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Desert Quiver Camp, Namibia

Desert Quiver Camp

Desert Quiver Camp offers comfortable, self-contained units, each of which features an outdoor patio area where you can relax and hold your own barbecues. The units themselves are striking in design and contain everything you need for a simple self-catering stay. In the main area of the camp you'll find a bar, a small swimming pool and two communal boma areas where you can socialise with your fellow guests over a sundowner. Located just five kilometres from Sesriem Gate, the camp makes for an excellent and convenient base to explore the dunes of Sossusvlei.

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Each of the modern self-catering units are simply but elegantly furnished with twin beds and a further pull-out sleeper bed, suitable for children under the age of 12. All en suite, they offer the flexibility of self-catering with their own kitchenettes, which come complete with a fridge and two-plate hob. After a busy day of exploring Sossusvlei, unwind in the sun on your own private patio area. 


Situated just five kilometres from the entrance to Sossusvlei, the camp is excellently located for exploring area’s famous sand dunes.

Food and drink

The camp is self-catering, but fresh food can be ordered daily from the reception. 


Accommodation is suitable for up to two adults and two children under the age of 12.

Facilities and activities

There's a small shop and internet café available at the nearby Sossus Oasis.

Our opinion

Desert Quiver Camp is excellent value for money and, as it's so close to the gates, we think this is an excellent place to stay if you're on a budget, or if you're simply looking to stay in a camp with plenty of rustic charm.

Sossusvlei & Sesriem tour ideas

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    Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favourite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can’t be bettered.

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    • Kulala Desert Lodge, Sossusvlei

      Kulala Desert Lodge

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    • Little Kulala, Sossusvlei

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    • Little Sossus Lodge, Sossusvlei

      Little Sossus Lodge


      This is a fairly simple, eco-friendly lodge. The rooms are clean and comfortable, and the staff are warm and friendly.

    • Sossus Dune Lodge, Sossusvlei

      Sossus Dune Lodge


      Sossus Dune Lodge is in a very convenient location to visit Sossusvlei, with the added benefit of being very close to Sesriem Canyon. It is also a great lodge from which to access the dunes at first light.

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    Experiences while staying here

    The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you’re staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident’s eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area’s inhabitants.

    • Sossusvlei Dune Excursion
      Climbing the sand dunes at Sossusvlei

      Sossusvlei Dune Excursion

      Sossusvlei Dune Excursion

      Enjoy the amazing scenery of Sossusvlei, and maybe take a short walk to Deadvlei, a bizarre collection of ancient camelthorn trees, or climb the nearby dunes.

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    • Sunset Horse Riding
      Sunset ride from Desert Homestead

      Sunset Horse Riding

      Sunset Horse Riding

      Riders wind their way across the grassy plains and through ancient water courses and eventually up a steep mountain track, where a friendly barman with a selection of cocktails awaits them.

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