Join us for a luxury break amid the stunning African Savannah. Located just thirty minutes from Windhoek International Airport and nestled in the stunning African bush fields, our Lodge is perfectly situated to start or finish your trip to Namibia. With a range of enjoyable activities available, including Carnivore Feeding Tours and Cheetahs Up Close you are sure to enjoy an unforgettable African holiday with us. The only charity lodge in Namibia, N/a’an ku sê Lodge is crafted from ecologically clean material including solid logs and glass to complement N/a’an ku sê’s beautiful wilderness setting. Guests will find six luxurious, individual chalets and a tranquil dining area with stunning views, bar and swimming pool. There are also five beautifully appointed and fully equipped holiday houses available for hire. The Lodge also provides a breathtaking backdrop for weddings and conferences. Our Lodge is a not for profit eco-tourism destination, where all profits are directed straight back into supporting our charitable projects.
Grass, wooden logs, stones, mohair together with extravagant linen and bedding are a unique combination. Rooms boast large twin beds, air-conditioning, in-suite bathrooms and each has its own private veranda with views overlooking the beautiful bush veldt.
Each of our six luxurious en-suite chalets is a delightful blend of rich ethnicity and modern luxury and offers a secluded retreat from the ruggedness of Africa. All rooms are lavishly appointed and have been designed to offer total privacy.
Families or groups of friends can choose to book one of our stunning and individual houses available. Located near to the main lodge, each house has its own plot, luxury fitted kitchen, lounge area and veranda with stunning views across the veld. Guests in our holiday homes can still enjoy delicious, freshly cooked meals and all the facilities at our lodge, including our swimming pool and bar. You can also choose for the lodge to deliver dinner straight to your house or cook or have your own braai.
Our villas have been designed with immaculate attention to detail to create a feeling of natural beauty and comfort. The villas incorporate the ethnic and rustic atmosphere of Africa, while offering the ultimate in indulgent accommodation. Each villa is under a thatch roof that exudes embracing warmth in winter and coolness in summer. Grass, wooden logs, stones, and mohair together with extravagant linen and bedding are a unique combination that complements the lodge experience.
We have 2 bedroomed, 3 bedroomed and 4 bedroomed villa’s. Some bathrooms are en-suite and some are separate bathrooms. The beds are either double or single beds.
Our holiday homes are not just perfect for families or groups of friends, but we can also offer the villas for 2 guests if the lodge is fully booked.
Activity Desk, Bar, Barbeque Facilities, Chapel, Communal Dining, Conference Centre, Eco Friendly, Internet Access (Complimentary), Laundry Service (Available), Malaria Free, Meal on Request, Mobile Connectivity, Pool, Restaurant, Secure Parking
Air Conditioning, Balcony / Deck, Bath, Complimentary Wi-Fi, Cooking Equipment, Cooking Facilities, Dressing Gowns, Electrical Outlets, En-Suite, Fireplace, Fridge, Hair Dryer, Laundry Facilities, Laundry Service (Available), Lounge Area, Pure Cotton Linen, Safe, Shower, Tea / Coffee, Verandah
Airport Shuttle (Available), Credit Card
During the two and half hours drive you will visit our baboons, caracals, lions, cheetahs, wild dogs and leopards. Watch them being fed by our experienced guides while they explain how these carnivores came to live on this reserve. Followed by a scenic drive with a good chance of spotting some of the other wildlife. This is not just a great way to learn about these amazing animals and how they behave in the wild, it is also a great up close photo opportunity.
A superb introduction to conservation and the work we do here at N/a'an ku sê.
This academy is a joint venture between the N/a’an ku sê Foundation and the Nyae Nyae Conservancy. It aims to serve as a reciprocal training venture where visiting San groups from the Nyae Nyae Conservancy stay at N/a’an ku sê to display their cultural heritage and skills to visitors.
Take the opportunity to visit the San Bushmen in their traditional village and witness their ancient culture and traditions first hand. The San will show you plants they use for medicinal purposes, how they make fire and set traps, tell you how they hunt and regale you with stories, song and dance.
Take a walk with our habituated caracal and our guides. During this walk you will get to see how these animals behave in the wild, stalking birds and small mammals as they regain their natural instincts and hone their hunting skills. You will also experience the serenity of the Namibian veld and no doubt be accompanied by a wide variety of bird species.
Follow in Marlice’s footsteps and get an intimate view of the workings of a wildlife reserve and sanctuary. On this in-depth activity you will gain insight into the real N/a’an ku sê world and the inner workings of sanctuary life and the myriad of animal species currently being cared for. Enter the riveting world of research carried out at N/a’an ku sê, and gain intimate knowledge into the field of human-carnivore conflict mitigation. Become smitten with our gorgeous sanctuary orphans and bond with the baby baboons (there’s nothing like it). Become fully immersed in Marlice’s magical world!
Experience the wonders of our wildlife from a saddle! There’s nothing quite like it. A two hour
horse ride through the bush will give intermediate and advanced riders the unique chance to
observe our wild game closer than ever before – and you may even be lucky enough to ride
amongst our gorgeous giraffe family. Our experienced coordinator will provide you with all of
the necessary safety equipment and will guide you on a fabulous afternoon.
Meet our playful primates and experience the joys of monkey fun on a not-to-be-missed baboon walk. All of our baboons came to N/a’an ku sê either after losing their mums (Namibia’s Chacma baboons are tragically persecuted on an almost daily basis), or having been rescued from situations of abuse. Our baboon buddies adore the interaction and bounding through the bush on their daily walks. Why not join in and get to know firsthand just how incredible these animals are?
Take the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to enter N/a’an ku sê’s very own “Meerkat Manor”, and spend a magical two hours witnessing the delightful antics of the bushveldt’s most beloved residents. Meerkats are early risers, emerging from their dens from approximately 6.15AM. Hence you will be met at the main lodge building and then it’s off to enter a madcap meerkat world on N/a’an ku sê’s picturesque reserve. *Please note that even though we always do our utmost to ensure significant meerkat sightings, the animal kingdom plays by its own rules, thus sightings cannot be guaranteed.
Habituated cheetahs have lost their fear of humans – a fear that is crucial in elevating their survival chances in the wild. For this reason, some of the magnificent spotted sprinters at N/a’an ku sê need to remain in captivity, having come to the sanctuary from various conflict situations at very young ages, requiring dedicated care to ensure their survival. At N/a’an ku sê we fully nurture and encourage their natural behaviour, captivity resembling the life of their wild counterparts as closely as possible. Enjoy time with our habituated big cats, in the hands of an experienced and knowledgeable guide. Simply not to be missed!
Our experienced guides will take you with our well-equipped open game drive vehicles around the
pristine 9,000-hectare reserve, showcasing some of the most incredible wildlife in Africa! Early drives at
sunrise are ideal to observe the Namibian plains waking up, while evening drives reveal the elusive
beauty of the nocturnal savannah. An experience that you will never forget…
The Zannier Reserve by N/a’an ku sê is home to the Shiloh Wildlife Sanctuary, a valuable center aiming for caring rhinos or elephants that have been injured or orphaned in poaching incidents. Enter this wildlife animal clinic managed by the N/a’an ku sê Foundation and discover the incredible work of passionate vets who are rescuing and taking care of endangered animals.
Put your hat on, pull up those sleeves and jump on the back of the bakkie. We are going to
feed the rhinos! Get on the back of the bakkie and drive to the shed, load your own lucerne
bail, about 6-8 bails will be loaded & continue to the feeding spot. Watch while feeding take
place, about 11-13 rhinos will be fed at once.
When it comes to feeding the soul, our team of passionate chefs will prepare Euro-African dishes to entice the palette and uplift the spirit. Whether it's a wake-me-up breakfast, picnic in the veldt, dinner under the stars, we will be ready to look after your every culinary need. For functions we can accommodate any need including sit-down dinners, braai’s, luncheons, buffets or cocktail and canapé functions.
Our restaurant is open and welcome to day visitors, with our Sunday buffet lunch a popular choice for those living or travelling through Windhoek.
The N/a’an ku sê Activity Centre, a modest and intimate venue for day visitors. The Activity Centre caters to a myriad of groups, from families and children, to students and corporate executives. Guests can choose to simply cool off and relax by the swimming pool, or indulge in an exquisite menu which will set your taste buds alive.
And, for an authentic N/a’an ku sê experience, book your spot on a carnivore feeding tour, cheetah walk or any other activity.