Another name for the Karoo Gold (Rhigozum obovatum) is the Yellow Pomegranate. It prefers, hot, dry, rocky areas in deciduous woodland and vegetation associated with the Karoo. This plant can be found in southern Namibia from Aus east to the Orange River region around Warmbad.
A rather twiggy, spiny shrub, it grows small blue-green leaves with large golden-yellow trumpet-shaped flowers. It is a valuable food source and stock and game feed on the leaves, flowers and fruits of the this plant.
A variety of insects, bees and butterflies are attracted to the flowers and leaves. It requires lots of sunshine, moderate watering and is frost resistant. Flowering time is from September to November.
Cabana's and permanently erected tents on the banks of the Orange River. This camp also serves as the starting base for several river rafting & canoeing adventures
An owner run lodge, set in a scenic and mountainous area, just off the main road between Keetmanshoop & Grunau. Comfortable well equipped rooms are complimented by game drives (including night drives) on the large farm
Nestled in the great valley of the Karas region and situated on the banks of the Orange River, about 50km from the South African / Namibia border post
The Orange River Lodge is situated near Noordoewer on the border between South Africa and Namibia
A small lodge set on the third biggest game reserve in Namibia. Expect tranquility and a very personalised service in a remote environment
Not quite Washington DC! This remote accommodation is basic but extremely popular with those looking for good honest accommodation.