Velvety Thick Toed Gecko
Geckos | Namibia
Introduction: The Velvety thick-toed gecko (Pachydactylus bicolor) is endemic to Namibia. It is a beautiful number, small with a flattened body and head. They are rock livers and nocturnal, favouring areas of scattered rocky outcrops, sheltering in thin cracks.
Diet: Small insects.
Colouring: A light buff body with scattered brown blotches and band with complimentary yellow-brown blotches. The tail is yellow-brown, with dark spots and a yellow-white belly.
Breeding: Females lay 2 eggs in a rock crack.
Size: SVL 30 to 40mm. Max SVL 40mm.
This remote lodge is a truly unique destination. Stunning scenery, award winning conservation and highly personal service are just some of the reasons that just about everyone who knows Namibia rates this as one of it's finest destinations
An extremely popular and well managed lodge which is owned by the local community, Grootberg has stunning views and interesting activities including Rhino tracking & Damara village visits
On the far western edge of the park, just outside the Galton Gate, this is an excellent location to explore Etosha, Damaraland and the remote Kaokoland area
A small private lodge, with attentive management. Activities centre on the Huab river which attracts game and a wonderful variety of birdlife. This is the perfect destination to relax for a few days and enjoy the tranquility of the bush.
In the village of Kamanjab lies this guest house, many guests stay here in order to visit the nearby Himba village
Just outside the town of Kamanjab lies this small restcamp
A non-profit organisation aimed at conserving Namibia's cheetah population. The lodge offers superb photographic opportunities at scheduled cheetah feedings, and also offers guided game drives to view wild cheetah.
This lodge is such an institution that Palmwag, which is no more than the lodge and a petrol station, is marked on every Namibian map. An excellent location to explore the remote conservancies of north western Namibia - and perhaps encounter some of the rare rhino or desert adapted elephant which the area is famous for
A mobile camp, specialising in finding desert rhino. Offers a luxurious and exclusive experience.
On a large farm, offering visits to the nomadic Himba people.