Kunene

The Kunene River lies on the northern border of Namibia. The only permanent source of water in the area, the river creates an oasis in the lunar-like landscape of the Namib Desert. A boast safari on the Kunene River offers sightings of huge Nile crocodiles, while game drives take you in search of small herds of gemsbok, springbok and Hartmann’s mountain zebra. Go quad biking in the surrounding dunes, and meet the Himba people who continue their traditional semi-nomadic way of life.

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Highlights in Kunene

  • The most remote and unpopulated area of Namibia
  • Green river banks surrounded by desert dunes
  • Explore this fascinating landscape by quad bike
  • Visit a Himba community
  • Go boating on the Kunene River

Featured Accommodation

Serra Cafema Camp

Set amongst shady trees on the banks of the Kunene River, Serra Cafema is one of the most remote camps in southern Africa, its Portuguese name originating from the mountains that dominate the northern skyline. Guests fall asleep to the sound of rushing water, while by day they explore one…

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