Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp

Explore Namibia’s Kaokoveld, Palmwag wilderness and iconic Skeleton Coast

Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp sits where two ephemeral tributaries of the Hoanib River meet in one of the most remote corners of Namibia’s Kaokoveld. Its location between the scenic Palmwag wilderness and the iconic Skeleton Coast National Park makes it ideal for exploring the beautiful northwest of Namibia.

Accommodation at Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp is in 8 absolutely beautiful suites, decorated in soft natural colours. Large, comfortable beds look out onto rugged ochre hills, while every suite has a furnished, shaded deck to appreciate the silence and majesty of your surroundings.

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What to expect

At the main lodge, you’ll find a cool, comfortable dining area, enormous lounge, swimming pool and outdoor fire pit. Activities at Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp include exploring the dried Hoanib Riverbed or Mudorib Spring in search of desert-adapted elephant, giraffe and gemsbok. You may also be lucky enough to see brown hyena, jackal or lion. Fly over the often fog-shrouded Skeleton Coast, with its enormous seal colonies and perhaps even see the stark shores from ground level.

  • A sophisticated desert camp in one of the most remote corners of the Kaokoveld
  • Straddling the Skeleton Coast National Park and Palmwag wilderness
  • Beautiful, luxurious accommodation set amid stark, lunar landscapes
  • Search for desert-adapted wildlife and explore the dramatic Atlantic coast
  • Enjoy a wide range of diverse activities from walks to flightseeing
  • Scenic drives along the Hoanib Riverbed or to Mudorib Spring
  • Flightseeing over the Skeleton Coast
  • Guided nature walks
  • Cape fur seal colony visits

*Some activities are available at extra cost.

Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp can be reached by scheduled light aircraft flight from Windhoek, Swakopmund or selected other airstrips in Namibia.

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