is situated only 5 km from the entrance gate to Sossusvlei and Sesriem Canyon in the Namib Naukluft Park. Nestled under centuries old thorn trees, Desert Camp offers an unsurpassed view over the desert landscape and surrounding mountains.
The affordable, self-catering accommodation units are equipped with an en-suite bathroom, shaded veranda with a fitted kitchenette, barbeque, power points and an adjacent parking area. Each air-conditioned twin-bedded bedroom features a fold-out sleeper couch where 2 small children, under 12, can be accommodated for free when sharing with their parents.
Meals can be enjoyed at the nearby Sossusvlei Lodge restaurant. Exciting desert activities like Guided Excursions to Sossusvlei, Walks to Elim Dune, Sundowner Drives and magnificent Scenic Flights over the dunes and coast can be booked at the Sossusvlei Lodge Adventure Centre.
A fully stocked shop, fuel and an Internet café is available at the Sossus Oasis Service Station. Self-catering accommodation units at Desert Camp:
The individual eco-friendly accommodation units at Desert Camp are uniquely designed to blend in perfectly with the natural surrounding environment.
The 20 self-catering accommodation units have a bedroom under canvas with adobe-style plaster walls. Each bedroom features twin beds, a fold-out sleeper couch, space for suitcases, shelves and hanging space. The en-suite bathroom is equipped with a shower, toilet and wash basin with vanity space. The patio features a barbeque, wooden table and chairs, kitchenette with a wash up area, under counter fridge and a 2-plate hob.
The two handicapped and wheelchair friendly units are accessible from a cemented path, have no steps and have been fitted with handles in the bathroom for easy access.
Two children under 12 years can be accommodated on the fold-out sleeper couch free of charge when sharing the room with two full paying adults. Please enquire with your booking to ensure preparations are made as required.
- Twin beds
- Sleeper Couch
- En-suite bathroom (shower)
- Shaded Veranda
Facilities at Desert Camp:
Facilities at the main building include a fully stocked and serviced bar with big screen television, a sparkling swimming pool and 2 communal boma-areas which are perfect for groups travelling together. Utility boxes with most utensils needed for self-catering are available at reception and fresh food supplies can be ordered daily. Desert Camp Activities:
A demarcated walking trail is available at Desert Camp that can be enjoyed at own risk.
The views over the desert landscape and surrounding mountains provides a photographer with endless opportunities for the most spectacular nature shots.
The Sossusvlei Lodge Adventure Centre provides a variety of exciting activities to discover the Sossusvlei area.
Accommodation at Desert camp was top class. It was neat and comfortable. The view was something special. Friendly staff assisted us at our every request. I really hope that I will be able to visit this camp again to enjoy the peaceful surroundings.