Damaraland Camp, Damaraland, Namibia

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Things to do at Damaraland Camp

Activities at Damaraland Camp revolve around exploring the Haub 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 the local Bergsig School.


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 2014
    Feb 28, 2014

    A herd of ten desert-adapted elephant seen – with three calves – seen at Damaraland Camp this month.

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  • Damaraland Camp - December 2013
    Dec 19, 2013

    Strange weather coupled with great game viewing and a very successful children’s camp summed up this month at Damaraland Camp…

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  • Damaraland Camp - November 2013
    Nov 29, 2013

    The continuing arid conditions draw all kinds of wildlife to the dry river beds…with the lions in close pursuit…

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A Quote From Our Guests

“ Damaraland Camp is a beautiful place. A haven of tranquility with spectacular views. And in spite of its rather isolated location, there are still plenty of opportunities to meet and chat with local people should you like that. ”
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Reviewed by: AutoBert, 2013.08.23