the driving. Most places during our trip advised against walking alone for all sorts of reasons (animals, scorpions and snakes and just getting lost).
We had some of the most consistently good food at this venue and a very good wine list. The local town is popular with craftspeople and artisans but sadly we didn't have time to explore.
This is a very good option to shorten the drive back to Windhoek but if you are driving straight to the airport for a midday flight then you will have to leave very early as the roadworks on the outskirts of the capital are a problem." See all these reviews: 18n in Namibia
"great finish to our trip at Erongo"
The focus is on hiking and the tours were well planned." See all these reviews: 21n in Namibia
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We went on one hike on our own and were not advised that the return portion of the trail had not been cleared of 3 foot high grass. The directional markers were on stones on the ground and could not be seen.
We were never lost but to bushwhacked for 3 km to get back to the lodge." See all these reviews: 12n in Namibia; 4n in Botswana; 2n in Zimbabwe
"The free guided walks were superb."
Superb game for moonlight dinner on deck . Staff friendly . Breakfast tray brought to table was a full continental - cold meat , cheese , home made bread , yoghurts . Dassies ( Rock Hyrax?) , lovebirds , baboons and loads of lizards!" See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia
"What a wonderful way to end our trip!"
The dining area provides a picturesque setting to go with the delicious food. The meals were up there with the best that we had on the trip, particularly the breakfasts. I'm still thinking about those savory and sweet pancakes!
The highlight of staying at the Erongo Wilderness Lodge for us was the guided activities. We loved our long walk in the morning with Kulis. He was very knowledgeable of the area and quite entertaining. His love of the area where he grew up is evident when you spend time with him on these walks. We also went on an afternoon drive to Paula's Cave, which was an enjoyable way to wrap up our day after a long walk in the morning. During both excursions, we saw different birds and wildlife, though no leopards this time around.
Overall, we highly recommend this lovely lodge and be sure to utilize the guided activities while there!" See all these reviews: 12n in Namibia
"Finally, you can walk and hike here!"
"wonderful tented cabins amongst the rocks"
Our guided nature walk was a treat and we leant a great deal.Great for birds.
Food was excellent, the pool was lovely." See all these reviews: 26n in Namibia; 2n in Botswana
"Erongo Wilderness Lodge review"
We thoroughly enjoyed all we could while there. The pool was refreshing, the natural bird bath, strategically placed just beside the restaurant, was a gift to birdwatchers, and the location for Sundowners, which was a physical challenge to attain, atop a kopje, was rewarding.
Our morning guided nature walk before we left was filled with new information and reasons to return. We followed the trail of an ardvark hoping to see him, and had the landscape, flora and fauna explained.
This Lodge is close to Windhoek and we have advised our friends there to make sure they visit." See all these reviews: 7n in Namibia; 6n in Botswana; 3n in Zimbabwe
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