Camping is one of the top accommodation choices for visitors to Namibia. It’s a great way to make the most of the country’s wonderful natural experiences, sunny weather and vast night skies.
If you’re planning any trip to Namibia, chances are you’re flying to Windhoek where you can take advantage of excellent camping and car hire services to continue your trip. With this in mind, it pays to book a few nights in the capital to acclimatize before you head out.
Arebbusch Travel Lodge is the top choice for nature lovers wanting overnight accommodation in Windhoek.
You’ll find Arebbusch Travel Lodge at 1 Golf Street in Olympia, Windhoek on a 10-hectare property overlooking the dry Arebbusch River. The lodge is just minutes from the heart of Windhoek, and easily accessed from the B2 highway.
This premier establishment is the only Windhoek offering registered as a rest camp with the Namibia Tourism Board and has been in operation since 1993.
Arebbusch Travel Lodge is a fully-fledged member of the Hospitality Association of Namibia, offering an eco-friendly choice for conservation-minded travelers.
Camping in Windhoek at Arebbusch Travel Lodge
There are two types of camping offered at Arebbusch Travel Lodge:
Luxury Safari Tents
Start your camping trip off with a stay in one of Arebbusch Travel Lodge’s 5 luxury Meru-style safari tents for a night or two before heading off into the wilderness.
These luxurious tents are secluded among the lush manicured gardens of the resort, surrounded by indigenous trees. These luxury tents are fully equipped and furnished for a self-catering stay with the following amenities:
- Air conditioning
- Two single beds with high quality linen
- Bedside table and reading lamps
- Ample shelf space
- Electrical power points
- Charging point for electronics
- Free Wi-Fi
Each tent has an en-suite bathroom with a shower and basin, hot and cold water, a toilet, and mirror. Bath towels are provided. The canvas covered verandah features a combo bench and table, scullery with hot and cold water, counter space and electrical outlets.
Alongside, you’ll find a private barbeque area and secure, undercover parking.
If you’ve already picked up your camping gear, or you’ve driven into the city pre-prepared, the shaded campgrounds are ideal for spending a few nights exploring the delights of Windhoek.
The camping and caravanning area is located alongside the B1 highway for easy access and consists of large shaded sites with electric power points.
Communal ablution blocks, kitchens and water points are scattered conveniently throughout the camping area. There is a dedicated toilet for caravan septic tanks.
On Site Amenities
When you choose to stay at any of these camping options at Arebbusch Travel Lodge, you also get to enjoy all the onsite amenities located close to your accommodation.
The onsite restaurant serves up breakfast, lunch and dinner, and there is also a pizzeria on site for those who love Italian fare. For added convenience, you can book a bed and breakfast option during your camping stay.
You’ll find a sparkling pool adjacent to the restaurant to help stave off the afternoon heat. A shuttle service and 24-hour reception complete the picture.
Children are well-catered for with special menus, a playground, games room and ample outdoor space for running and playing.
Arebbusch Travel Lodge welcomes group bookings and has conference and event facilities on site.
Aside from the camping facilities, other types of accommodation include luxury and standard rooms as well as self-catering chalets, cottages and villas.
Some of the Windhoek attractions that you can take advantage of while camping at Arebbusch Travel Lodge include:
- Owela Museum
- Heroes’ Acre
- Independence Museum
- The Reiterdenkmal
- Gibeon Meteorites
- The National Art Gallery
- The Botanic Gardens
- Hofmeyer Walk
- Parliament Gardens
Otherwise you can head out of town on a day trip to Okahandja, Gross Barmen Hot Springs, Dordabis, Rehoboth, Khomas Hochland, Oanob Dam and game farms like Aus and Gocheganas.
Book Your Camping Holiday at Arebbusch Travel Lodge
No matter how long you intend to camp, Arebbusch Travel Lodge will cater to your every need in Windhoek.
Get in touch for more information on how to book and what to do and see in the city.