WHEN IS A GOOD TIME TO GO?
Shipwreck Lodge is open all year round.
Dry Season: April - October
Green Season: November - March
Please see our rates sheet for detailed information on seasons & pricing
HOW DO I GET THERE?
Direct flights are available to Windhoek from Cape Town, Johannesburg, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Addis Ababa and Doha. Fly to Windhoek and then switch to a light aircraft to fly to Mowe Bay. Alternatively, there are road transfers available from Windhoek. Self-drivers can make their way to Mowe Bay and from there, ransfer to camp.
WHERE WILL I STAY?
The 10 cabins (8 twins and 2 family with 2 extra beds) have been uniquely styled to look like the shipwrecks that dot the coast.
All are ensuite (with indoor showers), solar powered and have wood burning stoves to ward off the coastal chill.
WHAT WILL I EAT?
Our wonderful chefs have a reputation for their good, wholesome meals. Please let us know of any dietary requirements prior to arrival.
WHAT IS INCLUDED?
Road transfers from Mowe Bay
WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW?
We welcome children of all ages. (Please refer to our rates for child policies)
Wifi is available in camp
Charging facilities are available in the rooms
10 Cabins: 8 twin/double & 2 family
Ensuite bathrooms with indoor showers
Wi-fi available in the main area but due to the remoteness is often intermittent
Viewing deck / veranda
Battery charging facilities
Fireplace / wood burning stove in each cabin
Hairdryers on request at reception
Complimentary laundry service
Möwe Bay excursion
The dangerous beauty of Skeleton Coast
Either on your way to the lodge from Möwe Bay or returning from the lodge, you will see what is left of the victims of this treacherous coastline: Decaying ships, the remains of a Ventura Bomber and the abandoned Westies Diamond Mine bear witness to the unforgiving nature of this arid landscape. You will also visit the seal colony.
4x4 Hoarusib River excursion
Follow the river… Spend your morning exploring the Hoarusib River. Visit the Clay Castles, a
striking geological formation. You might even spot some of the elusive desert-adapted elephants, brown hyenas and lions.
Weather permitting, enjoy a scrumptious lunch on the vast empty beach.
Feel the crisp sea-breeze tousle your hair and ponder the meaning of life
as the ocean washes onto the pristine sand in its unending ebb and flow.
The music of the Namib
Embark on a sundowner drive to the Roaring Dunes where the desert’s voice can be heard.
Or watch the sun disappear into the Atlantic Ocean.
Join one of our guides on a scenic drive over the Roaring Dunes and into the valley. This excursion will only be conducted in an area specifically allocated for the purpose by the Ministry of Environment and Tourism to minimise the effects on the environment.
The tour takes approximately 1.5 hours and is for one guest per quad. As a safety precaution the minimum age is 16 years.
Explore the Skeleton Coast on foot by joining our knowledgeable guides on a guided walk to the ocean. Take note of the different animal footprints and the vegetation and relish the crisp Atlantic breeze.
Climbing the dunes of the oldest desert in the world is a wonderful experience on its own. Enjoy the thrill of sliding down on a sandboard and be rewarded with refreshments.
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WHERE IS SHIPWRECK LODGE? The Shipwreck Lodge is the only lodge inside the Skeleton Coast National Park, 45km north of Mowe Bay, on the mouth of the Hoarusib River. The area contains irreplaceable and vulnerable wildlife habitat for species of the highest conservation importance, including black rhino, elephant, black faced impala and the Hartmann’s mountain zebra.Download Map
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