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Namib Dune Star Camp

Sleep under the stars in the Namib Desert - Namibia

Namib Dune Star Camp is situated on the crest of ancient sand dunes overlooking the spectacular landscape of the Namib Desert. Best described as a soft adventure camp, Namib Dune Star Camp offers the thrill of being out in the desert yet provides luxuries like soft beds and hot showers. The intimate camp has nine cabins, with a fair distance between them At the end of the day, make your way to the wide central deck for unrivaled vistas of the breath-taking scenery. Sip on a sundowner drink as the sun bathes the landscape in gold.  

Sunset is followed by a delicious dinner under a blanket of twinkling stars. Namib Dune Star Camp is an eco-friendly camp where careful consideration has been taken in the design and construction to ensure that it leaves a minimum footprint. Solar panels on the cabins provide hot water and lights, and water is pumped from a nearby borehole. Nature provides the rest. This is an opportunity for guests to be mindful of resources and to step lightly in the delicate desert environment.

Savour the desert wilderness at Dune Star Camp, with its exceptional view, clean air, wide open space and bright starlit sky. The Dune Star experience is a one-night once-in-a-lifetime Namib Desert opportunity.

Solar panels on the cabins provide hot water and lights, and water is pumped from a nearby borehole. Hot water and electricity is limited and no fan, air conditioning or power points are available.

Each cabin has an en-suite bathroom, a large bedroom and a spacious deck. The rooms are equipped with a double bed that can be wheeled out for a night under the southern skies. Each room has an extra non movable single bed making it perfect for families or friends. Extra bedding is supplied for those cooler winter nights under the stars.

As Dune Star Camp is not reachable in your own vehicle, guests are dependent on transfers from Namib Desert Lodge to reach the camp.
Your rate for the Namib Dune Star Camp is bed and breakfast based, therefore dinners, drinks and any extras incurred during your stay must be paid at the reception of Namib Desert Lodge on departure.
Namib Dune Star Camp is not suitable for children aged 12 years or younger.

Accommodation in Namibia

  • Dune Star Camp: Accommodation And Surrounding Landscape
  • Dune Star Camp: Dune Camp Cabin Web
  • Dune Star Camp: Dining Area
  • Dune Star Camp: Dune Camp Hikers Web
  • Dune Star Camp: View From Deck
  • Dune Star Camp: Camp And Surrounds
  • Dune Star Camp: Aerial Shot Of The Camp
  • Dune Star Camp: Sundowner
  • Dune Star Camp: Overview Of The Camp
  • Dune Star Camp: Accommodation Exterior
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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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Directions to the lodge

Namib Desert Lodge is situated 60 km north of Sesriem on the C19. The turn off is well marked and the lodge is a further 5 kilometres from the main road - you will need to stay here for one night before joining the walk to Namib Dune Camp.

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Desert Camp

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Desert Homestead

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Desert Homestead Outpost

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Desert Quiver Camp

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Elegant Desert Lodge

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Dune Star Camp | Hiking

These rustic wooden cabins can only be reached as part of a guided walking trail originating at Namib Desert Lodge. perfect for those wanting to explore the desert on foot

Greenfire Desert Lodge

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Hoodia Desert Lodge

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Kulala Desert Lodge

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Le Mirage Desert Lodge & Spa

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Little Kulala

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Little Sossus Lodge

Reasonable value for money - on the main route to Sossusvlei

Moon Mountain Lodge

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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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