Located only 30-minutes from Hosea Kutako International Airport, the award-winning Naankuse Lodge offers stunning accommodation amidst a 3,200-hectare nature reserve. Our lodge is a not-for-profit eco-tourism establishment, where all profits are plowed back into supporting our charitable projects under the Naankuse Foundation.
Our lodge accommodation includes six lavish chalets. These chalets boast large twin beds, air-conditioning, en-suite bathrooms and have their own private veranda with views overlooking the beautiful bushveld.
Located near to the main lodge, each villa has its own plot, luxury fitted kitchen, and lounge area. Guests can enjoy freshly cooked meals and other facilities at our lodge, including our swimming pool and bar. You can also choose for the lodge to deliver dinner straight to your villa or you can cater for yourself and your family.
Carnivore Feeding Tour
Watch a variety of our powerful carnivores being fed by our experienced guides and learn more about their backgrounds and stories how they got their second chances at Naankuse Wildlife Sanctuary.
Behind the Scenes
Follow in co-founder Marlice’s footsteps and get an intimate view of the workings of a wildlife reserve and sanctuary.
Whether they are hidden in the bush waiting for a prey or comfortably basking in the sun, leopards are extraordinary wild animals. You will have the opportunity to track these majestic felines on the Zannier Reserve by N/a’ankusê.
Want to see the majestic elephants roaming playfully in their natural habitat? Go on an amazing elephant safari and enjoy the wildlife.
Get on your walking shoes, grab your binoculars, and spend an afternoon with a ranger and tracker in search of rhinos.
Enjoy time with our habituated big cats, in the hands of an experienced and knowledgeable guide. Simply not to be missed!
On this excursion you will get to see how these magnificent animals behave in the wild, stalking birds and small mammals as they regain
Take the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to enter N/a’an ku sê’s very own “Meerkat Manor”, and spend a magical two hours witnessing the delightful antics of the bushveldt’s most beloved residents.
Sunset Horse Riding
A two-hour horse ride through the bush will give intermediate and advanced riders the unique chance to observe our wild game closer than ever.
Sunrise / Sunset Game Drive
Our experienced guides will take you with our well-equipped open game drive vehicles around the pristine 9,000-hectare reserve, showcasing some of the most incredible wildlife in Africa!
Private Game Drive
Lead by the Head Guide of the reserve, enjoy the luxury of a very personal experience and get close to Africa’s most incredible animals.
Afternoon Game Drive
Hop onto a game viewer and enjoy the sights and sounds of the Namibian bushveld. Your experienced guide will point out the big, the small and everything in between.
Guided Nature Walk
This five-kilometer guided walk is an excellent way to experience the bush veldt on the Naankuse Reserve.
Further information and rates can be found here.
"Where there is love there is life." - Mahatma Gandhi
And these words ring true, not only for the N/a’an ku sê philosophy, but also for your bush-perfect wedding.
The N/a’an ku sê chapel gazes over the tranquillity of the reserve, encompassing authentic African flair with a touch of romance. N/a’an ku sê Lodge, a rose petal’s throw away, is the ideal venue for the wedding function of your bushveld dreams – focus on your fairytale… leave the fuss to us.
We comfortably cater for 90 guests, 70 if you opt to tap your dancing shoes inside the venue. But what could be better than dancing underneath the Namibian night skies? We can arrange an outside dance floor instead, so you can up your guest list and make the most of the stars.
Décor? No problem. Tell us your heart’s desires and we’ll do the rest. Your wish is our command.
Catering? We’ll titillate your taste buds with a festive feast to satisfy even the fussiest foodies. And we cater for any occasion – beautiful breakfasts, perfect picnics, decadent sit-down dinners, creative cocktails and canapés, and finger-lickingly good BBQ’s.
Dare we say drinks? Oh yes! Our fully licensed bar will keep your thirst at bay, and you can set the limit (or none, if most of your guests are teetotallers).
Professional staff are also at our fingertips, ensuring that your waitering needs are perfectly met. Like we said… your wish is their command.
And when the last dance has ended, the bridal couple gets a free night’s accommodation in a sumptuous lodge room. And we’ll gladly host your guests too. We have six lodge rooms and 14 luxurious villas just perfect for much-needed rest at the end of the night’s revelries.
We would love to hear from you and wave our magic wand in putting together your dream wedding or fabulous function. Simply email lodge [at] naankuse [dot] com and we’ll send you the full details (and also tips on which local photographers, videographers, wedding cake artists, DJ’s and bands will add that extra sparkle).
N/a’an ku sê weddings and functions - your wish is our command.
From Windhoek, travel east on the Airport Road toward the Hosea Kutako International Airport. After about 24km turn left just after the police roadblock onto the M 53 Road. Travel another 27km to the Naankuse Reserve entrance on your left. From the entrance to the main lodge it's another 8km.
Latitude: 22° 21′ 51.82″ S
Longitude: 17° 22’45.07″ E