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. By using our Windhoek day trip website , you can arrange your visit to Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve and other attractions in Windhoek.
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  • The park staff are nice and friendly. I did enjoy short hiking but not that much animals as expected.  more »
  • Without a 4x4 vehicle the park will be disappointing. Tarred road only 3 KM and few animals. 4x4 route wonderful sceneries. Just to visit the resturant an enty fee of N$100 p.p.  more »
  • Visited Daan Viljoen for a relaxing time at the pool. Also great venue for weddings. Food is good and view is great.  more »
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