Kalahari Red Dunes Lodge
Kalahari Red Dunes Lodge is located 190km south of Windhoek, between Rehoboth and Mariental. 8km after passing Kalkrand, you tum directly off the Bi into the lodge area which is part of a nature reserve.
The main house with restaurant, pool and lobby is located in a Vlei behind the red dunes and can only be approached via 120-meter Iong
The spacious lodge offers a lot of privacy. Twelve comfortable houses, half canvas and half stone with grass roof, nestle on the banks of the Vlei. The panorama windows offer a great view of the vegetation and the watering hole in the dry lake where game animals can often be observed. Scenic drives sunrise and sunset tours are offered. A dinner in the red dunes , is a romantic experience for every holiday in Namibia.
Enjoy the Kalahari desert from one of twelve individual guest houses. Carrying the names of the largest wild animal species of the reservation, the stilted guest houses are arranged around a Vlei, a natural dry lake. All walking paths from the guest houses to the main building are paved, barrier-free, and well-lit.
Exterior walls made from canvas and the traditional African thatched roofs guarantee an excellent indoor climate even with high outside temperatures. All bathrooms are built as solid construction. The living space of each guest house varies from 50 to 60 sqm.
Bathrooms with natural stone tiles and traditional decoration
Teak terraces and boardwalks
Hidden outdoor showers
Generous distances between the houses guarantee for privacy
Picture windows on a natural watering hole for animal watching
During the summer season, you can have breakfast on our large terrace. Enjoy the extensive buffet and ask the cook to prepare omelets according to your wishes.
During the Namibian winter, mornings and evenings are too cool to sit outside. Then, the open fireplace will keep the restaurant nice and warm.
The African atmosphere will captivate you during dinner. Wind down and enjoy our comfortable lounges, panoramic views, and classy teak terraces.
If you are looking for a little more individuality and solitude, have your dinner served between the red dunes of the Kalahari desert …
We serve European dishes with African influences by adding fresh home-grown herbs and fruits. During the season of the Kalahari truffles, our cooks will add this extraordinary culinary experience to the menu.
We keep a large selection of good to excellent wines from South Africa’s most distinguished wine-growing areas in well-tempered wine fridges. A variety of grapes offers wine connoisseurs the opportunity to enjoy well-loved wines or get to know new tastes.
As the name indicates, the products of the new Camelthorn brewery are perfect for our lodge underneath all the surrounding camel thorn trees.?However, it was the excellent taste of this beer brewed by a Namibian master brewer according to German purity requirements that persuaded us to include the beer in our menu. Enjoy a fresh unfiltered or clear draft beer to cool down after a hot and sunny day. Feel free to let us know your needs.
The various hiking trails through the private game reserve that is part of the lodge are a special feature of the Kalahari Red Dunes Lodge.
The theme trails were designed with a lot of passion for details. They are clearly marked and maintained regularly. The well-conceived trail layouts enhance your chances to actually spot animals in the wild.
Trans Kalahari Walk
2-day hike all inclusive
3 overnight stays
The Kalahari Red Dunes Lodge offers a new highlight for tourists!
It organizes a two-day hike through the Kalahari dunes including two nights in the Kalahari Red Dunes Lodge and one night in a luxuriously equipped tent camp.
The hike will take place with an English or German-speaking nature guide for as few as even one single participant.
How about a bike tour through Africa? The Red Dunes Lodge picked up this idea and refined it by marking special bike trails in the private nature reserve. Cross the Kalahari on modern mountain bikes and experience the breathtaking vastness of the camel thorn savannah.
Enjoy almost 10,000 acres of pure Kalahari desert during a Game Drive. Climb red dunes that elevate up to 30 meters in our open off-road car and watch the spectacular animals and vegetation.?Experience the Kalahari desert in its pristine natural state.
Top your Red Dunes day with our Sundown Drive. Enter the sunset in our open off-road car with expert guidance. Immerse in this most beautiful hour of the Kalahari desert.
The Red Dunes Lodge has its own jogging trails. Set specially on solid surface, our jogging trails offer challenges of up to 20 km.
Ask the fastest marathon runner of Namibia (2 hours and 15 minutes) to join you on your training run. He is a bushman working in our lodge and enjoys company during his morning and evening exercises.br>
Easily accessible via a tarmac road. From Windhoek, drive 190 km on the B1 direction Mariental / Keetmannshop. 8 km south of Kalkrand leave the B1 and turn left onto the grounds of the lodge.