Chameleons | Namibia
Introduction: The Namaqua chameleon (Chamaeleo namaquensis) live in sandy regions, including coastal dunes with scrub vegetation. They are mainly terrestrial creatures that survive in some of the hottest, most desolate regions in the country. On the hottest of days, they will climb onto a rock or bush, lay on their backs with the head facing into the sun to keep cool.
Diet: Eats anything such as locusts, lizards, crickets and can swallow snakes such as Peringuey's adder. It's huge appetite includes devouring up to 200 beetles per day.
Colouring: Dull green to pinkish-maroon body with scattered spots.
Breeding: Females lay 2 or 3 clutches of eggs per year with between 6 and 30 soft-shelled eggs laid in burrows at the foot of windward slopes of large dunes, defended by the females.
Size: SVL 120mm to 140mm. Max SVL 160mm.
This small luxury camp is the latest addition to the Wolwedans Lodge collection. It is situated around 45km south of the other lodges and therefore offers an insight into a different aspect of the NamibRand Nature Reserve
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
Dunes Camp is the simplest of the establishments on the Namib Rand reserve. Accommodation comes in the form of dome tents each with own bathroom.
Wooden units built on platforms overlooking the NamibRand Reserve. As with all the Wolwedans properties expect some of the best views in Namibia, great food and excellent service
An upmarket extension to the Dunes Lodge
Ever fancied your own house surrounded by nothing but the Namib Desert? This luxurious property gives you just that, and way more