Sossus under Canvas

Namib Desert, Namibia

Sleep out under the Stars

Sossus Under Canvas is an exclusive, semi‐mobile camp designed specifically to provide an authentic safari experience in the wilds of Namibia without ever compromising on comfort. Located on the private 24,000 hectare Neuhof Nature Reserve, nestled between the Nubib and Zaris Mountains, this camp is a mere thirty minutes’ drive from the Sossusvlei gate, the gateway to the Great Namib Sand Sea which has recently been declared a World Heritage Site.

This camp is booked on an exclusive basis so you will never share it, heightening the sense of space and solitude. It offers eight tents, two of which are family units, and each measures 4mx4mx3m with open air bathrooms providing hot showers and flush toilets. The central area comprises a dining area and lounge complete with fireplace. Throughout, recycled materials are artfully incorporated into stylish architectural design, natural cooling systems are employed and the camp is virtually invisible from any distance. It carries the lowest environmental footprint of any camp in Namibia.

Activities include visits to Sossusvlei with a private guide, nature walks and drives in the Neuhof Nature Reserve to spot cheetah, leopard, aardwolf and more, dips in unique desert pools, and some of the finest star gazing on the planet. Sleep outs under the stars can be arranged and are highly recommended for those seeking romance and adventure! The camp also provides a convenient base from which to enjoy hot air ballooning. Encompassing privacy, exclusivity, total flexibility and an experiential focus, all with top notch environmental credentials, Sossus Under Canvas redefines Namibian luxury.

You will love

  • Exclusive private use Camp
  • Location to Sossusvlei & Surrounds
  • Authentic Namibia
  • Environmentally Friendly

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Elizabeth Mackintosh

Julia you did a fantastic job - everything was first class. Well organised, efficient and stress free. We all agreed it was the best holiday we've ever had. Cant wait to travel with CSC again.

Milford family

We are so happy we put our trust in CSC, we had an amazing adventure and would recommend them to anyone.

Kim & Brad Balance

The trip exceeded my expectations and was the best family holiday I have ever had. Our children simply loved it and now I know more about African wildlife than they do about our own farm animals.

Rowntree family

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Melanie McMillan & Iain Jones

We loved it all. Our son wants to go back tomorrow. We would ALL go back again!

Laurence & Remi Cunningham

An amazing experience - the best family holiday we have ever had. We were extremely impressed by the meticulous attention to our itinerary. I can't speak highly enough of all the elements of this exciting journey!

Sheryl & Robert Taylor

Thank you for making our trip to Africa so spectacular. The attention to detail really made it special. It really was the trip of a lifetime.

Paul Cozzi

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Jane & Robert Happell

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Tim Bradley

You can't improve on perfection. I had my best birthday and holiday with my family celebrating my 80th birthday in Africa. Everything that Julia organised was perfect and the whole trip was a highlight!

Buckingham Family

The trip of a lifetime, couldn't have dreamt of a better adventure if I tried.

Emma Jeffcoat

Absolutely everything was first class & so well organised.

Simon & Jackie Adams

Classic Safari Company has done it again! A unique experience that ticked all the boxes - wildlife, culture and dining experience. A dream come true!

Ros Wheeler

Their experience and knowledge of Africa is evident and we couldn't have been happier with the total package. This has given us a taste for Africa - now we are ready for more.

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Annette Whiley

It certainly was the best trip we have EVER had. The experiences were mind blowing.  We want everyone we know to experience Africa - the animals, the people - magical.

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Would do it all again and not change a moment. Best holiday ever!

The McGowan Tribe

An absolutely fantastic travel company - every one of the many trips they have organised for us over 22 years have been faultless and fabulous.

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