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Terrace Bay
Terrace Bay
Terrace Bay
Terrace Bay

Reviews of Terrace Bay

Wildlife sightings and reviews

35 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Terrace Bay 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, 1 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Terrace Bay.
Brown Hyena

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Oryx

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Showing 31-35 of 35
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Arrival date
Mr & Mrs P
Purley

"Very remote"

1 night Arrived 5 Sep 2009
"Well worth the visit with staff very welcoming and friendly." See all these reviews: 12n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Rooms:
Average
Food:
Good
Mr & Mrs F
Harrow

"Oh what a drive but well worth it!!!!"

1 night Arrived 31 Aug 2009
"What a surprise!!!!! After being warned that the drive would be dreadful and the worst road in Namibia, we actually found it great and one of the better dirt roads that we experienced. A long long drive but we felt it really was worth it. When we arrived we were made to feel very welcome and were informed that we would be the only people staying there that night (apart from some official from Etosha - and we never saw him or his family any way).

The room was dated with 60s furniture but again clean, spacious , with toiletries, towels, fridge & tea making facilities. We had been told the food would be canteen style but the dining room was nice and fresh and people that had stayed there had written comments of their stay on the walls (all excellent and some with little drawings).

The meal was vegetable soup (home made), smoked salmon, 2 hour old Kingclip fish fillet & veg with an apple crumble & custard to die for. The breakfast was excellent and the whole stay was a very good experience. Peace and solitude at this time of year (no fishermen who normally make use of these facilities)." See all these reviews: 15n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Rooms:
Average
Food:
Good
Meerkats
Thame

"Terrace Bay review"

1 night Arrived 28 Jul 2008
"The drive up to Terrace Bay was great fun and the road was much better than I had expected. We enjoyed Terrace Bay enormously - the restcamp feels as though it's at the end of the world and the restaurant/bar staff were very friendly. It was simple and unpretentious.

The food was very good, considering the location, far from producers and shops. Like Swakopmund, the place is cold (and windy) in July, but there was no fog and seascapes were beautiful. Quite a tough place for the staff, who must feel very isolated there.

I hope that NWR don't send Terrace Bay upmarket with fancy refurbishment - it is perfect, just as it is. Nothing to see, but that's part of the charm." See all these reviews: 18n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Average
Food:
Average
Keen walkers
UK

"Terrace Bay review"

1 night Arrived 15 Jun 2008
"We loved expolring the Sleleton Coast and Terrace Bay was like this little outpost at the end of the earth!. We thought it was really quaint.

We understand it wouldn't suit everyone and the rooms are tired and old fashioned but still comfortable. We had been warned it wasn't 5 star and it exceeded our expectations. Staff were great." See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Facilities:
Good
Rooms:
Average
Food:
Good
Longclaws
Edinburgh

"Terrace Bay review"

1 night Arrived 4 Jan 2008
"This place is like a run down ex army camp complete with tired mess hall all in need of a great deal of TLC. No fridge, power plugs hanging of the wall etc.

It is not worth the very long journey from Swakop to end up in a place like this. As far as our group was concerned it had no redeeming features." See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia; 3n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Poor

Location:
Average
Service:
Poor
Activities:
Poor
Rooms:
Poor
Food:
Poor
Facilities:
Poor
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