Accommodation, Southern Namibia

Wolwedans Dunes Lodge

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Wolwedans Dunes Lodge sits on a small mound with sensational views across the NamibRand desert. It is a beautifully designed lodge with nine spacious private tented en suite chalets raised on stilts with comfortable solid wood beds and a private verandah with seating to enjoy the beautiful views. There is also a luggage rack, writing desk and comfortable indoor seating.

The chalets are reached by a walkway that leads to the central building and reception, housing two dining rooms serving delicious a la carte fare and chilled wines from an underground cellar. There is a comfortable lounge, well stocked bar, library and a communal patio with small swimming pool, sun loungers and hammocks, shaded by a thatched canopy. The camp has been built to minimise environmental impact and blends in well with the natural colours of the stunning landscape.

A diverse range of activities can be undertaken from the lodge including full or half day safaris and walks into the desert wilderness with picnic lunches. Tours are very educational with guides revealing the surprisingly diverse flora and fauna of this extreme environment, although big game other than oryx and zebra is largely absent. Optional balloon rides complete with champagne breakfasts and scenic flights can also be arranged and a massage service is available on request.

Wolwedans is a very romantic setting, perfect for honeymooners and couples. The BBC TV presenter Steve Backshall proposed to his wife, Helen Glover the Olympic rower, at Wolwedans.

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Wolwedans Dunes Lodge -25.096588, 15.969454 Wolwedans Dunes LodgeView

Facilities

Private bathrooms, dining area, lounge, bar, swimming pool, luggage rack, complimentary toiletries, massage service

Local Wildlife

Desert adapted herbivores including gemsbok (oryx), springbok, birds such as ostrich and bustard.

Optional Activities

Dune safaris and nature walks, sundowner drives and optional hot air balloon rides and scenic flights.

Alan Godwin

Area Specialist

If you have any questions regarding our Namibia tours, please feel free to contact me on +44 (0)1803 866965

We were upgraded to the honeymoon suite at the end - which was fabulous! Family style dinner worked well and the food was very good. Wildlife wasn't the best here, but still a great place!

Mr J W - London