Hoanib Skeleton Coast, Skeleton Coast, Namibia

Hoanib Skeleton Coast is a Classic Camp

Wildlife at Hoanib Skeleton Coast

The 450 000ha Palmwag Concession borders the vast Skeleton Coast Park. Part of the Namib Desert, it is home to rich diversity thanks to the early morning fog and the transient Hoanib River that provide water this incredibly harsh environment.

Freshwater springs support healthy populations of Hartmann's mountain zebra, giraffe, gemsbok, springbok, kudu, comical meerkats (suricates), inquisitive ground squirrels, black-backed jackal and small spotted genet. Even elephant thrive and lion, leopard and cheetah occur.

Palmwag has the largest free-roaming population of desert-adapted black rhino in Africa while the famous Cape fur seals in their thousands live on the Skeleton Coast shore.

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Latest News From Hoanib Skeleton Coast

  • Hoanib Skeleton Coast - December 2013
    Dec 30, 2013

    There is a rich biosphere of wildlife, surprising in this very harsh environment, and best of all, I felt alive, excited, and happy!

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A Quote From Our Guests

“ It’s so difficult to put to words exactly why after just 3 nights, it has become one of my top favourite places in Namibia and why I can’t wait to get back. ”

Reviewed by: Birgit B, 20/01.2014