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View desert-adapted African Elephant and Black Rhino
Climb the apricot dunes of Sossusvlei in the oldest desert in the world
Explore the desolate beauty of the Skeleton Coast
Etosha is one of Africa’s iconic big game destinations with outstanding photography
Engage locally with the fascinating Himba people
SOSSUSVLEI Enquire Now
The desolate beauty of the towering apricot sand dunes at Sossusvlei are iconic. On clear evenings, you will be treated to a star-studded sky patterned with constellations typical of the Southern Hemisphere.
ETOSHA Enquire Now
The reserve offers unrivaled game-viewing with African Elephant slaking their thirst at crowded waterholes, lazing Lion and a host of other fabled mammals. Black Rhinoceros, now a rare sight in the rest of Africa, are one of the reserve’s star attractions.
DAMARALAND Enquire Now
A huge, untamed, rugged region with colossal granite koppies, plunging gorges, open plains and grassland. The sandy desert sustains populations of desert-adapted Black Rhino and Elephant. Bizzare, ancient Welwitschia plants dot the gravel plains.
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Here you can stay at some of the most remote camps on our planet where you will encounter absolutely breathtaking landscapes, nomadic Himba tribes’ people and the area’s remarkable desert adapted wildlife including the rare Brown Hyena.
The NamibRand Nature Reserve, located south of Sossusvlei in southwestern Namibia, is one of the largest private nature reserves in Southern Africa, extending over a vast area of 202 200 hectares. Amy Schoemann, the well-known travel writer, sums it up: “Imagine the flamboyant magnificence of the Sossusvlei dunes, the mystique and subtle beauty of the Skeleton Coast and the legendary red sands of the Kalahari synthesized into one multifaceted desert reserve and you have NamibRand”.
Namibia is a year round destination. Wildlife is at its best during the dry season from June to October, although it does start to get hot in October.