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Harnas Wildlife Foundation

#1 of 3 things to do in Gobabis Features Animals
Gobabis, Namibia
+264 61 235 511
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A surreal animal experience

I was a guest for 3 nights at the end of my Namibia tour & absolutely LOVED it. The garden feels... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2015
Happy1811027
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Volunteering in Namibia During My 2012 Sabbatical

Being a volunteer at this animal sanctuary was one of the best things that I have ever done. While... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2015
Kym E
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Renton, Washington
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Wildlife sanctuary offering eco-tourism.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
20 Mar 2017
“A "must see" if in this part of Namibia”
13 Mar 2017
“Simply a lucrative zoo...”
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Gobabis, Namibia
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+264 61 235 511
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Reviewed 10 May 2015

I was a guest for 3 nights at the end of my Namibia tour & absolutely LOVED it. The garden feels like a real life Narnia & to be able to interact so closely with so many species of animals was wonderful. My lodge accommodation...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2015

Being a volunteer at this animal sanctuary was one of the best things that I have ever done. While I was a bit older than the majority of the volunteers, we all became a group. We were all there for the animals. Working with injured...More

Thank Kym E
Reviewed 23 December 2014

Had Harnas been more organised, less socially focused and made more efficient use of volunteers - my rating would have been AMAZING. I volunteered at Harnas for 3 weeks in sept/oct of this year. I tried very hard not to have any expectations, so as...More

5  Thank Natasha T
Reviewed 19 October 2014

A fabulous place to spend a day or longer... Kid friendly, animal interaction with the animals. Stroking cheetah up close and hearing about how the staff care for and rehabilitate animals was great. A bit of a journey on the gravel road so leave enough...More

2  Thank C H
Reviewed 16 October 2014

I loved Harnas! The best plave Ive ever been to. They take in orphan and injured animals and care for them. They really love all the animals and do everything for them.

2  Thank Tonje S
Reviewed 16 October 2014

I was a volunteer at Harnas Wildlife Foundation. The time I spend at Harnas is the best of my life. Everything at this place is magical. People going there, including my self often come form a world where the most important thing is what you...More

3  Thank Tonje S
Reviewed 5 June 2013

I recently went to Harnas and thought it was great! I agree with Caitlin below - you definitely need to go for more than two weeks'. The first few days you learn all about food prep for your animals and that takes a huge chunk...More

3  Thank Kaz_YM13
Reviewed 30 January 2013

My partner and I went here after a recommendation from an ex safari guide yeeaars ago! I finally made it to Harnas and after 2 weeks there, every 2 seconds my brain returns to thinking about it and ways to return there. Firstly STAY LONGER...More

4  Thank Caitlin F
Reviewed 12 October 2012

I spent a night at Harnas during my trip to Namibia and Botswana this summer. It was my last night in the country, and I booked this place thinking that here I could see those animals I probably wouldn't see free; for example, leopards. That...More

13  Thank Polinesya
Reviewed 8 October 2012

I volunteered at Harnas, Namibia, for 6 weeks in February and March 2012 and it was some of the best weeks of my life! You get to interact with a wide specter of animals, from leopards to meerkats and dogs and you get to do...More

2  Thank Kjersti T
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