Project Description

Southern Region

Unique place to stay, look no further than Alte Kalköfen Lodge – one of Namibia’s best kept secrets! Situated between Keetmanshoop & Lüderitz. A perfect central base for planning trips to surrounding attractions like the Fish River Canyon, Kolmanskop and Quivert Tree Forest. Well known for its fascinating collection of “Flowering Stones”. 

Highlights at Alte Kalköfen Lodge: 

  • Sunrise breakfast,  
  • Train spotting, 
  • Scenic game drives,  
  • Star gazing, Bird watching,  
  • Game watching, 
  • Hiking 

Number of Rooms:  8 twin rooms and one family room with en-suite bathrooms. 

Star Grading : Lodge

Nestled between rounded granite boulders, Canyon Lodge’s quaint century-old farmhouse reception, verdant garden and cool pond invite and welcome you into the enchanted enclave. A gem in the rugged environment, Canyon Lodge is a fusion of farmhouse flavour and natural splendour. Walkways lead to 25 natural stone chalets nestled amongst granite boulders. Celebrate dawn amongst the quiver trees and the awe-inspiring adventure of life from the rim of the Fish River Canyon. 

Highlights at Canyon Lodge  

 Hiking Trails and Walks 

  • Excursions to the Fish River Canyon 
  • Sundowner Drive 
  • 4×4 Self-drive Tour 

Number of Rooms: 30 Natural Stone Chalets (25 Twin, 2 Family, 1 Single, 2 Triple Rooms) 

Star Grading : Lodge

Suitable for a striking film set, Canyon Village lies at the foot of a sweeping rock face. Exhibiting authentic canyon character, the sprawling lodge explores the story of the south in murals, traditional Nama dress and even a donkey cart to convey baggage to rooms. 

Highlights at Canyon Village: 

  • Hiking Trails and Walks
  • Excursions to the Fish River Canyon
  • SundownerDrive 
  • 4×4 Self-drive Tour

Number of Rooms: 42 

Star Grading : Lodge

The Fish River Lodge is the only lodge situated directly on the edge of Namibia’s Fish River Canyon, with breath taking views over the canyon from sunrise to sunset.

The Lodge is uniquely designed with dry-packed stone walls and large windows through which to contemplate 300 million years of geological history. The 45 000 hectare Canyon Nature Park is a natural sanctuary for Karoo succulent flora and endemic wildlife.

Incredible hiking trails meander down into the heart of the canyon affording guests spectacular scenery combined with 75 km river frontage made up of permanent water holes and rock pools that attract Hartmans Zebra, Kudu, Oryx, Springbok and many other smaller wildlife species and endemic birdlife

Number of Rooms: 20 Spacious Chalets

Star Grading

The 12 rooms are smaller than those at Zebra lodge but are styled the same way with crisp white linen on comfortable beds. The San-inspired décor compliments this stylish yet rustic style. The en-suite bathrooms are fitted with a large shower, air conditioning and a tea and coffee station. This lodge is designed to cater for the more young at heart and the rooms are therefore at an adequate distance from one another. Each rondavel has a small stone patio from which the captivating scenes of the Kalahari Desert can be taken in.

Number of Rooms: 12 Rooms

Star Grading

Intu Africa Zebra Lodge  

Simply stylish and elegant, the Zebra Kalahari Lodge is the most decadent of the 3 lodges on the Intu Afrika Private Game Reserve. After a short drive through the contrasting Kalahari Desert where game languish under trees or in pans, guests are welcomed with a much-needed refreshing drink and a smile as warm as the desert sun. The gurgling fish pond and the beautiful stone and wood buildings immediately soothe one’s soul and guests are ushered into the coolness of the lounge area overlooking a rather vibrant waterhole and swimming pool whilst logistics are efficiently handled. 

Highlights at the Zebra Lodge:          

  • Stylish & Elegant Lodge  
  • Situated on a private game reserve  
  • Book the unforgettable dune dinner  
  • Very popular walk with the bushmen 

 Number of Rooms:  13 Rooms  

Star Grading: Lodge

This enchanting reserve borders the Namib Naukluft Park with its breath-taking photogenic dune belt to the west and the Tiras Mountains to the east. Kanaan N/a’an ku sê Desert Retreat is situated on 33 000 ha of unspoilt nature. Stay in one of our very exclusive en-suite Luxury Canvas Tents nestled amidst the contrasting landscapes. Enjoy gourmet meals and refreshing drinks in the new dinning area and day-dream in the shade of the veranda.  Our individual campsite is very unique and a little off the main area, giving individual groups that extra adventurous break. Cooking and ablution facilities are available. 

Number of Rooms: 8x Luxurious Canvas Tents on stilts & 8x Campsites 

Star Grading

Teufelskrallen Tented Lodge is situated on the first Kalahari Dune from the western side and offers it’s visitor a panoramic view of the endless plain and the typical Kalahari Dune stretches. The “old” farmhouse, located 3km away from the tents hosts the reception, restaurant and the swimming pool. During the Nature/ Game Drives and nature walks guests can experience the breathtaking beauty of the Kalahari with it’s up to 30m high red dunes and a huge variety of game. 

Number of Rooms: 6 Tented Houses 

Star Grading: 6 Tented Lodge

Teufelskrallen Tented Lodge is situated on the first Kalahari Dune from the western side and offers it’s visitor a panoramic view of the endless plain and the typical Kalahari Dune stretches. The “old” farmhouse, located 3km away from the tents hosts the reception, restaurant and the swimming pool. During the Nature/ Game Drives and nature walks guests can experience the breathtaking beauty of the Kalahari with it’s up to 30m high red dunes and a huge variety of game. 

Number of Rooms: 6 Tented Houses 

Star Grading: 6 Tented Lodge

Positioned on the edge of a 250-metre high dune, the Dune Camp sleeps a maximum of 12 guests in a totally pristine setting. The tents (which have recently been entirely revamped) are pitched on wooden platforms and are comfortable and spacious including a private bathroom. A generous deck allows for safe sleep-outs under the stars, imparting a rather civilized camping experience. 

The main tent houses a lounge, dining area and an open-plan kitchen where you can chat to the desert chef, while he prepares lavish meals. Enjoy a cold drink around the campfire on the sundowner deck, where fellow travelers can be met and stories of the day will make their rounds in true African tradition.  

Number of Rooms: 8 

Star Grading:  Tented Camp

Situated on the edge of the Southern Kalahari in the mixed tree and shrub savannah,amidst an enchanting environment of scintillating glowing red dunes and pristine wilderness, abundant with game and birdlife, is the magical Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch. Bagatelle’s luxury chalets and rooms stand defiant against the relentless sun and the searing wind. Inside they exude charm, tranquillity and creature comforts to pamper you during your stay. Our service will ensure you lack nothing, yet still experience an exhilarating thrill reminiscent of the traditional Safari Experience. A stay here is to experience the true spirit of Africa in an unashamedly farm-style setting, with luxurious accommodation, excellent value, and service delivered with warmth and graciousness creating unforgettable memories in an ancient living desert. 

Number of Rooms: 2 Exlusive Dune Chalet, 4 Dune Chalet, 8 Savannah Chalets, 6 Garden Rooms, all with en-suite bathrooms and 6 Camp Sites, each unit with own ablution facilities 

Star Grading

Situated on the edge of the Southern Kalahari in the mixed tree and shrub savannah,amidst an enchanting environment of scintillating glowing red dunes and pristine wilderness, abundant with game and birdlife, is the magical Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch. Bagatelle’s luxury chalets and rooms stand defiant against the relentless sun and the searing wind. Inside they exude charm, tranquillity and creature comforts to pamper you during your stay. Our service will ensure you lack nothing, yet still experience an exhilarating thrill reminiscent of the traditional Safari Experience. A stay here is to experience the true spirit of Africa in an unashamedly farm-style setting, with luxurious accommodation, excellent value, and service delivered with warmth and graciousness creating unforgettable memories in an ancient living desert. 

Number of Rooms: 2 Exlusive Dune Chalet, 4 Dune Chalet, 8 Savannah Chalets, 6 Garden Rooms, all with en-suite bathrooms and 6 Camp Sites, each unit with own ablution facilities 

Star Grading

Fill up with smiles at this innovative lodge that celebrates the good old days of the automobile. It offers peaceful slumber in 24 spacious rooms and boasts a pool, a campsite, a fuel station, an inviting terrace and the most extraordinary restaurant in southern Namibia. 

Highlights at Roadhouse Canyon: 

  • Hiking Trails (starting point at Canyon Lodge / Village, approx. 30 km) 
  • Excursions to the Fish River Canyon (starting point at Canyon Lodge / Village) 
  • Sundowner Drive (starting point at Canyon Lodge / Village) 
  • 4×4 Self-drive Tour 

Number of Rooms: 24 

Star Grading

DESERT HORSE INN Where the subtle colours of the grassy Pro-Namib merge with Namib sands in a lovers’ embrace, you’ll find Klein-Aus Vista. Surrounded by the rocky Aus hills, Desert Horse Inn is an attractive base for a sojourn in south-western Namibia en route to the famed dunes of Sossusvlei. 

EAGLE’S NEST Forever landscapes, solitude, silence and sunsets. Klein-Aus Vista’s Eagle’s Nest is a self-catering getaway with 8 individually-built rock chalets. Keep to yourself or drive to Desert Horse Inn’s restaurant for delicious fare and congenial company. Return to dream of peace and wake to magnificent sunrise scenery. 

 Number of Rooms:  27 and 8

Star Grading

Towering over the pans of the Auob wetlands is the Suricate Tented Lodge which has been built on top of a majestic red dune. 

The tents which combine the ultimate African safari experience with the comforts and luxuries of modern day living leave a lasting impression on all our guests. 

There are 12 tents complete with mini bars, safes, mosquito nets and all the amenities available at the other lodges with the added benefit of an open-air en-suite bathroom and a deck. One of the tents is a honey-moon suite, which is appropriately distanced from the other tents and has its own plunge pool for the convenience of the romantic couple. 

Number of Rooms: 12 

Star Grading

Savour the Kalahari Desert at this easily accessible lodge. Thirty rooms flank a shady courtyard, with another 22 overlooking Kalahari savannah. Stretch legs on the walks and join the afternoon drive to experience the red Kalahari sands aglow with an inner fire. 

 Highlights at Kalahari Anib Lodge 

  • Morning & Sunset Game Drives 
  • Hiking Trails 

Number of Rooms:  52 

Star Grading: Lodge

Kalahari Red Dunes Lodge “Luxury of Solitude” offers it’s visitor ample space and privacy. The main house consisting of reception, lobby, restaurant and bar, the pool and shaded deck are situated in a dry lake (vlei). A 120 meter long boardwalk connects the main building with the chalets which are nestled around the ‘vlei” where game can often be observed.Each chalet has a tented and a stoned/ thatch roofed section as well as a private terrace. During the Nature/ Game Drives and nature walks guests can experience the breathtaking beauty of the Kalahari with it’s up to 30m high red dunes and a huge variety of game. 

Number of Rooms:   

12x Twin Chalets (1 chalet disabled friendly)  

1x Family Chalet   and one superior unit 

Number of Rooms:  52 

Star Grading: Lodge

Situated 45 kilometers south of Wolwedans and hugged by massive granite rocks, Boulders Safari Camp is the latest addition to the Wolwedans Collection. Sleeping a maximum of eight guests in four spacious tents, Boulders is undoubtedly the most exclusive camp at Wolwedans.  The main area consists of a dining and lounge tent, a breakfast deck and open fireplace. Sundowners can be enjoyed from the top of a mountainous rock plateau close by, delivering epic impressions of the vast beauty of the surroundings. 

Number of Rooms:  4 

Star Grading: Tented Camp

The building style is a combination of wooden structures and canvas blinds, opening up to the desert beyond. The lodge reflects the ambience of a tented camp, but provides the comfort and protection of a permanent building. Each of the nine spacious chalets with en-suite bathrooms has a private verandah, which connects you to vast stretches of untouched sand. Sleeping with your canvas blinds open is just like sleeping under the stars. 

The main complex  consists of two lounges, a number of sundowner decks, a fireplace, a tea deck, a library, the wine cellar and two dining rooms. 

Number of Rooms: 9 

Star Grading: Tented Camp

The Suite is located within walking distance from the Dunes Lodge, yet it is secluded, allowing guests to spend time in a homely and stylish atmosphere. Consisting of a spacious en-suite bedroom with a king-size bed, the Suite enables guests to enjoy the view of their private dune valley to the fullest. 

A shaded patio provides an ideal venue for meals and relaxed hours lazing in a hammock. Add to this a spacious lounge, bar cabinet and dining area and you have a wonderful home away from home. 

Number of Rooms: 1 

Star Grading: Tented Camp