Epupa Camp is located on the banks of the Kunene River in Kaokoland, northwestern Namibia, ± 700m east of the main falls. The most suitable route to reach the area is via Opuwo and Okongwati – road number DR3700. Epupa is about 950 km from Windhoek by road. AWARD OF EXCELLENCE HOSPITALITY ASSOCIATION OF NAMIBIA 1999 & 2000 & 2001 & 2002 & 2003 & 2004
Consists of nine luxury safari-style tents with two single beds in each. All tents are fitted with electrical lights and mosquito netting at the door and windows. All nine tents have en-suite bathrooms with water-borne toilets, shower and hand washbasin with hot and cold water.
The tents each have four windows on the sides, which can also close from the inside. Shade netting covers the tent as well as the bathroom. Seven of the nine tents face the Kunene River. The other two tents are positioned underneath large shady trees.
The dining room and outdoor relaxing area as well as swimming pool face the Kunene River. The reception area doubles as a sitting room with an information centre. A generator supplies 220V electrical power.
Apart from a guided visit to a Himba village and Himba gravesites there are wonderful nature walks and informal hiking trails. Birdlife in the area is rich and varied with some endemic species. Sundowners from a hill overlooking the falls provide excellent photographic opportunities of the spectacular views provided by Epupa Falls and the Kunene River.
The Corkwood Walk – a one-hour, self-guided botanical hiking trail has been designed to introduce our guests to some of the more interesting plants in the area. Together with exciting views this is an interesting way to learn more about the traditional usage of the plants by the Himba people.
Epupa Camp offers the opportunity for river rafting on the Kunene River. This is a complete new way to experience the Kunene River and surrounding environment combined with the excitement of river rafting (~300N$/pers)