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Gondwana videos by EES – a gorgeous feast for the eyes!

EES with camera, boom arm and headphones on a dune at Namib Dune Star Camp. (Source: EES)

Visit the Gondwana YouTube Channel and you won’t stop marvelling: breath-taking landscapes and leading actors who in real life work at the respective lodges but excel at telling their story. First cameraman EES, aka Eric Sell, puts it this way: “All you American actors out there! Over here in Namibia we ain’t doingso bad either, ha-ha!”EES...[more]


Experience Namibia – with Gondwana History VI

Gondwana History VI

60 years ago a first group of Brahman cattle from Texas arrived in Namibia after an eventful voyage and conquered local beef production in an unequalled manner. Alexander Schottland, a Private in the German colonial forces, turned out to be a British spy. And a handsome Great Dane was enlisted into the Royal Navy as an Able Seaman.  Become...[more]

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The Delight Swakopmund – an unexpected gem

The rooms are refreshingly modern with light and easy comfort.

The Delight Swakopmund. “An emotional experience, a breath of fresh air, an uplifting and inspiring space, a hotel that will be guaranteed to tickle you pink and make you smile. For us the name and logo is symbolic of everything The Delight will stand for.”Marketing advisor Donna-Rae Patricios is in charge of BAMM (Brand And Marketing Matters)....[more]

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‘Bounce & Smile’ for 101 Gondwana Nights

You are invited to the Namibia Tourism Expo. Gondwana looks forward to seeing you!

A hot tip to get you really excited about the Namibia Tourism Expo (June 10th to 13th in Windhoek) is the hall of the Gondwana Collection Namibia. It is the venue where the latest addition to the lodge group, The Delight Swakopmund, will be presented to the public. To touch and try! The charming hotel in Swakopmund is scheduled to welcome its...[more]

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Gondwana lodges make it into the Hall of Fame on TripAdvisor

Logo: Certificate of Excellence

Gondwana Collection Namibia is proud to announce that it has been recognised as a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame winner. Three of our accommodation establishments have received the "Certificate of Excellence" for five consecutive years: Canyon Lodge, Klein-Aus Vista: Desert Horse Inn & Eagle's Nest, Kalahari Anib...[more]

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B-One in Rehoboth: More than just a petrol station

The owners of the B-One Service Station in Rehoboth, Cindy and Erno Bertolini, with Gondwana’s Managing Director Mannfred Goldbeck who personally presented the information boards to the Bertolinis.

When you are on the way to Namibia’s south this is where you not just fill up your car but where you also refresh your own energy levels: with good coffee, fresh snacks, homemade cookies, biltong, Cabanossi and much more. B-One Service Station & Smart Shop CC is the name of the new petrol station on the B1 in Rehoboth which was presented to...[more]

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Global United FC hosted by Etosha Safari Lodge

The visit of Global United FC was officially announced on 12 March in the presence of the Namibian sponsors (from the left): Gunter von Hundelshausen(Sense of Africa), Ashanti Manneti (Namib Mills), Almut Kronsbein (Gondwana), Harald Hecht (Global United Namibia), Teofelus Nghitila(MET), Dixon Norval (FNB Namibia), Kleofas Gaingob (Mayor of Outjo) and Martha Sjifotoka (Nampower).

Football for the sake of climate protection. Global United FC will be back in Namibia at the end of this month - and Gondwana is part of their tour as a sponsor. Through its international football stars the club aims at drawing attention to sustainable development, environmental protection and social responsibility. Matters which also rank highly...[more]

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Gondwana on tour

On the way to Gondwana Canyon Park: stopover at the Karakul Statue in Keetmanshoop.

Embarking on a course off the beaten tracks, Gondwana has started an innovative, in-house training program. After a year of intensive planning the Gondwana Training Academy was launched on 2 February when participants gathered at the Gondwana Shebeen at the Windhoek Show Grounds for a welcoming evening. As Gondwana's Managing Director, Mannfred...[more]


Namib Desert Lodge receives award

TerraVista’s Kai Wolfermann presents the TerraVista Award to Anja von Reeken of Namib Desert Lodge.

German tour operator TerraVista-Erlebnisreisen has chosen Namib Desert Lodge as its most popular category B lodge in Namibia. Presenting the award during a visit to Namibia in December, the company's managing director, Kai Wolfermann, said: "Our clients chose this lodge. They mentioned the amazing hospitality as one of the outstanding...[more]


Hadeda ibises breed at Namushasha River Lodge

Nesting Hadeda at Namushasha River Lodge. (Photo: Chris Brown)

Namushasha River Lodge had very special guests during the past months: Hadeda ibises nested on the banks of the Kwando River and had a clutch of two eggs. According to lodge manager Otto von Kaschke they left the nest in January. The Hadeda (Bostrychia hagedash) is part of the ibis family. A recent analysis - led by Dr Chris Brown - of breeding...[more]

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