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Desert Homestead Outpost

Desert Homestead Outpost

Sossusvlei and the Namib Desert


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Deep in a 7,000 hectare private nature reserve, Desert Homestead Outpost offers relaxed hospitality with a natural atmosphere. Enjoy the impressive panoramic view from your room or from the main house with its restaurant, lounge and pool area, picturesquely situated at the foot of a mountain. On the wide open plains there are often cheetahs roaming the endless grasslands. The lodge is approximately a 30 km drive to Sesriem, the entrance to the Sossusvlei dunes.

Guests are welcome to take advantage of all activities offered here, which include guided excursions to Sossusvlei and sundowner drives on the reserve.

There is also the half-day Namib Mountain Trail guided hike for experienced hikers, which takes you over mountains and through the plains. Starting in the early morning at the property's sister lodge, Desert Homestead Lodge, the walk goes through breathtaking landscape and ends at the Outpost, where a cold drink and the pool are waiting.

For the more adventurous, head out on horseback through the private reserve and spend the night in the desert. Riding takes place at a comfortable pace so that everyone feels comfortable. Slower riders can hang back while more experienced riders go for long stretched out gallops over grassy plains. Late afternoon, you arrive at your camp, where refreshments are served as you watch the sunset over the majestic mountains. It is then time to relax and enjoy the Namibian night skies while dinner is prepared on the campfire in true Namibian style, before retiring to the comfortable tent or even a stretcher outside, for those who prefer to sleep out in nature under the starry skies. The next morning, you ride back to the lodge.

All 12 tented guest houses offer private shaded sun decks, mosquito nets and air conditioning.

There is also a Family House which stands apart from the guest houses, and offers a genuine experience of the quietness and vastness of the Namib desert. The modern and refined interior completes the appealing appearance. Enjoy a spectacular view over the Namib panorama lined by its mountains and the red dunes of the Sossusvlei either from the seats in the windowsill of the large living room window, from the four-poster bed in the bedroom or your preferred shady spot on the terrace.

The Superior Room is also set further away from the main accommodation area, and has a large living space offering outstanding views of the Namib from the huge seat window, or from the 2.80 meter wide sky bed in the bedroom. Your shaded terrace is protected from glances and accessible by a separate door offering breathtaking views of the landscape or the starry sky.

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Rates Include

Breakfast and dinner are included.


Children Policy

Children of any age are welcome. Rates available on request.



All of the holidays we prepare are tailor-made, but this might give you an idea of how Desert Homestead Outpost can be included in you own dream holiday.

Namibia Explorer

Featured Accommodation

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Kalahari Anib Lodge
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Western Kalahari
Fish River Lodge
Fish River Lodge
The Fish River Canyon
Klein-Aus Vista Desert Horse Inn
Desert Horse Inn
The Southern Namib
Desert Homestead Outpost
Desert Homestead Outpost
Sossusvlei and the Namib Desert
Swakopmund Guest House
Swakopmund Guest House
Swakopmund
Camp Kipwe
Camp Kipwe
Damaraland
Okaukuejo Rest Camp
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Etosha National Park
Onguma Bush Camp
Onguma Bush Camp
Etosha National Park
Okonjima Plains Camp
Okonjima Plains Camp
Okonjima Nature Reserve

Destination: Namibia.

This 18 night self-drive trip around Namibia takes in all the major highlights of this fascinating country, starting from Windhoek all the way south to the Fish River Canyon, across to the coast to Swakopmund, then further north to Damaraland and Etosha and ending with tracking leopards. If you have the time, this will certainly be a holiday you will never forget.

This is a 18 night itinerary including Windhoek, Western Kalahari, The Fish River Canyon, The Southern Namib, Sossusvlei and the Namib Desert, Swakopmund, Damaraland, Etosha National Park and Okonjima Nature Reserve.

Based on 3 Star Accommodation:

  • 1 Night at Galton House
  • 1 Night at Kalahari Anib Lodge
  • 2 Nights at Fish River Lodge
  • 2 Nights at Klein-Aus Vista Desert Horse Inn
  • 2 Nights at Desert Homestead Outpost
  • 2 Nights at Swakopmund Guest House
  • 2 Nights at Camp Kipwe
  • 2 Nights at Okaukuejo Rest Camp
  • 2 Nights at Onguma Bush Camp
  • 2 Nights at Okonjima Plains Camp
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*Prices are per person and are based on today's exchange rates. Exchange rates are subject to change and are updated daily.

Prices exclude international flights - ask us if you would like to include these.




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General Information For Guests

All of the rooms have private shaded viewing decks, outside showers, mosquito nets, tea/coffee making facilities, a small safe, air conditioning and a fridge.

In addition, the Superior Room has a private pool, a protected outdoor area and a large living room.

The Outpost has a restaurant, bar, swimming pool with a sun deck and shaded areas, a viewing deck, shaded parking, and an observation deck above the lodge on the mountain.

There is a level and well-marked 10 km track for guests to use.

Activities that are available include trips to Sossusvlei, nature/game drives in the Namib Desert, guided hikes and trail rides in the morning and evening (additional cost).

Hot air balloon safaris can also be arranged on request (additional cost).

Visa and MasterCard credit cards are accepted.

There is some mobile/cell phone connectivity.

A laundry service is available (additional cost).


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