Owning a distinctive combination of styles with both West Coast fishing village and Cape Dutch flair, Cape Cross Lodge is a tranquil and unusual property that is an interesting stop off point on the Skeleton Coast. This unique coastline is home to the largest breeding colony of the cape fur seals, an instant attraction for visitors, who can walk to view the colony or self-drive from the lodge, which is only a 5 minute car journey away.
The property itself holds an inviting open plan design, with a light and airy atmosphere created by the property's glass front and large windows. The dining areas and the lounge are quietly inviting, each with their own cosy fireplace to stay warm from sea breeze. A wine cellar and bar are also on offer to guests. Outside, wonderful vistas of the Atlantic Ocean are afforded from a large patio area and private balconies
The lodge's 20 rooms are simple but retain a subtle charm, providing excellent ocean views through large windows. Each room has an en suite bathroom, are decorated is a seaside style, with the walls adorned with whalebone and shells. With such close proximity to the coastline and the cape fur seal is perhaps the foremost reason for staying here; the Skeleton Coast is an interesting place with the seemingly endless beaches littered with whale skeletons and shipwrecks, hence its eerie name.
How to get to Cape Cross Lodge
Cape Cross Lodge is approximately 120 km north of Swakopmund.
Activities at Cape Cross Lodge
Guided tours to the cape fur seal colony, Messum Crater excursions and daytrips to isolated desert landscapes.
Northern Explorer Self Drive
- Cost Per Person
- Cost Per Person: from $4,390 (Includes international flights from JFK)
- Etosha & Surrounds, Skeleton Coast, Damaraland, Windhoek & Surrounds, Swakopmund & Walvis Bay, Central Highlands
Discover Namibia Self Drive Safari
- Cost Per Person
- Cost Per Person: from $5,790 (Includes international flights from JFK)
- Etosha & Surrounds, Skeleton Coast, Damaraland, Windhoek & Surrounds, Swakopmund & Walvis Bay, Sossusvlei & the Namib Desert