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Kalahari Red Dunes Lodge
Kalahari Red Dunes Lodge
Kalahari Red Dunes Lodge
Kalahari Red Dunes Lodge

Kalahari Red Dunes Lodge


24°5’26.6"S 17°38’47.5"E

Reviews of Kalahari Red Dunes

Wildlife sightings and reviews

40 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Kalahari Red Dunes and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa

Wildlife sightings by our travellers
Starting in Sep-2018, 17 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Kalahari Red Dunes.
Leopard

0% success

Cheetah

0% success

Wildebeest

94% success

Eland

86% success

Oryx

80% success

Zebra

73% success

Giraffe

71% success

Meerkat

55% success

Aardvark

0% success

Brown Hyena

0% success

Pangolin

0% success

Spotted Hyena

0% success

Showing 31-40 of 40
Duration
Arrival date
Mr A & Mrs L
Norfolk

"Convenient"

2 nights Arrived 10 Nov 2013
"A lodge without a definite character or personality. Our room 'Nyala' was huge with three elements joined together. One contained the sitting room (with an open fire for cold nights), one with the bedroom and one with the bathroom. It had the essential air-con in the bedroom (it was 40 degrees when we were there), fridge and coffee/tea making facilities. No complaints about that at all.

We originally had no hot water but that was fixed promptly when reported. Food was average. Good free wi-fi in the public area. As mentioned, we were there in very hot weather so as it was too hot to walk and there is nowhere of note in the vicinity to drive to, the early morning or sundowner drive is really all there is to do.

My advice would be to arrive in the early afternoon, enjoy the complimentary tea and cake, and then go on the sundowner drive. Stay one night at the beginning or end of your trip as it's only 2 hours from Windhoek (but 3 from the airport)." See all these reviews: 22n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Activities:
Average
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Average
Facilities:
Good
Mr M & family
UK

"Fantastic lodge great start to holiday"

2 nights Arrived 17 Oct 2013
"Wonderful time spent here , great for kids especially Toffee the Meerkat. Loved our own evening stroll to watch sundown . Rooms were lovely and nice touch with the complimentary drinks .

Sundowner guide very friendly and very informative , great introduction for the kids . Food was super and again good introduction for the children into varied game cuisine ." See all these reviews: 18n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Good
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Mr & Mrs M
Herts

"A relaxing last stop at the end of the trip"

1 night Arrived 5 Oct 2013
"We didn't do much here, just watched the su set and had one too many sundowners. it is a very comfortable lodge, with charming staff, very relaxing.

The tame meerkat is a star" See all these reviews: 12n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Mr M & Ms H
UK

"Red Dunes Lodge"

1 night Arrived 20 Sep 2013
"Very well situated, just by the B1 and although we were not able to enjoy much of it as we arrived just as the sun was setting due to having to get a tyre repaired, it was a nice place to stay.

The rooms were very nice, private and comfortable and the staff were all very welcoming and helpful, including Toffee the pet meerkat. The food was very good as well." See all these reviews: 15n in Namibia; 5n in South Africa
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Prof K
South Africa

"A good first overnight stopover"

1 night Arrived 15 Sep 2013
"We only spent one night at this lodge. It was convenient, comfortable and the staff were very friendly and attentive." See all these reviews: 11n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Dr J x 8
Gauteng

"Very friendly and helpful staff at Red Dunes"

1 night Arrived 15 Sep 2013
"Tofi the meerkat turned out to be a star - accompanied us on our 5 Km morning walk!

We were well looked after - had good food and the accommodation was very comfortable." See all these reviews: 11n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Average
Mr S x 8
SA

"Friendly and hospitable incl the tame meerkat"

1 night Arrived 15 Sep 2013
"Location was good relative to arrival time at Windhoek and travel plus plans for following day.

Hospitality and friendliness were excellent and facilities generally very good.

Food was generous and good.The breakfast was better than the dinner.

Would have liked to spend slightly longer time there to experience the feel of the Kalahari" See all these reviews: 11n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Mr N & Mrs J
Wilts

"First night in Africa"

1 night Arrived 4 Sep 2013
"This was an excellent introduction to our trip to Namibia.

The staff were very welcoming, and our stay, although brief was excellent." See all these reviews: 20n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Good
M family
Hampshire

"Lovely welcome at Kalahari Red Dunes"

1 night Arrived 12 Jul 2013
"We only stayed overnight and arrived quite late following overnight plane journey etc. Very convenient for heading south.

Warm welcome, friendly and helpful, excellent food, very comfortable. A very good start to our trip and reassuring that we were off to a great holiday!" See all these reviews: 15n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Good
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Mr B
Suffolk

"lovely stay"

2 nights Arrived 30 Sep 2012
"Beautifully designed and equipped private accommodation with friendly willing staff in an attractive location.

We enjoyed the variety of the scenic walks. The food was pleasant if rather 'homestyle'." See all these reviews: 12n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Average
Facilities:
Excellent
Showing 31-40 of 40
93%
40 reviews of Kalahari Red Dunes by travellers since August 2007
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