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Location:Fish River Canyon, Namibia

Fish River Canyon

Canyon Roadhouse Campsite

Canyon Roadhouse Campsite is on a dry river bed. On the road to Fish River Canyon. Grab guitar. Cue music. And... after supper sit around the fire, the old folk'll spit and chew. Ok, enough. Off you trot John Denver. Thank you for your time. Seriously, this camp is wild, rugged, dusty and just a darn authentic place to pitch the canvas.

This site is behind Canyon Roadhouse on the privately owned Gondwana Canyon Park. Alone with the eagles, listen to the call of the canyon. Only 14km away. Trek up the "local mountain" and watch the silent quiver trees. How clever they are standing out in the sands, surviving with no signs of water. But take a closer look. Their succulent leaves and bloated branches belie a secret. They're full of water. You can be too as the camp has plenty. Hot and cold. And fresh. There's shade around as well. Choose from 10 campsites with a maximum of 10 people in each.

Facilities

The sites are well spaced, clean and well kept. This is bush camping but the ablutions are decent and the toilets flush. It's worth noting that the lights in the blocks don't work in the day... shut the door and it's eerieland - so don't start the ghost stories too early or the kids may be too scared to pee. Never good for the rollmat. Children up to 5 are free, from 6-13 they're half price. Get them at the curio shop.

Braai; bar area; restaurant; fresh water in camp; laundry service; swimming pool; WiFi at lodge; 24 hour security; power points available; secure parking; wood available to buy.

Activities

You can do big hikes, small hikes, sundowner walks and trips to watch the plains animals wander: zebra, wildebeest, gemsbok and remember what's on your doorstep? Yup. The largest canyon in Africa. That's one mighty gorgeous gorge.

Similar Properties in Fish River Canyon

Canyon Hotel

The Canyon Hotel offers a comfortable, no-strings-attached overnight in Keetmanshoop near the Fish River Canyon: air-conditioned rooms, a large swimming pool and a never-ending supply of food and drink are just about all you need to recharge your batteries.

Hobas Campsite

Hobas Campsite is close to the main viewpoint of the Fish River Canyon - one of the world's largest - and is a convenient base camp for exploring the region.

Goibib Mountain Lodge

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