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N//goabaca Campsite

Community Campsites - Namibia

For the best views of the Popa Falls seek out this secluded and tranquil campsite located on the banks of the Kavango River between the Caprivi and Kavango regions of Namibia.

Why visit N//goabaca Campsite?

  • Best views of and access to the Popa Falls
  • Privacy and seclusion - get away from the crowds
  • Spectacular Birdlife

What can you experience?

  • Viewing Popa Falls
  • Bird watching (abundant bird life adjacent to the Kavango River)
  • Walking (guided walks on request).

What facilities are available?

  • Individual and private campsites (take 2/3 tents)
  • Site 1 will take larger groups (4/6 tents)
  • Sand boxes for tents with grassy areas
  • Tap, Braai area, fireplace and thatched kitchen lapa at each site
  • Flushing toilets and shower (hot) at each site
  • No electricity
  • Shade from very mature riverine vegetation
  • Timber viewing decks at 2 sites

Nearby attractions include:


  • On the east bank of the Okavango River, next to Popa Falls (rapids), about 4 km from the police checkpoint at the Okavango bridge

How to get there?

  • Travelling on the B 8 main road from Katima Mulilo (towards Rundu), 1 km before the Okavango bridge at Divundu look out for a "campsite" sign on the left and a turn off on the left.  If approaching from Rundu, cross the Okavango bridge, and within 1 km look out for a "campsite" sign on your left and turn right. The track is suitable for any vehicle, but caution may be required in the wet season.

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.

Community Tourism | Namibia
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