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Tiras Mountains - southern Namibia

Farm Namtib is situated at the edge of the Namib Desert in the Tiras Mountains. It is a privately owned biosphere reserve, covering an area of some 16, 400ha. Farming and human activities are adapted here, to suit Southern Namibia's arid climate. The fascinating landscape of the farm, offers an abundance of breathtaking views and hosts a wealth of fauna and flora.

Namtib Biosphere Reserve is situated on one of the most scenic routes in southern Namibia. The farm is ideally located between Fish River Canyon and Sossusvlei / Sesriem or Lüderitzbucht and Sossusvlei / Sesriem.

The Namtib Biosphere Reserve, allows guests to relax and unwind, whilst at the same time having the opportunity to get to know how a typical Namibian farm operates. Here you can discover a mine of interesting information about the Namib Desert, the Tiras Mountains and the fauna and flora of Southern Namibia.

There is a dining room and reception in the main building. Although there is no bar, guests can order drinks from here. A set menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner is provided and vegetarians can be catered for.

Namtib Desert Lodge provides typical farmstyle service, all under the auspices of the Theile family .

Accommodation is in separate bungalows. A tea & coffee facility is available in the hall. Overnight in:
  • Double Rooms: An en-suite bathroom, twin beds and mosquito nets are standard.
  • Single Rooms: 2 Single Rooms have their own bathroom and facilities similar to the Double Rooms.
  • Family Room: 1 Family Room has twin beds for the adults and bunk beds for the children. The facilities are similar to the Single/Double Rooms.

Activities offered at Namtib Desert Lodge include afternoon nature drives, guided hiking trails and bird watching.

Namtib Desert Lodge offers a genuine Namibian farmstyle experience, right in the in the middle of the vast Namib desert.

Accommodation in Namibia

  • Namtib: Views
  • Namtib: Exterior
  • Namtib: Farm Drive Vehicle
  • Namtib: Garden
  • Namtib: Koekerboom
  • Namtib: Namtib Landscape
  • Namtib: Namtib Rittersaal Inside 1
  • Namtib: Namtib Rittersaal Inside 2
  • Namtib: Rooms
  • Namtib: Rooms Inside
  • Namtib: Verandah
  • Namtib: Exterior (2)
  • Namtib: Farm Drive Vehicle Seating Arrangments
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Nature Drives
has recently obtained a new vehicle for conducting nature drives. True to Namtib's philosophy, the vehicle has been individually designed and the result is a one-of-a-kind nature drive vehicle.
You can take a guided or unguided walk and climb the mountain behind the farm.
Guided Desert Hike and a Botanical Trail
Hike around the well-marked trail before breakfast.
Due to the very low level of light pollution in this part of Namibia the night sky is wonderful. Unlike some other lodges Namtib does not have a telescope available for guests use - but you will still be able to marvel at the sheer number & brightness of the stars!
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Directions to the lodge

From the C13 (midway between Aus and Helmeringhausen) turn west onto the D707. Farm Namtib is 47km along this road

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