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Namibia with Heart and Soul: Take our hand and let us introduce you to this awe-inspiring country.
There are sixteen ways to describe the dream: Fifteen Gondwana lodges and one hotel - Wonderful! Let's realize this dazzling dream together.
Dreams were discovered and history unravelled when the first Gondwana lodge was built on the farm Karios.A seed was planted when the first piece of land was investigated near the Fish River Canyon nearly twenty years ago.An important pillar of the Gondwana Philosophy, and one that stands sturdily with that of Conservation, is our commitment to the Namibian people.
Dreams were discovered and history unravelled when the first Gondwana lodge was built on the farm Karios.
A seed was planted when the first piece of land was investigated near the Fish River Canyon nearly twenty years ago.
An important pillar of the Gondwana Philosophy, and one that stands sturdily with that of Conservation, is our commitment to the Namibian people.
Where the Namib Desert stretches languidly from the Atlantic Ocean and wild land extends into infinity, dreams become real. At this place where fantasy meets reality, you'll find the Gondwana Collection safely positioned.

Take our outstretched hand and let us introduce you to our extraordinary country, Namibia. From the massive chasms of the Fish River Canyon, the fossilised dunes of the Namib Desert and the red sands of the Kalahari Desert to the waterways of the Kavango and Zambezi, there are countless marvels to behold. Explore this awe-inspiring wilderness from the warmth of our lodges, created with conservation cognizance and ample character. And return to relax after an exciting day of discovery.

This is the Gondwana feeling: Namibia with heart and soul.

Come and stay with us, experience Namibia.

NEW! Camp Chobe joins Gondwana

Assuring extraordinary experiences: Camp Chobe, the latest addition to the Gondwana Collection, is a jewel for nature and bird lovers. 

NEW! Namibia2Go. Expecially4You.

Explore Namibia your way with our new unbeatable self-drive safari package for two. Includes B&B, a 4x4 vehicle and a detailed on route map guide.
Gondwana`s Newsroom
17.07.2017

Café of the month: Kameldorn Garten, Otjiwarongo

Travellers are always in need of good grub – and more importantly, places to pull off from the main road, rest and enjoy the surroundings. This month, Kameldorn Garten in Otjiwarongo caught our attention.A favourite stop when travelling north, Kameldorn Garten has moved to Bahnhof Street, yet keeps the same great style: good food, a shady...[more]

Category: Stamps & Stories

13.07.2017

Did you know that most birds do not have a penis?

Ostriches are one of the few birds that have a penis, a protruding mating organ in the cloaca. Both faeces and urine is excreted from the cloaca. © Dirk Heinrich

Birds do not have penises like mammals do, most birds can only enact erectile processes at the cloaca (reproductive opening). Flightless birds, such as ostriches, waterfowl (Anatidae) and tinamou, have a retractable penis which serves as a mating organ in the cloaca.The exact number of ostriches found in Namibia is unknown. Those that do occur in...[more]

Category: Stamps & Stories

10.07.2017

Some fairy circles hail from John Constable’s times

Fairy circle in the vicinity of Namib Desert Lodge. (Sven-Eric Stender)

Years after the mystery of the bare circles in the grassy plains on the edge of the Namib has been lifted, biologists are still captivated. Not only can the circles grow as old as the hills but their creators now hold the world record in "ecosystem engineering". Much to the chagrin of beavers... Fairy circles, the bare patches in the...[more]

Category: Stamps & Stories

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Did you know that back in 1910 a shipping route was opened from Lüderitzbucht to New York? That the small piles of rock found next to roads in southern Namibia honour Haiseb, a Nama deity? Gondwana Collection. Have a story to tell. 
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