Shipwreck Lodge

Namibia, Africa

Price from
755,00€ person

Place like nowhere else

  • Type: Lodges & Villas
  • Setting: Desert

Located in the famous Skeleton Coast National Park between the Hoarusib and Hoanib rivers, Shipwreck Lodge just 45 km north of Möwe Bay with the pristine, untouched surroundings will take your breath away. Ten 'shipwreck-stlye' cabins are spread out along the sand dunes with the spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean. The design was inspired by the famous shipwrecks that can be found along the Skeleton Coast. Emphasizing a light footprint in the area by operating eco-friendly and using solar-power. This exclusive destination opened its doors in June 2018 and is one of Namibia’s most mystical places to spend the night. 

Airport transfer

10 shipwreck cabins

Family friendly

Max. capacity 24 person

All inclusive resort

2 nights recommended

Services & Facilities
  • Fully inclusive lodge (all meals, local drinks)
  • Daily scheduled camp activities
  • Wi-Fi in the main area
  • Viewing deck
  • Complimentary laundry service
Exclusive benefits for AL guests

Shipwreck lodge is a fully inclusive lodge. The rate includes accommodation, all meals, daily scheduled camp activities, local drinks and the complimentary laundry service.

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Luxury cabin

up to 4

Wake up to spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean and fall asleep to the crackling of the wood-burning stove. The lodge offers 8 twins or double and 2 family cabins, all ensuite and solar-powered. Each room has a shower, toilet and washbasin complimented with the necessary guest amenities, including a writing desk, bedside lamp and a wood burning stove. A small coffee and tea station with hot water flask (delivered to your room by our staff) are included for your convenience.

Price from
755,00€ person


  • Per person per night 
  • All meals & beverages
  • Guest laundry
  • Transfer between Mowe Bay and Shipwreck Lodge 
  • Park enry permit
  • Daily activities and excursions
  • A conservation contribution, which is collected by Journeys Namibia for rare and endangered species conservation projects. Details of projects supported are available on


  • Children 0 - 5 years accommodated free of charge, sharing with adults
  • Children 6 - 18 years charged 50% of the adult rate per night (sharing with adults)
  • Children 19 years and over charged full adult rate
  • All lodges accept children of all ages
  • Children under 12 years charged 50% of activities

Not included:

  • Premium brand drinks, transfers between Shipwreck Lodge and Hoanib Valley Camp, gratuities and fully comprehensive personal travel insurance not included in nightly rate.
  • PRIVATE VEHICLES: Charged per night. Private vehicles can accommodate 7 guests; 
  • ROAD TRANSFERS: Transfers depart from Mowe Bay at 15:00 for the lodge and depart from the lodge to Mowe Bay at around 07:30 to arrive by 09:00. Road transfers between Shipwreck Lodge and Hoanib Valley Camp are charged at N$2,500 er person each way.

Why choose Shipwreck Lodge
Included in price


The restaurant and dining area is the heart of the lodge. Enjoy an evening sundowner on the outdoor deck, or retreat inside and enjoy the views of the starkly beautiful landscape.

Included in price
Daily activities

Daily activities

Daily excursions are available and included in the price. Guests will be notified of any additional excursions made available.

Included in price
Sundowner & dunes

Sundowner & dunes

Sundowner drive to the roaring dunes This is an afternoon excursion by vehicle to the Oasis water point, which is complimented by the smoothly sculptured roaring dunes of the concession area to conclude the “must do” sundowner.

Included in price
Beach lunch

Beach lunch

Beach Lunch weather permitting A wonderful lunch wets the appetite of the nature lover who has the senses rushed by the crisp air of the sea breeze, the ebb and flow of the ocean.

Included in price
Möwe Bay Seal Colony

Möwe Bay Seal Colony

There are day excursions to the Möwe Bay seal colony. Guests will be shown the remnants of the Suiderkus Shipwreck, along the beach past the remains of the Karimona shipwreck, abandoned Westies diamond mine, remains of the Ventura Bomber, to the beautiful natural wind shelter created by the reeds at the Flamingo pools.


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Resort Address

Skeleton Coast Park Mowe Bay, Namibia


GPS: -19.0660114,12.5971988

Transport from airport

Möwe Bay Airstrip: 45km

Authentic Luxury review

Shipwreck Lodge

This property has not been inspected and evaluated by WG Glamping Star Rating yet due to possible following reasons:

  • Newly added property
  • Under construction
  • Has not been inspected yet
  • Does not meet all approval requirements yet but definitely provides guests a highly recognizable, worthful and memorable experience
Guest reviews
Excellent 5.0 / 5
Truly extraordinary

Genna Cummings, South Africa - January 2019

This is situated in a special place made extra special by the detail in architecture and interior design and complimented by the wonderful staff. Photos do not do any justice. Visit the place for yourself. Breakfast is full continental, lunch is two courses followed by high tea in the afternoon, dinner is 3 courses and always caters for the carnivore, vegetarian and pescatarian. For finicky travelers and eaters, this is a remote area so food is delivered weekly on a Monday according to staff. Th...

A perfect place to stay

Zuhal A, - May 2019

Shipwreck lodge was a perfect place to stay, thanks to Charles and his colleagues... The location was unbelievably good and so was the service. We had a health issue and it was under control in no time, thanks to the staff of the Shipwreck Lodge...

Amazing !!

Andy Hedley, - February 2019

Amazing !! This is a very special place. Everything from the design of the cabins , the warm and knowledgable staff, attention to detail , good food and those special touches you can only find when the whole lodge is built and managed by a team with a real passion for what they do The activities are well planned and thought out - it’s hard to describe the experience of the drive up the riverbed where we saw many animals and birds , not to mention the desert elephant , followed by a wonderful lu...

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