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On the road: along the Canyon-Diamond Route

15. June 2018, inke - Tourism, Gondwana Collection

Sparkling stones, wild horses, sweeping desert vistas and old diamond-mining towns epitomise this section of Namibia... There’s mystery and intrigue to be had in Namibia’s south-western corner where diamonds were once so numerous that they were said to sparkle by the light of the moon. And, where champagne was cheaper than water. But, that doesn’t mean that you have to rush to get there. No siree. The canyon first needs its due respect.

On the road: along the Canyon-Diamond Route

Taking stock of wildlife at Gondwana Kalahari Park

06. June 2018, inke - Gondwana Collection, Environment

It is not only photographers who go into raptures: Gondwana Kalahari Park is characterised by a uniquely picturesque landscape of elongated dunes and valleys of red sand, yellow grass and green acacias. This private nature reserve (98 km²), owned by the Gondwana Collection, is home to animals which are typical for the Kalahari. A scientifically sound game management programme is monitored by qualified park management staff. An annual game count provides valuable data to the park management in terms of game numbers and diversity. The 2018 game count in Gondwana Kalahari Park took place on 2 and 3 June.

Taking stock of wildlife at Gondwana Kalahari Park

Kalahari Anib Lodge makes it into the Hall of Fame

06. June 2018, inke - Gondwana Collection, Tourism

Gondwana Collection Namibia is proud to announce that Kalahari Anib Lodge has become a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame winner. The lodge qualified for the Hall of Fame after earning Certificates of Excellence for the past five consecutive years. The award celebrates excellence in hospitality and is given only to establishments that consistently receive great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor over a 12 month period. 

Kalahari Anib Lodge makes it into the Hall of Fame

Namib Desert Lodge: a showcase for eco-friendly concepts

30. May 2018, inke - Gondwana Collection

It is the third consecutive year that a Gondwana Collection property has reached the final of the Responsible Tourism Awards (RTA) and the first time to win the award. The Namib Desert Lodge scooped the prestigious award in the Accommodation Establishment category. The winners were announced today (30 May 2018) at the Namibia Tourism Expo in Windhoek. This year’s RTA criteria are based on the theme for the 2018 Tourism Expo: “Conservation – small things matter.”  

Namib Desert Lodge: a showcase for eco-friendly concepts

Gondwana places the focus on Namibia’s beauty

28. May 2018, inke - Gondwana Collection

You are cordially invited to visit the Gondwana Hall at the Namibia Tourism Expo (30 May to 2 June 2018). The Gondwana team at our information desk will fill you in on the latest developments in our group of lodges. We will present the youngest additions to the accommodation facilities of the Gondwana family: Zambezi Mubala Lodge and Camp in the far northeast of the Zambezi Region as well as the elegant The Desert Grace in the Sossusvlei area. We will also introduce Namibia Focus, a newspaper to promote our web portals on Namibia.

Gondwana places the focus on Namibia’s beauty

#ItsUp2Us – Gondwana supports nationwide clean-up campaign

24. May 2018, inke - Gondwana Collection, Environment

The President of Namibia has called for a concerted effort to clean up the country. The Gondwana Collection is in, of course! Staffers of the Gondwana Travel Centre in Windhoek have already started to collect garbage in the neighbourhood today (24 May). Furthermore, each employee received a cotton bag in order to cut down on plastic shopping bags. 

#ItsUp2Us – Gondwana supports nationwide clean-up campaign

The Ultimate Outdoor Experience - Gondwana and CYMOT join forces

25. April 2018, inke - Gondwana Collection, Sport

Two well-established Namibian brands, one common vision: CYMOT and Gondwana Collection have teamed up to promote Namibia as a unique outdoor destination. The lodge group brings beautiful locations with exciting activities into this partnership while CYMOT provides the necessary equipment to make the outdoor experience as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. 

The Ultimate Outdoor Experience - Gondwana and CYMOT join forces

Season for Canyon Klipspringer Trail kicks off

17. April 2018, inke - Gondwana Collection

Imagine exploring the Fish River Canyon from as close as it gets, hiking in pristine nature with just a light backpack, dreaming at the campfire and falling asleep under a dazzling night sky... The new season’s first Canyon Klipspringer Trail is fully booked. On 20 April the 12 participants will make their way through the Fish River Canyon in the wilderness area north of the main viewing point.

Season for Canyon Klipspringer Trail kicks off

Mountainbike Race through the Aus Mountains

12. April 2018, inke - Sport, Gondwana Collection

Saddle your two-wheeled steed and join the 8th Standard Bank Klein-Aus Vista Mountain Bike Challenge in the unique mountain world of the Gondwana Sperrgebiet Rand Park from 3 to 5 May 2018. Participants can choose to compete in a marathon (60km per day) or a half-marathon (33km per day) each consisting of two stages with 60-70 percent of the route being single tracks.

Mountainbike Race through the Aus Mountains

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