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An elegant camp, Mowani Mountain Camp lies in an area of astounding beauty and is discreetly built high up among massive red granite boulders in the heart of Namibia's Damaraland. It's a vast unspoilt wilderness area and home to spellbinding views and far more wildlife than the rocky terrain suggests.

You can expect an array of exciting adventures and wildlife activities at Mowani. Go on guided drives in search of the elusive desert-adapted elephant or hike through the magnificent landscape to discover its details. You can also explore the historic rock art site at Twyfelfontein and enjoy the rare sight of more than 2 500 Bushman engravings and paintings - probably the finest example of rock engravings in Southern Africa.


  • Situated at the heart of Namibia's Damaraland
  • Secluded tents that blends in perfectly with the surroundings
  • Bushman rock art at Twyfelfontein
  • Nature drives & guided walks
  • Perfect for honeymooners & couples
  • Track desert elephants

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Mowani's main complex consists of a cluster of six thatched dome-shaped structures offering a bar, lounge and dining areas - all with open sides to give guests an ideal spot to escape from the heat of the day.

You can also relax at the pool deck while enjoying a refreshing drink and admiring the views. Sit on the gorgeous lookout spot atop of huge boulders overlooking the plains and enjoying a refreshing sundowners.

General Facilities

    Laundry service
    Swimming Pool


Evening sundowners are enjoyed at an enormous flat boulder with a rocky overhang that serves as a bar.

From here you can enjoy spectacular views of the Aba-Huab Valley and distant mountains - an awesome setting for truly memorable sunsets.

After an excellent three-course dinner you can savour the stillness of the night under a blanket of stars in front of an open fire.

Superior Room

Accommodation at Mowani Mountain Camp is in 12 luxury thatched-roof tents built on raised wooden platforms hidden away among the boulders.

En suite bathroom facilities consist of a shower, washbasin and toilet. A canvas-covered veranda at the entrance of the tent enables guests to enjoy sensational views of the rugged Damaraland landscape.

Superior Room AMENITIES

    En-suite bath and shower
    Outside area

Other Room Types

Mowani Mountain Camp also offers a luxury thatched suite, ideal for the discerning traveller. Complete with butler service, satellite television and a music centre, the suite has a spacious lounge plus private dining and bar facilities as well as a magnificent outdoor bathroom which has been built around boulders - the view from the bath must rate as one of the best in Africa.


  • Birding
  • Game drives
  • Guided walks
  • Hiking
  • Historical tours
  • Nature drives
  • dates rates from board basis
  • 13 Feb 2015 - 30 Jun 2015 $180 Half Board
  • 01 Jul 2015 - 31 Oct 2015 $225 Half Board

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please note, additional room types are also available. View Room,Mini Suite,Standard Room,Superior View Room Request a quote for rate detail

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply
  • Rates may be different for different room types
  • The most competitive rates for accommodation are available in our tailored packages

Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.

Traveller Reviews

  • We didn't stay in the morning and left for the mountain camp which was brilliant!!! would go back in a flash and it was beautiful. They landscape and surrounding areas were so interesting, really great hosts and a wonderful way to end the trip. They sent box lunches with us on our drive back to Windoek, so that was great.

    Kristen Tierney, July 2013
  • Mowani really was in a league of its own - that place is simply amazing!

    Joanne Drinkwater, April 2012
  • We had great time in Mowani and in Wolwedans. The tented camp was excellent. All people that we meet were very professional and very gentle with us.

    Ignacio Azinovic, September 2009
  • It was stunning, really special - favourite place. Fantastic staff, excellent service (the best from anywhere), good food, everything quality, best sundowners overlooking the valley on top of the boulder. Did you tell them we were on our 'honeymoon'? :) We got that lovely honeymoon tent with the stunning bathroom, on the second night they set our table outside under the stars!

    Nevine Hunt, August 2009
  • It was quite an amazing place hidden away in the mountains, perfectly blending in with the scenery but so luxurious! I think to do full justice to it we needed to spend more than one night there.

    Guy Kent, May 2009
  • A great location, wonderful and unique environment and great service. Seeing the desert elephants was great. We got quite close.

    Catherine Loggin, March 2009
  • Mowani Mountain Lodge was absolute magic. The setting is magnificent, the rooms spectacular and the staff outstanding. Activites including successful tracking of desert elephant and hiking tours were excellent. My highest recommendation for them.

    Andrew Lata, July 2008
  • What a location! The most amazing scenery on top of the bolders, with the most incredible views!

    Volker Kurze, June 2008
  • Mowani was the most special place that we have every visited.

    Stephen Gadd, February 2008
  • What a shame we could only get one night in here - probably the best lodge we stayed at - fantastic views and brilliant sunset amongst the red granite boulders. We also had a good safari drive here tracking and finding the Desert Elephants and also saw Cheetah (with cubs) but unfortunately could not get close enough for good photos.

    Fiona Brindley, January 2008

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Bonita Cronje

Bonita Cronje

Africa Safari Expert

"The recently refurbished tents are looking really fresh and inviting. This is a camp that will make you feel like just one more night will always be in order!"



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Mowani really was in a league of its own - that place is simply amazing!

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