Wolwedans Dunes Camp

NamibRand Nature Reserve, Namib Desert, Namibia
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    Jeremy Smith
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    5 Oct 04, 2013

    The highlight of safaris at Wolwedans, and the other-worldly Namib Rand reserve, is not the wildlife - of which there is plenty to see. It's the ethereal scenery, which changes with the light and transports you far from any known reference point. Most mysterious of all are the fairy circles, thousands of circles of bare sand that appear from nowhere in the grasses - there are plenty of theories as to their origin, but for lyricism, none beat's the ancient Bushmen belief that they were land trampled by their ancestors' spirits, who had returned overnight to dance. The camps are the most glorious tents imaginable, the food divine, the experience meriting the overused epithet - unique.

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Wolwedans is an award winning ecotourist destination committed to the conservation of NamibRand Nature Reserve in the heart of southern Namibia nestled into the desert dunes. Explore the desert by land rover or from the air and discover astounding desert-adapted flora and fauna.
Visitors have the choice of Dunes Lodge (18 beds) and Mountain View Suite (2 beds), Wolwedans Dune Camp (12 beds), the secluded Private Camp (4 beds), and Boulders Safari Camp nestling into the grandeur of massive granite rocks (8 beds).
    Walking safaris
  • Horseback safaris
  • Scenic air flights
  • Hot air balloon rides
  • Picnics
  • Visit the local village
  • Sleep out in the dunes
  • Candlelight dinners

Notifications and Fees
The lodge is family friendly. All school age children under 12 are welcome and stay at 50% of the normal rate. Families with pre-school children stay at the lodge Suite (with private activities), Private Camp and, if taken exclusively, Boulders Camp. There is no babysitting at the ... read more
lodge and it is the parents' responsibility to ensure children are well-behaved, do not disturb other guests.

Wolwedans' prioritizes human resource development, social upliftment, sharing economic opportunities. The Wolwedans Foundation promotes this through offering vocational training via the Desert Academy (DA) and The Namibian Institute of Culinary Education (nice).


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