Name: Hoanib Valley Camp
Where: Kaokoland in north western Namibia.
Rooms: Six en suite tents (five twins, one family).
Activities: Game drives, nature walks, rhino tracking, cultural experiences with local Herero people, giraffe research insight.
Great for: Desert adapted elephants, desert adapted giraffes, rhinos, and you might even spot a desert adapted lion.
Children: Children of all ages are welcome.
Conservation efforts: If conservation’s your thing, you’ll love it at HVC (as we affectionately call it.) The camp is a joint venture with the local community and the NGO the Giraffe Conservation Foundation (GCF). The research here focuses on the desert-adapted giraffes as well as the elephants and other general game. Guests may be able to meet the researchers and learn how they monitor the individual giraffes in the area.
Battery charging facilities: Both in the mess tent and in the rooms.