The Daan Viljoen Game Park was proclaimed in 1968 and is, with only 39.53 sqkm, one of Namibia’s smallest parks.
Daan Viljoen, categorized by IUCN in category II, is only 25 kms from Windhoek and thus a popular weekend retreat for many people. You can experience the “typical” Namibian savannah game, including Wildebeest, Giraffe, Oryx, Kudu and the grand Waterbuck. The accommodation facilities were privatized in 2012.
Further information can be found on the official site of the MET at www.met.gov.na.
To Do and See
- Game viewing
- Bird watching
- Hiking (one of the few parks where you may leave your car)
How to get here
From East: Simply follow the C28 (tarred road) out of Windhoek for approximately 20 kms.
The only facility in the park is the luxury Sun Karros Lodge with its own camping sites and public facilities. Day visitors to the Lodge (e.g. swimming pool) pay a fee of N$ 150 per person 16+ years, N$ 100 16 and below. This will be deducted from Restaurant bills.