Head to the Namibian highlands and explore over 40 sq km (15 sq mi) of the country's wilderness at Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve. The nature park shelters a wide array of animals, including springbok, blue wildebeest, and mountain zebras. There are also over 200 bird species here, including endemic Ruppell's parrots, Monteiro's hornbills, and white-tailed shrikes. Walking through the park is encouraged, as there are no large predators here. You can stay overnight at one of 19 luxury chalets or 12 campsites on offer. For shorter visits, there is a 6 km (3.7 mi) game route, plus two hiking trails. By using our Windhoek day trip website, you can arrange your visit to Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve and other attractions in Windhoek.
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We stayed here for one night during our recent tour of Namibia. This was our first nights accommodation in Namibia, so all the wildlife on the drive to the lodge was amazing, to see ones first... more »
We stayed at the Giraffe Individual Campsite. Having en-suite facilities (toilet, shower, food preparation and dish-washing) for one's rooftop tent provides a real sense of luxury. There was also... more »
The perfect place to go for a short drive out of town and be a bit in nature with some game to view, pack a picnic lunch for a stop over in the park. Go for a walking trail it should also be fun. more »
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