Quivertree Forest Restcamp

Quivertree Forest Restcamp: Our full report

13 room
Traveller's rating
Good (80%) From 6 reviews
All year

Quivertree Forest Rest Camp is situated about 13km from Keetmanshoop on the privately owned farm Gariganus. Here visitors can explore the ancient Quivertree Forest – a dense stand of tree-aloes and the rock formations of the Giant's playground.

Quivertree Forest Rest Camp offers a variety of accommodation which is all basic but adequate. There are 2 separate houses and each has two en-suite rooms with single and double beds, a lounge and mini bar. One of the houses has a fully equipped kitchen. There is also 1 en-suite family room.

In addition to the houses and family room, there are 8 self-catering igloo style bungalows. Each of the bungalows has a fully equipped kitchen, mini bar, en-suite bathroom and furnished with double and single beds. The igloos sleep two to three people so can be used for families.

Quivertree Forest Rest Camp also has a campsite with bar-b-que and ablution facilities and electricity.

The main building at Quivertree Forest Rest Camp comprises of a restaurant and bar and outside there is a swimming pool and bar-b-que area.

There are a variety of domestic and tamed wild animals at Quivertree Forest Rest Camp and visitors have a chance to interact with these. Probably the most popular activity on offer is the feeding of the cheetah, which is kept in a holding area behind the farm building. Quivertree Forest Rest Camp is also a good base from where you can visit the Quivertree Forest which is situated on the property.

Our view

Quivertree Forest Rest Camp offers basic yet comfortable self catering accommodation, and is especially convenient for visiting the Quivertree Forest and the Giant's Playground.


Location: Fish River Canyon, Namibia

Ideal length of stay: 1 night

Directions: The Quiver Tree Forest Rest Camp is Located 13 km north-east of Keetmanshoop on the road M29. The turning is located just north of Keetmanshoop from the B1 road.

Accessible by: Self-drive

Key personnel

Owner: Coenie and Ingrid Nolte

Food & drink

Usual board basis: Room Only

Food quality: The accommodation here is all self catering, but a set dinner menu is available in the main building if guests want a night off.

Dining style: Individual Tables

Dining locations: Indoor and Outdoor Dining

Drinks included: No drinks are included

Further dining info: No


Attitude towards children: Children are welcome.

Property’s age restrictions: There are no age restrictions here.

Special activities & services: There are no special activities here but there is a small trampoline and children will also love the pool.

Equipment: None

Notes: Children must be supervised at all times.


Power supply: Mains Electricity

Communications: There is some mobile phone signal, and a phone is available at reception.

TV & radio: None

Health & safety

Malarial protection recommended: No

Medical care: The closest hospital is in Keetmanshoop.

Dangerous animals: Low Risk

Security measures: There is a gate on the front of the property.

Fire safety: A fire extinguisher is located in every room.


Disabled access: On Request

Laundry facilities: A laundry service is available for an extra charge.

Money: Local currency is accepted here.

Accepted payment on location: Visa and MasterCard are accepted.

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