Kulala Desert Lodge

Location: Situated within the arid Namib Desert on the 37,000 hectares’ private Kulala Wilderness Reserve, and is one of the closest lodges to the iconic red dunes of the Sossusvlei.

Rooms: 23 thatched and canvas “kulalas” (“to sleep” in Oshiwambo) with en suite bathrooms and verandahs. Each room is built on a wooden platform to catch the cooling breeze and has a deck on the flat rooftop where bedrolls are placed for guests to sleep under the myriad stars of Namibia’s night sky.

Facilities: The main lodge area has a lounge, bar, dining area, plunge pool, and wrap-around verandah overlooking a waterhole which attracts lots of wildlife such as gemsbok, springbok, ostrich and jackal.

Activities: Day and night game drives, guided walks, biking, hot air balloon tours, sleeping under the stars. Early morning guided nature drives to the spectacular dunes of Sossusvlei are through a private gate on the Tsauchab River.

Children: Children of all ages are welcome.

Our Opinion: Kulala Desert Lodge is an excellent base for visiting the world famous dunes of Sossusvlei with the benefit of a private gate to access the dunes. Nature drives and walks are also offered on the private reserve with incredible desert views.











No Visa is required for UK passport holders.

Health Requirements

No mandatory vaccinations are required.

Time Difference

GMT +2 Hours

Flight Time

13 Hours Indirect


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