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Location:Damaraland, Namibia

Damaraland

Grootberg Lodge

The soft interiors make a striking statement against the bold backdrop of the Klip River Valley; Grootberg Lodge stands on the edge of the Grootberg Plateau in the heart of Damaraland half way between Etosha and the Skeleton Coast.

Sixteen stone and thatch suites rise from the scrub like organic watch towers, commanding a view across the valley, whilst inside is all soft fabrics, cool whites and solid teak furniture. The main living area is a long embrace of that same view and features a comfortable lounge area and a wide verandah with Morris chairs.

In a landmark development, 12,000 hectares were proclaimed for conservation by the the #Khoadi//Hoas (ask Simonetta how to pronounce that) community for conservation and tourism and Grootberg Lodge is owned by the people of this region.

Facilities

16 rock and thatch chalets - either double/twin, triple or family; en suite bathrooms; private terrace with view; solar for geyser and lights; electrical outlets, charging station & WiFi in the main area swimming pool; spa; restaurant & bar

Note: Not wheelchair friendly and for those with trouble walking it is recommended to book a room close to the main area of the lodge.

Activities

Scenic drives; sundowners; walking trails; bird watching; Damara Cultural Tour; massages; elephant and rhino tracking

Desert-adapted elephant, black rhino and elusive lion are some of the more impressive mammals in the reserve. Your personal guide will take you on drives and walks, pointing out Damaraland's numerous endemics and interesting species of birds, plants and animals.


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About Us

  • Edward Edward
  • Wilmari Wilmari
  • Bianca Bianca
  • Ashlee Ashlee
  • Ulrike Ulrike
  • Jessica Jessica
  • Kirstie Kirstie
  • Wayne Wayne
  • Simone Simone

“I feel that Edward is honest, extremely helpful, and a true professional. I will recommend this company and Edward's expertise to anyone heading to Africa. A perfect trip!”

“NTS was AMAZING! Special thanks to Wilmari for the best trip we have ever taken. 100% recommend!”

“This was a "bucket list" trip for us. It could not have been better. HIGHLY recommend you ask for Bianca.”

“I cannot say enough about this great company and Ashlee herself... best honeymoon we could have wished for!”

Ulrike helped us plan our safari for 2 years... patience of a saint and the insight and knowledge of a true local.”

Jessica was AMAZING and so helpful with all of our concerns and questions - we had the most amazing trip.”

Kirstie is always professional with a friendly pleasant manner and she is always welcoming.”

Wayne was extremely thorough. Perfect first class service all round.”

Simone was outstanding and gave us very useful advice for the trip. She provided all the necessary support during our journey.”