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Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve

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Daan Viljoen Game Park.Just 24 km west of Windhoek lies a sanctuary for a relatively large population of game species typical of Namibia's highlands. Proclaimed before Independence to preserve the ecosystem of the Khomas Hochland, the park was named...more
Windhoek, Namibia
372 595 74885
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All reviews nice walk game park species of birds bathroom facilities are off road place to stay self guided great place to visit beautiful scenery big game mountain zebra self drive one night hike km accommodation breakaway
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for something to do as a short excursion in Windhoek, having just arrived in the country. It was a short drive and what a great surprise. We immediately drove through giraffes, ostriches and many other animals.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MalTorero
Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

Exellent break awayfrom busy city 25km from Windhoek. Brilliant service good food clesn and tidy just enjoy your stay. Besutiful view and animals.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Wiltrud j
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

We took the short drive into the mountains from Windhoek. After the entrance gate there is a 7km off-road game drive. We did see some small game and a Giraffe. Nice stop also for picnic overlooking the capital. Once we reached reception they told us...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed 25 November 2018

After arriving in late morning in Windhoek, taking over our rental car with camping equipment and doing all the Shopping for the coming weeks we booked Daan Viljoen for the first night. Our idea was to get our car and things sorted and also "arrive"...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank hanss500
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We visited only for the day, but I must say the pool area is truly beautiful and peaceful. It feels like you are in the middle of nowhere at a nice lodge. What makes this nice is that it is only 20min drive out of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank wverdoes
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

This resort is my favourite place to stay. Top 5 star in service the food was great different choices with taste magical. The staff where friendly. Maybe more improvement on more drink choices on alcohol free drinks.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Went camping with the kids as part of a little breakaway from the city. Arrived at a clean campsite with clean tap water, electricity, braai grill and wash basin. The tiled concrete platform these were built into, was spacious enough to preparing food on. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 134wallaceb
Reviewed 14 October 2018

After many years of absence my wife and I paid a visit again this year. The new management has done a wonderful job in upgrading the facility and the overall standard is excellent. Hiked and went on a game drive on our own and no...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank kayo500
Reviewed 23 September 2018

This park is very near Windhoek and was a good place to stay before heading up to Etosha. The park has lots of wildlife that is very easy to observe. In one day I saw 35 species of birds including four species of hornbill. Interactions...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank drobison90
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

The rates were double the normal rate and facilities were not that great. Bizarre bathroom setup in that they have separate blocks for showers and toilets and the park doesn't have much in it in terms of wildlife.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank GordonS1727
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Response from Beeth0veen | Reviewed this property |
You certainly can, requires the necessary arrangement, we have done a day conference there