The Von Bach dam and resort can be
reached turning right off the main B1 road just south of Okahandja driving from Windhoek.
The turn off is well signposted.
Location. The dam itself is located on outskirts of Auas mountains and belongs to Swakop river drainage system. The game park covers 4 300 ha.
History. The construction of the dam commenced in 1968 and it was commissioned on
1970. The capacity of the dam is 50 million cubic meters. It is the main water source for
Vegetation. The vegetation of the area can be classified as thornbush savanna. Dominant tree species are camel thorn, blue thorn, sweet thorn and ringwood tree.
Wildlife. Mountain zebra, eland, springbok, kudu, baboons and ostriches represent
wildlife of the park.
Angling. Angling permits can be obtained from the resort's office. The following species occur in the dam: blue carper, small-mouth yellowfish, carp, barbel, large-mouth bass.
Rates per room per night, accommodation only: on request
|Meals per person|
|Lunch/dinner||A la carte|
|Activities per person, inclusive of pick-up/drop-off at accommodation in Okahandja|
|Motorized Watersports - per hour||-|
|Motorized Watersports - half day||-|
|Motorized Watersports - full day, including lunch||-|
|Canoe rental per hour||-|
|Canoe rental half day||-|
|Canoe rental full day, including lunch||-|
|Booze cruise including drinks||-|
|* A maximum of 32 people can be accommodated on the Serenity Star for the Boat Cruise.|
|Camping, max 6 persons per site||-|
Deluxe chalets only: children 0-5: FOC.
Provision for children will be made upon arrival; however the booking must be made in advance.
All chalets are fully equipped with a direct dialing cordless phone, satellite television, air-conditioned, tea & coffee station, bedding, towels and en-suite bathroom.
LUXURY CHALETS: double storey with a small lounge, can be booked family unit. Fully equipped with air-conditioning, towels, bedding, gowns, face clots, Wi-Fi, television & en-suite bathroom.
single storey air-conditioned, towels, bedding, gowns, face clots, Wi-Fi,
television & en-suite bathroom.
Total number of beds: 22 x twin, 11 x king size, 11 couches = 44 beds. Units are NOT self-catering: no fridges/stoves/cutlery/crockery. A la carte restaurant is available on site. There is assigned braai area next to Adventure Center. Kiosk selling firewood, refreshments, etc. is available. Maximum number of children per chalet: two under 12 years old.
No pets allowed, no motorcycles.
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|Hotels||Pensions||B&Bs||Lodges||Camping & others|
|Okahandja||General map||Gross Barmen Resort||-||Otjiruze||Leopard Lodge||1000 Olives Guest House||Rhino tracking, horse riding, game drives|
|Gross Barmen||Etosha||Khan River Farm||-||Sylvanette B&B||Midgard Lodge||Bobbejaan Dam Tented Chalets||Souvenir tours|
|Photo galleries||Regions||Otjisazu Guest Farm||-||-||Okahandja Lodge||Ombo Rest Camp||Day tours|
|NWR's rates||Reservations of resorts||-||-||-||Oropoko Lodge||Ovita Game Lodge||Tours to Vingerklip|
|Central Region accommodation||-||-||-||-||Sney River Lodge||Rock Lodge||City tours|
|-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Tours to game farms around the capital|
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Contact & reservations:
P.O. Box 3127 Windhoek, Namibia
Fax: +264 61 244558
1) you can e-mail us requesting information and/or rates
Reservations are only accepted in writing: by fax or via e-mail.
Final availability confirmation: in writing: by fax or via e-mail.
also: Terms & conditions,
Payment options and
DAILY PARK AND RESORT FEES (PER PERSON AND PER VEHICLE) ARE NOT INCLUDED IN ACCOMMODATION FEES!
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