DEAD VALLEY LODGE
The Dead Valley lodge is situated inside the Namib – Naukluft Park,
in-between Seriem and Elim Dune on the D826 road leading to the world-famous Dead Valley
at Sossusvlei. The lodge offer twenty (20) free standing climate-controlled luxury
tented chalets each with a panoramic view of the Namib Desert with towering red sand
dunes, rugged mountain ranges, and arid desert savannahs. The restaurant serves
delicious Namibian – style cuisine whilst guest can relax in the picturesque bar with a
swimming pool overlooking the Elim Dune. Games drives are offered in the mornings and
afternoons to Sossusvlei and Sesriem Canyons.
The Dead Valley Lodge is situated inside the Namib–Naukluft Park,
between the Sesriem campsite and Elim Dune, on the way to the world famous Sossusvlei.
From the Lodge, guests can enjoy a panoramic view of the Namib Desert.
The Namib–Naukluft Park is one of Africa’s largest parks. Apart from the spectacular red
dunes in Sossusvlei, other Park highlights include Deadvlei, with its white clay pan
sprinkled with dead acacia trees, and the less-visited Naukluft Mountains, where you can
soak up views of deep gorges and crystal-clear springs.
Another must-see is the Sesriem Canyon, which has been breathtakingly carved out by the
Tsauchab river. The Canyon is only two metres wide at certain points, with one
water-filled portion attracting plenty of local wildlife.
Sun Karros Lifestyle Safaris PTY Ltd is a niche company specializing in Public
Private Partnerships (PPPs) and Joint Ventures (JVs) within the Namibian tourism sector. A PPP
is a cooperative agreement between the public sector and the private sector to help governments
leverage the expertise and efficiency of the private sector and raise capital to spur
developments, stimulate the economy and create employment.
A key dimension of these agreements is the development of innovative tourism facilities and the
use of private financing to fund construction and operation management for an agreed period of
time. Profit is distributed equally and the facility is transferred as an asset to the
Dead Valley Lodge is a JV agreement between Sun Karros and Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR), a
state-owned enterprise. Sun Kaross have invested in excess of N$43 Million in the construction
and development of the Dead Valley Lodge.