Damaraland

Our top 23 lodges and safari camps in Damaraland

In northern and southern Damaraland lie a number of large concession areas, which are set aside for tourism. Listed below are some of our favorite places to stay. Ask us for more details of what's where, and what's likely to suit you best!

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Doro Nawas

Doro Nawas

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Doro Nawas Camp is perched on top of a rugged, rocky hill, on the floodplains of the dry Aba Huab River. Solid and almost foreboding ...More about Doro Nawas

Excellent  92%
(383 reviews)

Morning drive to see the elephants was most enjoyable. Doro Nawas reviews...

Mowani Mountain Camp

Mowani Mountain Camp

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Situated in the heart of southern Damaraland, between Namibia's Ugab and the Huab rivers, the smart Mowani Mountain Camp commands ...More about Mowani Mountain Camp

Excellent  93%
(104 reviews)

This was a beautifully designed lodge that blended in extremely well with its surroundings and with a fantastic pool. Good excursions to the rock paintings and to the desert ... Mowani Mountain Camp reviews...

Etendeka Mountain Camp

Etendeka Mountain Camp

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Etendeka Mountain Camp is a small, rustic eco camp, located in a private 500km2 concession area (effectively a private reserve) ...More about Etendeka Camp

Excellent  96%
(102 reviews)

very interesting ethos - all inclusive, no waterhole etc Etendeka Camp reviews...

Damaraland Camp

Damaraland Camp

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Nestled in the Huab River valley, and surrounded by low hills, Damaraland Camp was one of the earliest camps in this area, having ...More about Damaraland Camp

Excellent  95%
(95 reviews)

We very much enjoyed our stay at Damaraland. The staff were absolutely wonderful and felt like they were connected to the community. Our drives out to the riverbed included ... Damaraland Camp reviews...

Desert Rhino Camp

Desert Rhino Camp

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Remote, exclusive and specialised, Desert Rhino Camp is located in the vast Palmwag Concession, a semi-desert reserve of about ...More about Desert Rhino Camp

Excellent  96%
(86 reviews)

Fantastic place with fantastic staff. The Rhino Camp team does everything they can to make the visit worthwhile, and the scenery, wildlife, and lodge are amazing. Desert Rhino Camp reviews...

Camp Kipwe

Camp Kipwe

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Camp Kipwe, set within the Twyfelfontein Conservancy, is built to an unusual design that fits in harmoniously with its rocky ...More about Camp Kipwe

Excellent  95%
(78 reviews)

The accommodation in huts with outside bathroom facilities need to be experienced along with the views and sunsets from the camp. Great guide for the visits to see the ... Camp Kipwe reviews...

Grootberg Lodge

Grootberg Lodge

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Grootberg Lodge is located on a large private concession in the remote northwest of Namibia, part way between Damaraland and ...More about Grootberg Lodge

Excellent  92%
(74 reviews)

unbelieveable views. Activities expensive. Perhaps a lodge too far in our case - 3 in a similar area. Grootberg Lodge reviews...

Twyfelfontein Country Lodge

Twyfelfontein Country Lodge

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Just 4km from Namibia’s historic UNESCO World Heritage Twfelfontein rock engravings site is Twyfelfontein Country Lodge. The ...More about Twyfelfontein C'try Lod.

Good  81%
(48 reviews)

Our rooms didn't have a view. Loved the cave paintings. Twyfelfontein C'try Lod. reviews...

Huab Lodge

Huab Lodge

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Huab Lodge is situated on a private reserve overlooking the ephemeral Huab River; it was one of Namibia's first small, owner-run ...More about Huab Lodge

Good  90%
(28 reviews)

This was our third visit to Huab Lodge and it is a good place to chill out for a few days - especially relaxing in the hot spring. Rooms are spacious and comfortable. The ... Huab Lodge reviews...

Palmwag Lodge

Palmwag Lodge

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Palmwag Lodge sits in an attractive location next to a palm-lined spring in the Uniab River, which often flows with water and ...More about Palmwag Lodge

Good  83%
(28 reviews)

Only stayed one night - on sleep-out, for a bit of excitement for children. Hardest part of the trip with kids due to time in car, roughness of roads, three single night ... Palmwag Lodge reviews...

Brandberg White Lady Lodge

Brandberg White Lady Lodge

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Brandberg White Lady Lodge is situated on the northern side of the Brandberg Mountain, the highest mountain in Namibia. A stay ...More about Brandberg White Lady

Average  69%
(22 reviews)

The lodge is a useful stop over between Darmaraland and Swakopmund and (in the season) sightings of desert elephant are regular and close. Unfortunately the elephant to ... Brandberg White Lady reviews...

Vingerklip Lodge

Vingerklip Lodge

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Vingerklip Lodge sits on a hilltop approximately 1km from the striking Vingerklip ('finger of stone' or 'rock finger') from which ...More about Vingerklip Lodge

Good  85%
(17 reviews)

I have given you a blow by blow account of this place. Filthy dirty, disinterested staff, insecure rooms. facilities in the rooms did not work. Poor water supply, ... Vingerklip Lodge reviews...

Spitzkoppen Lodge

Spitzkoppen Lodge

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Opened in November 2016, Spitzkoppen Lodge or Spitzkoppe Lodge is located at the foot of the spectacular Spitzkoppe Mountains, ...More about Spitzkoppen Lodge

Excellent  91%
(7 reviews)

Lovely lodge and good location. Spitzkoppen Lodge reviews...

White Lady B & B

White Lady B & B

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White Lady B & B is in the sleepy town of Uis. A thriving community was once centred on a large tin mine here, but the mine closed ...More about White Lady B & B

Average  67%
(6 reviews)

very strange atmosphere, no staff around except one lady at breakfast only one place to eat at night, which was like an ex holday camp and poor food White Lady B & B reviews...

Brandberg Restcamp

Brandberg Restcamp

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Brandberg Restcamp is set in the small town of Uis, midway between Etosha National Park and Swakopmund. With a number of natural ...More about Brandberg Restcamp

Poor  50%
(4 reviews)

We stayed here about 5 years ago and boy has it changed. Firstly we were not put in the accommodation we reserved and paid for (I have only just found this out via their ... Brandberg Restcamp reviews...

Khowarib Lodge

Khowarib Lodge

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Khowarib Lodge is nestled on the banks of the Hoanib River where it runs through the dramatic Khowarib Gorge in north west Namibia...More about Khowarib Lodge

Good  80%
(4 reviews)

We read some reports about this place that were not very flattering ,But we had a great time and it was all because of Waylon WE had a full day rhino tracking in the ... Khowarib Lodge reviews...

Damara Mopane Lodge

Damara Mopane Lodge

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Damara Mopane Lodge is perfectly situated for visiting Twyfelfontein, the Petrified Forest and the Vingerklip rock pillar. We ...More about Damara Mopane Lodge

Average  67%
(3 reviews)

We only had a stop over heading for Etosha. It was a green oasis and they had a big pool where we had a swim before dinner. Nice rooms and good food. Damara Mopane Lodge reviews...

Ugab Terrace Lodge

Ugab Terrace Lodge

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Ugab Terrace Lodge stands about 14km south of the main Khorixas–Outjo road, a good 50km east of Damaraland. It is surrounded ...More about Ugab Terrace Lodge

Average  67%
(3 reviews)

we did not enjoy staying here. When we arrived there was nobody at the desk. We found a man in jeans who seemed disinterested and told us nothing about the hotel. Our ... Ugab Terrace Lodge reviews...

Okahirongo Elephant Lodge

Okahirongo Elephant Lodge

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Okahirongo Elephant Lodge stands on the banks of Hoarusib River, in one of Namibia's most pristine regions, the malaria-free ...More about Okahirongo Ele. Lodge

Good  80%
(1 reviews)

We had (long time ago) been in the Wilderness camp at Skeleton Coast. We wanted to revisit the area, so picked this camp. It is very good and we had a great time. The ... Okahirongo Ele. Lodge reviews...

Palmwag Sleep-out

Palmwag Sleep-out

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If you are an adventurous traveller and visiting northern Damaraland for a couple of nights, then you might enjoy the Palmwag ...More about Palmwag Sleep-out

Excellent  100%
(1 reviews)

Glad we didn't have to stay at the Lodge itself, which seemed (over-)crowded, noisy, with 2 small pools and rooms/chalets with hardly any privacy. The restaurant however ... Palmwag Sleep-out reviews...

Huab Under Canvas

Huab Under Canvas

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Huab Under Canvas is an exclusive semi-permanent tented camp located in the Huab Conservancy of Namibia’s Damaraland. This is ...More about Huab Under Canvas

Ozondjou Trails

Ozondjou Trails

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Opened in September 2016 Ozondjou Trails is a tented camp, overlooking Namibia’s Ugab River. Ozondjou is derived from a Herero ...More about Ozondjou Trails

Sorris Sorris Lodge

Sorris Sorris Lodge

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Sorris Sorris Lodge is located in the Sorris Sorris concession overlooking the Ugab River and the Brandberg Massif. Opened in ...More about Sorris Sorris Lodge

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