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Camp Kipwe

Damaraland , Namibia


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Luxury Holidays At Camp Kipwe

Emerging from the rocks in the mesmerising landscape of Damaraland, with breathtaking views across the Aba Huab valley to the distant peaks of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Twyfelfontein, Camp Kipwe promises an authentic African experience in complete comfort. Unique architecture creates an impressive setting for your wilderness adventure, with rooms and suites revealing themselves between boulders in a hilly cascade of rocks, along with an airy lounge space with panoramic views and a refreshing swimming pool that blends in harmoniously with the surrounding landscape. Days can be spent on thrilling excursions into the local area, discovering the geology, wildlife and culture all around - a trip to see the ancient rock engravings at Twyfelfontein is a must, and you can also embark on guided nature drives searching for animal life including impressive desert-adapted elephants. And after all that adventure, it's time to take a moment to sit back and simply appreciate the wondrous views and peaceful ambience of this untamed land, relaxing by the pool or on your private deck, or sipping a sundowner as day turns to night.

  • Type: Luxury Lodge
  • Summary: An enchanting luxury lodge in Damaraland
  • Feature: Memorable nature drives searching for elephants
  • Rooms: 10 bungalows and suites
  • Star rating: 4 Star
  • Nearest airport: Windhoek Airport
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Location and transfer

Camp Kipwe is located in the Uibasen-Twyfelfontein Community Conservancy in Damaraland in the north-east of Namibia. The closest international airports are Walvis Bay International Airport, which is approximately four and a half hours drive away, and Windhoek Airport, which is approximately five hours drive. The closest airstrip is Twyfelfontein from which is approximately 20 minutes by private transfer.


Bungalows are housed in rounded, African-inspired architecture with thick boulder, cement and rock walls offering a cosy, cave-like ambience, whilst outside private decks offer views across vast, untouched lands. En suite bathrooms are open-air, private spaces built amongst the rocks, introducing the blue sky or stars overhead to your time spent pampering. The spacious suite sits within luxurious thatched buildings connected by an expansive decked area boasting elevated views with a private plunge pool for refreshing dips, and offers a king-size bedroom, separate lounge with satellite television and complimentary mini-bar, and deluxe open-air bathroom. All accommodation includes air-conditioning, tea and coffee facilities, and an in-room safe.


Enjoy blended African and international cuisine for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, and dinner at the lodge, dining in the characterful thatched lodge building or on your own private deck. Fire-cooked meals around the boma are always a memorable experience, adding an authentic African element to the cuisine.

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Culture & History

Discover the captivating ancient rock engravings of the famous UNESCO World Heritage Site of Twyfelfontein on an excursion from the lodge. There's also time to marvel at some of the unique geological sights in the area, notably the eerie volcanic landscape of Burnt Mountain, and the rock formation of the Organ Pipes, with its basalt columns that offer an uncanny resemblance to the instrument the site is named after.

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Wildlife Encounters

Head out in an open-air 4x4 vehicle to discover the area's wondrous wildlife. Departing early in the morning, when the land is coming alive with colour and noise, you will search for creatures including majestic desert-adapted elephants. Self-guided nature walks from sister lodge, Mowani Mountain Camp, offer the opportunity to get up-close to the landscape's vegetation, discovering native trees and plants as you wander.

Luxury Family Holidays

Camp Kipwe welcomes children, offering complimentary stays to young travellers under the age of three and a special child rate for those aged from three to twelve.


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