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Wilderness Safaris Damaraland Camp

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Torra Conservancy, Namibia
Wilderness Safaris Damaraland Camp
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bridgeport, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The camp is very nice. The room was fine. I can't complain about anything at the camp. We enjoyed the breakfast on the ridge surrounded by such beautiful scenery. It was interesting to see the Bersig village and listen to the old man tell his story. We tracked desert elephants for a long time and they were just about the... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Damaraland is a completely different experience. Our room was lovely with everything we needed - but more Camp-like. The facilities were complete and suited to the environment. We ate family style which meant lively exchanges of experiences and new friends. We saw elephants, giraffes, ostriches and many other birds, spring bocks....the roads are rough but it is very much an... More 

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WildernessSafaris, Guest Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Damaraland Camp, responded to this review

Dear EAMcDonald, Thank you for your beautiful review, we will be sure to share your kind words with Maggie, Teek and all the staff at Damaraland Camp. The traditional African starlit Boma is nestled within the surrounding bush, merely footsteps away from the lodge. Breathing flames, the Boma reflects memories of the ancient world of African folk and their way... More 

Cork, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Though not as luxurious as other camps I stayed in on my trip this place holds a very special place in my memories. The setting is beautiful, but it is the staff that make it really special. As soon as you arrive you are aware of how much they want you to enjoy it and they immediately become friends. Nothing... More 

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WildernessSafaris, Guest Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Damaraland Camp, responded to this review

Dear Diverdoc, Thank you for this touching feedback, it is truly humbling to read such beautiful reviews. We cannot wait to share this with all the staff in camp especially Richard. The history of the conservancy is based in the empowerment of communities to have a say in their wildlife and environmental assets since independence. It has taken some time... More 

St. John's, Newfoundland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We arrived at Damaraland Camp after 2 nights in Sousevelei (Little Kulala). From the arid desert, we were transfixed to a semi-arid desert. Much more green and a bit more plentiful wildlife (especially birds). The staff were welcoming and warm, the meals very good, and the tours (the highlight) great. Our first afternoon we took a nature drive that often... More 

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WildernessSafaris, Manager at Wilderness Safaris Damaraland Camp, responded to this review

Thank you RAKlein for your beautiful review, we are delighted to see we were able to meet and exceed your expectations. It is most definitely our fabulous staff that makes an adventure at Damaraland so special. Added to that the various activities we are able to offer, really do make it something completely different. Activities at Damaraland Camp revolve around... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We stayed here for four nights in February and had a wonderful experience! From the moment that we got to the lodge the staff were helpful and friendly made our stay very special. The singing on our arrival was particularly lovelyl. We enjoyed the food very much particularly the meal in the boma and the breakfast that was prepared for... More 

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WildernessSafaris, Manager at Wilderness Safaris Damaraland Camp, responded to this review

Dear Clare I, Thank you for your fantastic feedback we are thrilled you had such a great time with us and even more so to hear how much you enjoyed the food. We cannot wait to share your kind words with our dedicated Chef and kitchen staff as well as Dawid. Power supply in the camp is provided by a... More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

What a wonderful welcome awaits you when arriving at Damaraland Camp. The staff are warm and helpful the 'tents' are spacious, clean, with fantastic views. The rooms have everything you could want including dressing robes. The social area here is special with the staff doing all they can to make you feel special. The location is wonderful with super views... More 

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WildernessSafaris, Manager at Wilderness Safaris Damaraland Camp, responded to this review

Dear chunky65, Thank you for your wonderful review, we are delighted to hear you had such a great time at the Boma evening. Yes you are correct, this is one of our favourite evenings for both the staff and guests. It is a great opportunity to share our cultures, through song and dance. We are so grateful to see that... More 

Cumbria, United Kingdom
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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

This camp is amazing for so many reasons - the staff, the rooms, the food and the location. There is the ability to charge electrical items in their main office and the pool has lovely views over the desert. The Food was excellent, we had a boma meal the first night and then a meal at a large table in... More 

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WildernessSafaris, Manager at Wilderness Safaris Damaraland Camp, responded to this review

Dear Ozzie06, Thank you for sharing your great memories with the TripAdvisor World, we are delighted that we were able to share this special time with you. We are so glad to hear you had a wonderful time with Sharon and were even able to connect on a personal level. That is a great trait that we are proud to... More 

rio de janeiro
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

A thing that makes the difference: an amazing and lovely staff! The cheff, the waiters, our guide, everybody did the best to make our stay an enjoyable experience. We spent three nights: in our first dinner we had a boma, had an amazing game drive in the next day (tracking desert elephants) and a full day visiting touristic places near... More 

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WildernessSafaris, Manager at Wilderness Safaris Damaraland Camp, responded to this review

Dear Fthedy, Thank you for your fantastic feedback, we are thrilled to hear you you had such a great time at our camp as well as during all the various activities on offer at Twyfelfontein. We are very proud of all our staff and friends at Damaraland and cannot wait to share your kind words with them. A joint management... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 453 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Our wonderful stay here started with a short but very scenic flight from Doro Nawas. A few minutes later, after a short drive, you turn a corner and there is the camp. On arrival we were welcomed with singing and the usual towels and drinks. Our tented chalet was very comfortable with plenty of hot water, incredible views from the... More 

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WildernessSafaris, Manager at Wilderness Safaris Damaraland Camp, responded to this review

Thank you heb999 for your wonderful feedback. We have passed on your kind, humbling words to Richard Maggie and all our hard working staff at Damaraland. We are glad to hear your stay has left you with such great memories, we hope you will come and visit us again so that we can make more memories together. The activity to... More 

Chicago
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We drove a very long way from Ongava Lodge, another special Wilderness Resort in Namibia. It is an adventure to get to Damaraland, endless dusty rocky roads ( without many signs to assure you of your path.) The staff are exceedingly friendly and welcoming, you feel at home on arrival, the scenery is breathtaking! Our tent was roomy and clean.... More 

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WildernessSafaris, Manager at Wilderness Safaris Damaraland Camp, responded to this review

Dear indy83, Thank you for your fantastic review, we will be sure to pass on your high praises to all our great staff in camp. We are terribly sorry to hear about the lack of hot water in your tent during your stay, unfortunately we did experience a few problems with room 5 recently, this have since been fixed. The... More 

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