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Damaraland
Damaraland
Damaraland
Damaraland
Damaraland
Damaraland
Damaraland
Damaraland
Damaraland
Damaraland
Damaraland

track endangered black rhino on foot

oryx are able to survive on very little water

walking trails in the wilderness

nimble Hartmann's mountain zebra

boundless open spaces

game viewing on horseback

masterpieces etched into rock

uninterrupted views to lose yourself in

unusual rock formations resembling Organ Pipes

feast on the spectacular ruggedness that is damaraland

exquisite sunsets to get lost in

Damaraland

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Damaraland is a vast, beautiful wilderness in north-west Namibia.
Much of the landscape was formed by ancient lava flows.
Damaraland has many unusual rock formations....
and rare flora.
The barren soil encourages only a few drought-resistant plant species.
The region is renowned for its geology...
as well as having a World Heritage site of rock paintings at Twyfelfontein
Damaraland is home to desert-adapted elephants.
They can be seen in dry rivers, whose banks are lined with trees for food.
The mountains provide breathtaking views,
and stunning sunsets!
Welwitchia mirabilis is common here and able to survive in this harsh dry environment with very little water.
Welwitchia mirabilis is common here and able to survive in this harsh dry environment with very little water.
Guests can go on scenic drives in the area...
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Damaraland is a vast, beautiful wilderness in north-west Namibia.
Damaraland is a vast, beautiful wilderness in north-west Namibia.
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Much of the landscape was formed by ancient lava flows.
Much of the landscape was formed by ancient lava flows.
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Damaraland has many unusual rock formations....
Damaraland has many unusual rock formations....
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and rare flora.
and rare flora.
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The barren soil encourages only a few drought-resistant plant species.
The barren soil encourages only a few drought-resistant plant species.
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The region is renowned for its geology...
The region is renowned for its geology...
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as well as having a World Heritage site of rock paintings at Twyfelfontein
as well as having a World Heritage site of rock paintings at Twyfelfontein
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Damaraland is home to desert-adapted elephants.
Damaraland is home to desert-adapted elephants.
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They can be seen in dry rivers, whose banks are lined with trees for food.
They can be seen in dry rivers, whose banks are lined with trees for food.
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The mountains provide breathtaking views,
The mountains provide breathtaking views,
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and stunning sunsets!
and stunning sunsets!
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Welwitchia mirabilis is common here and able to survive in this harsh dry environment with very little water.
Welwitchia mirabilis is common here and able to survive in this harsh dry environment with very little water.
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Welwitchia mirabilis is common here and able to survive in this harsh dry environment with very little water.
Welwitchia mirabilis is common here and able to survive in this harsh dry environment with very little water.
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Guests can go on scenic drives in the area...
Guests can go on scenic drives in the area...
LOLDIA HOUSE in RIFT VALLEY

Safaris visiting Damaraland

Just ideas, we'll always tailor-make a trip for you


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Chongololo Self-drive Safari

21 days • 11 locations
WINDHOEK AIRPORT TO WINDHOEK AIRPORT

This self-drive safari focuses on the best walking experiences in Namibia. Get your boots ready for the apricot dunes of the Namib Desert and the ancient hills of Damaraland.

US$6,930 - US$7,690 per person

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Hartebeest Self-drive Safari

16 days • 8 locations
WINDHOEK AIRPORT TO WINDHOEK AIRPORT

This self-drive safari focuses on the best cultural experiences in Namibia. Visit a Himba village and enjoy three days living with the San Bushmen interspersed with some excellent wildlife watching.

US$4,050 - US$4,430 per person

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Hoopoe Fly-in Safari

11 days • 4 locations
WINDHOEK AIRPORT TO WINDHOEK AIRPORT

This relaxed fly-in safari reveals Namibia at its best. Generous timings and a wide choice of activities help travellers to enjoy the best of the country’s most spectacular areas.

US$6,560 - US$8,400 per person

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Dune Lark Fly & Drive Safari

14 days • 8 locations
WINDHOEK AIRPORT TO WINDHOEK AIRPORT

A combination fly-in self-drive exploration of Namibia, with quick, easy and scenic flights in and out of Sossusvlei before a classic road trip adventure of the country’s rugged north.

US$5,560 - US$5,950 per person

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Black-faced Impala Guided Safari

13 days • 6 locations
WINDHOEK AIRPORT TO WINDHOEK AIRPORT

A unique mix of luxury and adventure in our original, and perhaps most varied, destination on a privately guided Namibian overland safari. Perfect for families, friends or couples travelling together.

US$6,780 - US$9,450 per person

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Caracal Self-drive Safari

14 days • 8 locations
WINDHOEK AIRPORT TO WINDHOEK AIRPORT

The quintessential Namibian self-drive adventure exploring the highlights from Sossusvlei and the Namib Desert to Damaraland’s wilderness and a safari in Etosha. A great mix of accommodation and excellent value.

US$2,540 - US$3,390 per person

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Pygmy Mouse Self-drive Safari

18 days • 10 locations
WINDHOEK AIRPORT TO VICTORIA FALLS AIRPORT

A truly epic southern African self-drive safari adventure from Namibia’s mountains and deserts, along the lush Caprivi Strip to Botswana and Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, staying at luxury lodges throughout.

US$5,240 - US$7,170 per person

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Bateleur Fly-in Safari

7 days • 4 locations
WINDHOEK AIRPORT TO WINDHOEK AIRPORT

Classic fly-in Namibian safari staying at excellent camps. Explore Sossusvlei’s dunes and track Damaraland’s desert elephants before a safari in Etosha. Incredible scenery, good wildlife viewing and authentic cultural experiences.

US$6,290 - US$7,660 per person

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Where to stay in Damaraland

Our suggestions for safari camps in Damaraland


Doro Nawas

Doro Nawas

Comfortable rooms and a convenient location make the community run Doro Nawas a great base for exploring Damaraland.


93% (435 reviews)
Mowani Mountain Camp

Mowani Mountain Camp

Mowani is a beautiful and stylish mountain retreat in southern Damaraland; it makes a great base for visits toTwyfelfontein.


94% (130 reviews)
Damaraland Camp

Damaraland Camp

Setting the standard for community partnerships, Damaraland Camp offers a beautiful location, a range of activities – and a genuine welcome.


95% (113 reviews)
Etendeka Mountain Camp

Etendeka Camp

Etendeka is an owner-run camp in the remote and less visited north of Damaraland. The camp is renowned for it's spectacular guided walking trails.


96% (110 reviews)
Desert Rhino Camp

Desert Rhino Camp

Desert Rhino Camp offers a rare opportunity to track black rhino on foot in one of the last true wilderness areas – an amazing experience.


97% (108 reviews)
Camp Kipwe

Camp Kipwe

With comfortable rooms, open-air bathrooms, good food and beautiful scenery, Camp Kipwe offers a variety of nature and cultural excursions.


95% (102 reviews)
Grootberg Lodge

Grootberg Lodge

On the edge of an ancient plateau Grootberg Lodge has a stunning location and arguably the best views of any lodge in Namibia.


92% (89 reviews)
Twyfelfontein Country Lodge

Twyfelfontein C'try Lod.

A large lodge set among the rocks, Twyfelfontein Country Lodge is a convenient base for visiting the rock engravings, which are only 4km away.


82% (50 reviews)
Palmwag Lodge

Palmwag Lodge

Palmwag Lodge has a great location by a spring in the Uniab River and offers access to an area where you can see a variety of desert-dwelling animals.


82% (33 reviews)
Huab Lodge

Huab Lodge

Huab is a classic little Namibian Lodge which is slightly off the beaten track in a lesser visited part of Damaraland.


90% (28 reviews)
Brandberg White Lady Lodge

Brandberg White Lady

Brandberg White Lady Lodge, nestled at the foot of its namesake, makes a good base from which to visit bushman rock paintings including the 'White Lady'.


70% (23 reviews)
Spitzkoppen Lodge

Spitzkoppen Lodge

Spitzkoppen Lodge provides stylish accommodation in a beautiful area with guided access to sites of ancient Bushman rock art.


95% (23 reviews)
Vingerklip Lodge

Vingerklip Lodge

Vingerklip Lodge occupies a lovely location, but is a little too far east for guests to visit Damaraland's main attractions.


85% (20 reviews)
White Lady B & B

White Lady B & B

White Lady B&B, a small, comfortable guesthouse, offers a stepping stone to the sites of southern Damaraland.


67% (6 reviews)
Khowarib Lodge

Khowarib Lodge

Khowarib Lodge has a great location overlooking the Hoanib River. This is one of the few places to offer authentic Himba village visits.


83% (6 reviews)
Brandberg Restcamp

Brandberg Restcamp

Brandberg Restcamp is a simple, no-frills place, close to many attractions, offering sundowner drives, guided hikes up the Brandberg and game drives .


56% (5 reviews)
Malansrus Tented Camp

Malansrus Camp

Within easy reach of Twyfelfontein, Malansrus offers a simple but comfortable base for visits to the rock engravings or seek out desert-adapted elephants.


76% (5 reviews)
Ugab Terrace Lodge

Ugab Terrace Lodge

Ugab Terrace Lodge is a comfortable stopover between Damaraland and Etosha National Park or Namibia’s Central Highlands.


75% (4 reviews)
Damara Mopane Lodge

Damara Mopane Lodge

Damara Mopane Lodge is a large 60 room lodge surrounded by beautiful gardens. It can be used as a comfortable stopover between Etosha and the Skeleton Coast


67% (3 reviews)
Etendeka Walking Trail

Etendeka Walking Trail

The Etendeka Walking Trail promises to offer a back-to-basics walking and camping experience in one of Namibia's most remote and untouched wilderness areas.


100% (2 reviews)
Ozondjou Trails

Ozondjou Trails

Ozondjou Trails Tented Camp offers an exclusive desert elephant experience in Namibia’s Damaraland.


90% (2 reviews)
Huab Under Canvas

Huab Under Canvas

Huab under Canvas is a no thrills bush camp offering top notch guiding in a remote wilderness area of Damaraland.


100% (1 review)
Palmwag Sleep-out

Palmwag Sleep-out

Palmwag Sleep-out is a simple camping experience and a great way to enjoy the remote beauty of the vast Palmwag Concession


100% (1 review)
Onduli Ridge

Onduli Ridge

Onduli Ridge is a no thrills bush camp offering top-notch guiding in a remote wilderness area of Damaraland.


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Sorris Sorris Lodge

Sorris Sorris Lodge

Overlooking the Brandberg Massif, Sorris Sorris is probably the most luxurious lodge in southern Damaraland.


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