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Nambwa Camp

Community Campsites - Namibia

This is the perfect spot for any game lover as buffalo, lion, elephant, leopard and many more animals roam the area around the banks of the Mashi River in this section of Namibia's Zambezi Region (formerly the Caprivi Strip)

Why visit Nambwa Campsite?

  • This camp is situated in Bwabwata National Park (former Caprivi Game Park). Nambwa is built according to eco-responsible principles.
  • In the BwaBwata National Park (previously Caprivi Game Reserve), a unique Agreement has been signed between the Ministry of Environment and Tourism and the adjacent communities. This agreement allows the communities through their respective Conservancy structures to develop and manage two campsites in a National Park for the first time in Namibian history. In addition, conservancy management is in place to manage the wildlife in communal areas outside but adjacent to the park and to see to it that benefits from these two camps will flow back into conservation and improve local livelihoods.
  • To emphasise the significance of these developments, the two campsites have been constructed in a way in which design and eco-responsible building practice ensures a unique product, which will provide you with a memorable experience. In a combined effort of the Ministry of Environment and Tourism, IRDNC, NACOBTA and the two conservancies, with these two new and exciting campsites, a real asset for the tourism industry in Namibia has been developed.

What can you experience?

  • Enjoy abundant and exciting wildlife
  • Great bird-watching
  • Go on day drives into Bwabwata National Park

What facilities are available?

  • Campsite:
  • The campsite offers four very private campsites with shared ablution and kitchen facilities, all four overlooking the river.
  • Braai areas.
  • No electricity, water is provided, however bring own drinking water.

Nearby attractions include:

Where is it?

  • Nambwa Campsite is situated on the banks of the Mashi River, south of the eastern gate of Bwabwata National Park.

How do I get there?

  • The turn-off to the campsite is found along the the main Trans-Caprivi Highway, just 300 meters west of the Eastern Gate of the Bwabwata Park. After having turned off, the campsite is only a 20 minute drive over a sandy road. Access by 4x4 vehicles only.

Unfortunately we are not able to book community campsites as there are no reliable contact numbers or booking offices in places.
The only way to get a site is to arrange it on arrival at the campsite.

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