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Mowani Mountain Camp
Mowani Mountain Camp
Mowani Mountain Camp
Mowani Mountain Camp
Mowani Mountain Camp
Mowani Mountain Camp
Mowani Mountain Camp
Mowani Mountain Camp

Reviews of Mowani Mountain Camp

Wildlife sightings and reviews

152 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Mowani Mountain Camp 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, 30 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Mowani Mountain Camp.
Lion

5% success

Leopard

0% success

Cheetah

0% success

Elephant

80% success

Giraffe

59% success

Oryx

32% success

Zebra

14% success

Wildebeest

5% success

Black Rhino

0% success

Brown Hyena

0% success

Spotted Hyena

0% success

Showing 11-20 of 152
Duration
Arrival date
Mr D & Ms G
London

"Mowani Mountain Camp review"

2 nights Arrived 20 May 2023
"This camp was in a delightful setting but we felt wasn’t being run well.

Only men in front of house who didn’t understand the minutiae of hosting. Our welcome chat mostly consisted of what wasn’t included and the extras we would incur.

Also room not provided with fresh water each day. We were sadly disappointed with this camp" See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Average

Location:
Good
Service:
Poor
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Average
HarlowJones
Oxted

"Mowani Mountain Camp review"

2 nights Arrived 11 Feb 2023
"Stunning location, beautiful rooms, delicious food - luxury in the wilderness." See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Facilities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Mrs S
Bedfordshire

"Mowani Mountain Camp review"

1 night Arrived 7 Feb 2023
"Beautiful Lodge with fab sundowner spot!" See all these reviews: 20n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
M&A
San Diego

"Mowani Mountain Camp review"

2 nights Arrived 12 Oct 2022
"Unique camp with huts spread out amongst the large picturesque rock formations. Very nice dining room, pool area and sunset viewing area atop a large rock outcrop. An area much like Joshua Tree National Park in California USA. Very nice dinners.

Activity-wise, few animals in the area other than elephants. On the plus side, there were a large number of elephants and nice opportunities to get close and observe for long periods of time. The petroglyphs are worth the visit, but other nearby points of interest (Organ pipes, Burnt Mountain) were disappointing to anyone who has traveled a bit and seen columnar basalt. And you can't hike in the Burnt Mountain area.

Our activities guide Bennie was friendly, knowledgeable, and from the nearby town of Khorixas. Having guides from the local area was a real plus, as we ere able to learn more about local culture and politics." See all these reviews: 15n in Namibia; 5n in South Africa
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

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

Elephant

2 sightings

Giraffe

1 sighting

D & P
Lavenham

"Mowani Mountain Camp review"

2 nights Arrived 16 Sep 2022
"Lovely lodge, wonderful views.

Can walk independently around the lodge.

Good for visiting rock carvings and finding desert elephants. Good bird watching from the lounge." See all these reviews: 15n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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

Elephant

9 sightings

Giraffe

2 sightings

Mrs H.
Whitchurch

"Mowani Mountain Camp review"

2 nights Arrived 10 Sep 2022
"Excellent accommodation, food and staff.

Unfortunate to only find one elephant on our nature drive (not usual) but our guide worked hard and we had a relaxed long time with him. The guide’s knowledge was very good and her bird spotting and identification was excellent.

The excursion to see the ancient rock art was interesting and informative." See all these reviews: 22n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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

Elephant

10 sightings

Giraffe

4 sightings

Mrs J.
Newton Abbot

"Mowani Mountain Camp review"

2 nights Arrived 5 Jul 2022
"Beautiful location with excellent service. welcoming and helpful. Highly recommended. Excellent in all aspects.

Worth doing desert elephant trip: tracking them down and then viewing very close in natural habitat." See all these reviews: 15n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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

Elephant

Multiple sightings

Mr & Mrs V
York

"Mowani Mountain Camp review"

1 night Arrived 30 May 2022
"We had left our car at Mowani in order to fly up to Hoanib.

Our return visit was, by virtue of familiarity , even more enjoyable than the first ." See all these reviews: 19n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs V
York

"Mowani Mountain Camp review"

2 nights Arrived 25 May 2022
"A stylish and comfortable camp, built to a high standard to blend in with the boulder strewn hill top on which it stands, with evocative views over the Twyfelfontein landscape.

We booked a 'superior view ' room which enabled us to watch the sun set from our own balcony ——what a treat .

There is a relatively easy signed walk around the camp, takes about an hour and a quarter, to further appreciate and enjoy the camp's setting." See all these reviews: 19n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs M
Chiswick

"Mowani Mountain Camp review"

2 nights Arrived 8 Mar 2022
"The most wonderful place in a stunning location. Everything first class! Staff very friendly and helpful.
Access can be tricky as road up to lodge very poor (D2612) probably easier to access from Skeleton coast.

We saw baboons whilst staying here - we didn’t go looking for elephants - but more than happy to stay at the camp and enjoy the amazing bird life." See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Showing 11-20 of 152
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152 reviews of Mowani Mountain Camp by travellers since August 2007
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