Blue Crane Safaris is a Luxury Mobile Safari operator. We take you off the beaten track to experience some of Namibia's most beautiful locations and wildlife up close. These unique tours are conducted on a luxury basis with a full crew to do all the hard work, leaving you to relax and immerse yourself in a truly incredible bush experience.
Damaraland Desert Elephant & Black Rhino Luxury Mobile Camping Tour, 4 DaysA 4 Day, expertly guided, luxury mobile camping safari which explores the beautiful semi-desert Damaraland region of Namibia in search of desert-adapted elephants and black rhinos.
Price per person:
2 - 3 people: N$33 300
4 - 5 people: N$28 500
6 - 8 people: N$25 500
6 to 11yrs: N$13 000 per child
(Valid from 1 Jan 2020 to 31 Oct 2020)
Min: 2pax | Max: 8pax
Departure Dates: 6, 20 Jan 2020 | 3, 17 Feb 2020 | 9, 23 Mar 2020 | 6, 20 Apr 2020 | 11, 25 May 2020 | 8, 22 June 2020 | 13, 27 July 2020 | 3, 17 Aug 2020 | 14, 28 Sep 2020 | 12, 26 Oct 2020
Conducting both set-departure safaris, and special tailor-made excursions for family and specialist groups, Blue Crane Safaris is versatile and all-encompassing. The combination of a few nights in remote destinations under deluxe Meru-style canvas tents, and a couple of nights in luxury safari lodges, leaves little to be desired.
All camping duties, from camp construction to cooking and drinks service, is taken care of, leaving guests to relax in private campsites selected for their remote location in some of the best wildlife regions in the country.
Your journey at a glance
Blue Crane Safaris' Mobile Camping Expeditions are privately guided throughout and offer the avid explorer the opportunity to engage in a comprehensive and interpretive Namibian safari experience.
Blue Crane Safaris offers several, all-inclusive tour packages. They range from 2 to 8 night safaris which cover the best destinations in Namibia. These include the renowed Damaraland, the glorious Kaokoland and the awe-inspiring Namib desert. They are perfect for small groups, adventure-seekers, photographic and wildlife enthusiasts and even individual travellers.
Gain access to remote destinations by light aircraft and enjoy the use of a private safari vehicle that has been customised to offer plug points for charging electronic devices.
Private Guides on Signature Experiences
Guests can embark on a series of adventures with their private guide, including private game drives & cultural experiences.
The rustic, yet comfortable design of the camps ensures a light footprint whilst offering a fully-serviced mobile camping experience - think: butlers, housekeepers, chefs. There is no electricity in the camps, but cellphones, cameras and other electronic devices can be charged on the safari vehicle.
If you want your own private safari we will be happy to provide you with your personal choice of African experience. Please provide us with the itinerary of your choice when making your booking.
Transport will be in our customised safari vehicles.
Group size and transport
The maximum group size is 8 people in each car, plus a guide and assistant, with a minimum number of 2.
Items to bring
Soft type duffel bag for luggage or suitcases. Just talk to your consultant; Good quality pair of sunglasses; Good quality water bottle; Comfortable T-shirts and two long-sleeved shirts; Shorts/skirts/trousers/slacks; Tracksuit; Comfortable walking shoes and good quality socks; Swimming costume; Sweater/anorak/parka for cold evenings; Binoculars, camera & film; Personal toiletries; A good flash light/torch; Visas (if req.), passport, money etc. It is recommended to take US$ in small notes. The guide will recommend how much to exchange along the route. International credit cards are accepted in most towns.; Light raincoat for summer rains (Nov-April); Basic medical kit to include: Malaria prophylactics, Anti-histamine cream, Aspirins, Elastoplast, Antiseptic cream or powder, Moisturising/suntan lotion, Insect repellent.
Due to the fact that Blue Crane operates mobile safaris, it's, it is imperative to control the weight and type of luggage transported.
For standard camping tours, we prefer soft bags, but you can bring other types of luggage. On accommodated tours, suitcases are accepted. Fly-in Safaris - Luggage is restricted to 20kgs per person in soft bags. Please talk to your consultant if you are unsure.
Blue Crane Safaris is a fully insured company, registered with the Namibian Tourism Board and has passenger liability insurance.
Pre-arrival Information (PDF | 356KB)