Fish River Lodge

Fish River Canyon Namibia

  • See the Fish River Canyon from your chalet
  • Take a full day drive into the canyon
  • Swim in the infinity pool
  • Chances for hiking between April and September
  • Watch the Fish River Lodge video

Open: Fish River Lodge is open all year.

Location: The lodge sits at the western edge of the Fish River Canyon. There is an airstrip 3kms from the lodge. The flight time for Windhoek is about 2 hours.

Rooms: There are 20 chalets arranged along the canyon rim to both sides of the main lodge. They comprise 14 twin and 6 double rooms, all with a large en-suite bathroom with a walk-in shower and twin basins, which leads out to an outdoor shower. The bedroom has floor-to-ceiling windows for superb views, a freestanding fan, lamp and writing desk, and opens on to a terrace. The bed can be moved out on to the deck if you want a night out in the open. Double rooms can be made into family rooms, sleeping up to 2 adults and 2 children.

Activities: These include a full day canyon drive including lunch, 2 hour canyon rim walk, scenic morning and afternoon drives, the latter including sundowner drinks. Between April and October you can take half and full day hikes in the canyon. There are 2, 3 and 5 day canyon hikes, camping out at night, offered from April to September only. At the lodge you can relax with a massage in the privacy of your chalet.

Facilities: There are indoor and outdoor relaxation areas including a bar, lounge with floor-to-ceiling windows ad open fire, and a terrace where tea and coffee are available during the day. There is an open air rim-flow lap pool and wooden sun deck. The lodge has a gift shop.

Dining: Meals can be eaten in to the dining room by the fire and out on the terrace. Generally breakfast and dinner and served indoors and lunch is eaten outside, though this can vary according to the weather. There are individual dining tables.

Children: Children of all ages are welcome, though younger children must be kept under supervision at all times, as there are only small wire rope barriers to the front of each chalet, which are between 5 and 8 metres from the edge of the canyon.

Health: This is not a malarial area.

Communication: There is Wi-Fi internet access in the main area.

Notes: The lodge accepts Visa and MasterCard but not American Express or Diners Club cards.

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