Doro Nawas, Damaraland, Namibia

Doro Nawas Camp is an Adventures Camp

4Cs Projects at Doro Nawas Camp

Doro Nawas Camp is a joint venture between Wilderness Safaris and the 1 500-strong Doro !Nawas community. This joint venture is acknowledged as a shining example of modern community-based ecotourism.


Doro !Nawas Conservancy

The enormous Doro !Nawas Conservancy is 407 300 hectares and represents some 450 community members. In addition to acting as landlords in the conservancy, these community members hold a 40% share in Doro Nawas Camp. All camp staff come from the community and are skilled up by Wilderness Safaris. Benefits flow directly into the conservancy and its members.

Eco-friendly Practices

Doro Nawas Camp is set in a fragile ecosystem, and therefore has been built with the aim of minimal impact on the environment. Solar-heated water is used for the showers and we make use of innovative eco-friendly systems to break down waste water. The camp is powered by a hybrid system, where a diesel-powered generator charges a bank of batteries that in turn supplies the camp with electricity through an inverter. This means that the generator operates for eight hours only as opposed to 24 hours a day.

Pack for a Purpose

Wilderness Safaris has partnered with Pack for a Purpose, a non-profit organisation that provides travellers with up-to-date information about required supplies for community-based projects. Guests that would like to bring along a contribution can view the needs list for Dorro Nawas Camp’s community projects on the Pack for a Purpose website.

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Latest News From Doro Nawas Camp

  • Doro Nawas Camp - March 2017
    Mar 27, 2017

    The Rosie Family group has not been seen at Doro Nawas for eight months but they’ve returned to the river beds, all the way from the Brandberg Mountain…

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  • Doro Nawas Camp - February 2017
    Feb 16, 2017

    Elephants were the most popular sightings this month at Doro Nawas!

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  • Doro Nawas Camp - December 2016
    Dec 23, 2016

    Doro Nawas is known for its birding specials – this month guests ticked a bokmakierie, a Madagascar bee-eater and a majestic martial eagle…

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As recommended on TripAdvisor

“ We had an excellent guide who took us to see the desert adapted animals and we had a really lovely morning, seeing lots of elephants and Hartmans Zebra amongst many animals. ”
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Reviewed by: Gale L, 15 January 2017