On the edge of the dry Aba-Huab River


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Doro Nawas - General

Dora Nawas is a luxury lodge in Damaraland. The lodge is located next to the Aba-Huab River bed within the Dora !Nawas Conservancy. The lodge has 360⁰ views of the arid hilly landscape.

You will stay in canvas tented accommodation with a veranda that overlooks the valley. You can sit on your veranda and overlook the valley, or you can use the roll-out bed and enjoy a night of sleeping under the stars. If you enjoy nature you can even make use of the outdoor shower facilities and feel like you are truly part of nature.

The lodge can be accessed by road if you are doing a self-drive, or by plane, if you prefer to make use of a chartered flights.

Even thought the area is not known for a large concentration of game you may be treated to the viewing of some rare desert animals. If you are interested in birding, you might spot some endemic Namibian birds.

The lodge is close to Twyfelfontein and offers trips to Twyfelfontein as part of their daily activities. Damaraland is also well known for their San engravings and you can book a tour to visit one of these sights.

The Location

Off the M126, Damaraland, Namibia



The camp has 16 tents in total, 15 Twin units and 1 family unit. The twin tents have two three quarter beds in each unit. The twin beds can be converted to a king-size bed if you arrange it prior to arrival.

The family unit consist of two bedrooms with two three quarter beds in each room.

Each tent has a veranda with a view of the valley and the flood plains. Every tent is also equipped with a roll-out bed which guests can use to sleep under the stars. There is no air-conditioning in the tents, but each tent is equipped with a ceiling fan. Each tent has en-suite facilities with both an indoor and outdoor shower. You will also have access to an electronic safe, mosquito nets and tea and coffee making facilities.

The following amenities are available in each room: Liquid Soap, Body Wash, Shampoo and Conditioner, Body Lotion, Room Spray, Insect repellents, Washing Powder, Tissue Dispenser, Umbrella, Laundry Bag

Camp Facilities, Indoor and outdoor dining area, Open Fireplace, Swimming pool, Bar, Curio shop and small reading corner




Game Viewing: This area is not known for a large concentration of wildlife. You can however be treated to the possibility of seeing desert-adapted elephants, gemsbok, springbok as well as a variety of other species like the bat-eared fox.

The bird-life is spectacular with some Namibian endemics such as the Damara Hornbill, Carb’s tit and Rupell’s Korhaan

Other activities: Game Drives, Excursions to Twyfelfontein, including a visit to San Rock engravings, the Burnt Mountain, the Living Museum and Organ Pipes, Guided Nature Walks, Excursions to Petrified Forrest, Stargazing