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Camp Kipwe

Reviews of Camp Kipwe

Wildlife sightings and reviews

117 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Camp Kipwe and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa

Wildlife sightings by our travellers
Starting in Jun-2018, 26 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Camp Kipwe.
Lion

0% success

Leopard

0% success

Cheetah

0% success

Elephant

81% success

Giraffe

52% success

Oryx

52% success

Zebra

20% success

Wildebeest

6% success

Black Rhino

0% success

Brown Hyena

0% success

Spotted Hyena

0% success

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Duration
Arrival date
Mr & Mrs M
Hagley

"First Class"

1 night Arrived 30 May 2024
"Another high class resort, usefully located near the sights in Twyfelfontein.

Very luxurious. Good food and service. Only spent one night so did not take part in their activities.

Note : Recent big price rise in entrance fees for sights to around 250 – 270 Namibian Dollars for international visitors." See all these reviews: 26n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs B
Wiltshire

"Camp Kipwe review"

2 nights Arrived 24 May 2024
"We LOVED Camp Kipwe!

Stunning and varied scenery on the drive from Swakopmund and some tricky driving on the D2612, but a fabulous welcome from such a professional friendly staff. Cold towels, cold drinks, then tea and cake!

Our room (No. 1) was gorgeous - spacious, luxurious, quirky and a fabulous view from our terrace.

The restaurant was so good - exceptional service and beautifully presented delicious food in a superb setting for both dinner and breakfast.

Great game drive with Ziggy who worked so hard for us to find the desert adapted elephants, when we also saw giraffes with babies.

The pool is very attractive but merely a plunge pool, but lots of shaded sunloungers for relaxing.

The sundowner spot up some steps was very special - a terrific view and nicely served drinks with some tasty canapés.

We were so impressed with everything about Camp Kipwe and the service was exceptional." See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Sightings Report

Elephant

2 sightings

Giraffe

1 sighting

A & J
UK

"Camp Kipwe review"

2 nights Arrived 8 Mar 2024
"amazing location in the boulders with a neat sundowner bar at the top of the hill .

A shady rockpool for swimming and a great bar/restaurant terrace and view. Staff very attentive.

The drive to see desert adapted elephants was very successful and we had a great outlook for the coffee break." See all these reviews: 17n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Sightings Report

Elephant

Multiple sightings

Giraffe

Multiple sightings

John
Western Canada

"Camp Kipwe review"

2 nights Arrived 16 Dec 2023
"Really neat setting in the crumbling down mountain area of Damaraland.

Lodge is uniquely built in and around these boulders and natural formations.

Nice sundowner bar at the top of the stairs.

Rooms were great with outdoor shower and toilet facilities.

Food was very good!" See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Sightings Report

Elephant

Multiple sightings

Giraffe

Multiple sightings

Oryx

Multiple sightings

Mr & Mrs QS
Wiltshire

"Camp Kipwe review"

2 nights Arrived 15 Mar 2023
"well designed camp but small pool" See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
J n S
Yorkshire

"Camp Kipwe review"

2 nights Arrived 8 Mar 2023
"Best location of entire trip. Great place with characterful, comfortable rooms.

Food was excellent and staff great. Trip to see the desert elephants with a knowledgeable and patient guide.

This place will live long in the memory (particularly the sundowners). Fantastic location with wonderful views.

Swimming in the pool whilst being watched by a gecko and a mongoose was especially memorable." See all these reviews: 16n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Sightings Report

Elephant

Multiple sightings

Giraffe

Multiple sightings

Oryx

Multiple sightings

Mr A
Mallorca

"Camp Kipwe review"

2 nights Arrived 25 Dec 2022
"Kipwe is a piece of design genius. Each cabin is hidden amongst the boulders with fantastic outdoor bathrooms and we had an ensuite tent(luxury), set up for our 11 year old son, who loved it.

There is also a sundowner spot at the top of the boulder hill that gives great 360 views.

We loved the desert elephant tour too along the huab river. This was pure bbc wildlife documentary stuff in real life and our guide ziggy was very good.

Stunning scenery. Twfellfontain is also very close by, which is worth a quick visit." See all these reviews: 21n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Sightings Report

Elephant

10 sightings

Oryx

10 sightings

Mr & Mrs L
Birmingham

"Camp Kipwe review"

2 nights Arrived 9 Oct 2022
"Although it’s listed as including drinks and laundry, it doesn’t and as there’s an engraved sign on the bathroom mirror that they’re not doing laundry due to water shortages, it’s clearly a long-term plan.

The road to the camp is horrendous and it was a relief to arrive with the car in one piece & very glad we were in a 4 wheel drive! There were no activities planned on the first day, which was actually quite nice as it gave us a chance to chill.

The bungalows are quite sweet and we had a separate deck with chairs looking towards the west for sunset. The bathroom is all outside & it’s surprising to feel a little chilly in the shower when the temperature outside was so high.

The nature drive the following morning was great and we saw plenty of elephants as well as giraffes. We also did the afternoon drive to see the rock carvings and enjoyed that more down to the quality of the guide." See all these reviews: 15n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Sightings Report

Elephant

4 sightings

Giraffe

2 sightings

Ms TC
Florida

"Camp Kipwe review"

1 night Arrived 4 Oct 2022
"A wonderful surprise, wished we stayed here longer than one night, the bungalow was lovely, and the meals were excellent.

The staff was very attentive.

Would definitely consider staying here again, the place was very peaceful and the scenery was amazing!" See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Family A
Scarborough

"Camp Kipwe review"

3 nights Arrived 26 Sep 2022
"This was a real joy and I am glad that we stayed three nights. Excellent drive to see the elephants which were quite a long way down the river. Also saw red hartebeest, kudu and springbok. We saw leopard tracks in the river bed when we went on a walk.

The views from our room were outstanding.

Food was excellent. There was a really lovely relaxed vibe. Highly recommended." See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia; 1n in South Africa
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Good
Sightings Report

Elephant

Multiple sightings

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117 reviews of Camp Kipwe by travellers since August 2007
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