Luderitz accommodation Guide - information and photographs of Shark Island Luderitz Namibia.
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Welcome to Shark Island
Lüderitz is a harbour town in south-west Namibia, lying on one of the least hospitable coasts in Africa. It is a port developed around Robert Harbour and Shark Island. Shark Island Resort was the site of a concentration camp during 1905 to 1907 and harbored Nama and Herero prisoners.
Shark Island Resort lies on a peninsula in Lüderitz, Namibia and affords visitors sheltered campsites at budget rates, beautiful scenery and a rich history. Several monuments on the resort close to the main ablution building attest to this troubling time in the resort's history.
Shark Island Camping Accommodation
Campsites at Shark Island Resort
Due to the wind blowing at most days of the year, the campsites are built in layers with a stone wall protecting the campsites from the ocean breeze. Even with these wind-breaking rock walls, the wind can cause problems throughout the year and campers should take precautions to anchor the tents properly. If a view over the ocean is not a pre-requisite for the stay at the resort, campers should select a campsite on the harbor side (right side upon entering the resort) of the camping ground and add additional shelter against the wind blowing in from the ocean.
Campsites are spacious and level, but the ground is heavily compacted making it difficult to get the tent pegs into the ground. It is imperative for tourists to take sturdy tent pegs and a suitable hammer in order to secure the tents properly.
Shark Island Camping Facilities
Each campsite has access to a 220V power point providing electricity 24
A built-in brick fireplace provides a place to barbeque and taps are provided at regular intervals.
Each campsite has access to a dustbin with a heavy lid.
One big ablution facility provides showers, toilets and baths to the campers.
The facilities are old, but spotlessly clean and are serviced daily.
A washing-up facility for doing dishes as well as a laundry is provided for inside the building.
As the campground is large, additional small ablution facilities are spaced between the campsites.
Although crime is not rife in the town of Lüderitz, campers must take note that day visitors are allowed on the resort and campers must make provision for the security of their campsite while they explore the town and surroundings. There is a security guard patrolling the grounds 24 hours a day to assist in keeping the campground safe.
· Angling and Fishing
· Visit the National Monument
Prices are starting prices given as a guide only, actual price may vary depending on availability.
Children under 6 years stay free of charge
Children between the ages of 6 and 12 years sharing with 2 full paying adults pay 50% of the quoted adult rate
Children in their own room/chalet pay full adult rate
A 50% deposit is required to hold your reservation with balance payable 10 weeks before your travel date. Bank transfer, credit and debit cards accepted for pre-bookings.
Visitors can reach Shark Island Resort by driving straight through
until the road ends in the harbor grounds.
Turning left at the junction and following the road past the industrial area, tourists will reach a boom operated by a municipal worker at the entrance to the resort.
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