Damaraland Camp is an ideal desert experience in Namibia for your African safari. The area provides authentic and enriching cultural and community visits. Discover some of the most superbly adapted wildlife in Africa. Elephant and Giraffe, as well as Oryx and fascinating nocturnal species.
Damaraland Camp lies within the Torra Conservancy and is one of the driest, most desolate regions in all of Africa. In this arid environment the ceaseless processes of life revolve around harnessing the near non-existent water. The wildlife here have been able to do this in the most economical way possible. This scrub landscape is not able to support vast, concentrated herds of wildlife. It does however support an assortment of desert-adapted species around the camp.
The Torra Conservancy supports rare desert-adapted Elephant and some Black Rhino. Gemsbok (Oryx), Kudu, Springbok, Hartman’s Mountain Zebra, Southern Giraffe, Lion, Cheetah, and Spotted and Brown Hyena also live in the area. Birding is excellent with over 240 species recorded.
Ten large thatched guest suites, including a family unit, are raised off the ground. Each has a walk-in dressing area and a large deck from which to enjoy the views. A spacious main area has a dining area and swimming pool. An open campfire and outdoor boma are perfect for evening meals during good weather. Stargazing is some of the best in the world thanks to the crystal-clear night skies.
Children of 06 years and older are welcome at Damaraland camp. For families on an African safari and travelling with children between 06 and 12 years, private activities need to be booked and paid for. Children between 06 and 16 years must share with an adult/s in the same room for safety. The minimum age for walking activities is 13 years.
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