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Fast Facts

Rating: Adventures Camp
Type: Safari Lodge
Languages: English
No. Rooms: 16
Special Interests: Birding, Nature, Wildlife

Why stay here?

Doro Nawas rests on the slopes of a small hill on the edge of the dry Aba-Huab River overlooking ancient plains with glorious views of the rugged Damaraland area. Guests are housed in 16 natural walled units (including a family room), the design and décor blending in with the surrounding scenery. Each unit consists of a bedroom, en-suite bathroom, outdoor shower, and veranda for stargazing or sleep-outs under the skies. There are indoor and outdoor dining areas, a residential pool area and a small curio shop.

The camp provides an excellent base for exploring the local area in game drive vehicles and on foot, combining a luxury safari experience with economic empowerment for the local community. Guests can view petroglyphs – prehistoric rock engravings – and San rock art at Twyfelfontein, Namibia’s first World Heritage Site. The combination of Africa’s past and present makes Doro Nawas a fascinating visit.

Doro Nawas Camp is a joint venture between Wilderness, the Doro !Nawas community and a Namibian empowerment company.

Unique Selling Points

  • Wonderful 360-degree views over starkly scenic Damaraland
  • Africa’s largest collection of prehistoric rock art at Twyfelfontein, and other fascinating rock formations
  • Desert-adapted elephant herds traverse the riverbed seasonally