i-con2 Damaraland : Travel Information and Accommodation
Please visit the separate page on Twyfelfontein.

More Attractions in Damaraland
Organ Pipes
The basalt columns called Organ Pipes are up to 5 metres high and are 20 million years old. Lava drang under high pressure into the slate layers. The erosion of millions of years took the slate off and exposed the basalt intrusion. The columns stand south-east of Twyfelfontein. Take the D3214 back and turn right (to the south) into the D3254. The columns stand below the road alongside a gorge.

Petrified Forest
The "Petrified Forest" lies 40 kilometres west of Khorixas at the C39. You will see 280 million year old petrified tree trunks. They are amazingly well preserved and one can even recognise the annual rings. In 1950 the area was declared a national monument.

Ugab Terraces and Vingerklip
Driving along the C39 from Khorixas to Outjo, one shouldn't miss out on a beautiful nature sight. 45 kilometres behind Khorixas turn right on to the D2743 to the sign-posted Vingerklip. The bizarre rock formation, 35 metres high with a circumference of 44 metres, lies on the Farm Bertram. The rock was only climbed for the first time in 1970. Since then, many people have been up there and in 1973 even a freeclimber. One can walk up to the foot of the rock and enjoy the spectacular view over the Ugab Rivier's wide valley with its perfectly smooth table mountains; a dramatic scene that resembles Monument Valley in Arizona.
Access to the Kaokoveld Region
A popular and very scenic stretch from Khorixas to the Kaokoveld is the C39 and C43 rooute via Palmwag up to Fort Sesfontein. Near Warmquelle one can take a refreshing bath in a rockpool at the Ongongo waterfall.

Photo: Ongongo

Fort Sesfontein was an outpost during the German colonial era to control the Swartbooi Namas. The small fort was manned only by a few Schutztruppe soldiers who had to provide for themselves. They laid out a vegetable patch, planted date palms, and even tried to grow wheat. The fort was abandoned in the First World War. Investors restored the old fort in the nineties of last century and transformed it into a lodge as a gateway to Kaokoland.

Photo: Ruin of the old fort Sesfontein

Damaraland Unterkunft

Mowani Mountain Camp

Near Twyfelfontein; luxury ensuite tents with a beautiful view; pool deck; boma restaurant; balloon flights.

Rates: please enquire

Phone +264 (0)61 232009


Twyfelfontein Country Lodge

Directly in the Twyfelfontein valley. Ensuite rooms; restaurant; bar: pool: big lounge. Close to rock engravings.

Rates: DBL from N$ 930 pP BB

Phone +264 (0)61 374750


Brandberg Rest Camp

Affordable resort in the village. Ensuite rooms, apartments or camping. Swimming pool, restaurant, bar. Internet. Tours.

Rates: DBL from N$ 300 PP BB

Phone +264 (0)64 504038


Oase Garni Guest House

Cosy guesthouse in central position in Kamanjab. Ensuite rooms. DSTV. Restaurant, bar, garden pool. Game drives, himba village.

Rates: please enquire

Phone +264 (0)67 330032


Khowarib Lodge

Stilish lodge at the Hoanib River. 14 tented ensuite Chalets. Gorgeous views. Lapa with bar, restaurant. Internet. Tours and safaris.

Rates: please enquire

Phone +264 (0)81 219 3291


Damara Mopane Lodge

Lodge in beautiful position with great views. 55 double room chalets with aircon; all meals; serene tranquillity, swimming pool.

Rates: DBL from N$ 650 PP BB

Phone ++264 (0)61 230066