Mata-Mata to Mariental

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It is possible to enter Namibia through the Kgalagadi Transfrontier National Park. Border formalities must be done at Twee Rivieren and one has to prove that you have booked at least 2 nights in the park.

From Mata Mata to Mariental via Stampriet you will experience the red dune scenery so typical of the the Eastern Region of Namibia commonly known as the Kalahari.

Below, for your convenience we have listed some of the attractions and accommodation along the route.


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    The Guest house was founded in 2002 with the aim to preserve the best of Stampriet and its past. Immersed in lush vegetation, flowing ponds and shaded by towering green trees the guest house is situated on a hill with...
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    Hardap Dam
    • Mariental
    Hardap Dam is a dam close to Mariental, 260 km south of Windhoek, Namibia. Built in 1962 while Namibia was under South African occupation, Hardap Dam is the largest dam in the country.
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    Kalahari Game Lodge
    • Mata Mata,
    • Kalahari
    Kalahari Game Lodge is a very special place. The Lodge conforms aesthetically well to the surrounding landscape as if part of the Kalahari itself. Similarly, the furnishings, decor, and trimmings are indicative of a true...
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    Indigo Self Catering
    • Stampriet,
    • Kalahari
    We are located on the road between Aranos and Mariental, on your way from Mata-Mata to Windhoek (on route to the bordergate between Namibia and the Kgalagardi Gemsbok Park), in the oasis of the Kalahari where the water wells up...
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    Kalahari Farmstall offers affordable accommodation in en-suite and airconditioned rooms with meals and breakfast or self catering, camping facilities with power points, swimming pool, internet facilities, a farmhouse coffee shop...
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    Set in the rugged Namibian wilderness lies a relative oasis of luxury. Built around a waterhole this beautiful lodge offers a wide range of accommodation options to travel couples and groups. Choose from a freestanding chalet,...
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    Gross Nabas
    • Mariental
    South of Stampriet, 20 km along the C15, is the farm Gross Nabas, the site of one of the bloodiest battles of the war. A small monument on the main road commemorates the battle of 2-4 January 1905, during which the Witbooi Nama...
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    Under an old Camelthorn tree on the bank of the Auob River near Gochas is this German War Memorial.
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    Torgos Lodge
    • Mata Mata,
    • Kalahari
    Located about 5 km from the Mata-Mata border post into Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, Torgos Safari Lodge is situated at the dry Auob River and offers game viewing opportunities.The lodge has an outdoor pool and restaurant. The...
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