At the north end of the public Skeleton Coast Road is a well-hidden gem for people who want to fish the famous Skeleton Coast but don't want to camp on the beach.

With 20 simple clean spacious rooms and two beach chalets with parking right beside your room, Terrace Bay offers a nice balance of being able to enjoy spectacular beach fishing and a little bit of comfort with friendly staff to look after you.

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Terrace Bay Lodge Accommodation

Dotted along the beach front are 10 chalets each with 2 separate rooms offering 20 beds. The rooms sleep two people, have their own bathroom, a fridge, kettle, desk and a veranda to watch the sunset from.

There is 2 self-catering Beach Chalets at Terrace Bay, one sleeps 8 people, and one sleeps 10 people, both have a large lounge area with an outside braai area and a kitchen.

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Terrace Bay resort is run on a generator which runs most of the day except between 3pm and 5pm when most guests are out fishing! Despite the remote location of Terrace Bay, the resort offers a restaurant, bar, fuel supply and a kiosk.

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Accommodation Options at Terrace Bay Lodge

  • 20 Double / Twin Rooms
  • 2 Self-Catering Beach Chalets
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Food and Drinks at Terrace Bay

  • Breakfast is buffet style offering cereal, yoghurt, fruit, toast, cheese, jam, juice, tea, and coffee, while eggs bacon and sausage is freshly cooked on request.
  • Midday meals are only supplied by prior arrangement.
  • Evening meals are served from 7pm in the characterful restaurant bar area that overlooks the Atlantic Ocean. There is also a television in the dining area showing sporting events.
  • Select your meal from a set menu which is then freshly cooked for you to enjoy, then chill at the bar and catch up on the days catch!
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Facilities at Terrace Bay Lodge

  • Restaurant & Bar
  • Kiosk
  • Fuel Supply
  • WI-FI Available at the Restaurant Area
  • Camping
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What To Do at Terrace Bay Lodge

The exceptional fishing is the main reason travellers venture all the way up the Skeleton Coast where you don't have to head out in boats. Here you can fish right off the beach and there is plenty of great fishing spots up and down the coast to choose from, check with the staff and with other guests to keep up with the best areas. The camp is ideal for anglers, it is also set in an undisturbed and peaceful surrounding enveloped in the sand dunes of the northern Namib Desert.

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Don't forget to secure your fishing license from the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources before exploring the Skeleton Coast Park. Additionally, discover the wilderness of the nearby Uniab River Delta, offering opportunities for hiking, birdwatching, game viewing, and sunset experiences atop the dunes. Terrace Bay promises a unique destination for all nature enthusiasts.

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  • Excursions to Cape Cross Seal Colony and Lichen Fields
  • Museum and Art Gallery visit
  • Excursions to Shipwrecks
  • Messum Volcanic Crater
  • Quad-Biking Tours
  • Water Sports
  • Eco friendly tours into the Namib Desert, the world's oldest desert.
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Things to See

Experience the rugged nature of Namibia's Skeleton Coast, where shipwrecks dot the shoreline, offering a glimpse into maritime history. Witness the lively Cape Fur Seal colonies as they play along the rocky coast. Encounter desert-adapted wildlife, including elephants, lions, and hyenas, amidst towering sand dunes. Explore the diverse landscapes of Skeleton Coast Park, from desert plains to salt pans. With its fascinating attractions and stark beauty, the Skeleton Coast promises an adventure unlike any other.

Terrace Bay Lodge Skeleton Coast