Being a real wilderness camp, the only luxuries at Aabadi Mountain Camp are the clear skies and magnificent peace and quiet of the place.

It is located only 18 km from the UNESCO World Heritage site at Twyfelfontein, where a whole gallery of ancient rock art can be seen.

The campsite is along the banks of the Aba Huab riverbed, which is an intermittent river only flowing when rain falls in the catchment area.

This is the home of the desert-adapted elephant and black rhino and these giants can often be encountered in Aabadi Mountain Camp. This budget-friendly camp provides rustic facilities in a magical setting.

Aabadi Mountain Camp Accommodation

Aabadi Mountain Camp has seven Safari Tents, furnished with 2 single twin beds or a double bed in each.

Eight spacious campsites are set up along the banks of the dry riverbed and these can accommodate both large and small groups.

Neither the safari tents nor the campsites have electricity, so ensure your equipment is charged in advance.

Accommodation Options at Aabadi Mountain Camp

  • Safari Tents
  • Campsites

Safari Tents

Even though the Safari tents are furnished with 2 single beds or a double bed in each tent, there is no self-catering equipment available and no power plugs for fridges.

Guests are welcome to enjoy a barbeque at the camping sites or order meals from the restaurant in advance.

There are seven tents available, accommodating 2 persons in each tent.

Safari Tent Facilities

  • Double bed or twin beds
  • Linen and towels supplied
  • Private shower and flush toilet in rustic outdoor bathroom
  • Veranda with chairs and table
  • Dedicated parking spot


There are eight separate demarcated camping areas laid out along the dry riverbank of the Aba Huab River. The campsites are spacious and can accommodate up to twelve persons.

Each of the sites have barbeque facilities, a wash basin and electrical connection point. The entire campground is well lit and has 9 rustic and semi-open ablution facilities.

The water in the showers are heated in a traditional donkey (boiler) and the fire is lit by staff early in the evenings.

Campsite Facilities

  • Spacious and shaded campsites
  • Barbeque facilities
  • Wash basin

Aabadi Mountain Camp Amenities

The beautifully decorated restaurant serves African and European dishes. Enjoy a refreshing drink at the bar or on the terrace.

The breakfast, which is included in the fees for the safari tents, is served at the small restaurant. Lunch and dinner can also be enjoyed at the restaurant, which is within walking distance from the tents.

There is a sundowner terrace at the main buildings with spectacular views and also a small curio shop. Ensure you have all the supplies you need, because the nearest shops are in Khorixas.

Facilities at Aabadi Mountain Camp

  • Restaurant
  • Bar with sundowner terrace
  • Small curio shop

What To Do at Aabadi Mountain Camp

Aabadi is centrally located to be used as a base for exploring the wonders of Damaraland. At the camp, the main activity is to rest and look out for desert-dwelling wildlife roaming the area.

Meals can be enjoyed at the restaurant and romantic bush dinners can be arranged in advance.


  • Stargazing
  • Bird-watching
  • WPhotography
  • 4x4 Drives
  • Game drives
  • Mountain biking
  • List of Activities
  • Guided walking safari
  • Picnic in the bush

Things to See

  • Twyfelfontein Ancient Rock Art Engravings
  • Burnt Mountain
  • Organ Pipes
  • Petrified Forest
  • Dry River Bed where desert-adapted wildlife can be seen
  • Volcanic Rock Formations
  • Cultural Tours to the Damara Living Museum