Andrew Harper - Luxury African Safari Camps - July 2015


Picture suspended walkways, private verandas and raised plunge pools, all of which offer expansive views out over the wildlife and surrounding landscape. Wolwedans is...  more


CNN African Start-Up - April 2015


15 Amazing Eco-Lodges Around Africa

See how Wolwedans and 15 other establishments across the globe are making their mark in sustainable tourism.

Read more


News24 - February 2015


No Facebook Allowed!

Namibia's answer to digital detoxing, as listed on Digital Detox Holidays, looks something like this... 

... read more


The Telegraph Luxury - June 2014


Interior designer Joycelyn Sibuet on the places that have refined her tastes

The celebrated designer describes the striking setting at Wolwedans as being "raw nature". In her article, she lists it as one of the six places in the world that have influenced her artistic expression. 

Read more on Joycelyn's impressions here


CNN Travel - March 2014

22 Spots For Spectacular Starry Skies

Namib Rand Nature Reserve is named as the eigth best spot in the world from which to view the night sky. Read comments by Dr. George Tucker on the beauty of the Namib sky.

click here for CNN link


Press Coverage Online

MR PORTER August 2013

Click through the gallery, above, to see six of our favourite sky blue items, or read on to discover six peaceful escapes that are ideal for getting away from it all and engaging in a little blue-sky thinking...

original article

Focus Online - August 2013

Sterngucken auf der ganzen Welt

Dabei sind Sternträumer keineswegs nur auf Europa festgelegt. Vor allem der Nachthimmel der Südhalbkugel hat für Europäer seinen besonderen Reiz, weil auf den ersten Blick nichts Vertrautes wiederzuerkennen ist und das Sternenmeer deshalb umso geheimnisvoller wirkt. original article

TRAVEL + LEISURE July 2013: Namibia's Top Safari Lodges

Boulders Safari Camp: Wolwedans is known for the quality of its restaurants: the chefs are locals who have been trained at the company’s culinary school in the capital, Windhoek. The biggest news in this part of the desert is Wolwedans’s two-year-old Boulders Safari Camp original article

TRAVEL+LEISURE The world's most remote hotels


The experience: The resort is set in the dune highlands of the NamibRand Nature Reserve, surrounded by majestic views of the clay-colored dessert. Accommodations are in chalets with canvas blinds, overlooking grand terraces that pour out onto miles of empty sand. original article

Condé Nast Traveler March 2013 Issue

'I Had a House in Africa' - Luxury Villa Rentals in Africa

Okay, Isak Dinesen had her own farm, but these days you can sidle up to that Out of Africa fantasy by booking a stand-alone villa in the bush for your next safari (as Brangelina and their brood did). Susan Hack goes wild for the space, the privacy, and—surprise!— the great values in luxury villa rentals all across Africa 

original article



SPIEGEL online

SENSATION DER SAVANNE: Feenkreis-Rätsel lässt Forscher

 Ufos, Meteoriten und kosmische Strahlen scheiden als Ursache aus - aber was war es dann? Die Savanne im Südwesten Afrikas ist mit Tausenden Grasrandkreisen übersät, Wissenschaftler rätseln über den Ursprung.  Mehr

Total Relaxation: eight of the world's most remote destinations 25.06.12

Wolwedans Private Camp

This suite caters for only four guests, so it's perfect for a family keen to get away from it all. The lodge offers stunning views out to the plains, but each room is equipped with en-suite bathrooms and there's a fully equipped kitchen to make sure no one goes hungry.

original article


Hotel Rooms with the Best Views 08.04.12

For some travelers, a clean and luxurious room is all that's required for a perfect escape. But for those looking for that extra "wow" factor, sweeping views from a private, palatial suite really seal the deal. Although jet-setters probably prefer to engage with the landscape rather than admire it from afar, most would agree that having exclusive vistas form your bedroom, balcony, or private infinity pool is really living in the lap of luxury.

original article


Les 25 plus belles vues de Chambres d'Hotels 06 Avril 2012

Pas toujours facile d’apprécier la vue sur le signe clignotant de la pizzeria d’à côté, quand on passe une nuit dans un hôtel un peu miteux. Il existe pourtant de très luxueux hôtels un peu partout dans le monde, qui, situés dans des endroits majestueux, proposent des vues imprenables sur le paysage alentour. Petit aperçu qui donne envie de partir en vacances.  

original article

Wolwedans Launches Solar-Hybrid Installation to further reduce carbon footprint 07.03.12 

 In line with committing to the 4Cs platform developed by the Zeitz Foundation, considerable value has been placed on putting in place initiatives to further reduce Wolwedans’ carbon footprint. To this end Wolwedans has proudly launched its solar-hybrid installation on Saturday the 18th February. (read more...)

original article


Wolwedans Long Run Destination Adorns Cover Of Ralph Lauren Magazine 12.03.10

Featuring on the cover of Ralph Lauren’s Spring 2010 Magazine, Wolwedans reveals its mystique. The article explains how travellers are increasingly seeking ‘a more meaningful travel experience that focuses on privacy, simplicity, and a connection with the natural world’, noting that the latest travel buzz is being monopolized by smaller, less flashy hotels in remote locations. A precursor in its field, Wolwedans has been offering just that for the past ten years. (read more...)

(download PDF RL -Going off the Grid)

original article

National Geographic Traveler online

Your Own Private Africa - by Chris Eckstrom

Just point your vehicle straight down and go,” Volker Jahnke says to me, his voice gravelly over the two-way radio. “But don’t stop and don’t turn the wheel,” he cautions, “or you’ll roll like a melon.” I’m perched atop a skyscraper-high sand dune in a 4x4 truck, aiming down. All I see is a sheer drop of sand and Jahnke’s Land Cruiser at the bottom, looking like a Tinker Toy. (read more...)

original article

Revolution in der Wüste 13.03.2012 

Windhuk/NamibRand. Eine kleine Herde von Spießböcken trottet gemächlich über den Dünenrücken, rupft ein paar Grashalme aus dem feinen, roten Sand und starrt dann gelassen in die Kameras der Besucher. Auch die Zebras äugen neugierig durch die offene Tür zur kleinen Pressekonferenz, auf der die Macher des Parks gerade ihr Nachhaltigkeitskonzept erklären. (read more...)

original article

 Wolwedans paves the way to a greener future 24.02.2012 

"Sustainability is about looking at things in the long term and finding win-win solutions across the board without causing damage. Sustainability means to be more conservative in what we take out, and maintaining a balance by putting something back,” says Stephan Brückner... (read more...)

original article

"Glamping" statt Camping - Luxusbetten unter Zeltbahnen 30.08.11

Diese Schlafstätte ist von allen vier Seiten von der Wüste umgeben. Sie steht für einen neuen Trend in der Branche, der das Gegenteil von Massentourismus verkörpert: Einfachheit auf höchstem Niveau. Bei diesem Öko-Camp in der Savanne des privaten NamibRand Nature Reserve wird versucht, auch die Themen Nachhaltigkeit und Tourismus in Einklang zu bringen.

original article