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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  • We (4 people) went on a trip to Daan Viljoen last Sunday, only wanting to drive around, which we thought would be possible. Well, possible it was, but only 6.5 km and only one way! We could not even g...  more »
  • We made a day trip to the Park from Windhoek. A nine-kilometre hiking trail leads through the barren landscape. We have seen lots of animals, partly also from nearby, on our hike. Transporting water to the drink is absolutely recommended.
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  • Great place to visit from Windhoek. We have camped once and the campsite is well maintained with clean showers and toilets. We mainly visit for day trips where you can pay to use the pool and can also...  more »

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