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Desert Hills Glamping Camp
Desert Hills Glamping Camp
Desert Hills Glamping Camp
Desert Hills Glamping Camp
Desert Hills Glamping Camp

Desert Hills Glamping Camp


24°35’42.5"S 15°57’59.5"E

Reviews of Desert Hills Camp

Wildlife sightings and reviews

2 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Desert Hills 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 Aug-2019, 2 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Desert Hills Camp.
Leopard

0% success

Cheetah

0% success

Giraffe

100% success

Oryx

100% success

Wildebeest

100% success

Zebra

100% success

Aardvark

0% success

Brown Hyena

0% success

Meerkat

0% success

Pangolin

0% success

Spotted Hyena

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Mr & Mrs B
Amersham

"Desert Hills Glamping Camp review"

2 nights Arrived 27 Sep 2019
"This is about 6kms from the road and at one part very steep. We had to shout to get somebody out to greet us, but after that everyone was very friendly, especially Laura and Santos the stars of front of house. Andreas the chef provided us with some of the best food we had on the trip.

We tried to book their trip to Sossusvlei only to be told that their vehicle was broken down. We weren’t happy about this and eventually they arranged for us and another couple staying there to go on a trip from another camp. When the vehicle arrived one of the only seats available was in the back corner next to a window that had been boarded up and hence with no view. This severely restricted the view of all three back row occupants. The seat belt on the corner seat was also broken. The cost advertised for this trip on their website is N$1460 per person but we were charged N$1800, subsequently reduced by N$250 after we complained about the transport inadequacies. It still seemed expensive compared with the other trips we did. Namibia Tracks and Trails should be informed of these shortcomings as we still feel slightly hard done by over this. The trip itself and the guide were fine, although we chose to drop out of the hike to the top of the dune. You need to be fit and sprightly to do this.

The roads around Sesriem particularly from Solitaire were amongst the worst we encountered anywhere.

Solitaire is about the only place to stop between Swakopmund and Sesriem. It is like an oasis where you can get fuel, refreshments (famous for their apple pie) and supplies as well as having a very good puncture repair facility" See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

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

Giraffe

Multiple sightings

Oryx

10 sightings

Wildebeest

Multiple sightings

Zebra

10 sightings

Ms M
Colorado

"Desert Hills Glamping Camp review"

1 night Arrived 4 Aug 2019
"Although its hard to pick a favorite place, we loved this lodge! The last bit of road getting there was especially pot holed and we got a flat tire. We were lucky that a French family stopped to help. It's been a long time since we changed a tire. Although a bit shaken, we arrived to a warm welcome from the staff. They greeted us with a warm damp towel and freshly made ice tea.

The lodge overlooks a valley with unobstructed views all around. It is so quiet there. We sat on the deck and watched the sun set. The staff also had drinks a appetizers for us. We had a wonderful dinner, the meals were all exceptional. Once the sun goes down it gets so dark and the stars are truly magnificent.

The rooms are spacious and modern. We were there in August so the nights were chilly. They had extra blankets in the rooms but no heaters.

We took the excursion into the park to hike the dunes. Our guide Moses, made a short detour so we could drop off our tire to get fixed. We enjoyed the guided hike up Big Daddy. We also stopped at Dune 45 to take pictures. We also walked got out of the van to see Sessriem Canyon but opted not to hike it." See all these reviews: 6n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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

Oryx

8 sightings

Zebra

3 sightings

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