A stylish, remote camp found on the banks of the Kunene River

Located on the banks of the Kunene River, in one of the driest deserts in the world, Serra Cafema Camp offers you the chance to fully immerse yourself in pristine nature. This stunning camp is set in the 300.000 ha Marienfluss Conservancy, owned primarily by the Himba people. The camp’s tents are built using natural materials and celebrate the culture of the Himba people, who mutually benefit from the camp through upskilling and employment. Spectacular views of the rushing river can be enjoyed from the main deck. Guests can switch off with in-room massage treatments or explore the area with game drives, quad biking, guided walks, and seasonal boating.

Stay Location

Facilities

 4.8
Sustainability Rating
Environmental Impact
4.5
Economic Impact
5
Socio-cultural Impact
5

Best time to go to Kunene River

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The best time to visit the Kunene River is from April to September. Kaokoland is a great area to visit throughout the year, but it is at its best during the peak of the dry season when daily temperatures are more pleasant. In April and May, the Kunene River is in peak flow, allowing wonderful water excursions, whereas the flows are at their lowest in October. The following months, from November to early May, are part of the wet season and produce lovely green scenery and fantastic birding opportunities.

Rooms

Safari Tents

The Safari Tents are made of wood, canvas, and thatch, and offer twin beds and en-suite facilities. These luxury canvas tents are built on elevated wooden decks, with wooden walkways connecting the main area. There are 8 tents to choose from, including 1 family option with 2 bedrooms and 2 three-quarter beds per bedroom.

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