Sossus Dune Lodge Sesriem
Namib-Naukluft Park

Accommodation Namibia - Southern Region

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Situated close to Sesriem Canyon with sweeping vistas of the dunes to the West, Sossus Dune Lodge is currently the only accommodation establishment situated inside the Namib Naukluft Park in central Namibia. Designed to integrate harmoniously and unobtrusively into the surrounding area, Sossus Dune Lodge is an upmarket facility offering 25 two bedded units. Activities on offer range from guided excursions to Sossusvlei and Sesriem Canyon, sunset drives and walks as well as star gazing. Sossus Dune Lodge is the only establishment allowing you to enter Sossusvlei before sunrise and to stay after sunset.

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Sossus Dune Lodge's position within the park's boundaries, allows guests the privilege of travelling in the park an hour before sunrise and an hour after sunset; a luxury which is currently unavailable to anyone staying outside.
Guests can drive to Sossusvlei before sunrise as lodge is inside the park.

Sossusvlei dunes Entrance to Sesriem, Namibia

BAR (best available rates) per night: on request

Dune Chalet: Includes dinner, bed, breakfast and park usage fees, maximum 2 adults

Honeymoon Chalet: Includes dinner, bed, breakfast and park usage fees, maximum 2 adults


Activities per person

Guided excursions to Sossusvlei

Guided nature drives in Namib-Naukluft Park

Guided excursions to Elim Dune

Guided walk to Sesriem Canyon

Provision for children will be made upon arrival; however the booking must be made in advance.

Sossus Dune Lodge information

Built in an environmentally sensitive manner, primarily from wood, canvas and thatch, in an attractive "Afro-village style, Sossus Dune Lodge has been in operation since July 2007. Situated within the Namib-Naukluft Park, close to the Sesriem Canyon, and providing sweeping vistas of the dunes to the west guests benefit from being able to reach Sossusvlei before sunrise, or to stay until after sunset, and on their return after an exhilarating day , to relax in the tranquility and splendor of the Namib Desert, the spectacular African sky.

How to reach Sossus Dune Lodge (directions)

From Swakopmund, follow the C14 until Solitaire, from Solitaire you automatically get on the C19 road by the junction at solitaire. Carry on driving for about 140 km and turn right by the junction showing C27 and indicating Sesriem or Sossusvlei lodge. At Sesriem you go through the gate and drive in the direction of Sesriem canyon which is also indicated as 4km from that point. From there the lodge turn off is a kilometer from the viewpoint of the Canyon on the right hand side. Client stop at the parking area and are driven up with special golf carts by our attendants.

From Windhoek, Use the B1 road to Rehoboth and then 4km outside Rehoboth still on the B1 is the turn off to Klein Aub. From Klein Aub straight to Rietoog and then to Bullsport drive in the southerly direction for 1km and turn on the D854 till the junction of C19 turn left where it says to solitaire and again the same junction will take you to Sesriem .At Sesriem you go through the gate and drive in the direction of Sesriem canyon which is also indicated as 4km from that point. From there the lodge turn off is a kilometer from the viewpoint of the Canyon on the right hand side. Client stop at the parking area and are driven up with special golf carts by our attendants.

Landing options at Sossus Dune Lodge

Landing is only permitted, with permission; Transfers from the air strip to Sossus Dune Lodge can be arranged with prior notification.

Accommodation at Sossus Dune Lodge

Accommodation Units are interlinked by elevated wooden walkways, and consist of 23 well spaced en-suite desert chalets, equipped with tea stations and small fridges, and 2 honeymoon suites at either end, with an additional relaxation gazebo. All units offer magnificent open vistas of the surrounding landscapes. Rates are on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis, allowing visitors to benefit fully from the exquisite cuisine. Sossus Dune Lodge offers professional guided excursions to Sossusvlei, and a guided / unguided one to Sesriem and the surrounding areas, as well as sunset drives and guided walks, to fully unleash the beauty and biological diversity of the desert environment.

23 Desert Chalets 2 beds, 1 room; Well spaced en suite chalets, equipped with coffee stations and small fridges. The mini bar has bottled water as complimentary at all times. The rest of the drinks are stocked as per guests’ request.

2 Honeymoon Suite: 2 beds, 1 rooms; the honeymoon suite have an advantage of an outside bed on the balcony. The honeymooner mini bars are stocked fully every time. The Honeymooners receive a fruit basket & a sparkling wine to enjoy the sundowner from the honeymoon suite.

Other Facilities: Swimming Pool, Restaurant, Bar and Kiosk, Fuel Station

Activities at Sossus Dune Lodge:

Sossusvlei sunset drives
Sossusvlei sunrise drives
Guided nature drives
Guided walks to the canyon Free of charge
The duration of the game drive is 3 hours and departure times can be confirmed at Reception

Kindly advise at which times (during winter & PM/AM) the below activities/excursions are offered and what is included in the rates (soft drinks & snacks, etc.)

Guided excursions to Sossusvlei/This is a morning activity/Wake-up call 4h30 take off at 5h00 and back between 10h00 and 11h00. The Guide will have breakfast packs, water, cool drinks and juices with him. Also included are serials, milk, hot water, coffee and tea.
Guided nature drives in Namib-Naukluft Park/It is excursion towards the Hyena Spot Drive. Less dunes and more open grass plains is to be seen in this area. It is definitely a must for a romantic sunset among the mountains linked by the grass plains. Good for star gazing. The guide took the same cool box like the one to Elim Dune. Also back to the Lodge half an hour after sunset.
Guided excursion to Elim Dune /This is the afternoon drive it takes off at 16h00 and back half an hour after sunset for dinner at seven. Snacks, water and the guests choice of sundowner drink is packed in the cool box.
Guided walks to Sesriem /Can be done early mornings(7h30) or afternoon from 16h00, the guide will take water with him. Duration: two to three hours walk.

Swimming Pool

A heated swimming pool is available for the guest to enjoy a swim at any time of the day. Towels are available at the bar.

Restaurant at Sossus Dune Lodge

Meals are served in or outside the restaurant, depending on the weather. Breakfast hours are very flexible, the guests enjoy a full breakfast at the lodge or receive breakfast packs when going on an early excursion or enjoy the breakfast after the excursion. Lunch is served between 12:00 and 14:00 and the menu is available at all times. Dinner is included in the rate and a 3 course set menu of 2 choices is presented to the guest. Dinner is served between 19:30 (Between and 20:30.Coffee and biscuits are available in the restaurant at all times at no additional cost.

Bar/Lounge at Sossus Dune Lodge

The bar is open from 08:00 until 22:00.A variety of drinks is available. This is where the check- in/check out process takes place.






Contact & reservations:

Reservations are only accepted in writing: by fax or via e-mail.
Final availability confirmation: in writing: by fax or via e-mail.

Terms & conditions, Payment options and Cancellation policy

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