Desert Whisper – Embrace the Solitude - Namibia Safari and Lodges - Gondwana Collection

Namibia with Heart and Soul: Take our hand and let us introduce you to this awe-inspiring country. Come and stay with us, experience Namibia.


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.

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Desert Whisper – Embrace the Solitude

Avatar of inke inke - 07. May 2019 - Gondwana Collection

The Desert Whisper is the latest addition to Gondwana's Secret Collection.

Inke Stoldt

Nestled among the boulders on the crest of a small outcrop in the Gondwana Namib Park, the Desert Whisper is the latest addition to the Gondwana Collection Namibia. It forms part of its Secret Collection, located in the vast open spaces of the Namib Desert.

This luxurious hideout is inspired by nature and has been designed for peace, relaxation and privacy. The spacious single storey suite features soothing colours, conveying elegance, charm and style. The bedroom, with en-suite bathroom and balcony, offers magnificent views of the Namib Desert and the distant Naukluft Mountains. An attractive open plan kitchen, dining and lounge area, as well as a fully-stocked bar leave nothing to be desired. The plunge pool invites refreshing dips. Relax under a sunshade in a comfortable deckchair and enjoy the splendour of Namibia.

The Desert Whisper can only be booked for two persons and is fully inclusive of all meals and drinks. Meals are pre-arranged according to guests’ preferences. The Desert Whisper offers exclusive activities within the Gondwana Namib Park. 

Enjoy the solitude, luxury and privacy of the Desert Whisper where you are guaranteed complete exclusivity. Radio contact ensures easy communication with your host. WIFI is available and USB ports are provided for charging equipment.

The Desert Whisper is in the vicinity of Sossusvlei and is located 60km north of Sesriem on the C19. Enter the Gondwana Namib Park through the main gate and follow the signposts to your private reception and parking area.

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10. October 2019


This is now included in my bucket list... It make things that make pots disappear! Finish and Klaar!


26. June 2019


This is one place i have to go and see

Saara Magano Shikongo

21. May 2019


Wow, just wow.

Go Gondwana go.... you are doing things that needs to be done.

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