Shark Island Campsite – Namibia Wildlife Resorts


Shark Island Campsite is located in south-west Namibia on Shark Peninsula in Lüderitz.

About Shark Island Campsite:

The Shark Island Campsite overlooks the bay, town, and harbour of Lüderitz Bay. Onlookers can spot the seals and pelicans that frequent the rocky areas around the Shark Island Campsite.
In Lüderitz there are many old German buildings from the colonial era. The town was home to a Norwegian whaling station and thereafter a diamond trading town. With its rich history, it offers tourists a lot of opportunities for exploring and learning. Offering something for everyone.

Accommodation at the Shark Island Campsite:

Consists of a large campground with one big ablution facility, as well as additional smaller facilities that are spaced between the campsites. The ablution facilities include showers, toilets, and baths. There is also an area for doing dishes and laundry inside the ablution, secure from the weather conditions.
Shark Island also offers accommodation in the lighthouse. This exciting facility offers 2 rooms with 2 beds in each room, and 2 bathrooms. The lighthouse has a self-catering kitchen, fully equipped with cutlery, plates, a kettle, and a fridge. It even has a sitting room with a TV.

Attractions and Activities to enjoy at Shark Island Campsite:

Includes sightings of marine wildlife and sightseeing of historical areas. From your stay at Shark Island Campsite, you have access to all the activities that Lüderitz has instore for tourists.

This includes admiring the old German architecture around the town, visiting Agate Beach to see the desert sand roses, exploring Diaz Point (the historic landing spot of the 17th century explorer Bartholomew Diaz), examining the shipwreck at Grosse Bucht (Big Bay), to name a few.
As mentioned, you will be privy to sightings of marine wildlife during your stay at Shark Island Campsite. The most prominent marine wildlife to add to your list of must-see sightings are:

• Flamingos on Lüderitz Peninsula and Grosse Bucht,
• Jackass penguins on Halifax Island,
• Sea lions on Diaz point and Shark Peninsula,
• Pelicans in Luderitz harbour and on Shark Peninsula.
The beautiful scenery of Shark Island Campsite and its surroundings beckons you to book your next adventure here!

Other Facilities at Shark Island Campsite

Include monuments in memory of a concentration camp for Nama and Herero prisoners that was on Shark Island during 1905 to 1907. These various memorials can be found near the main ablution building at Shark Island Campsite.

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Accommodation Types

Lighthouse (2 Beds)

Starting from N$385


Starting from N$268

Accommodation Info

The Lighthouse
There are 2 rooms with 2 beds each, as well as 2 bathrooms. Suitable for self-catering accommodation with an equipped kitchen.

Camp sites have shared ablutions, access to a 220V power point, a built-in brick fireplace and taps can be found throughout the site.

Room Features

Seating Area
Bath / Shower
Electric Kettle

Property Amenities


  • The ghost town of Kolmanskop
  • The agate beach with semi-precious stones as pebbles
  • Grosse Bucht or Big Bay, a nice beach and some flamingo’s with a shipwreck site
  • Klein Bogenfels
  • Sea lions frequently visit Diaz Point
  • The jackass penguins at Halifax Island
  • The desert sand roses – take a guided trip to see these geographical formations that are formed when gypsum crystallizes

Price Breakdown

Rates for 2023
Lighthouse (2 Beds)
N$ 385.00
N$ 268.00


GPS Coordinates: 26.6368° S, 15.1529° E

Children Policy

  • Between the ages of 6 and 12, sharing with full paying adults, pay 50% of the quoted adult rate
  • No more than two children may share a room with their parents
  • Children in own chalet pay adult rate
  • Those under 6 stay free of charge

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