Kaokoland Accommodation

The back of beyond. You've travelled far from civilization when you arrive in Kaokoland - home of the Himba and enormous valleys of emptiness.

2/5 Stars

Mopane Camp

Mopane Camp is a comfortable and rustic tented camp on the banks of a dry riverbed. Near Opuwo it is a good place to stop and gather your strength before the final push into the wild and rugged Kunene region.

3/5 Stars

Kavita Lion Lodge

Kavita Lion Lodge is closed: we recommend Hobatere Lodge, Dolomite Camp or Otjitotongwe Cheetah Farm as alternatives.

2/5 Stars

Ohakane Lodge

Ohakane Lodge is a simple, comfortable lodge in the centre of Opuwo on the edge of the vast emptiness of Kaokoland. The lodge has sir conditioned en suite rooms, a bar, a restaurant and a swimming pool that, in this heat, will be music to your eyes.

2/5 Stars

Fort Sesfontein Lodge

Fort Sesfontein is a charming restored 19th century fort on the frontier between civilisation and the wild west of Namibia. Sixteen comfortable rooms line the courtyard and the old officers' mess is now the restaurant, bar and lounge area.

3/5 Stars

Kunene River Lodge

The Kunene River Lodge is shaded by a dense thicket of riverine trees and the river is an integral part of life in this remote and rustic camp.

2/5 Stars

Omarunga Lodge

Tented rooms right on the river bank makes for a peaceful night’s sleep at the Omarunga Lodge.

2/5 Stars

Oase Garni Guesthouse

Oase Garni Gueshtouse is a convenient - and quintessentially Namibian - stopover en route to the rugged and desolate Kaokoland region via Etosha from both Swakopmund and Windhoek.

2/5 Stars

Oppi-koppi Restcamp

Oppi-koppi Restcamp is a laid-back and convenient stopover in Kamanjab en route to Etosha via the western gate at Galton or further north into Kaokoland.

5/5 Stars

Serra Cafema Camp

Serra Cafema is a spectacular lodge in the most remote part of Namibia. Lining the perennial Kunene River in the north-western region, the camp comprises seven sumptuous tented suites and the isolation and daily activities make a visit almost imperative.

3/5 Stars

Epupa Falls Lodge

Epupa Falls Lodge is a few hundred metres upstream of Namibia's most impressive waterfall and in Namibia's most remote location. Kaokoland is home to the Himba people and vast chunks of vivid emptiness.

5/5 Stars

Okahirongo Elephant Lodge

Okahirongo Elephant Lodge is deep in the north-western Kaokoland. This stylish and comfortable lodge is far from anywhere and the very essence of escape.

3/5 Stars

Opuwo Country Hotel

Opuwo Country Hotel is a tidy and comfortable base camp on the edge of the moonscape that is Kaokoland. Air conditioned rooms, a large pool and a comfortable living area will make returning home after a long day's exploring that much more enjoyable.

3/5 Stars

Oshakati Country Hotel

Oshakati Country Hotel is the obvious stopover choice when travelling between Koakoland, Etosha and the Caprivi. It has comfortable air conditioned rooms, an à la carte restaurant and a lush garden courtyard with an inviting swimming pool.

3/5 Stars

Hobatere Lodge

As of August 2015, Hobatere Lodge on the western edge of Etosha is back in business.

3/5 Stars

Khowarib Lodge

Khowarib Lodge is a comfortable safari lodge in Kaokoland, Namibia: a vast, wild and beautiful wilderness area inhabited by Himba pastoralists and desert-adapted wildlife.

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