Etendeka Mountain Camp

Etendeka Mountain Camp

10 tents
Traveller's rating
Excellent (97%) From 80 reviews
Best for 10+
Closed 7–31 January

Etendeka Mountain Camp is a small, rustic eco camp, located in a private 500km² concession area (effectively a private reserve) in the foothills of the Grootberg massif, which stands in stunning scenery amidst the ancient Etendeka lava flows of northern Damaraland. Here the basalt rock has been slowly eroded over millennia, leaving scattered boulders lying upon dramatic flat-topped mountains. One of the first 'real' safari camps in Namibia, Etendeka opened around 1991 and has been run since then by Dennis Liebenberg, ably assisted by his head guide, Bonny.

Our view of Etendeka Camp

Etendeka is relatively simple by the standards of modern safari camps, and is exceptional in being owner-run for around two decades – a major achievement. What's even more impressive is that Dennis and Bonny have retained their enthusiasm, and still manage to make sure that their guests have a really individual experience. Etendeka's fairly small size, communal dining and simple but excellent home-cooked food combines to make this a friendly and relaxed camp. It will appeal strongly to those who love solitude, great scenery and walking – whilst the wildlife which is increasingly visible here comes as a real bonus!

Etendeka Camp: Traveller ratings

Excellent(97%) From 80 travellers

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Etendeka Camp
18-Feb to 10-Mar 16
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15-Sep to 15-Oct 15
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Unique wilderness camp opportunity
9-Sep to 4-Oct 15
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28-Jul to 16-Aug 15
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Fantastic getaway at Etendeka Mountain Camp
23-Jul to 8-Aug 15
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