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Wustenquell - Private Nature Reserve HEADER1

Description in other languages:   Wüstenquelle Nature Reserve

Bizarre rockformations, fantastic views, bushmen paintings, 7 fountains, a unique fauna and flora with quiver trees and the very rare lythops (living stones) make Wüstenquell a special experience!
Directly bordering the Namib Naukluft Park, Wüstenquell is the closest accommodation to the Welwitschia plains and Moonlandscape; a great stop-over on your way from or to Swakopmund (direct access to the park and only 2 hours
away). A paradise for photographers!

Wüstenquell is now family run operation with the personal touch, surrounded on 3 sides by the well-known Namib Naukluft Park.

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Wuestenquell Nature Reserve Facilities
  • 6 spacious, comfortable double rooms

All rooms were completely re-designed and offer the following amenities:

  • Own bath and shower
  • 220 volt power and international plug adapters are available
  • Fridge
  • Internet connection – WLAN (free of charge).
  • Shady terrace
  • 3 exclusive campsites
  • 2 Luxury Mountain Chalets
Wuestenquell Nature Reserve Rates



Zebra Outpost Single

N$ 1782.96 BB

Zebra Outpost Double

N$ 2563.00 BB

Mountain Chalet Single

N$ 1615.80 BB

Mountain Chalet Double

N$ 2451.57 BB


Wuestenquell Nature Reserve Activities
  • nature walks
  • Scenic drives
  • Ancient Ruins
  • The Welwitschia Drive
  • The lunar landscape
Wuestenquell Nature Reserve Location

From Swakopmund
(Permit required)
From the B2 turn south onto C28/Langer Heinrich Mine road, soon after passing the Swakop River turn eastwards again on the C28/Langer Heinrich Mine road. Follow the C28 for approximately 40 km then turn north on the Welwitschia Plains Road. Follow the Welwitschia Plains Road through the Swakop River and Welwitschia Plains till shortly before fenced Welwitschia, where a private road veers left of the main road signposted Wüstenquell and Jakkalswater. After passing the old Husab Mine the road leads towards the mountains passing the mountains through riverbed, alongside the park fences. The farm gate is kept locked, but the key is hanging on a small chain directly next to the lock.
From Karibib
From main street turn south on C32/Namib Naukluft Park road and then south/west on the D1952. 51 km after Karibib turn left at the T-junktion of the D1914 road and continue for 34 km. After the first gate, turn left onto farm land and follow track for 20 km through 5 or 6 farm gates to Wüstenquell Guest Farm.
From Usakos
Driving south, pass underneath the rail bridge, then turn west onto the D1914, past the old hospital. Follow the D1914 road for 75 km to the first gate. After the first gate, turn left onto farm land and follow track for 20 km through 5 or 6 farm gates to Wüstenquell Guest Farm.
We have a sand air landing strip of 1 km length at Wüstenquell. Orientation is east-west and the GPS co-ordinates are: S22.37.10 E15.21.30.

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