Camp And Activity Highlights
- Palmwag Concession and the stunning landscapes that surround
- Nature walks and game drives
- Surrounding arid and desert environment
- Visit "Save the Rhino Trust"
- Desert-adapted black rhino sightings
General Camp Information
- Lodge type; Classic Safari Camp
- Location; Palmwag Concession, Damaraland
- Lodge size; 8 safari tents
- Recommended stay; 3-7 nights
A Classic Safari Camp That Offers Up Both Desert Rhino And Elephant Sightings In The Palmwag Concession
Desert Rhino Camp is a luxurious safari camp situated in the privately owned Palmwag private concession in Damaraland, Namibia.
The 1-million-acre Palmwag Concession is home to a variety of wildlife, including a large desert-adapted black rhino population, as well as desert elephant, Hartmann's mountain zebra, giraffe, oryx, springbok, and greater kudu.
The predator population is robust and diverse, with over 100 lions, cheetahs, leopards, and both brown hyenas and spotted hyenas calling the Palmwag home.
Birdlife is prolific and diverse for a desert region like this, with most of Namibia's endemics present year-round.
The camp facilities at Desert Rhino are rather impressive for a camp that is as remote as this as is the list of safari activities in which one can partake.
Desert Rhino is the perfect place for those who want to experience the African wilderness in luxury and style.
Rooms And Suites
The tented safari suites at Wilderness Safaris, Desert Rhino Camp are spacious and comfortable, each with its own private viewing deck, where you can relax and take in the stunning scenery of the reserve.
Inside each suite, a large and comfortable bed awaits, as does a writing desk and chair, an easy chair, a luggage rack, a mosquito net (available on request only), and a safe for your belongings.
Tea and coffee-making facilities are provided, as well as hot water bottles and extra blankets during the winter months.
Cuisine And Wine
The tented dining room offers uninterrupted views of the desert and mountains. Dining at Desert Rhino Camp is an authentic African safari experience.
The camp offers guests a variety of culinary options, from traditional African dishes to international cuisine, all of which are made with fresh, seasonal ingredients.
There are also full-day safari outings available, with picnic lunch included.
Private romantic dinners can also be arranged should there be a special occasion during one's stay.
The camp facilities at Desert Rhino Camp are quite impressive for a camp that is as remote as this.
The tented central guest area offers guests a lounge area with a small reference library, a dining room and a bar area on a wooden deck.
A firepit for the even drinks under the Namib stars and a floodlit waterhole is found just in front of the central guest area.
Guests can relax by the swimming pool in the main area, which has a partially shaded deck and loungers.
Unfortunately or fortunately (whichever way you look at it), there is no WiFi at the camp.
The safari activities available at Desert Rhino are truly spectacular. Guests can go on rhino tracking excursions, explore the area by vehicle or foot, take part in full-day outings with picnics, and much more.
The guides at the camp are extremely knowledgeable and passionate about the wildlife in the area, and they provide guests with an informative and exciting experience.
In addition, the concession's freshwater springs support healthy populations of black rhino, desert elephant, Hartmann's mountain zebra, giraffe, gemsbok, springbok, kudu and if very, very lucky, lion, cheetah, leopard, brown and spotted hyaena.
The birdlife in the desert is both abundant and varied, with most of Namibia's endemic species present.
Desert Rhino Camp is a perfect destination for a family safari in Namibia, especially those families with older children.
Children can share with parents or book a separate room; there are no interconnecting family units available.
Due to the nature of the camp and the lack of activities for younger children, we would suggest that children aged 12 years and older are better suited for a safari experience here.
Desert Rhino and The Palamwag are the perfect destinations for those who want to experience the classic African wilderness in style.
The camp facilities are quite impressive for a camp that is as remote as this, and the safari activities available are truly spectacular.
Guests can go on rhino tracking excursions, explore the area by vehicle or foot, take part in full-day outings with picnics, and much more.
The guides at the camp are extremely knowledgeable and passionate about the wildlife in the area, providing guests with an informative and exciting experience.
What an amazing place Desert Rhino Camp is!
Rates from NAD$ 9 245.00 per person
Desert Rhino Camp Rates
Per person per night sharing
Rates are in Namibian Dollars (NAD)
*Rates may vary according to season
- All meals
- Twice daily scheduled camp activities
- Park fees
- Laundry at camps which are able to provide this service
- Namibian VAT and Tourism Levy
- Local beverages
- Local and international flights
- Premium imported beverages and champagne
- Items of a personal nature
- Optional activities
- Travel insurance