Hoanib valley camp - natural selection

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?

Daily activities

Laundry service

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

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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)

Epupa Camp

Epupa Camp

A tented camp on the banks of the Kunene River close to Epupa Falls and Himba settlements.

Epupa Falls Lodge

Epupa Falls Lodge

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.

Fort Sesfontein

Fort Sesfontein

On the border between Kaokoland and Damaraland this fort was built at the same time as the fort of Namutoni in Etosha.

Kapika Waterfall Lodge

Kapika Waterfall Lodge

On a hill above the Kunene river, the lodge has tremendous views of the surrounding area and looks towards the Epupa Falls.

Khowarib Lodge

Khowarib Lodge

An excellent base from which to explore the Kaokoland area.

Kunene River Lodge

Kunene River Lodge

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.

Mopane Campsite

Mopane Campsite

A campsite near the village of Opuwo.

Ohakane Lodge

Ohakane Lodge

One of the oldest lodges in the Kaokoland area, from here guest can visit Himba villages and other areas of interest in Kaokoland

Okahirongo Elephant Lodge

Okahirongo Elephant Lodge

Near the tiny settlement of Puros, this luxury lodge offers you the ability to search for the desert adapted elephants.

Okahirongo River Camp

Okahirongo River Camp

On a hillside overlooking the Kunene River this small intimate camp offers accommodation for a maximum of 14 people.

Omarunga Epupa-Falls Camp

Omarunga Epupa-Falls Camp

A comfortable tented camp, on the banks of the Kunene River, close to the Epupa falls

Opuwo Country Lodge

Opuwo Country Lodge

On the outskirts of Opuwo with has beautiful views over Kaokoland -a real desert oasis.

Directions

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.

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