Hardap Dam Resort

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Hardap Dam Resort is modern and comfortable. It is a favourite weekend getaway for local Namibian citizens and boasts an array of water activities. Don't leave here without experiencing a boat ride on the dam!

You will find the resort next to the Hardap Dam and just outside Mariental, 260 km south of Windhoek. Indeed, it is the perfect stopover when heading to Windhoek or north Namibia.

At Hardap Dam Resort you can stay in clean and comfortable chalets. The rooms are feature modern furnishings and also refrigerators. Furthermore, dormitories and camping are available if you're on a budget.

The on-site restaurant has excellent views over the dam and delicious food.

Hardap is known to be an angler’s paradise. There are annual fishing competitions for enthusiasts. The Hardap also has a thriving freshwater fish institute that is supporting the country’s growing aquaculture industry.

The dam and surroundings also boast one of Namibia’s great white pelican breeding colonies. Additionally, guests can spot springbok, kudu, oryx and the cute rock hyrax nearby.

Hardap Dam Accommodation Options

  • 5 VIP Chalets with four beds
  • 15 Family Chalets with four beds
  • 30 Bush Chalets with two beds
  • Dormitory with ten beds
  • Campsites for a maximum of 8 people

All accommodation options have a view of the dam. Of course, all guests can enjoy the swimming pool, bar, lounge, and restaurant. There's also a shop with some essentials.

The Hardap Resort is a comfortable stay for travellers coming from Southern Namibia.

Hardap Dam Resort Facilities

  • Book a dinner at the restaurant.
  • You can visit the shop for some local produce.
  • You can enjoy the Swimming pool.
  • Make use of the Free parking
  • There is a Bar/lounge area
  • Conference facilities are available on request.
  • Camping sites are available.
  • Game Drives in the Game Reserve.

The Hardap Resort encompasses the Hardap Dam, which is Namibia’s largest dam. The Hardap Dam is on the Fish River, and the completion of the building was in 1960. The dam has a surface area of 25 hectares! Or 6177 acres.

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  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast (except when camping)
  • VAT and tourism levies
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  • All other meals
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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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Hardap Dam Resort Rates


Nov 2023 - Jun 2024 Jul 2024 - Oct 2024
VIP Chalets (4 beds - min 2) NAD 1050 pp NAD 1050 pp
Family Chalets (4 beds - min 2) NAD 780 pp NAD 780 pp
Bush Chalet (2 beds) NAD 650 (830 single) NAD 1050 (1220 single)
Dormitory (10 beds - min 5) NAD 330 NAD 300


Max 8 people per site NAD 200 NAD 330


Guided game drive (morning or afternoon) NAD 350 pp NAD 350 pp
Boat Cruise NAD 350 pp NAD 350 pp

Hardap Conference Facility

Rates on Request
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