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Harnas Wildlife Foundation

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Wildlife sanctuary offering eco-tourism.
Gobabis, Namibia
+264 61 235 511
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

Our 3rd stay at Harnas over the past 4 years. As usual the staff were exceptional! Super friendly super helpful. We always enjoy the animals around the restaurant, each one having a story to tell. Room was good, lions roar at night, always something to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gerlindd2017
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This place is like no place we've been to. We traveled in Namibia for 2 weeks with our 3 kids ages 9, 13 and 16. We all fell in love with Harnas. The love for animals is everywhere from the animals walking leisurely on the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank tamarbb
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Harnas was our first stop on our camping trip in July (winter) with our 4 young kids. The campsites are spacious and clean. The lion feed was approx. 2.5 hour long where various predators are fed. A lot of interesting information was shared. Even with...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Margie J
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Great experience being close to a great variety of animals. If possible, get both morning and afternoon tours as they offer a very different contact with the animals. Great staff

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Odd Kristian P
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We were expecting so much out of Harnas, with it being depicted as a great wildlife sanctuary. In reality, it is nothing but a zoo! All the animals you see are in cages, where they have spent many years for the most part. The staff...More

Date of experience: March 2017
10  Thank 545alexandrineg
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Loved this place. Rooms were adequate. Food not as good as I hoped, but staff were very friendly and prepared what they could to please us. Walking back to our room one day, which is a 6 minute walk from the compound, I came across...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Draganna
Reviewed 30 December 2016

This is the second time we went camping at Harnas. Both times were for one night just before Christmas. The camp sites are clean and spacious, each with its own shower and basin. There is a communal shower and toilet as well. Very clean. You...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank CelmariD
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We loved our camping trip to Harnas in December 2015. Staff was friendly and welcoming. New Years Dinner was excellent.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Carola R
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Its a very nice place to interact with animals and treat them nice. You can go for morning and afternoon feeding tour. You can prepare the food for the animals and go for a bushwalk.

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Stefan P
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Did their first official Web site, and visited there to take pics and get a feel for the place. Founder has since passed away, but now run by his daughter and her husband. Their commitment to conservation and taking care of injured animals is admirable...More

Date of experience: February 2015
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Response from Draganna | Reviewed this property |
Hi, search for their website harnas org. All the details are on their website for guests and volunteers.