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Canyon Lodge
Canyon Lodge
Canyon Lodge
Canyon Lodge

Canyon Lodge: Information from the owner

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About this information

All the information on this page is supplied to us directly from the lodge owner and reflects their view, not ours.

For Expert Africa's view, see our own full report on Canyon Lodge, which contains our own observations and views.

Last updated by Owner
15 May 2024
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Facilities at Canyon Lodge

Property facilities
24-hour Security, Bar, Eco Friendly, Internet Access (Complimentary), Internet Access (Paid), Laundry Service (Available), Mobile Connectivity, Pool, Restaurant, Secure Parking
Room facilities
Air Conditioning, Hair Dryer, Laundry Service (Available), Mosquito Nets, Safe, Shower, Tea / Coffee, Verandah
Activities on site
Game Drives, Game Viewing, Game Walks, Walks (Guided), Walks (Self Guided)
Nearby activities
Game Viewing, General Sightseeing, Hiking
Afrikaans, English

Room types at Canyon Lodge

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Standard Family Room

The rooms are nestled against the granite bolders.The family rooms are airconditioned, open plan and have 2 single beds and a double bed with an en suite bathroom. There are only 2 family rooms, 1 room with only a bath and another with a bath and a shower.

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Standard Twin Room

The rooms are nestled against granite bolders and the natural rocks are incorporated into the rooms. The rooms have twin beds, en suite bathrooms (showers only) and air conditioners.

Activities at Canyon Lodge

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Canyon Drive

Especially for guests who want a break from the wheel or those on a fly-in safari. You are taken to the two major lookout points along the Fish River Canyon. Our guide will tell you all about the canyon's fascinating geology. (Approx. 3 hours)

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Excursion into the Fish River Canyon Area

Experience the wild expanse of the Gondwana Canyon Park where the fences of ten farms were dismantled to recreate a Namibian Eden. Take a guided drive to the Fish River Canyon to be inspired by new perspectives. Celebrate sunrise amidst the quiver trees and sunset from a hillock, overlooking spectacular scenery. The Canyon lodges are comfortable havens to take a break from the road. Explore and discover the ancient wonderland, or simply luxuriate in the peace, lounging at the poolside, snoozing in the coolness of your chalet or sitting on the terrace dipping into a book.

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Hike from the Village to the Lodge

A hiking trail takes you from Canyon Village up to a mountain plateau. Enjoy a breathtaking view of the vast plains adjacent to the canyon. At ‘Archway Rock’ you start to make your way back into the plain and to the lodge. (2 - 3 hours)

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Morning Hike

This hike (about 6 km) takes you right into Gondwana Canyon Park. You are accompanied by a guide who will gladly share his knowledge about the fascinating desert landscape around the canyon. This Tour does not go the Fish River Canyon. (Approx. 3 hours)

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Sundowner Drive in Gondwana Canyon Park

The 3 hour drive is the perfect opportunity for you to acquaint yourself with the geology, flora and fauna of the Gondwana Canyon Park. This tour does not include the Fish River Canyon. It starts at Canyon Lodge or Canyon Village. Approx. 3 hours

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Sundowner Walk

All guests are invited to wrap up the day with a short excursion to our very own ‘local’ mountain. Have a drink and watch the sun go down.

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Sunrise Walk

We drive you to a spot with a grand view. Watch the sunrise while enjoying coffee and tea. Then we walk back the short distance to the lodge. This tour does not include the Fish River Canyon. (Approx. 1 hour)

Other lodges in Fish River Canyon

Alternative places to stay in this same area.

Fish River Lodge

Fish River Lodge

Perched on the lip of Fish River Canyon, Fish River Lodge has some of the best views of any lodge in Namibia.

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Canyon Roadhouse

Canyon Roadhouse

Relatively close to Fish River Canyon, Canyon Roadhouse combines the feel of an old farm with an extraordinary array motor memorabilia.

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Canyon Village

Canyon Village

Close to Fish River Canyon, the reasonably priced Canyon Village features interior walls covered in murals by Namibian artists depicting the history of the area.

90% (14 reviews)
Vogelstrausskluft Lodge

Vogelstrausskluft Lodge

Sadly closed, Vogelstrausskluft Lodge used to offer lovely views, welcoming staff and delicious food.

77% (6 reviews)
Ai-Ais Hot Springs Spa

Ai-Ais Hot Springs Spa

The government-run Ai-Ais Restcamp is situated on a site of natural hot springs, down at the bottom of the Fish River Canyon.

73% (6 reviews)
Hobas Lodge

Hobas Lodge

Within a stone’s throw of the Hobas entrance to the Fish River Canyon, Hobas Lodge offers both bush chalets and camping.

40% (1 review)

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