WHEN IS A GOOD TIME TO GO?
Hoanib Valley Camp is open all year round. In the dry winter months of April to October, the desert is in its iconic state, whilst from November to March the area is carpeted in a lush, green blanket.
Dry Season: April - October
Green Season: November - March
Please see our rates sheet for detailed information on seasons & pricing
HOW DO I GET THERE?
There are direct flights to Windhoek from Cape Town, Johannesburg, Frankfurt, Addis Ababa and Doha. Fly to Windhoek and then switch to a light aircraft to fly to our airstrip.
Alternatively, there are road transfers available from Windhoek.
Self-drivers can make their way to Sesfontein and from there, be transferred into camp.
WHERE WILL I STAY?
There are 6 tents
5 twin/double tents
1 family tent with 1 king size bed and 2 single beds which are raised on spacious decks
Each tent comes with their own private veranda
All tents are ensuite with a separate bathroom
WHAT IS INCLUDED?
WHAT WILL I EAT?
Our wonderful chefs have a reputation for good, wholesome meals
Please let us know of any dietary requirements prior to arrival
WHAT ARE THE FACILITIES?
The camp boasts a stylish tented lounge with a well-stocked drinks cabinet, veranda, and outdoor and indoor dining areas.
The fire pit is the perfect spot for an early-morning coffee or to watch the stars unfold as darkness falls and there is also a small plunge pool in which to cool off.
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 and main area
WHAT WILL I DO HERE?
Morning and afternoon desert game drives
Learn about the giraffe research conducted in the area
Nature walk (aged 12 and over)
Spending a morning with the Herero and Himba communities
Track the desert-adapted rhino of the area on foot (aged 12 and over)
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A rustic option but closest situated to Epupa Falls, this site previously only provided campsites, but recently added rooms on stilts overlooking the river and falls.
An excellent base from which to explore the Kaokoland area.
A great lodge in a remote location on the banks of the Kunene River, for those interesting in birding, relaxing or river rafting this lodge is an absolute must. Undoubtedly one of our favourite out of the way lodges.
A campsite near the village of Opuwo.
Near the tiny settlement of Puros, this luxury lodge offers you the ability to search for the desert adapted elephants.
On a hillside overlooking the Kunene River this small intimate camp offers accommodation for a maximum of 14 people.
Welcome to Kaokoland, a true wilderness that is home to the Himba, one of the world’s last semi-nomadic cultures. Despite the harshness of the arid surrounds and the isolation of the area, this truly is the land of milk and honey. An off-the-beaten track experience! Beyond a gorgeous campsite overlooking the Kunene River, this camp offers guests comfortable tented chalets, all en suite. Each chalet is equipped with a watercooler to keep the heat at bay, as well as a terrace for relaxing while the river waters meander past. Omarunga offers a sunset excursion to a lovely look out point, where the Epupa-Falls can be appreciated in their full majesty. As well as visits of local Himba villages, and for he more adventurous, a river rafting trip.
On the outskirts of Opuwo with has beautiful views over Kaokoland -a real desert oasis.
WHERE IS HOANIB VALLEY CAMP? The Hoanib Valley Camp is in the Sesfontein Community Conservancy Area, Kaokoland, in the very remote northwest of Namibia. The camp sits on the bank of the Obias River, overlooking the Hoanib River Valley, a linear oasis running through one of the most beautiful deserts in Africa, where desert-adapted elephant, giraffe, lion and rhino move freely.Download Map
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