Situated at the largest dam in Namibia, is one of the most popular holiday resorts in the country.

Tel: +27 (0) 21 855 0395

Hardap Recreation Resort - General

With its vast surface area of 25 sq km, the Hardap Dam is a paradise for water sport enthusiasts.

A licenced restaurant in the rest camp overlooks the dam from high above the dam’s northern shore. You can cool off in the swimming pool and the children can enjoy themselves at the playground. A fully stocked bar is available for your entertainment.

The Location

Hardap Dam Resort lies on the upper reaches of the Fish River, 254 km south of Windhoek just off the main road to Keetmanshoop, and 24 km from the town of Mariental.



Hardap Dam Resort boasts with 4 x Dormitories that sleeps 10 persons each, 15 x 4-bed Chalets, 30 x 2-bed Chalets, 5 x VIP Chalets and 28 Campsites that accommodate 8 persons each.




Fishing in these waters is exceptionally good with barbel, yellow-fish, carp and bass abounding. Angling competitions are a regular feature and angling permits are obtainable from the camp office.

Furthermore, you can indulge yourself in game drives, walking trails and boat cruises.