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Desert Quiver Camp

Lodges near Sossusvlei - Namibia

Desert Quiver Camp is situated on a private reserve around 5km from the Sesriem Gate entrance to the Namib-Naukluft Park and the famous desert dunes at Sossusvlei. The clay pan known as Sossusvlei (the gathering place of water) is Namibia's main geographical drawcard. Huge red sand dunes dwarf the pan itself and the immediate desert surrounds come alive on rare occasions the Tsauchab River flows to Sossusvlei itself. Desert-adapted wildlife can survive, existing on sparse vegetation that pepper the dunes. Visitors to Namibia and Desert Quiver Camp marvel at the sheer size and beauty of the Sossusvlei region which includes the much-photographed Deadvlei, Hiddenvlei and the more secluded Nara Vlei.

Desert Quiver Camp is a new self-catering accommodation establishment in the area, it is part of the same group of lodges, and situated close to, the well established and very popular Desert Camp. The swimming pool provides welcome respite from the hot desert sunshine and overlooks both Elim Dune and the immediate grasslands. There are 2 communal bomas which can be booked in advance, both equipped with cooking and wash-up facilities, ideal for large groups who wish to dine outside together. The lodge offers a big-screen television in the bar where current news events and the latest major sporting events can be viewed. Coupons can be bought at reception for those who need a Wi-Fi connection and order forms for self-catering food are also availbale. There is a private chef on site who can prepare braaied (barbequed) meals on request. Alternatively the restaurant and facilities at the nearby Sossusvlei Lodge can be used although meals must be booked in advance.

Guests stay in 24 uniquely designed, stylish self-catering chalets. Each unit has an en-suite bathroom with a hand basin, toilet and shower. The large bedroom is equipped with twin beds, a fold-out sleeper couch accommodating 2 small children (under 12) and ample shelves and clothes hanging space. The small but well-appointed kitchenette has a 2-plate stove, 'under counter' fridge and a wash up area, opposite a seating and dining area for 4.

Great views of granite outcrops, the immediate environment and wandering wildlife can be enjoyed from the shaded verandah, braai and wooden bench. Private parking is available. To assist self-catering guests 'Utility Boxes' can be collected from the reception at Desert Quiver Camp. They are filled with a decent selection of cooking and eating utensils. Order fresh food and supplies here as well.

A maximum of 2 children under the age of 12 years can be accommodated free of charge on the fold-out sleeper couch if accompanying and sharing a room with 2 adults.

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activities at the lodge

Guided activities are only available from Sossusvlei Lodge

Self-drive to the dunes at Sossusvlei. You will be able to get to the Sesriem Gate entrance to the Namib-Naukluft Park in good time as Desert Quiver Camp is only a few kilometers from the gate. Enjoy the stunning changing colours of the landscape en-route. Climb Dune 45 on the way down or head straight to Sossusvlei, Hiddenvlei and Deadvlei in search of superb scenery and desert-adapted animals and birds.
Sesriem Canyon:
After your dune trip head to Sesriem Canyon in the late afternoon for a short walk down and along the canyon. Pools of water attract all sorts of life here.
Gazing into pollution-free skies adds to the romance and ambience of your stay.
activities in the area

Ballooning over Sossusvlei

Drift over the dune fields at Sossusvlei and enjoy a champagne breakfast wherever the wind takes you

Scenic Flights

light aircraft regularly depart on scenic flights over Sossusvlei and its surroundings

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Map of Desert Camp

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Directions to the lodge

The entrance gate to Desert Quiver Camp is located on the D826 road, only 5km from Sesriem

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Agama River Camp

Lovely rooms with rooftop terraces or a choice of campsites around 45km north of Sesriem

Desert Camp

Competitively priced self catering lodge - very close to the entrance to the Namib Naukluft Park

Desert Grace

A stylish, luxurious and ultra-modern lodge, situated on a property with petrified dunes- rooms have private plunge pools

Desert Homestead

Mid-range accommodation offering some of the best value for money in the area. Horse riding an added activity

Desert Homestead Outpost

A new addition on the same property as the Desert Homestead. Hiking & riding are popular activities here

Desert Quiver Camp

Well equipped rooms with self catering kitchens only 5 kilometers from the entrance gate to Sossusvlei. Kitchen utensils can be rented on site

Desert Whisper

Well equipped rooms with self catering kitchens only 5 kilometers from the entrance gate to Sossusvlei. Kitchen utensils can be rented on site

Elegant Desert Lodge

A budget choice, catering for both larger groups and individual travellers

Dune Star Camp | Hiking

Rustic wooden cabins are equipped with a double bed that can be wheeled out for a night under the Namibian skies

Greenfire Desert Lodge

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

Hoodia Desert Lodge

Mid range lodge located only 22km from the Sesriem gate to the Namib-Naukluft Park

Kulala Desert Lodge

Up-market lodge with private entrance to the dunes at Sossusvlei

Le Mirage Desert Lodge & Spa

Moroccan inspired architecture seems strangely out of place in Namibia. The location, spa and general amenities are good.

Little Kulala

Luxury lodge with guided tour to the dunes using the lodges own private entrance, excellent choice for those looking for a little extra luxury

Little Sossus Lodge

Reasonable value for money - on the main route to Sossusvlei

Moon Mountain Lodge

A new hotel with raised rooms built on wooden platforms 40km from Sesriem

Namib Desert Lodge

Budget choice, fairly far from the dunes and next to the fossil dune cliffs

Namib Naukluft Lodge

Good solid choice, on a beautiful property some distance from the park entrance

Sesriem Campsite

This campsite offer the closest place to stay to the dunes - camping only

Soft Adventure Camp

A combination of permanent structures and canvas make this an interesting choice for the budget conscious traveller

Sossus Dune Lodge

The only lodge inside the borders of the national park. Allows for extra early visits to the Sossusvlei dunes

Sossusvlei Desert Lodge

Most luxurious lodge in the area, air-conditioned rooms and top of the range guiding

Sossusvlei Lodge

Large establishment right next to the Sesriem Campsite, best for keeping driving to a minimum

Weltevrede Rest Camp

A friendly owner run lodge offering excellent value for money. Rooms have private veranda's offering views of sunsets over the Namib Desert dunes & spot-lit waterhole.

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