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Twyfelfontein Lodge- Southern Damaraland Accommodation

The Lodge is situated in the heart of the Twyfelfontein Uibasen Conservancy and boast 56 en-suite twin rooms, reception, lounge, curio shop, open dining room, bar and swimming pool.

Overview

From ZAR 1,120pppn
Full rate details below

The Twyfelfontein area, being a very vulnerable and delicate ecosystem, is renowned for some of the best examples of Bushman paintings and rock engravings in southern Africa and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

 

Interesting rock formations and the remainder of prehistoric volcanic action can be seen among the most prominent geographic features including the Organ Pipes, Burnt Mountain, Doros Crater and the Petrified Forest.

The fauna and flora of Damaraland is typical of the Pro-Namib region and plant species include the magnificent Welwitschia, Moringa and a variety of the Commiphora species.

 

The Desert adapted Elephant, Giraffe, Springbok, Zebra, Oryx, and Ostrich include some of the wildlife which can be found living in total harmony with the community.

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rooms

The Lodge is situated in the heart of the Twyfelfontein Uibasen Conservancy and boast 56 en-suite twin rooms, reception, lounge, curio shop, open dining room, bar and swimming pool.

Interleading tooms are perfect for families.

 

In construction utmost care was taken to reduce the visual impact on the environment and to blend into the mountainside with the use of thatch roofs, natural stone and paint colors toning in with the surrounding rock formations.

Activities available at Twyfelfontein Lodge

DRY RIVER DRIVE - SEARCH FOR THE DESERT ELEPHANTS:

Marvel at the rich vegetation with the possibility to encounter desert adapted Elephants in the dry Aba-Huab River bed. Although the riverbed is dry most months of the year, the Elephants are mostly present during March to October. The Elephants leave the riverbed during the rainy season November to February to forage for greener foliage in the mountains and valleys surrounding the Aba-Huab Riverbed. After searching for the Elephants, return over valleys of savanna, small dunes and magnificent geological formations. Stop at Welwitschia Hill for a sundowner before heading back to the Lodge to freshen up and enjoy a sumptuous dinner.

 

Departure time is at 16h00 – 16h30 during summer (Sept to March) and at 15h00 – 15h30 during winter (April to August). Guests must enquire at Reception in case of last minute changes to the schedule.

Mineral water, cool drinks, beer & sparkling wine are included.                                          

Duration is approx 3 hours. 

 

 

ROCK ENGRAVINGS & PETROGLYPHS:

A trip to the “Rock engravings & paintings”, “The Burnt Mountain” and “The Organ Pipes”, accompanied by a resident guide.

 

Mineral water & soft drinks are included.                 

Depart at 8h00 after breakfast.                                  

Duration approx 3 hours.

 

 

GUIDED HIKING TRAILS:

Guided morning and afternoon hiking trails are available. Morning trails will start 30 min. before sunrise.

The afternoon trails start +/- 1hrs before sunset to allow guests time to get back to the lodge before sunset.

The duration of the walk will be determined by the guide, considering the speed and capabilities of each guest.

Minimum - 2 persons, maximum 10 persons per guide.

 

 

THE REAL ADAM & EVE  (Must be booked in advance due to guide availability):           

A drive to Adam and Eve Rock ‑ view engravings and a small Bushman painting, then continue to the real Adam and Eve painting. Explanations and lecture as at the Hare Painting will be conducted by your guide.

Time: Please enquire at reception. This is only a mornings excursion - the paintings are almost invisible in the afternoon sun.

 

Distance: 20km from the Lodge.                                           

Duration: 1.5 hours guided.                                       

Elevation. 12 m.                                             

Short walk after reaching the site: 10 minutes.                                              

Includes soft drinks and mineral water.

Rates 

Until 29 Feb 2016

Double Room (BB)

ZAR 1,120 per person

Single Room (BB)

ZAR 1,526

Child (5-11yrs) (BB)

ZAR 560

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What's Included (BB)

  • Accommodation

  • Bed and breakfast

  • Tourism Levy

  • VAT

1 March'16 - 28 Feb' 2017

Double Room (BB)

ZAR 1,251 per person

Single Room (BB)

ZAR 1,577

Child (5-11yrs) (BB)

ZAR 626

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All rates are inclusive of VAT and in South African Rand (ZAR) .

 

Accommodation rates are per person per night sharing.

 

Single Supplement: Applies all year

 

Child rate applies when sharing with 2 paying adults.

Children under 5 yrs are FREE