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Namibia


Bushveld Orange Tip

Namibia

Introduction: Bushveld Orange Tips (Colotis pallene) fly slowly and close to the ground in bushveld regions.

Distribution: Northern Namibia, Zambezi Region (formerly the Caprivi Strip) and as far south as Helmeringhausen. .

Breeding/Larval food: Caper-bushes.

Colouration: Males are white above with more red than orange. The wing veins in the red patch are black outlined.

On the wing: Throughout the year.

Wingspan: Approx 40mm.

Dabis Guest Farm

A working farm in southern Namibia. Offers an insight into sheep farming is this arid region

Duwisib Castle

The completely off his rocker 'Baron' von Wolf built this castle in the middle of nowhere. Rumours abound about this gun toting, cross dressing loon! Accommodation is available within the castle and a well shaded campsite is also on offer

Duwisib Guest Farm

This lovely guest farm offers self catering accommodation on a property adjacent to the Duwisib Castle

Helmeringhausen Hotel

The settlement of Helmeringhausen consists of little more than this hotel and a petrol station. The area is a popular stop-off between the dunes at Sossusvlei and southern Namibia

Kanaan Desert Retreat

On the scenic D707 road and bordering on the Namib Naukluft park, lies this spectacular property. Accommodation is offered in a small tented camp or en-suite rooms at the old farmhouse

Namseb Lodge

Formerly an Ostrich farm the lodge property is now largely dedicated to Namibian wildlife. The lodge itself offers standard bed & breakfast rooms as well as self catering chalets

Namtib Guest Farm

Situated in the Tiras mountains, an owner run guest farm that offers a warm welcome and even better scenery

Sinclair Guest Farm

A small reasonably priced guest farm - geologists are sure to enjoy the abandoned copper mine

Walvis Bay Accommodation