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Guest Farm Rooisand Desert Ranch

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Located in Namibia :: Namib-Naukluft  :: Gamsberg Area
Category: Lodging :: Guest Farm

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Description [ correction ]

Rooisand Desert Ranch is about half-way between Walvis Bay and Windhoek. Both camping and self- catering accommodation is available here. According to reviews, the ranch has been popular with couples and guests have given the food in particular a high appraisal.

Contact [ correction ]
Address :  C26, Gamsberg Pass, Khomas Hochland, 9000 Chausib, Namibia
Postal :  P.O. Box 25005, Windhoek, Namibia
Contact :  Yrida Dainat
Contact 2 :  Rooisand Management
Tel :  +264(0)81 127 7629
Cell :  +264(0)81 127 4103
Cellphone Reception :  Intermittent

Opening Times :  [ correction ]

Always Open

Directions [ correction ]

Traveling from Windhoek (165 km)After arriving from Namibia, Windhoek is usually the first destination. Leave the center of Windhoek on the C26 (Mandume Ndemufayo Avenue) in a westerly direction. Continue along the C26, cross the Kupferberg Pass past Amani Farm. About 30km after Amani, the C26 turns off on the left towards Walvis Bay via the Gamsberg Pass. Once you have (slowly and carefully) crossed this spectacular winding route, you will reach Rooisand Desert Ranch within approximately 30 minutes. The traveling time from Windhoek to Rooisand is approximately 2 to 2.5 hours, allowing for reduced speeds along with the passes and gravel road conditions.

Traveling from Swakopmund/Walvis Bay (220/180 km):-Leave Swakopmund on the B2 and drive south towards Walvis Bay. At the first roundabout, take the first exit onto the C14 in an easterly direction. After about 140 kilometers you will reach the Kuiseb Pass. After another 20 kilometers, the C14 continues straight ahead towards Solitaire and the C26 turns left towards Windhoek. Please turn onto the C26! After 30 kilometers you will reach Rooisand Desert Ranch on the right. The traveling time from Swakopmund to Rooisand is approximately 3 to 3.5 hours, allowing for reduced speeds along with the passes and gravel road conditions.

Rates and Payment [ correction ]
Rates Quoted :  Per Person
Base Currency :  NAD
Minimum Rate :  1900.00
Maximum Rate :  1900.00
Updated for :  2023
Comments :  Rates per adult/per night, including Dinner & Breakfast, Children 0- 6: free, children 6-12: 50%. (Rate info updated Jan 2022)
Payment Methods Accepted :  Cash, Credit Card, Debit Card, Electronic Funds Transfer, Foreign Currency
Types of Foreign Currency Accepted :  USD, EURO

General Information [ correction ]
Languages spoken :  Afrikaans, German, English
Pre-Booking :  Required

Facilities [ correction ]
Camping, Child Friendly, Restaurant (Lapa/open air Restaurant, serving buffet-meals. Dietary preferences will be accommodated), Swimming Pool, Restrooms, Internet, Wireless Networking, Wedding Facilities, Safe Parking Available
Other Facilities :  Observatory. Tennis courts (floodlit). Chapel. Laundry facilities.
Accessible to Disabled Persons :  Yes
Day Visitors Allowed :  No
Frequented by Tour Groups :  No

Activities [ correction ]
Game Viewing, Night Drives, 4WD Trails, Tours and Excursions, Picnics, Hiking Trails, Guided Walks, Mountain Biking, Swimming, Stargazing, Photography
Game to View :  Mountain Zebra, Oryx, Kudu, Springbuck, Klipspringer, Hyenae, Jackal, Bat-eared Fox, Vultures
More Activities :  Clay-dove shooting. Shooting Range. Hunting.
Notes on Activities :  (Some activities may be offered nearby).

Travelling Information [ correction ]
Closest Town :  Solitaire

Self Drive Access :  Yes
Vehicle Type :  ALL

Please call for same-day bookings, our room rates include meals and we would like to be prepared!

The main cell network is MTC.

Pre-Booking advisable.

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