This corner of Namibia’s south is largely undeveloped and the spectacular landscape offers guests a true sense of undiscovered wilderness.
There are over 100 endemic succulents including the largest, the Aloe dichotoma, popularly known as the ‘Kokerboom’, or Quiver Tree as well as over 1 600 other plant species.
The rare and endemic Hartmann’s mountain zebra are a common sighting, as are springbok, gemsbok (oryx), kudu, steenbok and klipspringers.
Though the river runs seasonally in the summer time, permanent rock pools are home to small-and large-mouth yellowfish, sharptooth catfish and water monitors. There are a variety of birds including black eagle, olive thrush, Cape robin-chat and African black duck.