Accommodation, Northern Namibia

Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp

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Opened in August, 2014, and accessible only by light aircraft, this superbly run, intimate luxury camp is situated at the confluence of two ephemeral rivers in the most isolated part of the Kaokoveld of northwest Namibia. Bordered on the other two sides by rugged hills with views across the desert, the camp boasts a small water hole visited by the local wildlife. Each luxury tent is on hard standing supported by stilts and has an en suite bathroom, minibar and covered verandah. The camp has a research station concerned with desert lion conservation, and talks are sometimes given by the resident scientists.

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Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp -19.378579, 13.087450 Hoanib Skeleton Coast CampView

Facilities

The camp is beautifully decorated, with a lounge, bar, dining room, library, fire pit and deck by the small swimming pool.

Local Wildlife

Desert adapted elephant, giraffe, zebra, leopard, cheetah, black rhino, brown hyena, oryx, lion and springbok.

Optional Activities

Those staying for three nights or more receive a complimentary excursion to visit Mowe Bay, a desolate outpost on the awesome Skeleton Coast where you will have lunch on the (often foggy) beach within sight of one of its famous shipwrecks. Flights also available when the fog is lifted.

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

What can one say about Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp - it was outstanding. Certainly goes into my top five safari destinations. It is a specialist wildlife destination, so f you wish to spend time with truly desert adapted animals this is the place to visit. The scenery is breathtaking and were were fortunate to see some very rare desert adapted lions, elephant and giraffe alongside several other species. We had a private vehicle and guide during our time at the camp, which suited us perfectly. They even arranged for us to have our evening meal with the staff one night so that e could watch the World Cup - really a top camp!

Mr J W