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Location:Damaraland, Namibia

Damaraland

Vingerklip Lodge

The Ugab Terraces in central Damaraland occupy an area of outstanding beauty and Vingerklip Lodge is a one of the best places to experience the endless vistas and vast open skies of Namibia.

At the base of an Ugabian terrace, Vingerklip Lodge looks out over the valley towards the striking rock feature from which it gets its name. Literally meaning Finger of Stone, Vingerklip is a 35m obelisk rising sheer out of the flat plains below. And once you’ve taken note of this geographical oddity the rest of the view is yours to enjoy.

Built from local stone and thatch, Vingerklip Lodge huddles around the base of a flat-topped terrace. Each chalet pays homage to the spectacular view and its attendant tranquility with private balconies and huge windows. En suite bathrooms and a child-friendly mezzanine make Vingerklip a great place for romance or families.

Climb the vertical stairs to the top of the terrace for a spectacular 360-degree view from the wonderful Eagle’s Nest restaurant. Or splash out and stay a night in Heaven’s Gate - a luxury suite on top of the world.

Vingerklip Lodge is in a 1,600ha private game reserve stocked with giraffe, eland, zebra, kudu, oryx, springbok, impala, warthog, steenbok and baboons. Several trails ranging from one to three hours lead out from the lodge to the actual Vingerklip and you are within a day trip outing from the other famous ancient landmarks in the area including Brandberg Mountain and the White Lady; the Petrified Forest; Twyfelfontein; the Organ Pipes and Burnt Mountain.

Facilities

11 thatched chalets with double beds; en suite bathrooms; private balcony; loft bedroom sleeping two children; two swimming pools; a hot tub; lodge restaurant and verandah; Eagle’s Nest restaurant; Heaven’s Gate luxury suite

Activities

Private game reserve; several well-marked walking trails; floodlit waterhole; swimming pools and hot tub; stargazing; day trips to Damaraland attractions


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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.”