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Location:Damaraland, Namibia

Damaraland

Spitzkoppe Campsites

If you're looking to experience one of the best African sunrises or sunsets, then you've found yourself in the right spot. Spitzkoppe. Marvel at Mother Nature. Pure serenity. A place for keen hikers, geologists, photographers and the all-around nature enthusiast.

There's not much else out there. Just the campsite spread out around the Spitzkoppe Mountain and it's basic. So don’t expect the modern world, you won't find it here, but that's really where the charm lies. It's all about the bleak, stark, stunning nature you find all around you. Everywhere you look another perfect panoramic photo shot.

The sites are spread out so you probably wouldn't even know that you're not alone. Set up your chair and bathe in the bliss of feeling completely cut off from the world. This is true food for the soul.

Facilities

31 sites with a maximum of 8 people at each.

Get there early as you choose your own site. Sites 2, 3, 4 and 5 are for overlanders only.

There are some very basic thatched bungalows with 2/3 beds.

Toilets and hot showers at reception; long drop toilet and fire pits at the sites; bar; no electricity at the sites; bring your own water

Activities

The staff are passionate about their world here so you should get some excellent stories and advice.

Guided walks to the rock art sites. There are at least 37 of them, some 4000 years old.

Trekking on and around Spitzkoppe.

The mountain is a climbing destination - nicknamed the Matterhorn of Namibia, although that’s rather an exaggeration. Bring your own equipment.

Bouldering is good here too.

Bird watching and star gazing. If you get a clear night, you’ll be able to drink in the glory of the Milky Way. Constellation maps are often available at reception.


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Palmwag Campsite

The campsite is part of Palmwag Lodge. Beside the Uniab River in North Western Namibia. A place of myth and legend. Animals who have changed themselves. To survive. These guys really, really want to live, wow, how they say no to extinction. They demand life. Oh the dramatic resilience of nature. A sweeter place to rock up and roll out the ground sheet would be harder to find.

About Us

Staff party photo from 2019 showing all staff smiling
  • Wilmari Wilmari
  • Bianca Bianca
  • Ulrike Ulrike
  • Chantelle Chantelle
  • Ashlee Ashlee
  • Bonique Bonique
  • Tessa Tessa
  • Janine Janine
  • Carmen Carmen
  • Anja Anja
  • Kirsti Kirsti
  • Petra Petra
  • Leandrie Leandrie
  • Jessica Jessica

“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.”

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

“Ask for Chantelle, a true legend of patience, availability and efficiency. Will highly recommend.”

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

Bonique's recommendations were perfectly tailored to our needs with foresight and local knowledge... flawless.”

“The service and help we got from Tessa was fantastic, as a result we had a tremendous trip.”

Janine proposed us a great trip and it was nice to meet with her in Swakop. Definitely recommend!”

“I have no words to express my gratitude to Carmen and the NTS team for their excellent work.”

“Our family would like to thank Anja and everyone at NTS for organising such an incredible trip for us.”

Kirsti arranged the best family holiday we have ever had... highly recommended.”

“We worked with Petra and everything went flawlessly... can't recommend NTS highly enough!”

Leandrie was very patient listening to my needs and catering to my budget... Everything worked perfectly!”

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