Desert Rhino Camp is set in private Palmwag Concession in the heart of Damaraland and offers an original and exclusive wilderness experience, a good dose of tranquillity and the largest free-ranging population of black rhino in Africa. The camp lies amongst rolling, rocky hills with scattered euphorbia, ancient welwitschia plants, scrubby vegetation and isolated clumps of trees. Yet there is a tranquil, minimalist beauty and a surprising amount of life in this concession including desert adapted elephants, good populations of Hartmann's mountain zebra, giraffe, oryx, springbok and ostrich.
Desert Rhino Camp offers 8 large Meru-style tents raised from the ground on a wooden deck with an en-suite bathroom comprising hand basin, flush toilet and shower. Enjoy the magnificent vistas of the surrounding desert and Etendeka Mountains from director's chairs on your front veranda.
Also raised on a wooden deck, is the tented dining and lounge area housing couches and a large yet simple dining table. It is open plan and has partially open sides offering panoramic views.
The camp functions as a collaborative effort between Wilderness Safaris and the Save the Rhino Trust (SRT) - an NGO that has been has been instrumental in the preservation of these rare, desert adapted black rhino.
Desert Rhino Camp is approximately 1hr 40 min flight from Windhoek and a 20 min flight from Damaraland Camp. Rhino Camp airstrip is located approximately 45 minutes from camp.
Game drives, rhino tracking on foot or by vehicle, guided walks, full-day outings with picnic lunch, sundowner drives, hiking trails, bush dinners and camp chats on star watching, the different cultures of Namibia and the Safe the Rhino Trust.
Read what our previous clients thought of Desert Rhino Camp
I give it 4 only for one reason. The drive from the pick up to the camp is very long and the drive is over rocks. I would definitely do a fly in.
Again wow! Felt like we belonged!! The rhino tracking I'll never forget!!! Very sad to leave
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