Doro Nawas Camp
Doro Nawas Camp

Doro Nawas Camp

Doro Nawas is situated in prime desert-adapted elephant country; the harsh and rocky Damaraland region offers superb stargazing, beautiful sunsets and ancient rock art of Twyfelfontein. It offers a peek into an age old era with traditional cuisine.

USD 150 - 300 per person sharing per night
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Doro Nawas Camp Highlights

Doro Nawas Camp is situated on a small hill on the edge of the dry Aba-Huab River overlooking the ancient plains of the Damaraland area. This is prime desert-adapted elephant country and clear nights offer plenty opportunity for magnificent stargazing. Doro Nawas Camp offers guests a unique and charming visit where you can wheel your bed onto your veranda and sleep under the dazzling desert stars.

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  • This property is an excellent base from which to explore Damaraland and Twyfelfontein
  • Joint venture between Wilderness Safaris and the local Namibian Doro !Nawas community
  • The chalets are made of stone, wood and canvas with thatched roofs
  • Activities include tracking desert-adapted elephants, looking at Bushman rock art, visiting the Petrified Forest and Organ Pipes and walking

Doro Nawas Camp Game Viewing and Activities

The camp provides an excellent base for exploring the local area in game drive vehicles and on foot, taking in the spectacular views and desert scenery. There are no large concentrations of wildlife here, but this arid environment is home to, gemsbok, springbok and variety of other species, including occasional glimpses of the endangered black rhino. Guided trips to the Haub riverbed to find the Desert Adapted Elephant can be organised through the Lodge. Birdlife is excellent with several Namibian endemics such as Monteiro's Hornbill and Rüpell's Korhaan.

A highlight here is the fascinating expedition to Twyfelfontein, Namibia's first World Heritage Site, with its renowned San art engravings, and the largest collection of petroglyphs - prehistoric rock art in Africa as well as geological formations such as the Petrified Forest, Burnt Mountain and Organ Pipes. Wildlife viewing concentrates on the game found in the riverbed and along the valleys that sometimes fill with floodwater in the rainy season. Other activities in the area include mountain biking and the Sandstone Ridge Trail.

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