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Doro Nawas
Doro Nawas
Doro Nawas
Doro Nawas
Doro Nawas
Doro Nawas
Doro Nawas
Doro Nawas

Doro Nawas: Information from the owner

General information

Type
Safari Lodge
No. of rooms
16

About this information

All the information on this page is supplied to us directly from the lodge owner and reflects their view, not ours.

For Expert Africa's view, see our own full report on Doro Nawas, which contains our own observations and views.


Last updated by Owner
2 Dec 2022
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Facilities at Doro Nawas

Property facilities
Bar, Internet Access (Complimentary), Library, Pool
Room facilities
Electrical Outlets, En-Suite, Fan, Laundry Service (Available), Mosquito Nets, Outside Shower, Safe, Tea / Coffee, Verandah
Activities on site
Bird Watching, Game Drives, Sleep Outs, Walks (Guided)
Nearby activities
Cultural Tours
Languages
English

Room types at Doro Nawas

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Family Accommodation

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 and outdoor seating area connects both units (each of the tents are separated by a short boardwalk).

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Standard Twin/Double Tent(s)

Wilderness Doro Nawas has spectacular views of the flat-topped mountains of the Etendeka Range, which begin north of the Huab River. The camp comprises fifteen canvas tented accommodations, with en-suite facilities. Each built on a raised wooden deck, with rocky pathways on the ground linking through to the main area. The airy verandas offer incredible views by day, and a resting place by night from which to gaze at – and fall asleep under – the canopy of infinite stars as the beds are equipped with wheels to roll out onto the deck for sleep-outs.

Activities at Doro Nawas

Wilderness Doro Nawas – Birding

A number of endemic bird species call Wilderness Doro Nawas’ rocky slopes and seemingly barren valleys home, such as Ruppell’s korhaan or Benuela long-billed lark.

Wilderness Doro Nawas – Cultural Visits

Back of house tours and camp chats about the Doro !Nawas Conservancy, the Damara/Nama language and traditions offer rewarding insights into the community, while the Damara Living Museum displays the traditional culture of the Damara people.

Wilderness Doro Nawas – Geological Excursions

Visit the ancient San rock art engravings at Twylfelfontein, a World Heritage Site, as well as the Petrified Forest, Burnt Mountain and Organ Pipes, all unusual and incredible geological phenomena.

Wilderness Doro Nawas – Guided Nature Walks

Learn more about the survival strategies of the desert-adapted flora and fauna of this challenging environment. Adaptation to the desert environment is the miracle of all that survives here.

Wilderness Doro Nawas – Guided Night Walks

After dark, another realm of the Namib awakes. Walks reveal some of these captivating critters such scorpions which fluoresce under UV lights.

Wilderness Doro Nawas – Nature Drives

While the landscape does not support huge herds, desert-adapted life such as springbok, gemsbok and even elephant can be seen on nature drives which are topped off with a river lunch or scenic walk at "Little Table Mountain”.

Wilderness Doro Nawas – Star Bed

Sleep out on your veranda under the starry skies of the Namib. and be lulled to sleep by the evocative nocturnal sounds of Africa.

Wilderness Doro Nawas – Stargazing

Namibia is known for its clear night skies, and with no light pollution this is the ideal spot from which to learn about the stars and planets that whirl above us.

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