Camp Kipwe
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  • P.O.Box 40788, Windhoek, Namibia

  • Longitude: 14.429911
  • Latitude: -20.538104
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Camp Kipwe

Huddled in the rocks, with sweeping views across the Aba Huab valley, Camp Kipwe is full of surprises, starting when guests first arrive. It appears as if rocks have tumbled down the hill to reveal this gem of a camp. The setting is one of intimacy and space. An inviting lounge area, where birds fly in to enjoy the water seeping from the rocks, a refreshing swimming pool nestled in the rocks and a scattering of bungalows complete this eco friendly camp

The surrounding space and endless views of Damaraland cannot be contained. They beckon you to explore – enjoy an early morning game drive in search of elusive desert-dwelling elephants, hike in the ancient surroundings of the Aba Huab River or travel back in time at Twyfelfontein, Namibia’s first World Heritage Site.


Organic and understated, the rooms at Camp Kipwe are like extensions of the rocks themselves. Inside the dome shaped space, you feel like entering a secluded cave and becoming one with the landscape. Natural touches – rocks embedded in the floor, animals carved into the wood, mimicking the area’s famous engravings – add to the unique sense of place found at Camp Kipwe. Nestled against the boulders, the partially open, outdoor bathrooms provide a bit of whimsy in the bush, while a small deck extends the living space, connecting guests to the riverbed and the views beyond. There are nine rooms at Camp Kipwe and one sprawling, thatched roof suite full of unexpected luxuries, surprising pops of color and spectacular views.

Map and Directions to Camp Kipwe

GPS : 20° 32' 17.17" S / 14° 25' 47.68" E

From Windhoek

  • Take the B1 north to Okahandja
  • At Okahandja take the B2 towards Swakopmund
  • At Karibib take the C33 to Omaruru
  • At Omaruru take the C36 to Uis then the C35 then the C39 towards Khorixas
  • After leaving Khorixas continue on the C39 for approx 72 km and the entrance to Camp Kipwe is on the left.

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