Desert Camp

Desert Camp is a self-catering establishment situated just 5 km from the entrance gate to Sossusvlei and Sesriem Canyon in the Namib Nauklauft Park. Its actual location is within the 40,000ha Taleni Africa private reserve. With an unsurpassed 360 degrees view over the desert landscape and mountains, the camp is beautifully nestled under centuries-old thorn trees.

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  • Flexible booking terms
  • Secured deposit
  • 100% financial protection
  • Stringent safety & hygiene standards
  • Tried & trusted by our clients
  • Emergency medical care

Desert Camp has 20 affordable, eco-friendly, under-canvas accommodation units with adobe-style walls. All the rooms are ensuite (shower only) and are twin bedded with fold-out sleeper couch for children. The shaded veranda features a barbeque, wooden table and chairs, kitchenette with a wash up area, under counter fridge and a 2-plate hob.

The main building at Desert Camp offers its guests a serviced bar with big screen TV, a swimming pool and 2 communal boma areas with cooking and washing up facilities, perfect for travelling groups. Self caterers can order fresh food daily from reception and private chefs can also be provided on request. Should guests wish to order meals or book any adventure activities this can be done at the nearby Sossusvlei Lodge. 5km away at the Sossus Oasis, guests can re-fuel and shop in the fully-stocked utility store.

Getting There

Desert Camp is 5km from the entrance gate to Sossusvlei, 330km from Windhoek and 346km from Swakopmund.


Guided Sossusvlei excursions, hot air ballooning, nature drives, sundowner trips by 4x4, bush dinners, guided nature walks, archery and scenic flights.

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