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
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
"Fantastic lodge great start to holiday"
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
"A relaxing last stop at the end of the trip"
The tame meerkat is a star" See all these reviews: 12n in Namibia
"Red Dunes Lodge"
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
"A good first overnight stopover"
"Very friendly and helpful staff at Red Dunes"
We were well looked after - had good food and the accommodation was very comfortable." See all these reviews: 11n in Namibia
"Friendly and hospitable incl the tame meerkat"
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
"First night in Africa"
The staff were very welcoming, and our stay, although brief was excellent." See all these reviews: 20n in Namibia
"Lovely welcome at Kalahari Red Dunes"
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
We enjoyed the variety of the scenic walks. The food was pleasant if rather 'homestyle'." See all these reviews: 12n in Namibia
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