This magnificent camp is situated on the banks of the Kunene river in the Marienfluss Valley of Namibia's Kaokoland. Set on the banks of the Kunene River, at the head of the Marienfluss Valley, in a remote area of breathtaking natural beauty populated by the local Himba people.”
Why visit Okarohombo Campsite?
When you get to this remote corner of Namibia, the Marienfluss Valley, you will know why you made the effort as you stand on the banks of the Kunene River and watch as it flows through fantastic desert scenery
Stay in an area where the local Himba population has lived for hundreds of years, adapting their lifestyle to the harsh environment
What facilities are available?
Five secluded campsites (3/4 tents each) with shade from large trees, braai area, water tap and adjacent flush toilets and showers
Camping N$ 25-00 per person per night
Access to the Marienfluss Valley is by 4x4 only
Firewood is in very short supply - please bring your own or cook with gas
There are Nile Crocodiles in the Kunene River - you are advised to exercise extreme care!
Where is it?
In the Marienfluss Valley, on the banks of the Kunene river in the far north-west of Kunene. Approx. 230 km from Opuwo.
What can you experience?
View desert wildlife such as springbok, gemsbok and ostrich
Explore a variety of walking trails
Go birdwatching along the Kunene River
Make contact with the local Himba people and gain insight into their life
This new and tranquil community operated campsite is situated within easy drive of the Twyfelfontein Rock Art in the Damaraland region of Namibia.
In a secluded area of Kaokloand in north western Namibia lies the community operated Kanamub Mountain Camp
The fully equipped Camping2Go self-catering tents offer you a serene escape within the rugged beauty of the Damaraland.
This is a community campsite that can only be booked on arrival.
Van Zyl’s Pass Campsite provides the perfect stop-off point to relax before tackling the infamous Van Zyl’s Pass en route to the Marienfluss in Kaokoland. The camp is owned and managed by Otjitanda Conservancy,
How do I get there? Approaching from the south east follow the road (D3703 gravel) from Opuwo to Otjitanda. At Otjitanda turn left towards Van Zyl's Pass. Descend the pass and follow the road into the Marienfluss Valley. The campsite is adjacent to the Kunene river. Look out for the signposts. Van Zyl's Pass is accessed by 4 x 4 only. Note: the Van Zyl's Pass should be negotiated with extreme care! An alternative route used by more tourists (also 4x4 but less difficult than Van Zyl's Pass) is via Sesfontein - Purros (D3707 gravel) - Orupembe - Otjihaa - „Red Drum” - Marienfluss.
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