Bibron's Thick Toed Gecko
Geckos | Namibia
Introduction: Bibron's thick-toed gecko (Pachydactylus bibronii) is one of the most common geckos in the southern African region. It is a large and robust gecko that lives on rocky outcrops, on houses as well as in loose bark on trees. They are a gregarious creature usually living in large colonies. Never afraid to bite, they do however make good pets.
Distribution: Extends into Namibia in the south over the Orange River from the Cape.
Diet: Grasshoppers, beetles, termites, ants, smaller lizards and at times poisonous centipedes.
Colouring: A dark buff to grey-brown back has 4 or 5 indistinct dark, wavy crossbands. The belly is white.
Breeding: Females lay 2 hard-shelled eggs in a rock crack or crevice or under the bark of a tree.
Size: SVL 70 to 90mm. Max SVL 100mm.
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.