Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp – located in the private Palmwag Concession straddling the Palmwag area and Skeleton Coast National Park, the camp is set in a land of stark mountains, vast plains, and dry riverbeds inhabited by wildlife that has adapted seemingly miraculously to the arid conditions. Despite the arid environs, one of the greatest concentrations of desert-adapted elephant can be found within this extraordinary area – along with sightings of gemsbok, giraffe, springbok, and possibly even lion and black rhino.
Exploring the territory on foot, by vehicle and by air, small groups led by expert Wilderness Safaris guides can look forward to marvelling at the ancient Welwitschia plant, following elephant herds and other wildlife, and savouring endless coastlines and landscapes unfolding untouched for hundreds of kilometres.
For the first time, forays into the Hoanib floodplains (previously restricted inside the Skeleton Coast National Park) can be undertaken; this includes the strange upwelling of fresh water at a series of oases in the middle of the shifting Namib Desert. On itineraries of three or more nights, scenic flights will explore the shores of the world-famous Skeleton Coast.
This exclusive Classic Camp comprises eight tents (including one family unit) . Along with a dedicated airfield in the vicinity granting improved access, Wilderness Safaris looks forward to doing this magnificent landscape justice using low-impact design that is sensitive to the fragile desert environment.
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