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Doro Nawas
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Reviews of Doro Nawas

Wildlife sightings and reviews

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

Wildlife sightings by our travellers
Starting in May-2018, 65 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Doro Nawas.
Lion

0% success

Leopard

0% success

Cheetah

2% success

Elephant

90% success

Oryx

59% success

Giraffe

49% success

Zebra

21% success

Wildebeest

9% success

Brown Hyena

6% success

Black Rhino

2% success

Spotted Hyena

2% success

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Arrival date
Ms R
N. Yorkshire

"Doro Nawas review"

2 nights Arrived 19 Jan 2024
"AMAZING. The best place we stayed - utterly wonderful in every aspect.

An amazing drive in, a warm greeting, all the staff were extremely friendly and attentive - over and above. We had an exceptionally knowledgeable guide, Stephanos, whose gentle manner and patient answering of all our endless questions - from elephants' feet to Namibia's government and education system - was much appreciated.

Exceptional food cooked by Francisca (every part of every meal was outstanding - from green beans to scrambled eggs), lovely pool with a view, and we loved being able to sleep and shower outside, although our room - and the lodge itself - was stunning. The information book Wilderness puts in the rooms is really helpful.

We can't say enough good things about Doro Nawas and its staff." See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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

Elephant

10 sightings

Giraffe

7 sightings

Mr and Mrs G
Bucks

"Doro Nawas review"

2 nights Arrived 19 Dec 2023
"Doro Nawas is rather unusual with its elevated position and great views. The rooms were luxurious and we loved the outside shower and ability to wheel the bed out and sleep under the stars. We much enjoyed a nature walk with our female guide (her nickname was "Mamie") who was fantastic. She also took us on a game drive and we spent lots of time with the desert elephants, which was magical. Viewing of them seems to be pretty much guaranteed in the river valleys, which was a nice surprise as we'd thought we were going to be trekking them with there being quite a possibility of no sightings.

The food in the camp was a bit hit and miss - there was little choice. Sometimes it was delicious and at other meals it was odd or disappointing eg some lamb chops with virtually no meat but lots of fat!" See all these reviews: 7n in South Africa; 4n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Average
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr and Mrs M
Scotland

"Doro Nawas review"

1 night Arrived 22 Nov 2023
"Reception/restaurant in fabulous hilltop setting with thatched lodges laid out below. Two pilots were the only other guests so we got personal service! Staff were very welcoming and food was excellent. Views from the terrace were amazing.

Highlight was getting the bed pushed out on the terrace and sleeping under the starry sky. Amazing experience seeing the dark sky, Milky Way, shooting stars and even the international space station passed over!

Nearby Twyfelfontein petroglyphs (Rock paintings and engravings) is well worth a visit.

Doro Nawis is great place to stay - wish we had had more than one night there." See all these reviews: 23n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Mr N
United Kingdom

"Doro Nawas review"

2 nights Arrived 11 Nov 2023
"This was the stand-out lodge we stayed in.

Truly remarkable setting and views. The food was exquisite.

Everything about this lodge was great." See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr D
London

"Doro Nawas review"

3 nights Arrived 29 Sep 2023
"An excellent lodge, friendly staff and good guiding." See all these reviews: 12n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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

Elephant

3 sightings

Mr P.
Chelmsford

"Doro Nawas review"

2 nights Arrived 18 Sep 2023
"We loved the place and will always remeber the singing and the opportunity to sleep under the stars.

The night creature tour is not very substantial, nor the visit to the cultural museum and rock formation." See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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

Elephant

Multiple sightings

Giraffe

1 sighting

Oryx

Multiple sightings

Mr D.Geer
Chelmsford

"Doro Nawas review"

2 nights Arrived 18 Sep 2023
"Excellant in all ways" See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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

Cheetah

1 sighting

Elephant

Multiple sightings

Giraffe

Multiple sightings

Oryx

Multiple sightings

Spotted Hyena

1 sighting

Wildebeest

Multiple sightings

Zebra

Multiple sightings

Mrs B.
Chicago

"Doro Nawas review"

2 nights Arrived 15 Sep 2023
"Such a unique experience!" See all these reviews: 16n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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

Elephant

Multiple sightings

Oryx

Multiple sightings

Mrs C.
London

"Doro Nawas review"

2 nights Arrived 6 Sep 2023
"This was one of my favourite locations in Namibia. The design of the lodge was fabulous and the staff were outstanding.

Nothing was too much trouble, and the welcome was impressive including the a capella singing to greet us, entertain us at supper and wave us goodbye at the end.

The rooms were well appointed and spacious with plenty of hot water and other amenities. You could sleep under the stars and the staff would roll out your bed and ensure you had extra blankets and a hot water bottle. It was magical.

The food was delicious, with barbecues and tables under the stars on one night.

The guiding staff were around the evening before pointing out stars and constellations. The early start the next day was wonderful with the sun rising over the desert. Our guide showed us how to spot tracks, and we headed off to find desert elephants - surprisingly friendly. Our guide was hugely knowledgeable on flora and fauna as well as animal behaviour. Again a lot of birds as well as elephants, giraffes, baboons, ostriches, tree squirrels and much more.

It was also really interesting to be part of a community project and to see this in action.

The pool was wonderfully refreshing and lovely to use" See all these reviews: 12n in Namibia; 3n in Botswana; 2n in Zimbabwe
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

Oryx

Multiple sightings

Jorge
Oporto

"Doro Nawas review"

2 nights Arrived 4 Sep 2023
"Same as Kulala, the tents for this time of the year are too cold." See all these reviews: 10n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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

Oryx

Multiple sightings

Zebra

1 sighting

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