The vegetation of the area is arid, adorned by massive ochre boulders and dry riverbeds. Despite the desert landscapes, wildlife such as Springbok, Gemsbok and a rare type of Elephant roam the plains surrounding Mowani Mountain Camp.
The ancient rock engravings at Twyfelfontein have awarded Namibia with its first World Heritage Site. Damaraland has a unique geological facet, called Organ Pipes – a distinctive series of rock pillars.
The Petrified Forest of the region is millions of years old and was formed when trees were swept along by flooding rivers. The unique landscapes and rock formations of the Damaraland region illustrate why the region is known as one of Namibia’s most scenic areas.