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Namib Naukluft Lodge is situated between Solitaire and Sesriem. It is located on a private 13000 hectare farm, which has been a private nature reserve since 1999. It is set against a backdrop of amazing granite hills.

Namib Naukluft Lodge has a main building, with both indoor and outdoor dining areas. Breakfast is served buffet style, and both lunch and a 3 course dinner can be ordered from set menu. Traditional meals are also served in the 'boma,' around an open-fire. Valuables can be locked up in the safe at office/reception area. Guests can take a welcome splash or a dip in the lodge's swimming pool, before or after a day's activities or a long drive.

Accommodation at Namib Naukluft Lodge is in 16 tastefully furnished rooms, including 2 family rooms. They all have en-suite bathrooms, a telephone and a fan. Each unit has a private, spacious patio with a spectacular views of the surrounding areas.

There are 2 main activities available at Namib Naukluft Lodge. The Sossusvlei Excursion and the Naukluft Hiking Trail. The Sossusvlei trips run on a daily basis if required. The tour is conducted by an English speaking driver /guide in a 4x4 vehicle and after an early morning snack, the tour will arrive at Sesriem and the Park's gate before sunrise. Guests can climb a dune over 200m high. The star-shaped dunes are ideal for photographing as the sun rises. A full breakfast will then be served under shady Camelthorn trees, before moving on to Sesriem Canyon and then back to the Lodge for lunch.

There is a 2 hr hike into the mountains from the lodge, guided or if preferred, guests can trek by themselves. The trail is marked and a map and a radio will be provided for safety purposes.

In the late afternoon, Namib Naukluft Lodge has a sundowner drive to the natural marble mountains near the lodge. In the evening guests can listen to the sounds of the barking gecko and gaze at the fascinating star-lite night skies.

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