Desert Quiver Camp

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The Desert Quiver Camp is a mere 6 kilometres from the entry gate to Sossusvlei in Namibia. In the lodge private nature reserve, you can enjoy a relaxing late afternoon drive through the reserve, admiring the stunning Namib sunset with a sundowner drink in hand. The inspiring scenery characterised by rocky ridges, dramatic views and wandering wildlife will captivate your senses.

Each one of the 24 free-standing bungalows designed with a modern twist, blending into its natural surroundings with ease. Each bedroom has twin beds, a fold-out sleeper couch, a space for suitcases, shelves, hanging space and an electronic safe. The en-suite bathroom features a vanity area, a shower, a toilet and a washbasin.

When sharing a room with two full paying adults, two small children can be accommodated on a fold-out sleeper couch that is in each bungalow. To ensure that preparations are made, please inquire with your booking.

The Desert Quiver Camp veranda has a fitted kitchenette with a wash-up area, a bar fridge, a two-plate hob and a wooden bench for seating. Uniquely, each bungalow has a “utility box”. These boxes are filled with all of the necessary utensils for your self-catering stay. You can also order fresh at reception daily to accommodate all of your needs.

Handicapped folk have two disabled and wheelchair friendly bungalows that are near to the main building. These rooms have no steps, with enlarged showers with sturdy handles for ease and accessibility.

To make your stay comfortable and to make sure you spend the least amount of effort, there is also a housekeeping service you just need to notify reception.

  • Bar with a big-screen television
  • Sparkling Swimming pool overlooking the breath-taking grasslands and Elim Dune
  • 2 Communal outdoor cooking and wash-up facilities
  • Wi-Fi reception at the main building (coupons at reception)
  • Food to order for self-catering (forms available at reception)
  • Private chef to prepare meals over coals on request.


Facilities available at the nearby Sossus Oasis include:

  • Shop
  • Internet café
  • Wi-Fi availability (coupons at Shop)
  • Fuel and service station.

Facilities available at the nearby Sossusvlei Lodge include:

  • Restaurant
  • Alfresco terrace
  • Floodlit waterhole
  • Bar and Beer Garden
  • Curio shop
  • Swimming pool
  • Conference centre
  • Adventure centre
  • Outdoor catering and functions on request.

Gleaming Pool

On the edge of the granite boulder, behind the Desert Quiver Camp is a pool that has the perfect views of the Elim Dunes. The pool is the focal point of the camp, is the ideal place to laze on a sun lounger while soaking up the awe-inspiring views of the dunes. With pool towels available at reception, you are entirely ready to enjoy your time in the sun.

Fully Stocked Bar

After an eventful day on the dunes, there’s nothing better than having a sundowner or and cold beer at the fully stocked bar. Located on the edge of the granite outcrops, sitting at our bar while watching the incredible sunset is the perfect way to end your day. With warm fire pits, you can stay cosy while watching the news or a sporting event on our big screen television, located in the bar.


The self-catering, Desert Quiver camp can offer the following services to make your vacation as convenient as possible. Each bungalow has a “utility box”, which contains cooking and eating utensils that will keep you equipped during your stay. Fresh food supplies for your self-catering holiday can be acquired easily by ordering them daily at reception.

Two self-catering communal outdoor cooking and washing up facilities, which can be booked by reservation. For those who wish to relax on their holiday, all meals can be cooked at the nearby Sossusvlei Lodge.

The lodge is known for their incredible cuisine and praised especially their delicious buffet dining experience. The restaurant has the most majestic views over Elim Dune and the waterhole where you can see the passing parade of animals while enjoying your food and excellent wines.

A buffet breakfast with a wide array of all of the breakfast foods and treats is offered in the morning. For lunch, you can choose to order from the a la carte menu or be spoilt be the chef for one of their tasty meals of the day.

The buffet dinner is known for their extensive range of salads, stir-fries, side dishes and grilled meats, all of which the chef prepares in front of you. End the meal; there is a superb selection of confectionaries to choose from and numerous of cheeses and biscuits. A 3 PM afternoon tea is offered with a variety of confectionaries served with their freshly made coffee and tea.


Sossusvlei and Deadvlei Excursion: This highly recommended excursion is the perfect way to scout out Sossusvlei and its incredible dunes. Landmarks being regular stops and the guided walk to Deadvlei makes this an unmissable adventure.

  • Helicopter Flights: With tailored made trips for photographers and a wide array of thrilling flips, this is the ideal way to discover the beauty of the Namib Desert with a spectacular aerial view.
  • Scenic Flights: With a bird’s eye view from a 6-seater Cessna 210 Light Aircraft from Desert Air, you can experience a diverse range of routes to take in the real depth of Sossusvlei. From seeing the forbidden coast or shipwrecks along the coastal line, this incredible outing is not to be forgotten.
  • Hot Air Balloon: One of the most exciting ways to experience the majesty of the Namib is by taking a hot air balloon ride. Floating high in the sky is an experience unlike any other with the views of Sossusvlei in sight.
  • Bush Dinners: Amidst the vast desert plains in the heart of the Namib desert, host your function or bush dinner in the most breathtaking way possible in the best venue nature can provide.


  • Bar Fridges in Room
  • Kitchenette
  • Safe
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Terrace

Facilities Available at Desert Quiver Camp

  • Big screen TV room
  • Boma
  • Braai facilities
  • Hotel Bar
  • Information at reception
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms

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