Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve, Windhoek

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Head to the Namibian highlands and explore over 40 sq km (15 sq mi) of the country's wilderness at Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve. The nature park shelters a wide array of animals, including springbok, blue wildebeest, and mountain zebras. There are also over 200 bird species here, including endemic Ruppell's parrots, Monteiro's hornbills, and white-tailed shrikes. Walking through the park is encouraged, as there are no large predators here. You can stay overnight at one of 19 luxury chalets or 12 campsites on offer. For shorter visits, there is a 6 km (3.7 mi) game route, plus two hiking trails. A visit to Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Windhoek vacation route planner to plot your vacation.
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  • August 1, 2017
    One of the best places in Namibia!! A stunning place at the top of the plateau, wonderfull staff, good chalets, good food. We did a beautiful Damara eliphant safari, very special. The best thing of th...  more »
  • July 23, 2017
    Daytrip from Windhoek to Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve. Expect around 45 minutes to the reserve reception from Windhoek centre. Park staff member at the gate was very kind. Driving within park is restri...  more »
  • July 5, 2017
    We visited and had lunch. The restaurant is beautifully decorated. The food was lovely and the staff really friendly. We had a lovely time!  more »

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