Solar energy put to good use in the Namib – 7 March 2014
Gondwana is setting the trend with the production of clean energy in the oldest desert on earth. Namib Desert Lodge now uses solar power to meet part of its energy needs.
Celebrating rich cultural diversity – 20 February 2014
Traditional song and dance, crafts and info boards... Visitors of the Namushasha Heritage Centre experience the cultures and history of the Eastern Caprivi.
DERTOUR travel agents explore Namibia - 3 February 2014
African flair, Namibia feeling: 100 staffers of German tour operator DERTOUR enjoyed their welcome evening at the Gondwana shebeen in Windhoek to the fullest.
Good-neighbourly relations at Namushasha– 18 December 2013
United we stand: the remarkable cooperation between Namushasha River Lodge and the community in the surrounding Mashi conservancy has been acknowledged with an award.
Dune Star: Take a walk through time – 12 December 2013
A unique desert adventure beckons in pristine dune scenery. Dune Star Camp in Gondwana Namib Park was recently opened for guests with a penchant for hiking.
Five flowers for “green” Gondwana Lodges – 3 December 2013
Eco-friendliness comes naturally at Gondwana’s lodges. Their efforts to save water and electricity and their responsible waste disposal have again been acknowledged with rewards.
Canyon Lodge: experience history - 2 December 2013
His great-great-granduncles built it to last a lifetime – the house on the former farm Karios, which Stephan Burger from Germany came to visit 100 years later during a Namibia holiday.
Can love grow in the desert? - 26 November 2013
“Alone under palm trees” – a German film crew visits Namib Desert Lodge to help assistant manager Marko in his quest to find the love of his life.
Hakusembe River Lodge sports a new look - 13 November 2013
“Fantastic location” or “just right” - guests at Hakusembe River Lodge are raving about the new chalets and the appealing décor after the completion of extension work.
Phantoms of Etosha Pan - 8 November 2013
A dark hide instead of zebra stripes... visitors to Etosha National Park occasionally catch sight of zebras which stand out against the herd because of their unusual colouring.
A rich harvest in Damaraland – 25 October 2013
Spring has cast its spell on Damara Mopane Lodge: the gardens are green and blossoming... The rich yield from the vegetable and herb patches is sent fresh to the dinner table.
Mules enjoy their summer holiday – 16 October 2013
After a successful trekking season with 20 hiking tours through the Fish River Canyon the hardworking mules of Mule Trails Namibia are enjoying a well deserved break.
Activity holiday at Klein-Aus Vista – 4 October 2013
Klein Aus-Vista gets enterprising guests going by offering them the opportunity to explore the beauty of the Succulent Karoo on foot or by mountain bike.
Namibia iPad App wins second place – 25 September 2013
Users have voted the Namibia Tourism Board’s iPad app ‘Discover Namibia’, which also includes the Gondwana app, one of the leading applications in the travel sector.
Postage stamps tell stories – 13 September 2013
Namibia’s rich culture, nature and history provided in an entertaining way: The second volume of the Stamps & Stories series is published with 50 new exciting stories.
Gondwana’s VW competition has three winners – 2 September 2013
About 40,000 visitors to Gondwana’s Facebook page have looked at dozens of photos entered for the Gondwana Volkswagen competition and voted for the most original picture.
Compassion shown for the needy – 12 August 2013
Please bring discarded clothes, toys, blankets... Gondwana’s appeal for donations, made in June, fell on sympathetic ears. Numerous parcels have been forwarded to grateful recipients.
More rooms at Hakusembe River Lodge – 25 July 2013
Located picturesquely on the Okavango River, perfect for a stopover on the way into the Caprivi - Hakusembe River Lodge is creating more room in time for the peak season.
Unique desert experience in the Namib – 10 July 2013
Hiking in the oldest desert on earth, falling asleep under glittering stars... Gondwana’s new Desert Camp promises an unforgettable experience to adventurous guests.
TripAdvisor distinction for Gondwana lodges – 20 June 2013
“Fantastico” – Seven Gondwana lodges are particularly popular with our guests.
In recognition of its appeal they have now been awarded a TripAdvisor certificate.
A new home for thirteen giraffe – 18 June 2013
Gondwana Canyon Park boasts another attraction: 13 giraffe have successfully been released into the wild to boost the abundance of game in Gondwana’s largest nature conservation area.
Give a little warmth in the winter cold – 13 June 2013
Put a smile on the faces of people in need... Lend a helping hand by donating warm clothes and blankets in support of our Gondwana “warm winter” campaign.
Gondwana VW competition gets into gear – 10 June 2013
Share your Volkswagen love with Canyon Roadhouse and win a holiday with Gondwana! Post a photo of your beloved Volkswagen on Facebook or via email.
Searched & found: the most original farm name – 6 June 2013
Cosiness in a colourful farm atmosphere and an amusing competition...the Gondwana stand at the Namibia Tourism Expo had many winners.
40 New Fascinating History Stories – 20 May 2013
Following the traces of Namibian history with crisp and entertaining stories:
The fourth anthology in the Gondwana History series is now available fresh from the printers.
De Lange wins KIA Klein Aus Vista MTB Challenge – 7 May 2013
The 2013 Klein-Aus Vista Mountain Bike Challenge attracted a record number of participants to the unique mountain world of Gondwana Sperrgebiet Rand Park.
Wanted: the most inspiring farm name in Namibia – 2 May 2013
A colourful stand with an inviting farm atmosphere and an exciting competition: Gondwana wants your help to find the most inspiring farm name at the Namibia Tourism Expo.
The secret of the fairy circles uncovered - 29 March 2013
The bare circles in grass patches on the edge of the Namib are not caused by poisonous Euphorbia or deadly gasses but, according to Science magazine, by termites storing water.
Experience the essence of Caprivi – 14 March 2013
A traditional village under an awe-inspiring Baobab tree, a Mukoro trip on the Kwando River... Guests of Namushasha River Lodge can look forward to another attraction.
“Stamps & Stories” donation for schools – 6 March 2013
The Namibia Scientific Society acknowledges the educational value of Gondwana’s book “Stamps & Stories” by distributing it to schools all over Namibia.
The Eco-Competition has a Winner – 7 February 2013
Gondwana saves electricity, recycles water for the gardens, sorts waste. Guests excitedly took part in the eco-competition and now the winner of the grand prize has been drawn!
Gondwana starts a new trend with iPad App – 7 January 2013
With the new interactive Gondwana App, which comes with special features and is free, Namibia enthusiasts now have the unique lodges of the Gondwana group at their fingertips.
Attractions & Accommodation
View interactive map of the Gondwana Collection and main tourist attractions of Namibia here.