Camp And Activity Highlights
- Professionally guided walking trails and game drives
- Clear night skies for star gazing
- Desert-adapted elephants sightings
- Landscapes of the Aba Huab River valley and Etendeka Mountains
- An excellent option for those on a self-drive safari
General Camp Information
- Lodge type; Safari Camp
- Location; Doro Nawas conservancy, Damaraland
- Lodge size; 16 Thatched suites
- Recommended stay; 3-7 nights
A Classic Safari Camp That Offers Unspoiled Panoramic Views Of Damaraland And The Doro Nawas Concession
Doro Nawas Camp is a luxurious safari camp located in the Damaraland area of Namibia.
Doro Nawas is situated in a valley near the Aba-Huab River, with views of the Etendeka Mountains to the north and Twyfelfontein (famous for its San rock engravings) to the south.
The magnificent design of the camp provides for an unspoiled panoramic view of this fascinating and dramatic terrain, which ranges from tabletop outcrops, little canyons, dry riverbeds to savannah and grassland vistas.
Guests can enjoy game drives, mountain biking, and visits to the San rock art at Twylfelfontein. Additionally, optional visits to the Petrified Forest, Burnt Mountain, and Organ Pipes can be arranged.
This luxurious safari camp is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the stunning views of Namibia's landscape.
Rooms And Suites
Wilderness safaris Doro Nawas Camp offers guests sixteen tented safari suites, all on raised decks with rocky pathways interconnecting.
Private wooden viewing decks with seating allow guests to sit back and take in the vastness that surrounds them.
Beds are equipped with wheels that roll out onto the deck for sleep-outs under the Damaraland stars.
The en-suite bathroom facilities include an indoor shower and outdoor shower, vanity closet, hand basins and a separate flushing toilet.
There is also a writing desk and chair, electronic safe, hairdryer, and tea and coffee-making facilities.
No air-conditioning is provided; however, a ceiling and pedestal fan is available in each room.
Hot water bottles and extra blankets are provided for guests' comfort during the winter months.
Cuisine And Wine
The cuisine at Doro Nawas Camp is nothing short of amazing, especially when one takes in the location!
There are a variety of different options to choose from, each with its own unique flavours and spices. From the traditional African dishes to the more modern Western options are available.
The camp also has a great wine selection, so be sure to ask your server for some recommendations.
In the evenings, guests can relax on their terraces and enjoy a glass of wine while watching the stars.
Doro Nawas Camp is situated in a beautiful location that allows for stunning 360-degree panoramic views of the desert landscape of Damaraland.
Indoors at the central guest area, one has access to a dining room, a lounge with an open fireplace, a small library with reference books and a curio shop with local arts and crafts for souvenirs.
The outdoor dining area on the viewing deck is perfect for enjoying a meal while taking in the sights and sounds of the natural surroundings, and the well-stocked bar is a great place to enjoy a drink.
Within a few metres walk from the central guest area, a swimming pool with a partially shaded deck and sun loungers is the perfect area to escape those hot summer days.
Wi-Fi and charging facilities are available throughout the main area.
The safari activities available at Doro Nawas Camp provide an excellent opportunity to explore the local area and its wildlife.
There are no large concentrations of wildlife, but this arid environment is home to desert elephant, gemsbok, springbok, and a variety of other species, including occasional glimpses of the endangered black rhino.
Bird watching is excellent for a desert environment, with several endemic species such as Monteiro's Hornbill and Rüpell's Korhaan.
Safari activities at Doro Nawas include nature and game drives, bird spotting excursions, guided nature walks and scorpion walks, a guided nature trail from camp, stargazing with a laser pointer, and excursions to Damara Living Museum, Burnt Mountain and Organ Pipes, and the Petrified Forest.
A highlight is a fascinating expedition to Twyfelfontein, Namibia's first World Heritage Site, with its famous San art engravings.
If you are looking for a family-friendly safari destination in Damaraland that offers up a family unit with two en-suite bathrooms, look no further than Doro Nawas Camp.
Suitable meal options and safari activities are available for families with children over the age of six.
Please note that walking safaris are only available to children over the age of 16 years; this is due to the nature of the surrounding wildlife.
Doro Nawas Camp is a beautiful safari destination that offers guests stunning 360-degree panoramic views of the desert landscape of Damaraland.
The safari activities available provide an excellent opportunity to explore the local area and its wildlife which includes desert elephants, gemsbok, springbok, bird watching for a desert environment, and excursions to Damara Living Museum, Burnt Mountain and Organ Pipes Petrified Forest.
If you are looking to experience all the famed attractions of Damaraland, then this is the option for you.
Rates from NAD$ 5 703.00 per person
Doro Nawas 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