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Hoodia Desert Lodge

Hoodia Desert Lodge, named after the flowering cactus, is surrounded by majestic mountains on the banks of the Tsauchab River. 

Hoodia Desert Lodge is family owned and managed accommodating guests in 11 luxury tented chalets under thatch located to ensure privacy in this breath-taking location. Each Chalet boasts both an indoor and outdoor bathroom, has Air-Conditioning, a fridge, coffee station and open air bathroom. There are also mosquito nets over the beds and each chalet has a shaded deck. 

The main areas of the lodge include a large lounge with an eclectic mix of furniture, including some interesting artwork as well as a restaurant serving a wide range of local and international dishes. There is also a small swimming pool.

 

Style

Luxury Tented Chalets

Rooms

11

Open Season

Open all year

Safari Experience

Hoodia Desert Lodge offers a range of activities including:  Fully guided drive into the Namib dunes to Sossusvlei, Dead Vlei and Sesriem Canyon.  Climbing the sand dunes and sundowners are a highlight taking in the breathtaking mountains and roaring dunes.  Picnic lunches and guided tours to observe the smaller creatures of the desert. 

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Camp Kipwe

Camp Kipwe is an eco friendly lodge set within the Twyfelfontein Conservancy in Damaraland. It’s sister camp is Mowani Mountain Lodge.

Camp Kipwe nestles amongst the majestic boulders of this beautiful area on a high spot, commanding distant views over the ancient landscape. Great care has been taken with the design of the recreational areas, giving the impression of an African Village.

Camp Kipwe consists of 9 igloo-styled bungalows nestled into the boulders, each with its own shaded veranda to take in the glorious views across the Aba Huab valley.  There is one honeymoon Suite. Simple, yet comfortable bedrooms are decorated in neutral tones with accents of brightly coloured accessories. Twin or double beds on wooden bases are covered by crisp white linen. Bedside tables and lamps are in keeping with the back to nature feel and are constructed of wood.  All rooms have air conditioning, digital safes and hair dryers.  There is also a refreshing plunge pool, curio shop, bar and lounge.

Activities include vehicle safari in search of desert elephants, balloon safari, cultural interaction, hiking and visits to some excellent rock art.  

Style

Igloo styled bungalows and 1 Honeymoon Suite

Rooms

9 igloo-styled bungalows and 1 Suite

Safari Experience

Activities include vehicle safari in search of desert elephants, balloon safari, cultural interaction and visits to some excellent rock art.  There may be up to 8 people in each vehicle on activities.

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Thorntree River Lodge

Thorntree River Lodge is set in Zambia’s Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park, just a short distance from the famous Victoria Falls

The lodge has an environmentally-conscious design.  Drawing inspiration from local customs and culture, it is a modern contemporary design with tented roof structures to maintain the feel of authentic Africa.

The lodge boasts 8 twin rooms and 2 family rooms comprising of 4 beds each. Each unit will have its own indoor and outdoor bathrooms, as well as a luxurious private plunge pool. The main lodge consists of a lounge with an open dining area, where the fine dining experience of African cuisine will come to life. The communal deck is set on the edge of the stunning riverside, and is home to a sunken boma area and an infinity pool. Wooden decking floats on the edge of the river, and moves with the water level to create the illusion of sailing a boat, and help to achieve a seamless feel between river and land.

Style

Contemporary

Rooms

8 Twin/Double Rooms with 2 Family Rooms

Open Season

Open all year

Safari Experience

Activities include visits to Victoria Falls UNESCO World Heritage site, rhino trekking on foot & game drives in the Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park, cultural village visits, sunset river cruises (on our own private boat), fishing, and visits to the Livingstone Museum. 

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