Plants of Namibia
Tall bushman-grass (Stipagrostis ciliata) is probably one of the most common grasses found in the central Namib. It can be easily recognized by its magnificent feather-like inflorescence with a ring of dense hair around its nodes. It is both an annual and perennial plant, depending on the amount of moisture it receives.
(Stipagrostis ciliata) occur in a wide range of Namibian habitats and is most common on gravel and sandy plains. It is also habits many parts of southern Africa including the Karoo and Kalahari. As it grows in abundance in the country. It is readily available as a grazing supply in southern Namibia and the Namib Desert in general. There are over 30 species of Stipagrostis in the country and many of them are similar in appearance.
Offering a choice of rooms or campsites around 45km north of Sesriem
Budget choice, catering for both large bus groups and individual travellers
Competitively priced self catering lodge - very close to the entrance to the Namib Naukluft Park
Mid-range accommodation offering some of the best value for money in the area. Horse riding an added activity
Mid range lodge located only 22km from the Sesriem gate to the Namib-Naukluft Park
Up-market lodge with private entrance to the dunes at Sossusvlei
Moroccan inspired architecture seems strangely out of place in Namibia. The location, spa and general amenities are good.
Luxury lodge with guided tour to the dunes using the lodges own private entrance, excellent choice for those looking for a little extra luxury
Reasonable value for money - on the main route to Sossusvlei
A new hotel with raised rooms built on wooden platforms 40km from Sesriem
Budget choice, fairly far from the dunes and next to the fossil dune cliffs
Good solid choice, on a beautiful property some distance from the park entrance
Closest to the dunes - camping only
Brand new luxury camp inside the Namib Park borders
Most luxurious lodge in the area, air-conditioned rooms and private butler
Large establishment right next to the Sesriem Campsite, best for keeping driving to a minimum
A friendly owner run lodge offering excellent value for money. Rooms have private verandah's offering views of sunsets over the Namib Desert dunes & spot-lit waterhole.