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Namibia Lodge Hopping

From a tented resort in the desert to a casbah-style fort on a zebra-filled reserve, these places are worth the trek.

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Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: Multiple days

Overview :  Namibia officially came on the when Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt stayed at a beach resort here while awaiting the birth of their third... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Boulders Safari Camp

This remote compound of four luxury tents is set between gigantic granite boulders. Days here are spent hiking or on scenic drives; at sunset, cocktails are served atop the highest ridge.

Off C27, Namibrand Nature Reserve


2. Dunes Lodge

The property is a string of 10 wood-and-canvas cottages linked by walkways set with large lanterns and potted cacti; the aboveground pool is shaded by a sailcloth awning. For minimal impact on the environment, the entire camp was designed using only wood and canvas.

Off C27, Namibrand Nature Reserve

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3. The Fort on Fischer’s Pan

In 2007, the Fort at Fischer’s Pan opened in Etosha National Park. This exotic structure—tall, thick walls; massive studded doors; multiple patios; secret staircases—sits on the edge of a large watering hole. The Fort is the latest addition to the Onguma Safari Camps, a collection of lodges in the private 50,000-acre slice of Etosha known as the... More

4. Little Ongava

This safari property, the countries most luxurious compound, sits on a hillside of pockmarked boulders and giant cacti. The infinity pools almost make the property seem too glamorous for its setting. Interior designer Anne Christopher has made extensive use of African artists’ work: masks from Burkina Faso; wooden bowls from Zambia; Ethiopian... More

5. Ongava Lodge

Little Ongava’s sister property is a less-expensive 14-room option.

Ongawa Game Reserve
Etosha National Park