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AS NATURE INTENDED

In the heat, dust and stunning landscapes of Damaraland, there is a sanctuary – Mowani Mountain Camp. Dwarfed by massive ochre boulders, the camp is absorbed into the landscape, making it one with our shared history of life in this prehistoric land. Every soft curve or ragged edge frames the landscape in a different way, as if you are seeing for the first time, every time.

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THE MOUNTAIN SUITE

A luxury thatched suite with butler service, a lounge equipped with air-conditioning, a satellite television and CD music centre, private dining and bar facilities, a double room with en-suite bathroom as well as a bush bath and shower with a view, a laundry service and minibar (drinks included). Special offers available for longer stays!

THE MINI SUITE

A luxury, thatched suite with a lounge equipped with air-conditioning, a satellite television, a double room with en-suite bathroom, a laundry service and minibar (drinks included). Special offers available for longer stays!

LUXURY VIEW ROOMS

6 Twin bedded (can be converted into a King bed) rooms with thatched roofs and en-suite facilities. View rooms face west with a panoramic distant view while standard rooms face to the east or northeast and have a view into a boulder-strewn valley.

1 double-bedded, thatched room with partly canvas walls, en-suite facilities and a mini bar (drinks excluded). The room is west facing,

ACTIVITIES

Climb into an open-air vehicle and experience the rush of Africa. Mowani’s local guides share with their guests an intimate knowledge and respect for the land that they have built up over a lifetime. With new insight into local traditions, you will come to fully appreciate the geology, botany and wildlife of the area. Local villagers are welcoming and keen to share their experiences.

Visits to Twyfelfontein (click to read up more), with its wealth of ancient rock engravings, and the wonders of the Organ Pipes are within easy driving distance of Mowani/Kipwe. (+/- 2 hours in the afternoon).

Elephant and Dune drives (+/- 4-6 hours in the morning) to explore the area with your knowledgeable guide - searching for the rare desert adapted Elephants.

Nature walks in the areas surrounding the camp to explore the smaller details of the bush up close and personal.

Lounging by the pool, or relaxing on your private deck is also a wonderful way to enjoy the spectacular surroundings.

SUSTAINABLE ECO TOURISM

We love our people and pride ourselves in being a part of the conservancy we operate in. We believe our community, wildlife and environment should continue to thrive beyond our time here. We invest in the backbone of our structure, our people, through training. Staying true to ‘umuntu ngumuntu ngabantu’, we are currently in the process of setting up a community vegetable garden so as to purchase our vegetables from a community-based vegetable garden in the conservancy as well as support other projects. Being cognizant that we aren’t the only ones that inhibit this space, we expanded the waterhole to ensure a herd of 18 elephants have enough to drink when they pay us a visit. Our interest spans far beyond our conservancy, and we proudly support the desert lion project. To preserve our natural environment, we planted indigenous plants which are harvested and replanted around the lodge and waterhole. We ‘reduce, reuse and recycle’ all our refuse and use energy saving bulbs as well as solar geysers to reduce our carbon footprint. The lodge was also designed with this mind – a high roof and ventilation ducts - results in a temperature change from inside and outside, of no more than 5 degrees on hot days.

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