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Located north of the commonly visited Twyfelfontein area of central Damaraland, Etendeka is in the wilder, less-visited area of northern Damaraland, one of our favourite parts in all of Namibia. It is a place of graveled plateaus, rolling whalebacks, giant boulders and an exciting density of wildlife.
It is easily accessible on a self-drive trip around Namibia, although it is so remote you will leave your car at the nearby outpost of Palmwag and enjoy a 16km transfer to the camp along the 4WD track. It is just the start of the exploration and wildlife viewing experience on the 400-kilometre squared Etendeka Concession.
The vast concession is a very successfully collaboration between the local Omatendeka and Anabeb communities and tourism parties, which results in the conservation and management of this important area. Days are spent exploring on foot and in open game drive vehicles. The walking is a particularly special aspect of the days spent at Etendeka, pioneered by the Dennis and Bonny Liebenberg who run the camp and know every aspect of the area extremely well, from its wildlife and flora to its history and geology.
Do not expect big game in this part of Damaraland or constant wildlife action but treat any sighting as a bonus to an already special experience exploring this landscape. That side, one of the delights of this area is that you never know quite what you might see, from giraffes, springbok, oryx and to zebra to desert elephants, rare black rhino and perhaps even rarer desert lions and cheetah.