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)
A tented camp on the banks of the Kunene River close to Epupa Falls and Himba settlements.
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.
On the border between Kaokoland and Damaraland this fort was built at the same time as the fort of Namutoni in Etosha.
On a hill above the Kunene river, the lodge has tremendous views of the surrounding area and looks towards the Epupa 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.
One of the oldest lodges in the Kaokoland area, from here guest can visit Himba villages and other areas of interest in Kaokoland
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.
A comfortable tented camp, on the banks of the Kunene River, close to the Epupa falls
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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