Birds of Namibia
Introduction: Rüppell's korhaan (Eupodotis rueppellii) is named after the German explorer, collector and naturalist Wilhelm Rüppell. Found in areas of low rainfall they are usually observed singly, in pairs or family groups.
Diet: Pecks at invertebrates on the ground as they walk including termites, small reptiles and vegetable matter such as seeds and succulent leaves. An occasional drinker.
Description: Medium-sized bustard with a small crest and pale underparts. Eupodotis is the Greek word for 'swift bustard'.
Breeding: Between 1 and 3 eggs are laid on the ground in a shallow scrape incubated by the female.
Size: 55cm. Weight: 1.2kg.
This small luxury camp is the latest addition to the Wolwedans Lodge collection. It is situated around 45km south of the other lodges and therefore offers an insight into a different aspect of the NamibRand Nature Reserve
A small intimate lodge in an amazing part of the Namib Desert. While the lodge can be used as a base from which to visit the dunes at Sossusvlei, the tranquil and beautiful environment make it a destination in it's own right
Dunes Camp is the simplest of the establishments on the Namib Rand reserve. Accommodation comes in the form of dome tents each with own bathroom.
Wooden units built on platforms overlooking the NamibRand Reserve. As with all the Wolwedans properties expect some of the best views in Namibia, great food and excellent service
An upmarket extension to the Dunes Lodge
Ever fancied your own house surrounded by nothing but the Namib Desert? This luxurious property gives you just that, and way more