Damaraland Camp, Damaraland, Namibia

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Things to do at Damaraland Camp

Activities at Damaraland Camp revolve around exploring the Huab River system, surrounding desert plains and ancient valleys framed by the Etendeka Mountains. Guided nature drives and walks are a feature as well as engaging with the communities of the area.

Nature drives

Morning and afternoon game drives reveal the dramatic scenery and fascinating wildlife of the region. Desert-adapted elephant are the highlight of the area, although the natural cycle of rainfall dictates the seasonal movements of wildlife along the Huab River.

Cultural activities

Learn about the unique heritage of the local peoples, which include Nama-Damara, Herero, Owambo, and the displaced Riemvasmaakers of South Africa. This activity allows you to respectfully engage with these communities and it also includes a visit to a local farm at either Fonteine Pos or DeRiet.

Guided nature walks

Learn more about the ancient geological past and present of Damaraland as well as about the unique plants, birds and reptiles that have superbly adapted to this arid area.

Rock art excursions

Damaraland is world-famous for its ancient rock art; guests on stays of three nights or more can take a day drive to visit some of these remains and marvel at the artists of ages past. *On request; extra cost

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Latest News From Damaraland Camp

  • Damaraland Camp - February 2017
    Feb 4, 2017

    We had some great elephant sightings around Damaraland Camp this month, including in the mountains where the guides found them in the afternoons

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  • Damaraland Camp - January 2017
    Jan 16, 2017

    Boma evenings were a huge hit and guests enjoying hearing the Torra Conservancy story around the fire at Damaraland Camp…

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  • Damaraland Camp - December 2016
    Dec 22, 2016

    It was a great month for elephant and lion sightings at Damaraland Camp, though the highlight was definitely the black rhino and her calf that were seen a few times…

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“ Thank you everyone at Damaraland Camp, you have given us some wonderful memories and we wish you every success in the future. You are a wonderful team and you should be proud of yourselves. ”
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Reviewed by: Tngm, 04 February 2017