Damaraland

Damaraland offers visitors to Namibia an exceptional and unusual experience. Huge, untamed and ruggedly beautiful, this is a vast and rocky landscape is home to a surprising diversity of wildlife. Go on game drives in search of rare desert-adapted elephants, endangered black rhino, gemsbok, kudu and giraffe – to name but a few.

This region is also home to one of the most extensive and well preserved rock art galleries in Africa, and at night the clear skies are ablaze with stars.

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Highlights in Damaraland

  • Dramatic scenery and wide open spaces
  • Game drives to see the desert-adapted elephants
  • Guided walks to learn about the desert’s unique plants and reptiles
  • Star gazing in the clear night sky
  • Damaraland’s famous ancient rock art

Featured Accommodation

Damaraland Adventurer Camp

Damaraland Adventurer Camp is tucked away in a sandstone canyon in the Huab River Valley. This basic but comfortable camp has six dome tents, each en-suite and shaded by its own canvas overhang. Namibia’s starkly beautiful Damaraland Region is home to a surprising diversity of wildlife including desert-adapted elephant, oryx,…

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Desert Rhino Camp

Desert Rhino Camp is a remote tented camp in Namibia’s starkly beautiful Damaraland Region. Run in conjunction with the ‘Save The Rhino Trust’, this camp is known for rhino tracking – by vehicle or on foot – with some of the most knowledgeable guides in Namibia. Game drives offer up…

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Damaraland Camp

Damaraland Camp lies amongst the rocky plains and flat-topped mountains of northwest Namibia. Despite being one of the driest regions of Africa, this conservancy supports a variety of wildlife including herds of rare, desert-adapted elephant. Still, a stay here is not just about the safari experience but also the chance…

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