Alte Kalkofen Lodge


Alte Kalköfen Lodge is located in Southern Namibia, in Keetmanshoop.

About Alte Kalköfen Lodge:

Alte Kalköfen Lodge is named after two historic lime ovens built between the 1800s and 1910 on nearby farms Sandverhaar and Simplon. Alte Kalköfen Lodge is a restored farmhouse situated in a natural desert garden surrounded by desert savannah and boasts the Namibia’s largest registered collection of the succulent species Lithops (Cole Lithoparium). The lodge’s “Sundowner Ecke” and “Reading Corner” are guest favourites and ensure an enjoyable stay. Guests can also keep their ears open for the bi-weekly passing train, an intriguing reminder of Namibia’s trade route history.

Accommodation at Alte Kalköfen Lodge consists of:

9 Bungalows (8 twin rooms, 1 family room), 2 self-catering units (1 twin room, 1 two-room unit), and a campsite.

Amenities at Alte Kalköfen Lodge include:

En-suite bathroom, indoor (hot) and outdoor (cold) shower, bath, sitting room, kitchen, braai facilities, private ablutions, solar lighting, outside washing troughs for dishes, hot and cold water.

Attractions and Activities to enjoy at Alte Kalköfen Lodge include:

The Cole Lithoparium (lithops succulents collection), proximity to attractions like the Quiver Tree Forest, Kolmanskop town, Fish River Canyon, etc.

Other Facilities at Alte Kalköfen Lodge include:

A wedding venue, restaurant, swimming pool, and a floodlit waterhole. Breakfast and dinner are available subject to prior booking.

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Accommodation Types

Twin Room

Starting from N$1185

Self-catering Unit

Starting from N$1035


Starting from N$250

Accommodation Info

8 x Twin rooms with en-suite bathrooms and outdoor cold-water shower.

1 x Family room. Two twin rooms, interlinked. One room has a shower and the other room a bath. Both rooms also have outside cold-water showers.

Self-catering units:
1 x Twin en-suite room with indoor bathroom & shower plus an outdoor cold-water shower, sitting room, kitchen and braai facilities.

1 x 2 Room unit with 2 beds in each room, bathroom with shower and bath, sitting room, kitchen and braai facilities.

We have three separate campsites located within easy reach of the main lodges facilities
Each campsite can accommodate up to a maximum of 6 people.
Our restaurant, the swimming pool and our famous Cole Lithoparium desert plant collection are also available to campers to enjoy

Room Features

Seating Area
Complimentary Toiletries

Property Amenities

Free internet
Bar / Lounge
Breakfast Available
Sun Terrace
BBQ facilities


Nature Drive incl. old oven ( 2 - 3hrs)

Sundowner Drives

Unguided Walking Trails

Price Breakdown

Rates for 2022
Twin Room
N$ 1 185.00
Self-catering Unit
N$ 1 035.00
N$ 249.00


GPS Coordinates: S 26° 49’ 30" E017° 21’ 07"

Children Policy

  • Children 0 – 2 Free of charge
  • Children 3 – 13 – Starting from N$350
  • Children 14+ Full price

Terms & Conditions

Cancellation Policy

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