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Duwisib Castle

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Duwisib Castle is a historic building set in the beautiful southeast of Namibia. The castle has a lot of character because of the antique furniture and decor. What’s more, the surrounding hills make for a great view from the high towers. Here, guests can enjoy B&B accommodation in comfortable rooms inside the castle. There’s also the option to rough it and book camping.

Furthermore, Duwisib Castle is conveniently located between Fish River Canyon or Sesriem and the Namibian desert. Or on route between Helmering Hausen and Betta.

The Castle’s History

The castle boasts unique architecture from locally sourced materials. Stonemasons from all over the world built the castle. The German army officer Baron von Wolf intended to gift the newly built castle to his bride in the early 1900s.

Apart from the striking architecture, there are many antiques reminiscent of the era inside the castle. The decor and museum pieces make this feel a bit like a time-traveling experience. Furthermore, the furniture was shipped from Germany and the woodwork was done by German, Swedish and Belgian carpenters.

This labor of love was a challenge as the Duwisib Castle was literally in the middle of nowhere in those days. Afrikaans farmers helped cart the materials and furniture with their ox-wagons. The castle was completed in two years, making it quite a feat!

The castle has a knight’s hall, a gallery, dining rooms and the private rooms of the Von Wolfs with the original furniture. They collected furniture popular at the time. Without a doubt, guests love the stunning paintings, copperplate engravings, photographs and ornamental weapons on display.

Duwisib Castle Facilities

  • Picnic sites
  • Restaurant with delicious meals
  • Curio shop
  • Baron’s Bar in the cellar
  • Pool
  • The castle contains 22 rooms and covers 900 m2
  • 10 Camping sites with shared ablutions


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  • Suite accommodation includes breakfast
Etosha National Park Excludes


  • Other meals
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Sharing and single rates are the same

Child Policy

  • Children between the ages of 6 and 12, sharing with full paying adults pays 50% of the quoted adult rate
  • No more than two children may share a room with their parents
  • Children in their own chalet will be charged the adult rate
  • Provision for children sharing with adults will be made upon arrival; however, the booking must be made in advance
  • Participation of children under the age of 6 in guided activities only at the discretion of the camp manager and at the risk of the parent/guardian
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Duwisib Castle Rates

1 Jul - 31 Oct 2020

Accommodation Per night
Double Rooms NAD 850 per person
Honeymoon Suite NAD 1000 per person
Camping (max 8 people per site) NAD 150 per person
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